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Hello All, As you can see this is my first post. I seem to be having a problem with my screen resolution in KDE. I am using a Optiplex GX280, with Integrated Intel Graphics and a 19" LCD made by Dell. The monitor suggests I uses 1280x1024 and that is …
by CubeMonkey in Linux and Unix ()
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hi all i m facing one problem that i m having one firewall machine(shorewall) and at the same time dhcp and squid is also installed on that machine . i want to setup some backup machine what will automatically take over that gateway machine in case of any break doun …
by jindalarpan in Linux and Unix ()
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I am a novice linux user (I am 15). I have run mandrake, fedora core and suse in the past because i liked thier configuration tools but now I am using slackware. I know how to install programs using RPM but how do you install .tgz or .tar.gz files ? …
by jbennet 1,618 in Linux and Unix ()
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I've been in and out of Linux for a while know, that last installation I used was SuSe, not happy.... the bast I've used was Red Hat 9. I need something to work with Apache and MySQL AND Oracle... of course, it has to be free. I tried this choose …
by extofer -2 in Linux and Unix ()
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i have installed linux in my machine. After installation i have seened that my lan driver is not detected . my lan driver number is INTEX RTL3129D. they give me floppy. i have untar the lan driver and try to install the source file . but the source file is …
by bidyut.vision@g in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello every terminal lovers :) My distro is mandriva 2006 (I damaged my dvd source) so please don't say RTFM :sad: I have succefully loaded the required rpms before so the real problem is getting the stations working - so far I only got one chanel working:lol: , any website …
by Tlhokomelo in Linux and Unix ()
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have recently tried the new suse flavour off the linux format magazine and followed the instruction in order to install my first tarball. it went ok up to MAKE, and then i got a message saying something like " no C compiler in specified path". can someone please advise on …
by grumpysnake in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi all! I'm having trouble with logging out of my account (on a RedHat system), in that it freezes everytime and I always have to shutdown manually. I had trouble with this for a long time and now I can't even login properly - all that shows up on the …
by mjacob in Linux and Unix ()
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I would like to set up a remote syslog that i hope will run on Suse 10.0. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Wycky97
by Wycky97 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, I was thinking of Writing A kernel for a Embeddeb OS (for a cell phone / PDA) for my Graduation project. i want to know everything involved in writing an kernel. i have a good knowledge of c , c++, x86 Architecture, Operating Systems. Please Help Me.
by vk85 in Linux and Unix ()
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this cam is detected and listed in the hardware section of suse 10, bit does not appear to be operational after boot up or hotplug. the same is true with fedora core 5. does anyone know of a fix or driver location to get me operational. here's hoping. GS.
by grumpysnake in Linux and Unix ()
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When is it appropriate to use KEEP ALIVE (persistent connections)? How come my Apache comes with this setting off?
by Dani 1,442 in Linux and Unix ()
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does anyone know of a good distro that offers a downloadable iso .. and the gnome environment???
by higherGround574 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hey, i've got Ubuntu Hooray Hedghog edition installed on my computer and it runs great! any way, i'm using an ATI All-In-Wonder X600 Pro graphics card and i have the dual monitor set up and working. but my problem is that all of my 3D graphics run really slow. so …
by Iseekknowledge1 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello, I am running Apache through XAMPP on my win2003 server. I have a wordpress install for a management blog installed in the htdocs folder. lets see if i can expalin myself... currently, to get to the blog, it can be accessed by typing in [url]http://myservername/wordpress[/url] I have setup an …
by chadlyt in Linux and Unix ()
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hello,, I have an FC4 PC and a Laptop running WinXP on my LAN. The IPs on both PCs are statically assigned. I have confirmed ping tests to and fro both PCs to confirm both are on the network. I have Putty Installed and running on my WinXP. The IP …
by Tokunbo in Linux and Unix ()
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What I want to know is there a way that everyime a new folder or file is created it has an automatic permission settings of my choosings? I could have sworn there was a command I could add to the .cshrc file to do this for me. But if I …
by paradox814 1 in Linux and Unix ()
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hi, i wish to include the forum session in my site i want the exact procedure and steps to be followed for the mod rewrite of urls. the urls should describe the domain name followed by the forum name and then by the forum number that has been posted. i.e. …
by cather in Linux and Unix ()
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i have two server A and B in server A i install forum and mySQL server !!! :D now i want server can connect to A mySQL server. But i want only server B's IP can connect to server A on my define port !!! how to config mySQL server …
by kulinh in Linux and Unix ()
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Is there a way to configure Nautilus to open subfolders in the same Nautilus window, instead of opening another window? Thanks
by padapa in Linux and Unix ()
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hi all i had just installed gentoo. i am not able to set a java heap size of more than 2600m on these machines. I m getting following error -------------------------------------------------- Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for object heap Could not create the Java virtual …
by jindalarpan in Linux and Unix ()
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I recorded some cowboy poetry on audio cd and played them back on winap. Now I have no sound. Winap shows it is playing the cd, but there is no sound. I have checked many different things in settings and connections and have not found anything to correct the problem. …
by sdcowboy in Linux and Unix ()
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[B]i need help[/B] okay,so i am ready to install fedora on a formatted 120gb hdd everytime i go to install it after the install it well tell me to choose a network card driver (something to do with suttin called GREEN) and my driver is not there i rebooted,reformatted and …
by >shadow< 11 in Linux and Unix ()
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I've successfully setup my NetServer LH3R with Windows2000 but am now looking towards installing Suse 9.1 instead since Suse 9.1 has so many more possibilities built into it. The server specs are (in case these are needed): 2xPentium III 500MHz, 1GB RAM, 6x9GB HDs (currently configured as 2 HDs for …
by hexstar 5 in Linux and Unix ()
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hi everyone... please any one of u explain me the steps invloved setting up a vpn connection to a remote server in fedora core 3...i need it for my project... i tried in winxp, it is giving some security error...even i removed firewall from the system...
by kspdixit in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, I am relatively new to Linux and I have inherited a working Linux / Samba server with 13 Win XP users. All is well except that the hard drive is filling very rapidly, about 150 MB a day. I found that every user has a /.recycle/profiles directory on the …
by mwsjpw in Linux and Unix ()
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I posted the following to the "linux newbie" forum, but have received no response... Any takers? <quote>I am encountering an issue configuring the YOU update tool in SuSE 8.2: When I attempt to run an update, I repeatedly receive the error: "Can't get the patches from server. Please try to …
by poppaman2 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello, I've done a 1 page tutrial on my site to show how I set up SMB file sharing on my dell dimesion 2400 running Mandriva. Has anyone tried Fedora 5 yet? I may install fedora, and do a similar tutorial if anyone is interested. Is "kcmshell fileshare" a generic …
by yavista in Linux and Unix ()
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im a linux noob.... and i jus installed suse pro 9.3 however, i am not able to play any audio files. ive tried to play mp3's on amarok and xmms. It is not a hardware or volume control prob since the files will not even start. I also noticed that …
by higherGround574 in Linux and Unix ()
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So I have a dual boot system with red hat 2.4 as my main os, and windows xp as my secondary. Anyway I am sick of all the xp bugs and i want to use my redhat again, which i havent used in a long time. but now when i …
by dedBOYriot in Linux and Unix ()
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