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Hi, I need to connect to a e420R via minicom (with linux) using the Serial port from the sun server. The first thing I really need to know is what cable so I have to use, I made a null modem DB25-DB25 serial cable with the following config, but it …
by patulo in Linux and Unix ()
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I've been trying to connect to the internet in fedora core 1 but I get this error that the modem can't be found. Do I need some kind of a modem driver to be able to connect to internet ?Here is the modem that I use in windows: SoftV92 SmartSpeakerphone …
by lestont in Linux and Unix ()
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I have Dell winXP SP2 I got it 2yrs ago everytime I launch I get this error message Fatal Execution Engine error (0x7927e03e) I tried a lot of cleaners need help thank you.
by Mark06 in Linux and Unix ()
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How can I make my own linux distro? Im 16 and a relative noob to this. I usually run Mandriva/Fedora/PCLINUX/Slackware. However, I managed a basic gentoo install and know my way around tools like vi, the shell and gcc and thaught how great would it be to make a new …
by jbennet 1,618 in Linux and Unix ()
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I am using FreeBSD 6 ... and I use putty to remotely login to FreeBSD ... But the problem is that I can login with all my logins except the root ... when I login through root it gives me an error : server sshd[500] : error : PAM authentication …
by nanosani 20 in Linux and Unix ()
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homepage: example : rewrite to: i just want to remove the (subdomain) part when peoples reistered
by QvnsQ in Linux and Unix ()
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I'm running Compaq Deskpro EN, PIII 866Mhz, 512MB.Win 2000 I successfully installed my scanner-Optipro UT12 software from the manufacturer-but the USB does not connect. Says that it is not connected. Also says I need to run configuration program or utility. Also tried USB mouse and worked intermitantly. Few seconds then …
by glennbob in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello! I've recently made the switch from windows .... well technically i still run on both .... but anyway....... I'm having troubles with AmaroK 1.3 for SUSE 10.0 and the song will play... but then will not proceed to the next song!! It just stops playing all together..... so any …
by c_shaft05 in Linux and Unix ()
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I am doing an independent study this semester for this startup website. They want me to do the code to run this quasi-blogging feature and they want parts of it to use AJAX (technology that gmail uses to be so cool). Anyway, I know little about the technology, much less …
by hinde in Linux and Unix ()
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I have recently installed fedora 3 core after facing some problems as it was not installed on sata disk in enhanced mode.( I have changed the bios option to legacy and installed fedora). And after that recently i have again installed XP medial center edition in my system. There after …
by harrypotter in Linux and Unix ()
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How can I bring the GUI mode of FreeBSD. In Linux (RedHat) I can just press Ctrl-Alt-F7 and the GUI comes up ... but FreeBSD doesnt work that way ... so how does it work ??
by nanosani 20 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi All i'm new here and i'm totally new with linux i'm trying to install redhat 9 with vmware 5, i've 7 GB of free disk space and i've choosed custome installation, the selected packages are about 2.8 GB and after selecting it, the installer tell me that he needs …
by osos.bg in Linux and Unix ()
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hi Has anyone used minix operating system before? if yes did you modify the cache buffer to get a good performance? I am new to the minix and dont know really how to measure the perferomance by altering the buffer cache. Any explanation on operation of buffer cache(minix), and how …
by sam1 in Linux and Unix ()
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Anyone have or know information on a working XF86Config XF86Config-4 File for Sun Enterprise 250 Server . Have tried Sun, Goggle. Openboot. Read Bbs for Debian, Gentoo and freeBSD, so far no go. Loaded freeBSD sparc64... Tex Live CD sparc64 5.6... Gentoo sparc64... Debian sparc64... Tried there configuring setups and …
by Gort in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello, I'm a new member and would like to introduce myself to everyone. I'm a retired PC tech. Recently I tried to install an HP USB burner on my T-23. After the software loaded I lost the DVD drive in "my computer". The DVD drive shows up in device manager …
by bond3 in Linux and Unix ()
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hello :) i'm running amd64 so i thought opendarwin should work on it. it looks like the install cd is booting properly but the problem begins when it comes to selecting the drive for install. i have two drives and both are sata, and it looks like opendarwin completely ignores …
by caminoix in Linux and Unix ()
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While installing Ubuntu I accidently did something to the 4th drive in the partition table. I ve lost 10GB (i.e.F:\drive), I cant access them thru my Windoze. And how do I access my D:\ drive? I ve installed Ubuntu on my E:\ drive
by chound 1 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi there, you may have seen me much more in the Windows side of these boards, I had a series of computer ills that ultimately crashed two hard drives, not the least of which was data corruption... Anyway, on the main one, I had a copy of Windows 98 SE …
by BILL S in Linux and Unix ()
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I have an R30 thinkpad win 98 pentium 3 1000mhz model with 128 ram. I know I have a trident cyberblade card but does anyone know what model as I need the correct driver? I have tried thier website and it offers no help.
by jbennet 1,618 in Linux and Unix ()
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I got my hands on Cygwin Bash Shell, it's suppossed to work as a Linux Shell on Windows, so shouldn't it be able to run the same bash commands??
by extofer -2 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, if anybody can help...pls....reply me I have domain name and i need free jsp wehosting. and i want to know to upload my files on that website so that i able to access with my domain name.
by khushboo257 in Linux and Unix ()
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I tried Morphix live CD and I liked it. I'm just a home user. What Linux distro should I use for this PC: Monitor: LG Studiowroks 700E (I bought a SuSe Live Eval CD 8.1 that had all the monitor drivers except mine) Processor : Celeron 2.4 ghz I've attached …
by chound 1 in Linux and Unix ()
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HI i have installed suse 10 os. I have the airlink wireless conection for internet which is pluged in usb. Now would i be able to use it to connect to internet? if yes how? i tried installing the drive as it is .exe i was unable. is there a …
by sam1 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, I'm very new to linux and I have some problems installing Mandrake 10 on VMWare 4.5. Everything goes well until I test my video configuration. The screen just goes crazy! It splits in four and I can barely read what's between the fuzzy lines. I tried the default VMWare …
by elpablo in Linux and Unix ()
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Does anyone have an idea on how to capture a response file after reboot (The application requires me to reboot in the middle of installation)? I'm unable to finish the installation due to the reboot. I need to input the rest of the information into the application so as to …
by Lek in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi people, I am just including a link to a great resource for using Linux to create real time visual effects. Use EffecTV and Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) to create your own real-time visual effects on live video. Learn how to integrate geometric primitives, bitmap image loading, and simple motion …
by steveneven in Linux and Unix ()
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man, now i want to do that. All request to URL : domain.tld/dir/filename.ext will become that : domain.tld/dir/index.php?p=filename.ext I tried many times but it's unsuccessful !! :mad: :mad: pls help me :rolleyes: thanks !!!
by kulinh in Linux and Unix ()
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There is a good collections of links to Unix/Linux related websites at but not very well organised though.
by kriss183 in Linux and Unix ()
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