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Can someone tell me how to configure my vsftpd.conf file? I am getting a cannot change directory failure. What would cause this? thanks, Chris
by cdawley4 in Linux and Unix ()
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Every time that I start my computer I have to run "alsaconf" to get my sound to work. How do I get my system to keep this sound setting?
by gordon52 in Linux and Unix ()
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During peak times, the server load average goes crazy high, and PHP has intermittent problems connecting to MySQL. Right now, both PHP and MySQL are on the same server, and adding a second database server is something for the near future but not a possibility at this moment. Would adding …
by Dani 1,404 in Linux and Unix ()
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I get a big error when trying to start it up or when trying to do startx Using authority file /root/.Xauthority Writing authority file /root/.Xauthority Using authority file /root/.Xauthority Writing authority file /root/.Xauthority X: warning; process set to priority -11 instead of requested priority -10 XFree86 Version 4.3.0.1 (Debian 4.3.0.dfsg.1-14sarge1 …
by twistofate in Linux and Unix ()
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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 get the patches from another server". I receive this error no matter which server I check. …
by poppaman2 in Linux and Unix ()
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Im a complete noob at this. my first installation. what am i doing wrong or what am i not doing? can someone please help :cry:
by suseke in Linux and Unix ()
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by person2p in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi everyone, I am having some trouble with my .vimrc file for the Vim editor. I copied the same file over from my school account on a red-hat linux over to my Ubuntu linux machine. I know I am saving it in the right location (the home directory) because another …
by stupidenator in Linux and Unix ()
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I could somehow make C, D, E drives mount when booting. But I have to type sudo to use it. What option should I include in fstab to make it work. I tried uid of no avail!
by chound 1 in Linux and Unix ()
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I have only used linux for about 8 months so I am a newby I guess. I have Kubuntu and KDE 3.5. I am building another web site for a political campaign. I want to use some templates that my domain hosting offers. Problem is the program only works in …
by Reb68 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi together, I need to make a redirection in apache, so the user is redirected according to his/her browser language settings to the appropriate subdirectory, where the index.html file in the according language is stored. I use AliasMatch because I don`t want user to see the whole path for the …
by Mullimuh in Linux and Unix ()
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I'm trying to set up a Day of Defeat Game server. I googled around and couldn't find a site explaining how, but i came upon this site. I was hoping i could get some help on doing so. I have a Dedicated Server with Godaddy and want to set that …
by jpickett in Linux and Unix ()
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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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