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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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Hi everyone warning: BIT NOOB ALERT! I need things simple please I have asked around how it is possible for this to happen: When someone creates a new subdomain using the script i have, it automatically has files on it. The files are specified by me. Also, many subdomains will …
by TheArbiter in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello everyone, Thanking you in advance for your knowledge and help to me. This is my DocumentRoot "/var/www/venus" I have edited httpd.conf in this manner for .htaccess authentication AuthType Basic AuthName "The Venus" AuthUserFile /var/www/venus/cgi-bin/pwd/.htpasswd AllowOverride None order deny,allow allow from all Allow from all Satisfy any require valid-user Its …
by shiq in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi guys i downloaded the knoppix live cd and burned it and all went fine. except its in German...i cant read german. Is there an english version. Or another Live CD you recommend? -T
by tayspen 28 in Linux and Unix ()
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hi i know that JMeter can be used to test a website. But i was wondering what features can be tested? and waht are they?
by sam1 in Linux and Unix ()
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My Faves are X.org, XDM and WindowMaker - simple yet productive. Personally XFeree86 is to old, KDM too flashy and ICEWM is just horrible. GNOME is good as its like the mac or WIN2K in that its simple, sleek and fast. Its also good for people with disabilities. KDE has …
by jbennet 1,618 in Linux and Unix ()
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I KNOW THERE IS SITES SPECIFICALLY FOR MY NEEDS BUT THEY HAV'NT REPLIED" ? Hi guys ive just registered and i aint too clued up with forums and threads and stuff! so first of all i hope this is the correct manner in which to go about solving my problems …
by juniors in Linux and Unix ()
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Hope this is ok here.....Mods let me know if it isn't... I've started a new site. The aim of the site is to be a linux torrent repository. So far I have torrents of Knoppix, Knoppix gaming and Slax up for download. I'd love more torrents of the more popular …
by fooumang in Linux and Unix ()
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:rolleyes: my dell optiplex gxp1 will not show cd-rw drive along side sony dvd in hardware devices with removable storage. it all started when i installed the sony dvd rom drive. got confusing to me when i had to set jumpers & install the ide cables in the correct order. …
by compnutt in Linux and Unix ()
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hi. i am developing a small module for the linux 2.6.14 kernel. so far i have been able to create the character devices that will contain any kind of char data i send them. for example, if i type echo HELLO WORLD > /dev/vale0 and then cat < /dev/vale0 then …
by trashed in Linux and Unix ()
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More and more, I am believing that Mozilla's FireFox and ThunderBird and more reliable rather than IE and Outlook. But my question still remainds; can you sync your address book and email to a PDA, even on a PDA with mobile Windows???
by extofer -2 in Linux and Unix ()
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I was wondering if anyone had encountered this or knew what the problem was. A few days ago I installed Audacity on Ubuntu Linux. I didn't notice an problems at first, that is until I tried to record a second track. On recording all the tracks after the first track …
by totustuusmaria in Linux and Unix ()
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How can I set it up in cpanel/whm so that awstats is publicly viewable for a specific acct. Like: www.seryx.net/logs Thanks ahead of time. Ron
by cyberoptik in Linux and Unix ()
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