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I want to create a PHP script that users can upload an image (logo) into some directory.... well anyways long story short... the only way that I seem to be able to create this upload script is by setting the images folder to chmod 777 is there any drawbacks to …
by paradox814 1 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi I'm goint to have two web servers, one linux and another windows. I want have two webs in same domain. I want go to and enter to linux webserver, and writing go to windows webserver. But I want to Url don't change of domainname. I want to It be …
by wakeup in Linux and Unix ()
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Very Interesting Article and Comments about NetCat as an option
by ! ! in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello guys, i got live CD ubuntu linux. I've never tried linux before, and I decided to test it first, see how it looks and similar stuff. I placed cd in cdrom and after a few minutes I had a fully functional ubuntu linux. Now, my question is: Is it …
by Micko 2 in Linux and Unix ()
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I'm having a huge problem trying to get samba to work. I want to be able to put my Redhat 7.3 box onto my Windows workgroup. My linux box can see my windows pcs fine, but not the other way around. My linux box appears in Network Neighborhood in windows, …
by Dani 1,404 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi everyone, Don't ask me why but my only way out is to run second instance of Apache 2 on my RHEN3 with different configuration. Software that I use requires Apache for itself. I want to be able to start/stop these instances individually and independently. Thanks for all your help/hints …
by Kameni in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello, thanks in advance for the help. Let me give the quick rundown. I have a .htaccess file to rewrite my long URL's to 'static' URL's. These were working fine until I added a line to redirect my sub-domains to a new folder structure. So Here's what I need to …
by skyhawk133 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello all, I am have a problem with a laptop and how everytime you put it in its docking station and you give it a little bit of time. The screen will turn black at first glance, however if you watch closely, you can still barely see what is on …
by Kato IT Guy in Linux and Unix ()
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hi I have apache2 in suse10. everything went smooth. now when im adding a user using useradd command it creates the user but i cant find it under /home directory. do you knw where it is or would i be able to make changes to .conf file in order to …
by sam1 in Linux and Unix ()
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I have been using knoppix for data recovery and forensics work for about 6 months (on and off ). I want to install it onto a P3 machine i have. What i want to know is how easy it is to install stuff like my Broadband modem and get the …
by gn0m3 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi all, I recently installed Mandrake 2005 LE Micro on one of my machines, and it's my first real attempt at linux admin. what I would like to do is setup mandrake to do most of the things that I've got going on windows (watching .nsv streams, using DC++, music, …
by TL3 in Linux and Unix ()
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I have my harddisk with Windows XP and Mandrake 9.2 in dual boot. When i installed Mandrake i tried to create a boot disk but i always receive a error message. After the instalation i try again and receive a new error message, it seems that the boot disk is …
by pedromdsantos in Linux and Unix ()
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I have a dream... a dream of a linux that is responsive on my imac DV 400 MHz, but shows of the power of my 3.6 GHz PC... a dream of a linux that supports my D-link bluetooth and wireless LAN adapters... a dream of a linux that can read …
by MahdiM in Linux and Unix ()
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i am trying to install linux on my Imac 400 MHz and alla i am getting is something about bootstrap error 1.... it is at the install of the base system, when a failure comes upp.... it is Ubuntu 5.10 any ideas?
by MahdiM in Linux and Unix ()
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hi really this issue is troubling: I exported the database structure using the phpmyadmin as harry.sql from my local system.now I went to company server/cpanel /mysql database.created a user with username and password. I would like to import this file and I tried the same way that I used to …
by hbmarar in Linux and Unix ()
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hi all I have installed apache server on my comp. people on the LAN can access it by my IP address. But I would like them to access it using an easier text name....not the complicated nos. Is there any way to do this...and what are the precautions I need …
by praveenp82 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, I already set up apache. How do I set it to a domain name? Do I have to buy the name? Thanx.
by Ghost in Linux and Unix ()
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hi in my college we are using debian operating systems to install apache 5. now would i be able to install apache in redhat operating system and use the same commands as debian system? thanx
by sam1 in Linux and Unix ()
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What is the easiest way to get Apache with SSL for use on WinXP inside the US. Only link I found on apache's website is to the code that has to be reMaked to get the EXE. I do not want to install apache2traid as I only want a few …
by chizy2 4 in Linux and Unix ()
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You can read about my linux experience here: and my question is about Gentoo. I decided to install Gentoo, but after printing pages of the installation guide, I could not get too far. Two things??? is there a ditro as good as gentoo (not red hat or mandrake or suse …
by extofer -2 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello!! I recently installed Redhat Linux on my PC. I want to transfer my data on a pen drive from my Linux OS. How do I do that ? I have been trying to figure that out since days. :sad:
by prakharprakash in Linux and Unix ()
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I recently noticed in my packages I did not install KDE or Gnome. Does it matter? Which is best. Is there any optimization for Linux like in Windows? Thanks:lol:
by jleach45 30 in Linux and Unix ()
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:rolleyes: i recently installed a new sony dvd drive in my dell optiplex gxp1 mid tower. when i loaded the drivers from the software provided w/ the dvd, i booted the system as instructed. i assume my installation of cable & jumpers are correct :?: i removed a cd rom …
by compnutt in Linux and Unix ()
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After twelve years of development, the Wine Project announced Tuesday night that its software to run Windows applications within Unix is entering the beta phase. The group acknowledged the program still has bugs, but asked those interested to download and test out the application.
by ! ! in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi people. I'm having alot of problems with a peice of CGI mail form that I'm trying to use. Everytime I click send I get a 405 error. I have been led to believe that it generally means I have a permission problem. I've checked the permissions on the CGI-BIN …
by leroytrolley in Linux and Unix ()
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I'm running kubuntu 5.04, and I am having lots of trouble setting my scroll wheel to work. specifically, in Konqueror or other web browsers. The mouse is a standard, two button and scroll wheel mouse. the applicable portion of my xorg.conf file follows: Section "InputDevice" every time i try to …
by Dortz 38 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, I thought I would give linux a try. Is there a free version that is similar to linspire that I can download online? Also, can I set-up windows xp and linux with that MS Virtual PC? Thanks
by cdt1983 3 in Linux and Unix ()
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Linux Emperor was announced by chooselinux.org to day and a first screenshot has been sent in: be sure to give comments and suggestions and we are open to volunteers (email me at [email]brokenheadboy@gmail.com[/email]) also--as our linux project is non profit any donations you have can be sent to our paypal …
by >shadow< 11 in Linux and Unix ()
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Dani Could you look into this if you had time, probably would not take that long for you. For the higher level URL's to get into the gallery system, I have this in my .htaccess: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^index.html index.php [L,NC] RewriteRule ^rantgirl([0-9]+).html$ index.php?rgom=$1 [L,NC] RewriteRule ^rgom([0-9]+)-(.*).html$ browseimages.php?c=$1 [L,NC] I …
by msimonds in Linux and Unix ()
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Let me make sure I am clear. If i plan to host my own domain name all I need to do is: 1. purchase a domain name of my choosing 2. setup my server accordingly to host my site 3. setup an email server to host my mail is this …
by btech in Linux and Unix ()
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