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Hey there. I'm new to this, I've got a nice clean, formatted hard disk (NFTS), no operating system, four Fedora Core 4 install disks, and no clue what I'm doing. Please help me. I just wanted a change from Windows, but this is proving to be quite difficult. I can't …
by Spiffy in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello forum How can I get my USB external hard drive to mount as non root? I am using diskdrake to mount it (me being the owner) and this drive has a NTFS file system. The only way I can view the contents of this hard drive is to log …
by rrssss 6 in Linux and Unix ()
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since all that looked at my last post felt disinclined to leave some sort of a responce i have decided to rephrase my question --what do you do after you click download on the torrent and it's done downloading on bittorrent?
by Emanex in Linux and Unix ()
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On my linux box, I have installed Debian GNU/Linux and Apache 2. I need to set up .htaccess with authentification data stored in Postgre SQL database. The problem is, that I can not find libapache2_mod_auth_pgsql. Only modules I found was libapache_mod_auth_pgsql (Postgres authentification Apache module for Apache version 1, not …
by Mareq in Linux and Unix ()
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Sun Microsystems Inc. on Tuesday will roll out its latest entry into the server market with the first machines to utilize the company's long-awaited Ultra Sparc T1 chip technology.
by ! ! in Linux and Unix ()
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...i'm thinking about getting a linux box (inexpensive suggestions welcome!) & setting up a small webspace. i've a broadband connection & the box will be behind a personal hardware firewall... there's so much information on this site about apache that i really don't know where to start, so i would …
by aeinstein 79 in Linux and Unix ()
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I was working on my site, and was doing some mod_rewrites and realized that I very frequently forget to pass a 404 header if the requested page is invalid (and I found out that even this website is guilty of it!). See this is what happens, when you use mod_rewrite …
by paradox814 1 in Linux and Unix ()
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I am running Knoppix in text mode (using command 'Knoppix 2') in my system with 32Mb RAM, celeron 300 Mhz processor. But i m having 2 problems with it:- 1) If i leave it for sometime then it goes in standby mode n doesnt respond if i press keys or …
by akshayabc in Linux and Unix ()
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This is for a localhost development machine (Apache 2.0.54) and I don't even know how to phrase the question, or even if it is vhost, so fingers crossed you understand me! I don't want to have to type in either a full (or relative) link back to the root but …
by sybil in Linux and Unix ()
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using redhat 9.0 , using swat to configure samba (localhost:901), it seems to work. I get the error message "Couldn't display smb/// because no host "null" could be found. Check that the spelling is correct and that your proxy settings are correct." I am using vmware 4.0.5 and windows xp …
by verninator in Linux and Unix ()
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I am having troubles running apache because of a port 80 problem. I have XP.
by crouchjay in Linux and Unix ()
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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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