Can't install fglrx or boot computerview story

http://askubuntu.com – I ran an update on Ubuntu 11.10 to update to the 3.0.0-15-generic kernel today (Friday 20th January). I restarted the computer to find that I could not log in. I'm using a Dell Studio 1555 laptop with Radeon 4500 graphics driver. (HowTos)

read variable substitutionview story

http://www.unix.com – Allright so a quick question. I'm building a script that will eventually do a full IP subnet scan. It starts off by first entering an IP address, (capturing host and net ID comes after that) and I want it to use the current IP address if no input is given. Is there a quick way to define the value of the variable I want to read when no value is given? Now I've already figured out how to extract (HowTos)

How to prevent Firefox from trimming the URLs on the address bar?view story

http://askubuntu.com – At some point fairly recently, the URLs shown in the Firefox location bar dropped the protocol prefix -- urls appear as "askubuntu.com" not "http://askubuntu.com" -- if the site is https://... the prefix does appear, but I'd like to see it all the time. How do I get that back? (HowTos)

ITT: Biggest blunders of 2012 (so far!!).view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Misery loves company, aye? And the best way to over-come a bad move, is to just laugh at your own silliness, right? So......What's the dumbest thing you've done this year so far!?!?Idea for this topic came to me while I was takin' the RAM out of my laptop. I unscrewed the little pannel which it was behind, and then dropped a screw in there. Insiiiide my laptop. (HowTos)

Using Nautilus under Openboxview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I know Nautilus is probably not the best file manager to use with Openbox, still I figured someone may actually find this useful. Also, sometimes you might need to install Nautilus to accomplish a certain task.Anyhow, the problem with trying to use Nautilus under Openbox is that it will attempt a hostile takeover of your desktop when it is launched. (HowTos)

PIPA was postponed!!!!! :) :) :)view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – For all of us in the US, today is a great day.  PIPA has been postponed so that it can be rewritten!!!!! :) :) :) (HowTos)

What is the best way for serving a file that is being written to?view story

http://serverfault.com – I'd like to setup a web-server (or other kind of server?) that will allow clients to download a file using http. However, I want to start serving the file before it has been fully written to disk. (HowTos)

Disable dhcp service in dnsmasqview story

http://serverfault.com – I would like to use only dnsmasq to forward all dns requests to google's dns server and disable dhcp... How can I achieve this result? (HowTos)

Redirect stylesheets through secure url to a different serverview story

http://serverfault.com – I have a domain http://services.mydomain.com which has a secure login through a secure central provider (https://secure.mydomain.com) on a different server with proxypass. When I go to the login page I am redirected to https://secure.mydomain.com/services. (HowTos)

SQL Azure server in different region to web serverview story

http://serverfault.com – I've just taken over a web project hosted on Windows Azure. We've been having performance problems, and I noticed today that our SQL Azure server is in the West Europe region, while the instances hosting our site are in the North Europe region. How big a problem is this? Assuming it's a problem (and I assume it is at least a problem from a bandwidth billing point of view!) how do I fix it? Is (HowTos)

CIFS VFS: No response for cmd 50 mid 620view story

http://serverfault.com – I am executing a script out of cron. The script exports logs from and application and then moves them to a CIFS share. The script has been failing to move the files. (HowTos)

SMTP AUTH with SSL via Mail clients fail. Successful using command line. Successful without SSL. Ubuntu 10.04, Postfix, Dovecot, squirrelmail stackview story

http://serverfault.com – I have set up an email server stack with Postfix, Dovecot and SquirrelMail. (HowTos)