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what is a linux distribution?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – i'm interested in what exactly is a linux distribution because i'm not really sureand exactly what separates distros one from another because as far as i know it's just the stuff installedand if it's so doesn't the distro name become irelevant?i mean if you have #! (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Samba Ubuntu <-> Windows 7 - group permissions not working on client sideview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an Ubuntu 10.10 server running, which serves as a PDC, on which a number of windows 7 clients log on. I wanted to create a share on which users can create and delete files, but not edit them. (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] samba over pptp - problemview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have installed and configured pptp on my 10.04 box. After a lot of googling, I have amended sysctl.conf to allow ipv4 forwarding, and my firestarter firewall to allow VPN traffic. Network adapter is wlan0 I have created a VPN user with a password, in chap-secrets. I have port forwarded 1723 in my router Connecting from my vista PC seems fine ... (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Wifi Problems with 10.04view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I've tried searching the internet and the forums to find the answer to this problem, but I can't come up with anything. When I'm on my home network (WRT54G with DD-WRT) on my netbook (Ubuntu 10.04) the entire wifi network will go down (every device connected wirelessly drops its connection) in what seems a download dependent manner. (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Proxychains not workview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everybody i'm connected to internet from university dial-up that is through an HTTP proxy server ( Squid 2.7 STABLE3 ) Other people using windows and a program called proxifier can play to online game forcing the connection through the proxy. I'm using Ubuntu Maverick 10.10 and i want to play poker online. I have correctly installed poker client and to force connection i could use Proxychains (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Alternative for talkdview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, If I would like to instantly msg users on my system. Like we used to in Talk, what do we use? and is talk still exists for 10.04? Many thanks Regards, (HowTos)

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Record Live Radio using only Mplayerview story

http://tips4linux.com – Did you know that you only need MPlayer to record a live radio station? Use mplayer http://ip:port/ -ao pcm:file=radio.wav  -vo null -vc null to dump a radio.wav file of the audio stream. You can later convert it to MP3 using LAME or Audacity. (HowTos)

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Find local IPview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello I want to find out my IP and i test this code from beej tutorial: Code:         char hostname[128];         int i;         struct hostent *he;         struct in_addr **addr_list;         struct in_addr addr;         gethostname(hostname, sizeof hostname);   &n (HowTos)

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grub-pc will not configureview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – If I use any Synaptic function or apt-get install I receive the following message; Quote: E: grub-pc: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 10 I have tried to reinstall but still have the error. Is there a solution? (HowTos)

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problem with ns-2.34 installation on ubuntu 10.10view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I've been trying to install ns-2.34 on ubuntu 10.10 so many times , each time I got an error in the installation, now I got this error : trace/cmu-trace.o: In function `hdr_ant_pkt::access(Packet const*)': cmu-trace.cc:(.text._ZN11hdr_ant_pkt6accessEPK6Packet[hdr_ant_pkt::access(Packet const*)]+0x7): undefined reference to `hdr_ant_pkt::offset_' collect2: ld returned 1 exit status make: *** [ns] (HowTos)

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USB memory stick has doubled in size - why?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have an OCZ Mini-Kart USB stick which says 2GB on it, and it has been a 2GB stick for the last 3 years. However, I recently put it into a PC running XP (which had no viruses as far as I am aware) and all of the files in the single subdirectory became corrupted and unreadable. (HowTos)

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Script to input commands into gnome-terminalview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I'm trying to get a script to open a gnome-terminal and input commands into it, just as you would typing them in. (HowTos)