Have you ever wondered how to write your own IRC Bot? Well, its not a big deal, unless you know the basics. Bots are set of scripts that appears to IRC users as another user but performs automated functions.
Just a short Tutorial today. It’s surprising how many people do not know this. To change the hostname under Linux, open a terminal window. Type the following code.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
and change the text to your new hostname. Changes will take effect on Restart.
I have an irritating issue with my mouse & keyboard that I'd like some help troubleshooting. The functions normally associated with left-clicking my mouse seem to cycle back and forth between the left mouse button and a particular button on my keyboard. When the keyboard button is active, the left mouse button does nothing and vice-versa.
The CPU beep is a really irritating thing in Linux distros and sometimes the graphical sound manager does not work when shutting it up.
Fortunately there is a simple way to do it in terminal. In Ubuntu (and distros based upon it) type:
gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
In Debian type:
The thread http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=282147, which I don't know how to answer, brings up the question of how "the" keyboard and "the" mouse are determined when a system has more than one keyboard and mouse attached to it.