How can I compare linux distributions by ram usage?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Could you suggest me a method to compare the best ram memory usage among linux distributions? At the moment with some live linux distributions I run "free -m", on the terminal of the graphical dektop environment, without running any other command or application. (HowTos)

35 Terminal ( text ) based application for Linuxview story

http://www.linuxnov.com – Terminal based application , which are minimalist apps running through your terminal … some people don’t like the fancy rich GUI and prefer simple text-based UI to use …they are old school geeks . Most of the apps in this post are very old and you may recognize them as revolutionary projects such as Vi . (HowTos)

How to make conky+checkgmail.sh to play .wav file? [Solved]view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hi, I am using this script to count  new gmail messagescheckgmail.sh#!/bin/bash gmail_login="myusername" gmail_password="mypass" nbmail="$(wget --secure-protocol=TLSv1 --timeout=3 -t 1 -q -O - \ https://${gmail_login}:${gmail_password}@mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom \ --no-check-certificate | grep 'fullcount' \ (HowTos)

NVidia legacy driver can't find the kernel source treeview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hi,I'm new to crunchbang but not new to linux and I think this distro is really awesome :)The only thing is, I am having one problem which is preventing me from using crunchbang for the time being. I have recently grabbed the nVidia driver manual installer from their website (because nothing else will work, on crunchbang or other distros). (Hardware)

Links 12/1/2011: Mageia Joins OIN, Key Developer Leaves Canonical, MeeGo Spreadsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Audiocasts/Shows Linux Outlaws 185 – Arm Dreads (Distro Review Special) In this special episode, Dan reviews Linux Mint 10 and CyanogenMod 6.1 in detail. [GIMP] Episode 154: Compile! This episode is mostly about Linux and competition. (General)

[ubuntu] Wireless wont work (part 2)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I finaly manage to get my wireless card work and i get another problem right away. I canot connect to wireless AP if is not protected.If he protected with WEP or WPA i can connect smoothly I tried to connect with Wicd and this is output: Code: Connection failed:Unable to get IP adress If i go to properties and assigne static IP then i got this error: Code: Connectio failed:Could not cont (HowTos)

Messed Up PATH Variable, Unable to use commands....view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi guys, so I messed something up on my machine and now I'm having a ton of issues un-doing it. This is what is shown on login, also vi, locate, grep and a bunch of other commands are subsequently not working. VI is especially annoying because I can't edit any files to try and undo my error. (HowTos)

Display the "lecture" when login as root with "su -"view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello there, I was just wondered if there is a way to enable the "lecture" (you know the well know sentence "We trust you have received the usual lecture from ...") when you login as root with the command "su -" I already activate it in my sudoers file and it works well when I start a command with sudo. But is it possible to activate it in case the user want to log (HowTos)

When your good with computers you sort of devolve your OS.view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I was just thinking today about how it's kind of weird that most expert computer users today tend to just use less and less stuff, like only a command line. I find this quite funny because when computers first started, it was all about making them better and better and making them look amazing and be simple to use. (HowTos)

10.10 install failure (apport / nvidia)view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – So I'm not sure what's going on, but I'll describe the symptoms: I have a C2D (E6600) with 2Gb of DDR800 and an Nvidia 8800GT. I had this setup running one of the Hardy flavors a while back, but it had since been wiped. I'm now trying to install 10.10 x64 on it. When using the LiveCD, I get to the purple screen (desktop background). It just hangs there. (HowTos)