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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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[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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)