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Change user password in ubuntuview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – hi all, I have a netbook with ubuntu installed. I lost the user password, so tried to change it in single user mode. The problem is when I try to change the password with command (passwd user), it says the following error: Quote: passwd: Authentication service cannot retrieve authentication info (HowTos)

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[SOLVED] Question about boot processview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have Slackware 13.1 installed on 2 laptops and a desktop. The desktop is an older Dell XPS 410 with 4 gigs of ram and a 2.8gHz dual core pentium D, One laptop is a Sony Vaio with a dual core processor and 2 gigs of ram, and the other is a Dell Studio 15 with 3 gigs of ram (can't recall the processor). (HowTos)

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Need a temporary hotkey or shortcut in openoffice writer in linuxview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I'm using Mint9, and making labels with openoffice writer. I find myself going through a bunch of keystrokes every little while that I'd like to convert to a macro or two to simplify my work. "alt-vzpo" and then "alt-vzwo" to change the view first to "page width" and then to "whole page". (HowTos)

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Create Background/Wallpaper Slideshows In Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx with CreBSview story

http://www.liberiangeek.net – In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create background slideshows in Ubuntu with CreBS easily and quickly. CreBS lets you target folders and directories with photos to automatically create desktop slideshows. (HowTos)

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email Connection refusedview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, I am trying to send e-mail from command line by using "mail" in fedora. It goes to e-mail server in the same network but it is refused by other outside this network with message: "..... Connection refused by [email protected] ...... Any ideas will be appreciated. (HowTos)

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Fedora 13 delete hotkey permanentview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – So I started playing with my hotkeys today, and much to my dismay, I seem to have irreversibly set the delete hotkey. This is extremely annoying now because instead of deleting the selected text, it executes the command that I put in. The problem is that that specific command is not listed under system>preferences>keyboard shortcuts. (HowTos)

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XawTV sound problem leads to a weird problem with alsamixerview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – It started out with the usual video no audio problem with XawTV, TVTime etc.. and usually a command like Code: tvtime -M | arecord -D hw:1,0 -r 32000 -c 2 -f S16_LE | aplay -Dplug:surround51 or unmuteing something in alsamixer fixes it. (HowTos)

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Pidgin's Buddy pounce, a powerful Notification Featureview story

http://linuxers.org – Consider this scenario - you want to have an imp. discussion with someone on your chat list and the person is marked away. You are wondering if there is any way you could be notified when he returns. Of course, we can leave a message but it won't be any more useful than a short email if you are sleeping or away. (General)

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ERROR 1146: Table 'information_schema.tables' doesn't existview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi there, Does anyone know how to write this command for mysql version 4? (The command is for mysql version 5, I guess since when I check database in mysql server version4 there is no database name information_schema ) (HowTos)

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correct/safe iptables rules for redirecting port 80 to 8080view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am setting up tomcat server on my Centos 5.5 machine. I've been advised to run tomcat on 8080 as non root user and redirect traffic to it from port 80. I searched and found the following iptables commands for this:# iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT -to-ports 8080 # iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 8080 -j ACCEPTI have a doubt: (HowTos)