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LXer: Peppermint Ice resuscitates an elderly Thinkpadview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Since Peppermint Ice targets netbooks and older, resource-constrained laptops and PCs, I dusted off a well-worn ThinkPad 2662-35U, loaded it up with the Peppermint Ice inaugural release, and took the setup for a spin. Read More... (HowTos)

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Create a monitoring system in Ubuntu with webcamview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – At the present time,most laptops and netbooks have built-in webcam,with that you can use a software in Ubuntu called Motion to create a monitoring system to monitor kids while you are at work,or have a home-made surveillance. To install Motion in Ubuntu is very easy,just open up a teminal window from Applications->Accessories menu,and run this command: sudo aptitude install motion Then open the co (HowTos)

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How to gracefully restore NFS drives and applications after network going down?view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I'm having a bit of a problem with drives connected by NFS and KDE4.4.4. The setup is that a server running oS11.2 and KDE4.4.4 gives access to it's shared drives via NFS to two laptops (one with 11.2 the other with 11.3, both running kde4.4.4) and a desktop PC (running oS11.3 KDE4.4.4). The clients have no problems accessing the shared drive on the server via NFS. (Distributions)

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Hello, my fellow penguinsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello LQ! I am a crazy PC Support guy by day, a gamer by night. I help out in many free forums, helping members with troubleshooting and recommending stuff. I also repair friends' computers on the side. I know a lot about hardware, and Windows software from XP to 7. But as I see this won't help here, I'll stop bragging. lol I am not a noob going into any Linux distro, head first. (HowTos)

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LXer: 7 Providers of Pre Installed Linux Laptops/PC'sview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Not many mainstream PC manufacturers have a Linux preinstalled version of their products. But some do have and the there are many other not-so-mainstream providers of Linux preinstalled laptops, netbooks and PC's. Here are a few of them you should know. Read More... (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Can't share my external HDD???view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Im running Ubuntu 10 desktop. Im trying to make it my fileserver for my windows laptops. The computer im using only has a 40GB HDD so I want to be able to share my 1TB external HDD. I cant get it to work to save my life. (HowTos)

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Bash file names with spacesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have a laptop that I am in through SSH. The laptop does not have an Xwindow system so I am using the program fbi to open an image on my laptop screen from my SSH connection: fbi -T 8 picture.jpg #this opens the image on the laptops tty8 terminal (HowTos)

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new forum member, user of opensuse and centosview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi all, I'm a new forum member. I use openSUSE with KDE on desktops and laptops. On servers it's CentOS. I use CentOS at work. By occasion I also have to use a Solaris machine. I rent a Virtual-Private-Server with CentOS 5.5. for private use. Besides openSUSE on my home PC, I also use Mac OS X Snow Leopard on a Mac mini. (HowTos)

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openSUSE v11.3 iso image 50Mb only??view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Sorry guys, probably a dumb question - i have been using Fedora all along, and googling for best linux pointed me to this one for laptops, so i try to download it, and i get a 50M file as the iso. is that just the kernel? with fedora i never had to specify what i wanted - i always got the kernel plus all the goodies. am i missing something? thanks, Nilesh (Distributions)

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Display settings lost on rebootview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I'm running PCLinuxOS 2010.07 (KDE) on my Acer laptop with Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller. I have an external Acer monitor that displays at 1920*1080. I have selected my laptops internal screen to be disabled and use the external screen. The PC LinuxOS Control Centre selected the 'Intel later than 810 driver'. (HowTos)