live CD/pen drive boot option to go to TTY1 instead of Unity?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I am wondering if there is any boot option to prevent Precise from loading Unity and instead going straight to the terminal (because each time it tries to do so, it crashes). From the command line my idea is to install the nvidia-current package to see if I can finally fix the problem. Thanks! (HowTos)

How to make diff show differences one line at a time and not group them?view story

http://www.unix.com – Is there a way to tell diff to show differences one line at a time and not to group them? (HowTos)

list the difference and overlap between two plain data setview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have two data sets, A and B. The format for each data set is one number per line. For instance, 12345 23456 67891 2345900 12345 Some of the data in A are not included in data set B. How to list all of these data in A, and how to list all of those data shared by A and B. How can I do that using Linux/UNIX commands? (HowTos)

blank space in directory name giving errorsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi I have many directories which have blank space in their names.I have some scripts to be run on them. Here is an example script Code:     #!/bin/bash     docid='/home/deel/PDF/rant/spr 2008 Shree rose Visheshank'     p=1     while [ $p -lt 117 ]; do     cp $docid/$p.pdf ./     p=$p+1     done Upon executing the (Hardware)

A company, zero to operational and profitable, in 5 days with free softwareview story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – Everything started with a simple question my wife asked me: you are so good at teaching, why don't you do it? Given that I will only ever work in my own term, I would have to organize everything on my own: incorporation, web site, stationery, advertising, the lot. Chiara's question was natural: well, you can do all that basically for free with Free Software, right? Right. (General)

Banshee won't playview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi, I searched around and the other posts similar to this didn't apply. When I click a song is just flashes and also a song 2 lines below also flashes but no joy, I did a file compare of packages with an install where it works fine and that didn't produce any fix, here is the output from starting it on the command line. (HowTos)

Favorite Firefox tweaksview story

http://www.unix.com – Can everyone please list there favorite firefox tweaks? These are my favorite tweaks. Config.trim_on_minimize true Allow Windows to swap out memory when the program is minimized. false Prevent Windows from swapping out memory when the program is minimized. (HowTos)

How to get online on command line?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have installed Ubuntu on VMware on my Mac OS X. I have installed VMware tools and had enabled network adaptor. But Ubuntu still could not get online. I try ifconfig, but I only get I did the exact same step when I install Window 7 and Window XP on VMware and they can go online fine, wireless or ethernet. Where on the command line in Ubuntu I can attempt to setup my network access? (HowTos)

Script/SQL configurationview story

http://www.unix.com – i have a field in a record which is varchar2(180) and i have stored 180 characters in it when i query record for the value from sqldeveloper, it is coming properly when i connect from UNIX and try to query the field, i am getting in 3 lines instead of displaying in 1 line SHELL SCRIPT : <code> sqlplus -silent $USER/$passwd@$DB << EOF set heading off set (HowTos)

Assigning entire to a variableview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi, Need help on the below topic. I am looping finger command and trying to get each line content into a variable. (HowTos)