Screwed up MBR and boot partition, can't fix it [SOLVED]view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – the.ridikulus.rat wrote:Try this from grub> promptgrub > insmod search_fs_file grub > search.file /vmlinuz-linux root grub > linux /vmlinuz-linux ro root=/dev/<ur device> grub > initrd /initramfs-linux.img grub > bootThanks, this worked for me. (HowTos)

/home not mounting correctly?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I tried running dmenu_run and get the following error:mkdir: cannot create directory `/root': Permission denied /usr/bin/dmenu_run: line 9: /root/.cache/dmenu_run: Permission deniedTrying to create /root? This certainly confuses me. (HowTos)

How can I adjust this short shell script to fit my needs?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am attempting to force powertop to run when I log in by using the Startup Applications wizard in Ubuntu. Under the 'Command' entry, I've placed gnome-terminal -x /home/***/Documents/programming/scripts/powertop.sh. (HowTos)

GUI notifications from privileged scripts?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I have various scripts which use a facility to trigger a GUI popup notification under certain conditions. Many of these scripts are run with root privileges but I need the popups to appear in a user's X session. I'm trying to migrate these scripts from OS X to Linux but I've run into some problems. (HowTos)

How to set VLC as default video player? (Ubuntu 11.10)view story

http://askubuntu.com – Can't seem to set VLC as the default video player. I have gone to System Settings -> System Info -> Default Applications, and changed "Video" to VLC media player. However, all movies still open with Movie Player (Totem) by default. The video default application setting appears to have no effect. (HowTos)

d1x-rebirth and d2x-rebirth install errorsview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I'm having trouble installing the packages, both are giving me the following error:Linking d2x-rebirth ... /usr/bin/ld: main/render.o: undefined reference to symbol 'sinf@@GLIBC_2.2.5' /usr/bin/ld: note: 'sinf@@GLIBC_2.2.5' is defined in DSO /lib/libm.so.6 so try adding it to the linker command line /lib/libm.so.6: could not read symbols: Invalid operation collect2: ld ret (HowTos)

Mini ultra light linux boot on a USB keyview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I don't have linux. I'm on Windows (XP or 7). I'd like to have just a linux USB key only to boot and have the command line to launch some command line programs. How may I simply create that USB key (256 Mb available) ? Do you know some Windows tools that would allow me to do that without having to make all by hand each time ? (HowTos)

How do I create a structured list of all the files and directories under a particular directory (recursively)?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I need to have an "image" of a file system without actual contents of the files - just all the names and the structure, so that I can read the file and know what files were stored there and how were they located. As always in these kinds of cases, I tend to believe that there is a beautiful "Unix way" to achieve this with a combination of some standard GNU command-line utilities. Am I right? (HowTos)

Will Wireless work if I upgrade to 11.10?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have tried 11.10 in the past and the wireless was not fixed. Can someone please answer me a simple question and let me know when my Acer ZG8 will be able to run normally without a ton of command line functions. (HowTos)

Is there a record checker for tinydnsview story

http://serverfault.com – I've got a large number of zone-files in tinydns format, and I'm wondering if there is any lint-like tool to test such a zone-file for correctness? I could write one in perl, testing the format of each line "+", "@", "6", etc. (HowTos)