[ubuntu] After installing updates for 11.10, startup hangs at "Checking battery status"view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everyone, new problem that just started last night. I've been using oneiric ocelot on a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop for about a week. Everything's been perfect until last night, when I called "apt-get updates" for the first time and then reset the computer when they were done. (Hardware)

Cinnamon – Gnome Shell Fork with Classic Gnome Panel and Launcherview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – Cinnamon is a LinuxMint project, a fork of Gnome Shell. Cinnamon comes with a Gnome2-like panel at bottom, with classic menu, favourite apps, and system tray icons on it. Cinnamon also has Gnome Shell Activity icon on top-left with “Windows & Themes”. Cinnamon just released 1.1.3 version few hours ago with improvements of menu, panel launcher, etc. (HowTos)

Introducing Cinnamonview story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – Introducing Cinnamon With Gnome 2 no longer an option we lost one of the most important upstream components our Linux Mint desktop was based on. Our entire focus shifted from innovating on the desktop, to patching existing alternatives such as Gnome Shell. (Distributions)

Difference Time Unix Shellview story

http://www.unix.com – I have 2 variables Code: MTIME="Jan_2_2012_23:55:49" SCH_TIME="Jan_03_2012_00:32:28" I want to find the time taken (in seconds) between MTIME and SCH_TIME. Is there any way by which this can be done in Unix Shell Script? (HowTos)

Bash Hackers Wiki Frontpage - [Assorted Shell links]view story

http://wiki.bash-hackers.org – The URL style of this wiki was changed. All old URLs should continue to work, but please update your links. New base is The Bash-Hackers Wiki This wiki is intended to hold documentations of any kind about the GNU Bash. The main motivation was to provide human-readable documentation and information to not force users to read every bit of the Bash manpage - which is hard sometimes. (HowTos)

Automatically execute a software without gui at bootview story

http://www.unix.com – hi all, this is my first post here...i hope that this is the correct section to write my question. I have a distro linux without gui, only text mode. So, it's possible run automatically a command or a program as "top" or "ping" and get the result on the main shell , after the boot and after username and password input ? I don't want run the command or the software as a service (HowTos)

rc.shutdown doesn't seem to umount the filesystems correctlyview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – The problem is that each time I shutdown/reboot, there's a message saying "Unmounting Non-API Filesystems" failed, and the next time system boots, fsck will recover journal. I looked into etc/rc.shutdown, found that it calls umount_all in etc/rc.d/functions. (HowTos)

Reading a table from shellview story

http://www.unix.com – i want to do something like this from shell, for any user without having to enter any passwords i want to store the value in the option_value column into a variable select option_value from `$databasename`.`wp_options` where option_name="template"; what is the command i should use? $var=mysql select option_value from `$databasename`.`wp_options` where option_name="template (HowTos)

2011.11-1 archboot "2k11-R7" ISO hybrid image releasedview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – To all archboot UEFI (non Mac) users: Can you post your UEFI install experience with Archboot (both using Archboot setup script or manually done). I want to know your 1. System OEM/Vendor (like Dell, HP, Lenovo etc.) and Model 2. Processor (full info like Intel Core i7 xxxx 1.8 GHz - for eg.)3. Chipset (Intel P67 or H67 etc.)4. Motherboard with full model number (if desktop)5. (HowTos)

How to make shell script arguments optional?view story

http://www.unix.com – Here is my script: Code: #!/bin/ksh usage () {     echo " Usage: $0 <opt1> <opt2> <opt3> <opt4>" } if [ $# -lt 3 ]; then         usage         exit; fi prog -a $1 -b $2 -c $3 -d $4 2>&1 | tee -a ~/$1.log I want argument 4 to be optional, so if there's no argument for opt4, that it do (HowTos)