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What's a good way to email sysadmins the first time a failure happens?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have a cron job which will copy some files and such. From time to time it will start failing due to an inaccessible host. When it starts failing, I'd like to get notified - but I don't want an email every 5 minutes telling me that the problem is ongoing. I can think of ways to kludge up a solution, but I wonder if this functionality exists somewhere already? (HowTos)

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The cb2Bib is a free, open source, and multiplatform application for rapidly extracting unformatted.view story

http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – The cb2Bib is a free, open source, and multiplatform application for rapidly extracting unformatted, or unstandardized bibliographic references from email alerts, journal Web pages, and PDF files. The cb2Bib facilitates the capture of single references from unformatted and non standard sources. Output references are written in BibTeX. (HowTos)

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Install Gnome 3 extensions via firefoxview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – fast_rizwaan wrote:@op wrote:I'm using Arch x64 with Gnome 3.2.1 and Firefox 8.0.1 on my laptop, the Firefox Gnome Shell Plugin is installed and activated.I can browse through the extensions on https://extensions.gnome.org/ and I can see the activate/deactivate switches and trigger them. (HowTos)

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Kernel will not boot after update to 3.1.5view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Not sure what went wrong here. Pacman seemed to hang when updating, so I CTRL-C'd it and restarted the upgrade. It seemed to complete properly. That was a few hours ago and I did not immediately reboot the computer but went on with my work instead. (HowTos)

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Install Linux Deepin translucency theme in Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome Shellview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – Linux Deepin is a fork from Ubuntu. Recently, Linux Deepin released 11.12 beta version with translucency theme. Here’s how to install this theme in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric gnome shell. First take a look at screenshots: Now open up a terminal window and get start following steps: 1. (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] AMD Radeon HD 6630M Problem!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi there. I've just bought my new machine, Lenovo thinkpad edge E520 with configuration mentioned at the end. I tried to install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on it. It seemed to be no problem, but the graphics card driver. I tried to use "Additional Hardware" which had 1. ATI/AMD propietary FGLRX graphics (post-release updates) which resulted INSTALLATION FAILURE! 2. (Hardware)

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How to Migrate From Windows to Linuxview story

http://linux.bihlman.com – By Mario Pesce Introduction When a few years ago I decided to move from Windows to Linux (I created on my machine separate partitions for Linux and booted from Lilo or Grub either into Windows or into Linux, according to job requirements. I normally used my laptop PC during the day in a company that had a Windows based LAN and therefore I normally had to boot in Windows during the day whereas I wo (General)

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openSUSE Weekly News 205 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our Issue 205 of the openSUSE Weekly News. openSUSE Weekly News openSUSE Weekly News Team 205 Edition Legal Notice This work (compilation) is licenced under Creative Commons attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The rights for the compilation itself are copyright by Sascha Manns. Opt-Out: If you are an Author and don& (Distributions)

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gnome-shell loads slow on first loginview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Thorsten Reinbold wrote:Have a look at e4rat (I guess you are using ext4). Just search for it in the WIKI. When you are done with this, I would suggest this Thread.Edit: this improved startup and login in a really drastical way on my system. Definitly give it a try! Yes, I am using ext4 and I gave the thread a quick glance. I'll give this a try over the weekend when I have a bit more time. (HowTos)

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Unix Hosting – General Reviewview story

http://linux.bihlman.com – Unix Hosting – General Review By Alesia Arefjeva First of all let’s see what hosting is. Hosting is a service which gives a disk space for any physical allocation of a site on a server, permanently being in the Internet. This service can also include a place for mail correspondence, various databases, and support of this server functioning. (General)