LXer: Shell scripting for system administrators: advanced techniquesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Swayam Prakasha concludes his excellent three part series on shell scripting with some of the more advanced concepts, including two very useful commands… Read More... (HowTos)

Ctrl-Alt-Fn keys dont work in vmwareview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi all. I am using windows XP as my host machine and vmware workstation 6 to install and run RHEL 5. I have set the inittab to runlevel 5. While i am in gnome, i tried pressing Ctrl-Alt-F3 and nothing happens. I searched the net and found that i should do this Ctrl-Alt-Shift-F3. It worked and kinda throwed me to shell mode. (HowTos)

Make nautilus --no-desktop default.view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello everybody.I don't use Crunchbang at this moment, but I installed Arch Linux next to it, trying to make some sort of Andreas/#! mix that I like better which is lighter. Don't get me wrong, Crunchbang is fast, but Debian is not thaaat fast, while Arch Linux is. So, I want to keep it that way: light. (HowTos)

backup script to snapshot existing configsview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hopefully I'm not spamming..With the new Statler images coming in, I guess many would like to install from ISO image. Good thing but what about the zillion customization done to the UI look and feel. And not to mention important stuff like Iceweasel profiles, Evolution data etc., Is there an application (hopefully there is...) to do the job? (HowTos)

Anacron email - Segmentation Fault - Ubuntuview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – My sisters machine is running ubuntu and having just logged in as root I noticed I had some emails from anacron. These all read: Code: Return-Path: <root@xxx> X-Original-To: root Delivered-To: root@xxx Received: by xxx (Postfix, from userid 0)         id 5B4961FF18; Wed,  1 Dec 2010 07:45:38 +0000 (GMT) From: Anacron <root@xxx> To: root@xxx Subject: Anacron (HowTos)

openGL, C++, Slackware and Intro to the forumsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I switched to slackware recently and am having a great time figuring it out. My family desktop is running ubuntu for a few years with gnome, awesome for the "ease of clicking" environment, which keeps getting me in trouble with my precious command line. Slackware is on my dell inspiron 4000. Finally I can sleep at night because the distro hunt is over. (HowTos)

fishshel (fish) compiling fail, Fedora 14view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, i am trying to compile the fish shell, in order to install it on my system. when i am run the 'configure' command, i get an error that it can't find 'curses' implementation. i have on my system (Fedora 14) ncurses, which is also supported according to the Fish site. when i try to install curses with yum, i get a message that it couldn't find a package like that. i have tried to google ab (HowTos)

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 152view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our new openSUSE Weekly News 152. openSUSE Weekly News openSUSE Weekly News Sascha Manns editor in chief Satoru Matsumoto Editorial office Gertjan Lettink Forums section Thomas Hofstätter Events & meetings Thomas Schraitle DocBook-Consultant 2010-12-04 Table of Contents Announcements openSUSE Board Election 2010 Status Updates Distribution (Distributions)

shell script bits & pieces threadview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I wondered if it might be worth having a thread for people to post bits of code they wanted to share, but which didn't seem worth starting a whole new thread for. Let's keep this one for shell stuff - bash and dash - though; maybe python, perl, lua... (HowTos)

LXer: Unity Desktop Possibly Coming To Fedoraview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Adam Williamson has shared that he's looking at packaging Canonical's Unity desktop for Fedora. "Why? Well, a few reasons. Mainly, Unity’s an interesting project. I want to look at it and compare it to GNOME Shell and I think quite a few others do too, so it seems nice to package it so you can run both on Fedora. (HowTos)