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Cool Linux Tool: Resolve domain to IP and back with ‘dig’view story

http://www.suseblog.com – Once in awhile, I need to find out the IP address associated with a domain name. The tool I use to do this is dig. Here’s a quick example: scott@desktop:~> dig suseblog.com ; DiG 9.7.3 suseblog.com ;; global options: +cmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER dig -x 69.164.206.99 ; DiG 9.7.3 -x 69.164.206.99 ;; global options: +cmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER (Distributions)

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5 Reasons to Try OpenSUSE 11.4view story

http://www.suseblog.com – “With hundreds of Linux distributions to choose from, users of the open source operating system face what may almost be called an embarrassment of riches, so numerous are their options. “Of course there’s Ubuntu–by far the most frequently downloaded and popular version of Linux, according to Distrowatch. (Distributions)

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5 Reasons to Try openSUSE Linux 11.4view story

http://www.pcworld.com – Another very popular distro is openSUSE, which currently holds Distrowatch's No. 5 spot. Version 11.4 of the Novell-backed software was just released last week, and it features a number of compelling additions and updates that could make it the right choice for your business. Here's a small taste of what you can expect. (Distributions)

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OpenSUSE 11.3 – Unattended Software Repository Install Scriptview story

http://www.suseblog.com – Software Repositories are part of the magic that gives you access to untold amounts of open source software. In a single command, you can install a whole myriad of applications. For OpenSUSE 11.3, I have put together a simple bash script that will set up a bunch of great repositories. Each one is entered, set to autorefresh, and then refreshed immediately. (Distributions)

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Error and Solution: Mounting Issues in XFCE4view story

http://www.suseblog.com – When I attempt to mount a drive that appears on the xfce4 desktop, I get this funky (and yet annoying) error: “org.freedesktop.hal.storage.mount-removable no (Distributions)

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Apple Mac OS Theme For Ubuntu, Fedora, SUSE view story

http://digitizor.com – Apple's computers (iMac, Macbook) are famous for their looks and finishing. Much of the looks on Apple's systems is a result of the awesome default theme that comes with Apple's Macintosh OS (Mac OS X). The theme has very beautiful graphics and elegant fonts. In this article we will tell you how to get the Apple Mac OS X look on your Ubuntu, Fedora or SUSE Linux systems. (HowTos)

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Gnome installationview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I recently installed Osuse 11.3..... yes i'm newbie to linux!!! During installation i selected kde as default but now i want to use gnome also, so when i tried the help available in net... suse is downloading gnome from internet. how to install gnome from installation cd? please help me... Thank You. (Distributions)

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Mountpoint external usb-drive differs in KDE from LXDEview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi there, Perhaps somebody knows this one: When I mount my external usb-drive within KDE it's mounted on /media/disk. When I mount my external usb-drive (yes, the same one) within LXDE it's mounted on /media/72F580136411D534. Not a great deal, but when I use DirSyncPro to backup some stuff I have to make adjustments to my saved settings, e.g. (Distributions)

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Dual boot error afterview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi every body, I have a Toshiba A500 laptop and Windows 7 installed on it, I just downloaded openSUSE 11.3 and installed it, the installation went ok, openSUSE started very well but when I choose Window 7 from the GRUB boot menu the following error appears : BOOTMBR is missing Press Alt+Ctrl+Del to restart I don't know what is wrong with it. Note : I used the partitioning plan provided by openS (Distributions)

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Are KDE apps compatible with XFCE or Icewm?view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I gave it 6 months, "Plasma" is still as disappointing as it was on day 1 :-( , even more so on SuSE 11.3, but I love the KDE apps. (Distributions)