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want to send mail to other terminal users

Posted 03-27-2009 at 04:27 PM by am_it_wild

FOR SENDING MAIL TO PERSONS WORKING ON OTHER TERMINAL ON THE SAME MACHINE.

1.Go to the terminal and type
$who
this will give you the list of users who are working on some other terminal

2.install package mailx and mailutils
$sudo apt-get install mailx
$sudo apt-get install mailutils

3.type on the terminal.
suppose there is a user on the terminal tty2 called amit
$mail amit
press enter
you will...
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setting grub menu password

Posted 03-27-2009 at 04:13 PM by am_it_wild

How to set grub menu password so that no one can change your password through recovery mode option in an ubuntu.it is very important for security reasons. i am going to show you how it can be done.The steps are given below to set grub menu password in an ubuntu.

1.first gain the root privilages by typing
$sudo su
you will be asked for password give it

2.By default root doesn't have a password ,so first set the root password by going to the termina...
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not able to ping xp from ubuntu while xp pings ubuntu

Posted 03-20-2009 at 02:03 PM by am_it_wild

can anyone plz help me i have a two computer on my lan i am able to ping to ubuntu from xp but not able to ping the other way plz help, firewall is also turned offf in xp
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proxy server configuration

Posted 03-19-2009 at 05:09 PM by am_it_wild

many of us on a college campus or office network access the internet through a proxy server .how do you set the proxy server details in your shell environment?you can set the proxy for different protocolsas follows-
$ export http_proxy="http://192.168.0.1:3128";//http proxy
$export ftp_proxy="192.168.0.1:3128";//ftp proxy
you can add your proxy server ip sddress instead of 192.168.0.1 and your port numbers
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want to change your mac address

Posted 03-19-2009 at 04:50 PM by am_it_wild

1. you can obtain your original mac address by going to the terminal and type the
~ $ifconfig
output is:-
eth0 Link encap:EthernetHWaddr 00:1C:23:FB:37:22
now lets change the last part of the mac id forom 22 to 23
$ifconfig eth0 hw ether 00:1c:23:FB:37:23
now type again
$ifconfig
you will get
00:1c:23:FB:37:23
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