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You are yet to get it all

Posted 08-20-2012 at 08:44 AM by leosubhadeep

There was a period of around 12 years, I used Windows-based system, even a HTC handheld with Windows installed. I thought, and perhaps think even now, that Microsoft treats you as a teenager and act like a 'big bro' which is good when your primary business is not with devices. Linux, on the other hand, gives you more credit than Windows do. The main reason of my being with Windows platform was I focused on productivity, keeping aside my self customized environment.

Nowadays I work
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/dev/dsp permissions

Posted 03-30-2009 at 01:54 PM by shannonbay

Fixed sound for my regular users (sound worked fine for root in KDE). Was a simple matter of adding user to group audio, which I did through KUser.
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Fixed disappearing eth0... maybe?

Posted 03-30-2009 at 03:43 PM by shannonbay

I added the following lines to /etc/rc.d/rc.modules:
Code:
alias eth0 tg3
modprobe tg3
Will see whether that works - eth0 has stayed put through two reboots.

Not much success with the graphics adapter yet. Got it from here:
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjE0Ng
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Things you can do using Linux, but impossible on Windows

Posted 04-23-2009 at 03:07 PM by Murdock1979
Updated 04-23-2009 at 03:48 PM by Murdock1979

Here is a compiled list from a LinuxQuestion posting (will be update accordingly):

6. Surf the internet, download files, pick up email without fear of the computer becoming infected with viruses, malware, etc. Linux - yes. Windows - it is possible to run as limited user which can limit malmare, but from my experience, it is difficult to use a Windows system as a limited user, and most people probably don't.

5. Ressurect old computer and use it as firewall, server, etc....
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bash shell script to manage pid file creation/deletion

Posted 11-03-2009 at 05:02 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

Heres a post for how to make sure your shell script is only running a single instance.

http://kirk.webfinish.com/2009/10/ba...ationdeletion/
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