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I am currently reading/doing LPIC-1/CompTIA Linux+ Certificalation All-in-One Exam Guide by Robb H. Tracy (McGraw-Hill, 2012).

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openSUSE screen blanking!!!

Posted 09-11-2013 at 01:47 PM by nobahn (Learning Linux on OpenSUSE 12.3 (and seeking help!))
Updated 09-11-2013 at 02:03 PM by nobahn

So, OK: I'm sitting at my computer reading my textbook. When I look up, I'll occasionally see a rectangle being briefly shown with a percentage; if I move the mouse, then the rectangle will reappear and the percentage will go to 100%. If the rectangle shows up with 0%, then the screen will blank and I have to reboot.

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Ch.2: Working with the Linux Shell -- Managing Shell Configuration Files

Posted 09-07-2013 at 10:12 PM by nobahn (Learning Linux on OpenSUSE 12.3 (and seeking help!))

So, OK: The below text comes from LinuxMint 15; but the problem's the same. I'm trying to look at /.profile with $ vi /.profile but what I get is a new file with that name. WTF?!

~ $ ls -a
. Documents .icons .sane
.. Downloads .linuxmint Templates
.adobe .gconf .local .themes
.bash_history .gimp-2.8 .macromedia .thumbnails
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