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The wonders of Debian

Posted 02-12-2006 at 08:33 AM by ALInux

Since Ive got my new job........I have been in this permanent dilemna of determining the position of the config files in debian ...they are almost all in dirs different from my FC distro......but since debian was doing such a stable and wonderfull job...and apt-get rocks......I switched to debian sarge....Awesome Things this debian...
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ATI, X11 and kernel screw up

Posted 02-11-2006 at 10:48 PM by carboncopy

Had my linux machine X11 server screwed up.

What when wrong was, I had compiled a new kernel 2.6.15.1 but never "install" it. /usr/src/linux was pointing to 2.6.15.1 while I was booting 2.6.15.

Those were ok until X11 was upgraded to version 6.9.0 (Slackware-current), which normally requires a reinstallation of ati drivers. After downloading the latest ati driver and install it, X11 still works but only for about half a day and it will crash the computer....
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VPN on Linux

Posted 02-11-2006 at 10:42 PM by carboncopy

I still can't get VPN on Linux to connect.

I have ppp_mppe module together with the rest of ppp kernel modules (2.6.15.4). Have pptp client installed. But ppptpconfig is missing. Will have to dig around more.
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VPN on Mac

Posted 02-11-2006 at 10:40 PM by carboncopy

VPN on Mac works now.

The VPN server is M$ PPTP server. Which requires the setting of encryption to 128 bit only. Other settings won't work.

Mac OS X routing table is an issue after connection to VPN. To do a quick and dirty trick. Get digitunnel, install it and connect using digitunnel. After that remove digitunnel and your routing table will automagically change whenever you connect or disconnect your VPN connection in Mac.

http://salinankarbon.com
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Learning to work in the shell

Posted 02-09-2006 at 11:04 PM by LeetChris

Well after searching on google for about 15 mins I found a great site {linuxcommand.org} for newbies to learn about the shell commands and what they do an how to use them.I haven't read this much since back in high school but Im learning alot quick i'm surprized how easy this is if you just sit down and actually read,Dont get me wrong it's how not like you can pick it up in one day but its laid out great especially for newbies like me. Well its back to more reading just thought I would take a break...
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