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Installation of windows, linux

Posted 12-02-2006 at 12:14 AM by ruhler

My hard drive a few weeks ago started making this awful grinding noise. Its replacement showed up in the mail the other day, so I went about installing windows and linux.

The Windows installation was from the restore cd that came with my dell, which is two and a half years old now. The installation took (just windows and updates, no apps):

2 hours
6 reboots
83 windows updates
3 message boxes telling me to go to some website because otherwise...
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Importing Evolution contacts into Kontact/KMail

Posted 12-01-2006 at 10:12 PM by Caysho

Now that Novell has signed it's deal with the devil, I'm moving from OpenSuSE 10 to Kubuntu 6.06 (I think I'm actually using 6.06.10).
I have been using Evolution since I started using linux a few years back (Mandrake 9.0), and now I want to get rid of it.

So I convert to KMail. It has mail import engines for a lot of mail clients, so I pull it all in, and it preserves my folder structure. As yet, I haven't found a method, convenient or otherwise, to get my mail filters from...
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Secure Path load balance on Solaris

Posted 12-01-2006 at 12:57 PM by gparker

Last I heard (about 2 years ago), load balance wasn't supported on Solaris. Looks like it is now in 3.0D. Actually, I went through the release notes for B,C,D and I never saw it mentioned as new feature. Chris said he remembers seeing it in a doc somewhere.

perp:/root# spmgr display | more
Server: doterp04 Report Created: Fri, Dec 01 10:56:36 2006
Command: spmgr display
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JBoss Web

Posted 12-01-2006 at 09:27 AM by gparker

I've been tasked with install JBOSS web to evaluate it as a possible replacement for IIS as our "presentation layer". JBoss web is distributed as a standalone webserver running on top of the JBoss 4 microkernel. JBOSS web is not pure java, it contains native code, compiled, and optimized for each OS. The install is simply to unzip it, set my JAVA_HOME, and run "" from the bin directory. Errors may appear in the server.log.

It may be necessary to set my...
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Nice place to hang out

Posted 12-01-2006 at 03:36 AM by Wolf Larsen

huwa...I have a blog on LQ..didnt know dat..sounds cool..lets c what i can add up to this esteemed place..
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