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Posted 11-03-2011 at 12:09 AM by etech3

Well I have been adding to my list of Debian sites. I had started with a list of Linux sites for newbies , but I had to break the Debian stuff out as it was getting long by itself.

If you have a site that you want to add, send a comment and I will see about adding to the list.

Here you go:

Debian Org

Debian Documentation

The Debian GNU/Linux...
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How to install Adobe Flash Player for Red Hat Linux

Posted 11-02-2011 at 08:31 PM by skinutter

Being a Linux newbym, seems to take me 3 times as long to install stuff on Linux than it did on Windows --arghhh.
I needed to install a new version of Flash Player today as one of my work applications needed version flash-plugin- or higher.
I went to the Adobe site and downloaded the package, but could not find instructions how to do that.
Using my limited knowledge and some info from forums, I downloaded it in the Flash Player folder and tryed...
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HOWTO: Change umask, permissions, ownership etc. of a folder using bindfs

Posted 11-01-2011 at 05:43 PM by kribor

I find myself coming back to a situation where I want to be able to control who files should be created as (user or group) and which permissions the files should have in a specific folder.

For example I have a linux server with a shared music directory for people in the household that is shared using samba and depending on whether how clients connect the files/folders they create get a bunch of different permissions, groups etc.. Getting tired of configuring of trying to configure...
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More weather getting scripts.

Posted 11-01-2011 at 11:24 AM by peonuser

Same script two ways.

$ ./ Polk FL

National Weather Service
__________________________________________________ ________________

Polk , FL
Current Local Conditions at:
Gilbert Field
Lat: 28.05 N Lon: 81.75 W Elev: 144 ft
Last Update: 11/01/11, 08:53 AM EDT
Weather: Fair
Temperature: 63°F (17°C)
Humidity: 87 %
Wind Speed: N 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.14 in. (1020.5 mb)
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adding non-repository deb packages to apt

Posted 11-01-2011 at 06:48 AM by neonsignal

A local repository can be created for miscellaneous deb packages that are not part of a standard repository, so that they can be managed by apt-get.

Create a repository (it can be located anywhere):
mkdir /var/cache/apt/altdeb
Copy the relevant deb files to that place. Then generate a package index:
dpkg-scanpackages /var/cache/apt/altdeb /dev/null | gzip >/var/cache/apt/altdeb/Packages.gz
Add a line to...
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