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Auto upgrade & Administrative password changing

Posted 01-06-2012 at 05:52 PM by bobacker

I got two new question. 1. I have this problem when I use a Ubuntu, also now with my new Kubuntu.
It tell me I have 6 security update are available and also 20 software upgrade are available, to down on bottom of my task bar. (automatic upgrade system) Went I try to upgrade all these program I get a pop up box saying Another application seems to be using the package system at this time. You must close all other package managers, before you will be able to install or remove any packages....
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Finally getting into it ...

Posted 01-06-2012 at 09:32 AM by sabresong

I've been using Linux for about seven years now, somehow without ever really knowing what I was doing. I use Linux because I like to tinker with my operating system. I can install and remove software from the command line, edit configuration files, change file permissions, create aliases, that sort of thing. And I understand the general theory behind networking, enough to troubleshoot basic connectivity problems on my own. But I never really got much further than that. I bought a couple books and...
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Fun with the find command

Posted 01-05-2012 at 10:37 AM by loadedmind
Updated 09-26-2012 at 04:18 PM by loadedmind

Over the years, I've found some pretty useful find recipes to get the job done in a quick hurry. I thought I'd provide examples of what I needed done and how find helped me do that. I'm sure a quick google search will get you similar findings and more, but perhaps my particular examples will assist should you find yourself in a similar predicament.

**Disclaimer** Before I provide some examples, it's worth mentioning that you should always test this within an environment you...
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Bee

Posted 01-04-2012 at 09:09 PM by TeddyB34R
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How exactly do you use the command bee in xterm?
Please explain in simple terms as i am a beginner...
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What more with .Xdefaults

Posted 01-04-2012 at 05:50 PM by TeddyB34R

Well, using X11 i know you can optimize the color of the background, foreground, color of the cursor, pointer color, using your .Xdefualts

Is there anything else anybody is changing in their terminal that would be cool and useful?
For example, how do you change your font type?
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