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Posted 07-06-2012 at 04:08 PM by drask

I'm still playing with my nanonote. I still have not successfully managed to get Debian installed on it, but I did manage to install jLime, which is supposed to provide the best initial user experience, but I found it frustrating and went back to the default OpenWRT operating system. jLime kept complaining that the filesystem had not been unmounted cleanly and running e2fsck every time I tried to start it up, which I could fix but didn't feel like I should have to. The command line was also more...
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Find and Prune

Posted 07-06-2012 at 01:05 PM by drask
Updated 07-06-2012 at 04:13 PM by drask

Okay, I've been frustrated with the prune option of the find command for a long time. I have a folder in my home directory called "mount" where I have directories onto which I mount the foreign filesystems I work with on a regular basis. I often know that there is a file containing a word or phrase that I need to find, and it is somewhere in my home directory. I've been trying to use prune to skip searching that particular folder, especially when grepping for something inside a file. For...
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Ante up

Posted 07-04-2012 at 03:47 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 07-04-2012 at 04:05 PM by rocket357

I used to work for a software/hosting company that half-a$$ed every expenditure they could. They put in a residential cooling unit in one of their datacenters because it was considerably cheaper than the industrial units, they ran all traffic over a single, flat network rather than spend the cash to build proper service/backup networks, they purchased Dell switches instead of Cisco switches, no bonding/teaming on production connections, etc...

During that time, I designed what I...
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Fedora 17 LiveCD-Creator Thumbdrive Step-by-step

Posted 07-04-2012 at 01:16 PM by macemoneta
Updated 07-04-2012 at 01:35 PM by macemoneta

Fedora 17 LiveCD-Creator Thumbdrive Step-by-step

Author: Mace Moneta

This process creates a custom bootable thumbdrive with the latest available Fedora 17 software. In addition, common repositories are preconfigured, and the list of software packages on the currently running system is used as the basis for the thumbdrive image.

As root, perform the following:

Start by cleaning up problems on the system, reported by:

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RTL8168B/8111D issue: unable to enable lan card in RHEL5

Posted 07-04-2012 at 04:20 AM by deepakchandel81


i have install RHEL5 on a pc on which a lan card of RTL8168B/8111D series is present.
After installation when i am configuring my network i am not able to enable my lan card. It shows an error that it seems no such type of lan card.
Please tell me the solution of this problem.


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