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HAL-PC Board of Directors Election, 2011

Posted 04-28-2011 at 03:21 PM by archtoad6

As it was 2 years ago, I am running for re-election. I am in the midst of writing my candidate's statement, which is due today. I realized that I may have more to say during the campaign "season", so I am reserving this spot for additional information.
-- Rick Archibald
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openSUSE for real!

Posted 04-28-2011 at 02:59 PM by rich_c

Further to my post about playing with openSUSE in Virtualbox, I've finally got a new HDD and installed properly on my test machine. (Compaq iPaq desktop 1GHz, 512mb RAM with a 120 GB HDD) I hit a couple of strange ones during install, like my swap partition wasn't automatically added to fstab and there's no provision to choose a host name but apart from that it was an easy install. My 11.3 LXDE system boots damn quick and runs pretty smooth too. I'm looking forward to upgrading to 11.4 and then...
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Automatically Backup using rsync & crontab.

Posted 04-28-2011 at 05:53 AM by kashifazizawan (Kashif Aziz Awan)

Automatically Backup using rsync & crontab.

By: Kashif Aziz Awan

kashif_khb@yahoo.com
www.kashifaziz.co.cc
November 13, 2009



Purpose:

It is used for backup from one computer to other computer automatically/scheduled.


This document has three parts:

1- Password less Authentication with ssh

2- rsync configuration

3-crontab configuration
...
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Install & Update packages (Solaris-9) How to

Posted 04-28-2011 at 05:50 AM by kashifazizawan (Kashif Aziz Awan)

OS: SunOS
Distribution: Solaris-9
System: X86
Date: January 23, 2011
Author: Kashif Aziz Awan
kashif_khb@yahoo.com
Version: 5.9 Generic


download package to
/var/spool/pkg
and run the commands

$cd /var/spool/pkg
$pkgadd package_name-pkg
Package will be installed.
Package installation through pkg-get:
The Solaris pkg-get utility simplifies retrieval and installation of Solaris...
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Update patches (Solaris-9) How to

Posted 04-28-2011 at 05:49 AM by kashifazizawan (Kashif Aziz Awan)

OS: SunOS
Distribution: Solaris-9
System: X86
Date: January 20, 2011
Author: Kashif Aziz Awan
kashif_khb@yahoo.com
Version: 5.9 Generic

Introduction:
Patches are traditionally associated with bug fixes to known problems, such
as software functionality, performance, reliability, data integrity, or security.
Sometimes patches contain new features or enhancements to a particular
software release. Software...
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