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Purpose of “SysRq” button in our keyboard.

Posted 12-09-2010 at 02:19 PM by thasuresh

Hai friends,

When i started to use computer, From that day i had doubt with “PrtSc/SysRq” button. All of us knew the purpose of “PtrSc” button (i.e) “Print screen the current window “. But most of us don’t know the use of “SysRq” button. today i search in google about this, i got the answer. The small description os “Sysrq” button. ;-)

The main use of this button is,

Reboot machine when everything is hanging

<alt> + <print screen/sys...
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ubuntu 11.04

Posted 12-09-2010 at 02:03 PM by Steveo2685

hey everyone i updated my school computer to 11.04 for fun and it loads up just fine i can log in and do work, but I have lost my tool bars, it gives me an error with docky needing compositing and the busy symbol never goes away. instead of have a regular cursor I have a busy symbol all the time, it has been like this now for 2 days.
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LibreOffice back at RC1

Posted 12-09-2010 at 09:55 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

Haha... well that was exciting to see them create the document foundation and start a new port then immediately create a release candidate 1, then soon after create a RC2 that was some how worse than RC1, then drop the RC completely and go back to beta.

I assume this was because of the 'Go' open office portions they were adding among other things. Ya know... RCs are for bug fixes only, not feature additions.

Honestly, LibreOffice 3.3.0 should have been a direct copy...
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hi

Posted 12-09-2010 at 05:02 AM by capa_master

hello
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oldies but goodies.

Posted 12-07-2010 at 10:56 AM by peonuser
Updated 12-07-2010 at 01:21 PM by peonuser

Started a new contract job, so I have not had the time to tinker as I have wanted to. At least they feed us for free. The way to a developer's weak points.

Saw an article where someone had interfaced an old isa sound card to the parallel port. That had me thinking about using micro-controllers with the old isa stuff. Daydreamed of using a parallax propeller chip and several old sound cards to make one awesome computer controlled organ. Wish I had the engineering background to put...
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