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Lists, new users, and the thick of it all

Posted 07-07-2009 at 01:16 PM by gruven
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One thing that really bugs me, is all of the "top ten" lists on various news sites. How many "top ten" lists do we need for Linux?

I just saw one top ten list that was "The top ten Linux wallpapers" and it should have read "The top ten Gnome wallpapers that have been around since dirt". I realize new users are happy and proud about their new operating system, but we really don't care about what you think are the best wallpapers.
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Easy way to install Multimedia codecs, flash, java, mplayer

Posted 07-07-2009 at 12:06 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)

New Debian users tend to struggle tryng to get things like java and flash installed. here is a simple and easy way to get the things you want.

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Originally Posted by craigevil View Post
exoodles debian multimedia installer script

To install, do, as root: cd /usr/local/bin; wget -Nc ex.505.ru; chmod +x exoodles; exoodles
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Here are some popular multimedia packages for you to install.
You can install them one at a time.
When you are done, just hit the quit number and the...
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How to find internal ip for a site hosted on linux server. I have external ip of it.

Posted 07-07-2009 at 06:37 AM by rohit.dhaval1

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"Internal IP" is another term for a non-routable IP address. Non-routable means that a router will never forward packets to a computer or other device that has a non-routable IP address.

"External IP" is another term for a routable IP address. When people talk about internal and external IPs, they are usually talking about a NAT router. NAT stands for Network Address Translation, and the form of it that most people are familiar with is the form that allows multiple
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How to change the login screen on Fedora 11?

Posted 07-06-2009 at 01:59 PM by nandanm1

Hi All,

Could somebody help me in changing the login screen on Fedora 11?

Actually my requirement is to hide the user account in the login screen on fedora 11.
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"Netiquette" and ranting

Posted 07-06-2009 at 12:48 PM by gruven
Tags linux

Ok, really. LEARN TO SPELL before asking for help. If you cannot get your problem across to the people whom you want to help, then use google. Really, we cannot help you if you cannot ask.

This is what I am talking about:
OMGOMG!!!!!111!!! Halp Me NOW! I cannot Linus my screen IS BLACK! OMG My hard drive broke my WINDERZ! M$ IS trying to Make me go to teh linuz!Halp Nowz!

Now really, that is not real, but it resembles so many posts on different message boards...
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