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how do i open terminal

Posted 02-25-2010 at 02:50 PM by Rob1949Scott

trying to install IE. o/s linpus linux v1.0.13.E, but cannot get into terminal to enter commasnds. please give step by step insts.
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Debian Lenny + GUI = ?

Posted 02-24-2010 at 10:01 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags debian, gui, lfs

Yet another - to debian.
Few days ago I was trying to make a backup and write it on DVD. But failed to do so with:
1. nautilus (recently i used that, it was a simpliest way)
2. xfburn (i use xfce)
3. brasero.
All of them either hang or fall when I add too many files. Well, what the heck if I don't have any other choice? I need all of those files.
I was beginning to think about frontend to "genisoimage"... say, a GTK app, allowing to create an...
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collectNWData no longer requires to be executed as root

Posted 02-24-2010 at 02:36 PM by framp
Updated 02-24-2010 at 02:41 PM by framp

Starting with version a normal user can invoke the script. Without root access there is less problem check functionality and also less information collected for PD. But a lot of people feel uncomfortable when they have to invoke a script created by an unknown author as root.
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collectNWData supports most Linux distros

Posted 02-24-2010 at 02:34 PM by framp

Enabled collectNWData for other Linux distros based on RedHat, Debian, Arch and Slackware. Script tested on Arch, Debian, Knoppix, Kubuntu, Mint, Mandriva, CentOS, Fedora and Slackware
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An era drawing to a close.

Posted 02-24-2010 at 01:00 PM by rich_c

Well, today is seeing the system I cut my IT industry teeth on the best part of 2 decades ago finally fading away. My first IT job was looking after Stratus midrange systems in a financial company. The hardware got upgraded over the years to what ended up as a top of the range Stratus Continuum setup. I just started the end of day processing on it and the application guys have obviously cut great chunks out of the batch as it all but finished in a few minutes where it used to take all night....
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