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Setting the Linux Hostname

Posted 03-02-2009 at 08:49 AM by farslayer
Updated 05-27-2009 at 03:12 PM by farslayer
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Originally Copied from http://www.cpqlinux.com/hostname.html
The original site has been down the last several times I have checked, so I am reposting the info here in my blog..




Setting the Linux Host Name


Start at the top and complete ALL steps..

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Checking your Linux host name
First, see if your host name is set correclty using the following...
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using debian eech

Posted 03-02-2009 at 06:47 AM by Norman Cohen

I have just begun to use debian etch and am finding difficulty in adjosting the size of the picture.Any tips will be appreciated
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How to Create an adhoc host with Ubuntu

Posted 03-02-2009 at 01:15 AM by sridhar11

Have you ever needed to wirelessly network a Windows PC’s directly to a Ubuntu machine? In other words, you lack a router, switch, or other networking mechanism, each PC has a wireless device and you need to trade a file or play a network game? Read on.Ubuntu’s NetworkManager 0.7.0 contains the necessary features for creating an Ubuntu adhoc network host.

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Flip - Convert text file line endings between Unix and DOS formats

Posted 03-02-2009 at 01:14 AM by sridhar11

This program converts line endings of text files between MS-DOS and **IX formats. It detects binary files in a nearly foolproof way and leaves them alone unless you override this. It will also leave files alone that are already in the right format and preserves file timestamps.User interrupts are handled gracefully and no garbage or corrupted files left behind. ‘flip’ does not convert files to a different character set, and it can not handle Apple Macintosh line endings (CR only). For that (and...
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Logitech MarbleMouse in Debian

Posted 03-01-2009 at 11:37 PM by kmoffat

I have made this mouse scroll by using the ball and holding the small left button, in both Debian sid and Ubuntu 8.10. These procedures are entirely different! Ubuntu has an unconventional (or perhaps just more up-to-date) xorg configuration method.

ask me if interested.
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