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What are packages?

Posted 02-07-2009 at 01:12 PM by QueenZ

Each distro is a custom version of linux. In fact a distro is a linux kernel plus a lot of other linux programs. The installer may check for pre-req's ( or may not ). Each distro tests to a greater, or lesser degree compatibility. If you look into the code, you will find various releases of every component that exists. So the distro people have to decide what release of each piece of the package will work with the application that is to be installed. They bundle the pieces into a...
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i have configured squid proxy with NCSA Auth and is running fine.

Posted 02-07-2009 at 03:30 AM by aloknet21

Originally Posted by TB0ne View Post
Have you set squid up to allow FTP? And if you can't get out via ICMP, VNC, or other protocols, what firewall(s) do you have in place? If you block the protocols/ports, it won't work...
Thanks for reply. i am trying without firewall on the netwrok.
just i have a switch through Server and Client is connected.
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MinMenu 0.7.0 Released

Posted 02-06-2009 at 08:18 PM by CoderMan

I have been working on an open-source project for several months now, a Linux console application written in C. I'm planning to use my blog here to announce minor-revision updates (0.x.0). I want to expose my application more to the outside world so I can start getting some user feedback and bug reports.

Information regarding the project, source code, screen shots, etc. are available on my website at
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nvidia-installer -A Solved

Posted 02-06-2009 at 06:36 PM by GlennsPref
Updated 09-20-2009 at 10:15 PM by GlennsPref (Change heading for lookups and searches)

Thank you Didier, nvidia-installer -A, shows the advanced options.

Originally Posted by GlennsPref View Post
Thank you Didier, that's it.

 -K, --kernel-module-only
      Install a kernel module only, and do not uninstall the existing driver.
This is intended to be used to install kernel modules for
additional kernels (in cases where you might boot between several 
different kernels).
To use this option, you must already have a
driver installed, and the version
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nvidia graphics, 2 kernels, 2 window managers is it possible?

Posted 02-06-2009 at 06:35 PM by GlennsPref

nvidia graphics, 2 kernels

Originally Posted by GlennsPref View Post
Hi, I have 2 kernels, one RT, the other is not.

The newer kernel (2.6.28.x.x mdv) is my main desktop, for normal every day tasks,

but the other, RT kernel (2.6.26.x.rt mdv), is specifically for Real-Time

monitoring of Audio when Recording sound (Multi-track) on my system.

I have more system info available if required, But

My main question is...

Can I have 3d graphics
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