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I now have XOSL as my boot manager.

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:38 AM by leobing

I have installed XOSL as a boot manager and it is very good. I made a 1gig partition of ext3 Linux and installed XOSL there. Using it I don't have to go into any of my linux partitions to change the boot managers characteristics. It has an option on boot up to edit it.
I have been running Mepis 8 lately. It is much better at running things out of the box than the Ubuntus. It uses Debian. I have a 22" wide lcd monitor and the Ubuntus are unable to run 1600x1000 or so and that bugs me....
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Setting the Linux Hostname

Posted 03-02-2009 at 09:49 AM by farslayer
Updated 05-27-2009 at 04:12 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 07:47 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 02:15 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 02:14 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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