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Easier file renaming with renameutils

Posted 12-08-2008 at 03:50 PM by sridhar11

Ever been faced with a collection of files that need renaming and nearly gone mad from trying to do it manually?
Lots of typing mv, or lots of right click -> rename. Enter qmv, part of renameutils.

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why my wife should let me spend our rent money on an unlocked G1

Posted 12-08-2008 at 01:06 PM by jkzfixme
Updated 12-22-2008 at 10:39 AM by jkzfixme

SIM / hardware-unlocked Android Dev Phone 1 has surfaced for $399 click here for details! Yeah that's right open source Linux based awesome. I want one and BAD , I was even momentarily contemplating switching to T-mobile as they upped the rates on my contract and i could get out with no ETF. However it turns out that T-moblie sucks in my area, or if you believe the posts in general. So its perfect, unlocked phone that works on my network ! Only one small issue , THE WIFE ! She's all like blah blah...
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Fedora 8 automatic updares stopped

Posted 12-08-2008 at 05:35 AM by Old Man

I receive the following message: A security policy in place prevents this sender from sending this message to this recipient, see message bus configuration file (rejected message had interface "org.freedesktop.PackageKit.Transaction" member "GetUpdates" error name "(unset)" destination "org.freedesktop.PackageKit")

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Cherokee Unicode in Linux

Posted 12-07-2008 at 01:37 PM by Mol_Bolom
Updated 01-11-2009 at 08:25 PM by Mol_Bolom (New Information.)

On Zenwalk just copy the contents to a file either named cherokee, che, or whatever you want the file named. I have it named usche because I had edited the us symbol file to make it.

Then save the file under /etc/X11/xkb/symbols

On other linux distro's the xkb directory might be somewhere else.

Code:
default
partial alphanumeric_keys modifier_keys 
xkb_symbols "basic" {

    name[Group1]= "Cherokee";
...
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The KDE mediamanager is not running

Posted 12-06-2008 at 01:53 PM by xri
Updated 12-06-2008 at 06:31 PM by xri (Looking to assign a category.)

While using KDE 3.5.9 on Slack 12.1, I installed a couple of programs that I always use; very common stuff.

I don't know if that was the cause, but at some point, when I plugged in my flashdrive, I did not see it popping up on my desktop.

I looked for it on the file manager and when clicking on Storage Media, I got this message:
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The KDE mediamanager is not running
groups xri -> users disk audio cdrom slocate plugdev
pstree -> both...
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