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Ha ha! something else to drive me up the wall!

Posted 12-06-2008 at 12:08 PM by bigjohn

Since my last post on this....I spent quite a long time using sidux - which was excellent.

But I'm now back with Kubuntu, because the sidux lot, decided to use a different network configuration tool. Which I found out doesn't like my network card at all - there was a work round for it but it would only work with the live version of sidux, not the installed version.

And I only found that out as I managed to screw up when I got a new monitor and was trying to configure...
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Damn Small Linux 4.0 install on Compaq 1540DM

Posted 12-05-2008 at 08:45 PM by rokytnji

First off I had a wiped clean Hardrive for this install. Used this

Compaq 1540 DM, Pentium 1, 64 mb ram, 2 gig hardrive. No option to have cdrom boot first in bios .

1.I downloaded sbminst.exe (DOS executable)
cwsdpmi.exe (support file) and formatted a 1.4mb floppy and installed those 2 downloads to floppy. Used the 3.7 column Smart Boot Manager Download

2.1. Restart...
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Final touches on an Ubuntu 8.10 LAMP server Part II

Posted 12-05-2008 at 08:28 PM by jkzfixme
Updated 12-22-2008 at 11:39 AM by jkzfixme

The whole point of this tutorial is to help with usability, and on that subject one of the things i find slightly lacking in webmin is the mysql administration. Albeit use able its not all that refined. The fix I find for this is installing phpmyadmin . Its pretty useful for user administration and has a hell of a web interface. Its also really easy to install.

SSH in to the system , as at this point theres no use for a monitor since webmin can take care of just about anything you need...
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Update Packages on Fedora 8!

Posted 12-05-2008 at 10:38 AM by Henry777

Is there a single repository available, where one can download all the update packages, with their dependencies for Fedora 8 at once?
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If - how to use

Posted 12-05-2008 at 03:27 AM by kshfi (Jukka's script corner)
Updated 12-07-2008 at 10:57 AM by kshfi
Tags bash, ksh

Programmers - shell if is command.

if command exit code is 0
    do something 1
    do something 2
if  cp fromfile tofile
   echo "Works fine"
   echo "Error ???"
[ = test
You can write test or [

test "$a" = "$b"
echo $?

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