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Sound notification when email is recieved (gnome - evolution)

Posted 06-11-2009 at 07:18 AM by radiodee1
Updated 06-20-2009 at 05:44 AM by radiodee1

This is a duplication of some of the posts I made to the debian forum on LinuxQuestions, as well as some new material. What follows immediately is the first post to the thread. After that I skip around the thread a little. I've purposely only duplicated my own posts here, though some of the others were interesting. To read the original thread go to this link:
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PR disaster alert: Asus attacks on Linux

Posted 06-11-2009 at 02:18 AM by erlik

So ASUS decided to part way with Linux, the operating system that made the brand famous, to join forces with Microsoft. And they decided to make it in a very public way by stating a nice 'better with Windows campaign'. Well, sorry to disappoint you ASUS, but this is turning into a Public relation disaster!

As the articles here and here as well as the discussion on the LinuxQuestions forum point out, leaving Linux is not only a bad move from a technical point of view but the way it...
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Send mail to root but it send to other email

Posted 06-10-2009 at 10:16 PM by smart_jija

Originally Posted by IW2B View Post

Try running the following:

sendmail -bv root
grep root /etc/mail/aliases

Both should just tell you where root emails go, it should be defined in the alias file. If the outputs does not match it could be that the alias file is not updated, run:


Check for a .forward file in roots home directory.

result of run follow you.

[root@frontal2 /]$...
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("DOS") RAM issue

Posted 06-10-2009 at 07:51 AM by jsantosh_d

while installing the REDhat linux in Dell's optiples GX1 model, i am getting the below given message.....

"SYSLINUX 1.52 2001-02-07 Copyright (C) 1994-2001 H. Peter Anvin
It appears your computer has less than 512K of low ("DOS") RAM. Linux
needs at least this amount to boot. If you get this message in error,
hold down the Ctrl key while booting, and I will take your word for it.
Boot failed"

if i press...
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'Just Enough' computing.

Posted 06-10-2009 at 07:42 AM by rich_c

I've been wanting to put together a smallish, inexpensive system that runs well enough to be usable for some light home user type stuff and to let me have a system I can mess with without fear of breaking the main family machine. Well, I put together a few bits and pieces and I think I've got a system that provides plenty of bang for the bucks I spent on it! I suppose it fits into the same sort of category as modern Nettop machines. Here's some more about it:
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