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disable auto login on the aspire one

Posted 02-05-2009 at 06:05 AM by theacerguy

How to disable auto-login:

WARNING: take extreme caution doing this or you will have a non-functioning netbook when rebooted. Be sure to read all instructions completely before making any changes and double check your work . You will need to remember the password you used when first turning on the Aspire One- good luck!

Edit the file /etc/rc.d/rc.S

Find and comment out the line

/usr/bin/xinit -- -br>/dev/null 2>&1 &
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kde on the aspire one

Posted 02-05-2009 at 06:02 AM by theacerguy

hi all,
this is how to install kde on the aspire one
first quit kpowersave then uninstall it and uninstall kolourpaint
then its as simple as clicking kde in the package manager and installing it!!!
disable auto login is next for making this tutorial work
still trying gnome...
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problems with installing some scientific packages on linux

Posted 02-05-2009 at 05:57 AM by minaesm

hi every one and tnx for your really useful helps
i have a problem with a scientific package , it plots some structures that it read from a "(file).dat" file ,and it has some examples in itself to become familier with it. when i want to change the parameters i just got the message : " key is off " and i got axactly the same plot that is in it and nothing changes , i think that it should be some thing very simple but i do not know how to solve it to get diffreent plots...
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linux4one wifi

Posted 02-03-2009 at 10:05 PM by kip500

I have just installed linux4one. I like the program but after installing I find I have no wifi on the acer one 15

anyone know what I can do to get the WiFi back?

Do I install another driver and if so what driver?
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Remote management of Linux systems via Python and ssh (Part 2)

Posted 02-03-2009 at 09:44 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 10-27-2009 at 07:50 PM by rocket357 (modified code)

My last blogpost on Python/SSH seemed to be popular, so here I am again with a more in-depth look at what can be accomplished with this pairing.

To recap, I manage 300 databases, some M$ SQL Server, some PostgreSQL. There are a ton of Apache/Linux machines on our network and quite a few "traffic cops" based on Linux and BSD (as well as a few Cisco machines) for routing external traffic to internal machines. Pretty standard stuff. The IT department has a director, a network...
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