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Upgrade Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) to Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) Beta

Posted 03-30-2009 at 01:59 AM by sridhar11

Ubuntu 9.0 is the upcoming version of the Ubuntu operating system. The common name given to this release from the time of its early development was “Jaunty Jackalope”.This tutorial will explain how to upgrade ubuntu 8.10 to ubuntu 9.04 beta.

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Installing QMAIL+Toaster on CentOS 5.2

Posted 03-29-2009 at 04:50 PM by tonywhansn

I am a bit overwhelmed by the installation instructions at

Also these instructions are written to install both CentOS and Qmail Toaster. But I already have a CentOS Dedicated Server at an ISP and have installed XAMPP with Apache, MySQL, etc. Does anyone know where there is a guide to add Qmail Toaster to this configuration?

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Problem with lilo.conf at Slackware 12.2

Posted 03-29-2009 at 03:21 PM by mfduqued

I try to make lilo.conf, as a table that it has two columns and one row, but lilo but lilo says:
Fatal: bmp-table: value out of range [2,11]
Why?, Can I can do this table?
My lilo.conf file is:
# LILO configuration file
# generated by 'liloconfig'
# Start LILO global section
# Append any additional kernel parameters:
append=" vt.default_utf8=0"
boot = /dev/sda

# Boot BMP Image.
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Dell PC slackware 12.0 installation and networking

Posted 03-29-2009 at 04:14 AM by shannonbay
Updated 03-29-2009 at 04:19 AM by shannonbay

Just bought a second hand Dell for my studies. My PC did come with a Win XP installation but since I didn't have internet access I couldn't figure out how to partition my hard drive for the slack install without overwriting XP (which was fine).

Installing slackware was easy - I just let it install everything (4.5+ GB) which was fine since I have 40GB to fill up, and I'm not that much of a prolific coder.

Learned that it's a dual core processor (two tux's). I actually...
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Sudo And It's Intended Purpose

Posted 03-29-2009 at 03:47 AM by JulianTosh
Updated 03-29-2009 at 03:48 AM by JulianTosh

Sudo And It's Intended Purpose

I've seen many threads on LQ regarding the use of 'sudo' and each time I'm shocked at how often this utility is misunderstood.

Here I will will try and convey my interpretation of its intended proper use and describe alternate methods of accomplishing the same tasks more securely or in a best use context.

'sudo' is a utility that grants authority to run very specific commands as root from a non-root account, or specifically,...
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