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my Linux blog

Posted 03-19-2009 at 12:09 PM by sarin
Tags blog, blogger, linux

This post is just to let you guys know that I am currently maintaining a Linux blog at
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raid device problem

Posted 03-18-2009 at 01:01 AM by bharatlalgupta

Originally Posted by chrism01 View Post
Have read this :
Also, its not clear whether you are trying to extend md0 or add a new raid device, in which case it should be md1, not md0.

hello sir
i'm taking about extend raid md device such as md0 md1 md2
after installation.
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I learned how to share printers with cups

Posted 03-17-2009 at 09:39 PM by xri
Tags cups, nfs, printer, share

Once I started learning NFS, I initially assumed that it is a Unix only version of Samba. I thought that it would obviously include sharing printers too. However, I was wrong. While Samba allows you to share printers, NFS can't. However, there is a simpler method. CUPS allows you to share printers with all your the Linux computers on your network, through a web interface. It is extremely simple and works right out of the box.
I just used my web browser pointed at http://localhost:631 on the...
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Very Bad Thing Make Compy Go Boom

Posted 03-17-2009 at 12:53 PM by chexmix
Updated 03-25-2009 at 01:03 PM by chexmix (added to proper category)

Last week I got very excited at the big update to Slackware-current. For one thing, KDE4 hadn't worked for me at all when it was in -testing ... BUT the partition I had Slack installed on was nearly out of space. So I fired up the GParted LiveCD ...

... and did something Very Bad (and also Very Very Stupid, considering I'd done it before and really should have known better): by deleting a small waste partition and attempting to shove things around so that Slackware would have more...
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The much maligned CLI.

Posted 03-17-2009 at 10:33 AM by rich_c

I'm sure we've all seen comments in 'Is Linux ready for the desktop' type articles complaining about the command line... Of course, in reality, most current distros don't require users to go anywhere near the command line for pretty much any reason.

However... It deserves better than the comments that imply that if you have to use the command line then Linux is doomed. It is an extremely useful and powerful tool! If you want to go beyond the everyday tasks of most users, or even...
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