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Configuring the Mandriva firewall

Posted 04-03-2007 at 11:26 PM by ernie

Mandriva includes a firewall. To configure it, open MCC (System > Configuration > Configure your computer in the menu system).

Select Security in the Category list (left).

Select Set up a personal firewall in order to protect the computer and the network in the main pane.

The first screen lists services you may want to make available to other computers under special circumstances (e.g.: it is used as a server; it will share files or print services...
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Bash Shell Keyboard Shortcuts For Linux Users

Posted 04-02-2007 at 09:29 AM by sridhar11

The default shell on most Linux operating systems is called Bash. There are a couple of important hotkeys that you should get familiar with if you plan to spend a lot of time at the command line. These shortcuts will save you a ton of time if you learn them.


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Hello world

Posted 04-01-2007 at 05:18 AM by omnio

Hello world 2.
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GRUB question

Posted 03-30-2007 at 09:36 AM by jdestruel

Before I ask my question, here is my setup:

1. I installed XP pro and I backed it up.
2. I installed Suse 10.2 with GRUB active i.e. when I boot, GRUB loads and I can select which OS I want.
2. My partition on which I had XP got corrupted and I had to re-format and reload from the backup.
3. when I reloaded from the backup, the MBR was the original one, without GRUB. So, now when I boot, it goes directly into XP. I don't see Linux anymore.

My question:...
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Using Local Copy Of Install Disks In Fedora Core 5

Posted 03-29-2007 at 06:33 PM by mortovski

FC5 doesn't read from the install disks by default, which is a *complete* pain if you're on dialup!

Here's how to get it working:

1) Create a local folder (let's call it Install).
2) Within that folder create a folder called RPMS.
2) Copy the contents of the RPMS folder on each CD to the RPMS folder. It will moan about overwriting a file called TRANS.TBL but don't worry about that.
3) Copy the comps.xml from the REPODATA folder on the first...
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