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Posted 08-30-2006 at 06:35 AM by Nishant Desai

Hey Buddys,

There is one sentence "There is always first time", and that is what the newbies are, they have either just started or they are starting to, but hay buddy dont be afraid of starting cos "There is always first time", and whenever you feel the problem, ask the question at the appropriate place and you will get the answer, and specifically, i am not talking about the Linux only, but anywhere, at anytime dont afraid to start, keep watching your goal....
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Back to LQ and will use slackware again!

Posted 08-30-2006 at 03:13 AM by ID_SONIC

I have not used slackwaer from 2 years ago. In the two years, I used Ubuntulinux for work and home. But I will use SLackware 11 for work soon, so, I back LQ ! Hello, every one!
LQ Newbie
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Posted 08-29-2006 at 12:00 PM by baikonur

this is a nice-to-know.

quote from the urandom man page:
The character special files /dev/random and /dev/urandom (present since
Linux 1.3.30) provide an interface to the kernel's random number gener-
ator. File /dev/random has major device number 1 and minor device num-
ber 8. File /dev/urandom has major device number 1 and minor device
number 9.

The random number generator gathers...
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Opensource Bandwidth,Network and Servers Monitoring tools with Tutorials

Posted 08-23-2006 at 03:47 AM by sridhar11

This is very good tutorials for bandwidth monitoring,network monitoring and servers monitoring tools with clear step by step installation guides this includes Nagios,MRTG,RTG,Netmrg,Darkstat,monit,munin,mon,oreon,Saidar ,Cacti,Bigsister,ibmonitor,zabbix.This resouce is Very useful for Users and Administrators to monitor their networks,bandwidth and servers.

<a href="">Read Full article here</a>
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IPCop shutdown with power button

Posted 08-22-2006 at 10:23 AM by trainpic

I recently installed ipcop on an older Gateway desktop to firewall our new broadband connection. This computer has no keyboard, monitor or mouse. So, without logging remotely, how do you implement a clean shutdown??

I found a clever hack on a german IPCop forum. (Hooray for Google Translate).

Add the following lines to /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
if grep -q "^button" /etc/modules; then
  head -1 /etc/acpi/event | grep
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