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rpmbuild source rpm's can be difficult at first.

Posted 04-24-2006 at 02:18 AM by qizzer

Building rpms from src is really fairly easy. The difficult part is getting set up to make them.
A good howto tutorial for Mandriva is at; (note: the ugly box on the left has a stick pin on it. Be sure to stick it to the top of the page before reading.)
The first rpm may be quite difficult. You are bound to run into dependency problems. MesaGL, TK, tcl etc. etc. etc. These dependencies will become fewer and fewer with each src.rpm...
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Up To Beta

Posted 04-22-2006 at 05:42 PM by Freemor

We are officially up to Dapper Beta. Woohoo The problem mentioned previously with /proc/bus/usb seems to have been fixed up (yeah usbview works again) so that should make life with a USB based palm nicer. Gpilotd seems to be having some issues with the backup conduit (can't instatinate) so hopefully that will be fixed up in the not too distant future.

The updates have been flying in last week or so leading up to the Beta release. I can definitely say that the whole Ubuntu team have...
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The horror of all horrors, lets enable remote dial-in and Horde...

Posted 04-22-2006 at 08:06 AM by ALInux
Updated 03-29-2014 at 04:51 PM by ALInux

If trying remote dial-in is not enough..I will also have to enable Horde...on my debian box..wish me luck and a good linmodem...Well I will keep you folks updated about the progress

If you want to contact me you can do so on my blog The VPN Guru -
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Linux Exploration (the learning never ends)

Posted 04-20-2006 at 07:47 PM by sixerjman

I started working with Linux about 3 years ago when I installed Debian Potato on an eMachine 433Mh box with a 4 gig hard drive. It has been a fantastic learning experience for everything from Bash scripting to compiling the kernel and best of all, installing and configuring software packages.

Sometimes things don't work the way they are documented so I have to figure out what's happening, and I often download the source to try and better understand the
what the software...
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single user mode

Posted 04-19-2006 at 11:10 AM by rohit_ait

what is single user mode..and how it helps in recovering my root password?
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