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Old 07-13-2005, 10:17 AM   #1
KramarDanIkabu
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Need lots of help


I have an assignment for a class I'm taking where we installed Fedora Core 4 and now have to do some work on the command line, anyway, what we have to are thse things:[list=1][*]List all files in the root directory (done)[*]Show the file sizes (done)[*]Copy both a file and a folder to a new location (done)[*]Make a new file (done)[*]Make a new folder (done)[*]Move a file and a folder to a new location (done)[*]Change the permissions of the file you created (done)[*]Edit the file you created (done)[*]Start the graphical user interface (GUI)[*]Stop the GUI[*]In the GUI, create multiple desktops[*]Make two new accounts, one for an administrator, one for a regular user[*]Define and set the network connection settings[*]Move a file or folder between your machine and another[*]Print the history of your completed tasks[/list=1]

I've gotten the first eight done easily, and I'm pretty sure I'll be able to find everything past ten, but I can't seem to find the answers to nine or ten. If anyone has any advice, I would really appreciate it.
 
Old 07-13-2005, 10:34 AM   #2
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You use the command "startx" (without the quotes) for no. 9. For 10, I'm not sure.
 
Old 07-13-2005, 10:35 AM   #3
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So you're asking us to do your homework for you.

Nice.
 
Old 07-13-2005, 10:37 AM   #4
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I'm asking you to point me in the right direction, oh kind spirit



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Old 07-13-2005, 10:42 AM   #5
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to stop the gui you can either simply user the logout function provided by the desktop exvironment you are using, or a very unclean way is:
hit ctrl+alt+f1 and hit ctrl+c
but i dont think anyboy will be impressed with the last solution :-)
 
Old 07-13-2005, 11:54 AM   #6
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To stop the gui (runlevel 5) there are various ways since you boot to a console (runlevel 3)

1. use logout from the menu
2. ctrl-alt-backspace
3. open a console, init 3, or maybe telinit 3
 
Old 07-13-2005, 11:58 AM   #7
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Not only is your teacher helping you to learn things about linux, the real lesson that he/she is teaching you is research.
 
Old 07-13-2005, 01:31 PM   #8
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an LQ is a great place for research :-P
 
Old 07-13-2005, 01:39 PM   #9
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