Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back > Blogs
User Name



for whom?

Posted 03-01-2012 at 11:39 AM by hplc

I've been trying out most of the linux distros and all of the BSD distros from the early years, and today it struck me. Linux and BSD aint "user friendly", they are "absolute"

Despite risking a flame war i cannot help but to compare linux / BSD against the oh so well known microsoft windows, i have no experience at all with Mac, so i leave them out of this blog.

My current experiment consist of a linux based firewall / router distro, behind that...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 457 Comments 0 hplc is offline

Show line numbers in VI - Ubuntu Linux/Mac OS X

Posted 03-01-2012 at 11:02 AM by reverend27

From within VI

:set number

To make this behaviour the default:

user@machine:~$ cd ~
user@machine:~$ touch .exrc
user@machiner:~$ vi .exrc

Add the following line to the file:
set number

user@machine:~$ . .exrc
user@machine:~$ vi someTextFile.txt

Basically, if the file .exrc does not exist in your home directory create it.
Open .exrc for editing.
Add the line (w/o quotes)...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 2393 Comments 0 reverend27 is offline

InMotion Hosting Employment Blog Page

Posted 03-01-2012 at 10:33 AM by imhstaff

About Us:

InMotion Hosting, Inc is an industry leader specializing in Web Hosting and Website Design. InMotion Hosting was established in 2001 and has offices located in Los Angeles, CA and Virginia Beach, VA. Currently we are in growth mode and looking for phenomenal associates to join our team. InMotion Hosting values a strong work ethic, dedication to quality customer service for both internal and external customers. We are an equal opportunity employer.

We provide...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 516 Comments 0 imhstaff is offline

Hats off to Linux Questions (dot) org!

Posted 03-01-2012 at 09:09 AM by SpaceGoat

LinuxQuestions is developing into a full-blown hub of Linux resources. I constantly find myself pointing new LXers toward it's Linux goodness or utilizing it as a repository as I am flying around the planet. It definitely accomplishes the 19 guidelines from The Cathedral and the Bazaar. Keep up the great work, Linux Questions! I'm a huge fan.

Life, Love, & Linux!
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 555 Comments 0 SpaceGoat is offline

How to install rt5307 on BT5 "Backtrack" , or Ubuntu 10.04

Posted 02-29-2012 at 11:30 PM by extraweb1

I have BT5 and have a solution to installing rt5370 driver from manufactuer.

locate Module.symvers
cp "dir without quotes where found" /usr/src/linux
I tried changing the following in the makefile with after using locate to locate some of the requirements of the makefile

LINUX_SRC =/lib/modules/$(shell uname -r)/build
LINUX_SRC =/usr/src/linux
and below it:

LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1994 Comments 0 extraweb1 is offline


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:20 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration