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Configuring GRUB2?

Posted 12-08-2009 at 12:59 AM by Seph64 (Seph64's Lair)

I tried following the grub2 article at the gentoo wiki with no success on this issue.

it says to:
if loadfont /boot/grub/unifont.pf2 ; then
set gfxmode="1280x1024x32;1024x768x32;800x600x32;640x480x32;1280x1024;1024x768;800x600;640x480"
insmod gfxterm
insmod vbe
terminal_output gfxterm
if terminal_output gfxterm; then true ; else
terminal gfxterm

insmod png
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Update for those looking to learn Linux - to a nit-picky degree...

Posted 12-07-2009 at 02:21 PM by kcoriginal

I re-found Red Hat 9 - "Shrike" the other day. The Red Hat site had some seriously detailed manuals that go with that. Clear, large, good.

Red Hat 9, I would call, the first of the modern Linux distributions. I know that Debian was in good shape about that time... but... overall the market-share wasn't so hot for Deb at that time.

Now, I am an ubuntu fanatic...!

But, if you feel like ubuntu is masking too much of the nuts and bolts, yet, still...
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Upgrading from openSUSE11.1 to openSUSE11.2

Posted 12-07-2009 at 12:58 PM by clvic

I'm starting my first (significant) post on this blog, reporting my experience on openSUSE upgrade, from 11.1 to 11.2.
I started from this useful post:
that basically shows how to do this task by using the command line tool "zypper".

I made some variation to this procedure: I did not want to burn a DVD and I did not want to perform a network install.
That's simple!...
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Playing video's in openSUSE

Posted 12-06-2009 at 05:12 PM by raju.mopidevi
Updated 01-22-2010 at 06:38 AM by raju.mopidevi

Default installation of DVD pack openSUSE won't able to play video's of formats *.avi, *.vob, *.flv, *.wmv .... etc.

follow this to install mplayer and play video's in it.

TO install the codecs needed to watch DVDs, handle MP3s, etc. follow this.

1. YaST -> “Software” -> “Software Repositories”
2. Click “Add”
3. Select “Community Repositories”
4. Select “Packman Repository”
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opensource is good

Posted 12-06-2009 at 04:45 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

it is always good to know someone is interested in your opensource product, someone is using it.
have this great feeling when viewing access logs on one of mine, which was first i created and published @ in april/may 2009, when had more eye-friendly design).
I see some unique visitors to project site everyday, but i want to increase that count. So i need to come up with a time to resume coding that project.
What i really want to tell that it's nice to see someone...
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