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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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Security and convenience.

Posted 12-06-2009 at 08:47 AM by rich_c

Having recently seen some advice been given out stating that it is OK to use the root user id as a day-to-day account, I decided to seek some knowledgeable advice on this.

My requests for opinions on this matter attracted some comments from some pretty credible sources, including people from IBM and Sun Microsystems in roles that would qualify them to comment! No-one advocated the use of the root account for anything more than tasks that made it absolutely necessary! The use of...
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Enable/Disable write support for windows NTFS partition with simple click

Posted 12-06-2009 at 03:00 AM by sridhar11

If you are using Windows and ubuntu as dual boot and if you want to access your windows partition you need to follow this procedure.This tutorial will explain how to access your windows partition in simple way.ntfs-config program allow you to easily configure all of your NTFS devices to allow write support via a friendly gui. For that use, it will configure them to use the open source ntfs-3g driver. You’ll also be able to easily disable this feature.

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#howmany for grub 2

Posted 12-05-2009 at 08:46 PM by drask
Updated 12-05-2009 at 10:39 PM by drask

I don't really like the default behavior of Grub in Ubuntu to continue to add all the kernel updates to my grub boot menu. I never go back and use old kernels (except by mistake) and it just crowds up my boot menu.

In the past, I have used the #howmany option in /boot/grub/menu.lst to limit this to only the most recent kernel. Now that I am using Karmic Koala though, this option no longer appears to be available due to the fact that the default bootloader is now Grub 2.
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Installing Network Simulator-ns2

Posted 12-05-2009 at 11:07 AM by raju.mopidevi
Updated 02-25-2010 at 08:09 AM by raju.mopidevi

NS is a discrete event simulator targeted at networking research. NS provides substantial support for simulation of TCP, routing, and multicast protocols over wired and wireless (local and satellite) networks.

download latest NS2 installation files at this link


$ tar -xvf ns-allinone-2.33.tar.gz
$ cd ns-allinone-2.33
$ ./install
after 15 min installatin wil complts
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