Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Blogs
User Name



Send mail to root but it send to other email

Posted 06-10-2009 at 11:16 PM by smart_jija

Originally Posted by IW2B View Post

Try running the following:

sendmail -bv root
grep root /etc/mail/aliases

Both should just tell you where root emails go, it should be defined in the alias file. If the outputs does not match it could be that the alias file is not updated, run:


Check for a .forward file in roots home directory.

result of run follow you.

[root@frontal2 /]$...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1265 Comments 0 smart_jija is offline

("DOS") RAM issue

Posted 06-10-2009 at 08:51 AM by jsantosh_d

while installing the REDhat linux in Dell's optiples GX1 model, i am getting the below given message.....

"SYSLINUX 1.52 2001-02-07 Copyright (C) 1994-2001 H. Peter Anvin
It appears your computer has less than 512K of low ("DOS") RAM. Linux
needs at least this amount to boot. If you get this message in error,
hold down the Ctrl key while booting, and I will take your word for it.
Boot failed"

if i press...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1410 Comments 1 jsantosh_d is offline

'Just Enough' computing.

Posted 06-10-2009 at 08:42 AM by rich_c

I've been wanting to put together a smallish, inexpensive system that runs well enough to be usable for some light home user type stuff and to let me have a system I can mess with without fear of breaking the main family machine. Well, I put together a few bits and pieces and I think I've got a system that provides plenty of bang for the bucks I spent on it! I suppose it fits into the same sort of category as modern Nettop machines. Here's some more about it:
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 947 Comments 0 rich_c is offline

Windows VS Linux

Posted 06-10-2009 at 12:49 AM by replica9000

Why is it so many people still use Windows? Why not linux?

Linux is free! Plus it's nice that I can have a nicely featured, not bloated, up-to-date system installed in ten minutes with Linux.

Or, I can run to the store, shell out too much cash for a Windows OS, hope I bought the right version that suits my needs, wait almost an hour for it to install, then have to install all of the drivers, reboot the computer countless times. Then buy a bunch more software...
Senior Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1637 Comments 2 replica9000 is offline


Posted 06-09-2009 at 11:29 AM by MamaNoob1984
Updated 06-09-2009 at 11:30 AM by MamaNoob1984 (typos)

I am sticking it out..but it seems no one here can help me.

It's not their fault. I can;t really tell them what's going on because i don't even know the specs of my own computer. But I am trying to give them as much info as i can so they can walk me through this flash installation business so I can start actually DOING things on my computer....

But if i don;t get an answer soon i might just go by a copy of Windows next week and install that....horrible, i know, the...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1296 Comments 2 MamaNoob1984 is offline


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:39 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