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Easy way to install Multimedia codecs, flash, java, mplayer

Posted 07-07-2009 at 11:06 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)

New Debian users tend to struggle tryng to get things like java and flash installed. here is a simple and easy way to get the things you want.

Originally Posted by craigevil View Post
exoodles debian multimedia installer script

To install, do, as root: cd /usr/local/bin; wget -Nc; chmod +x exoodles; exoodles
Here are some popular multimedia packages for you to install.
You can install them one at a time.
When you are done, just hit the quit number and the...
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How to find internal ip for a site hosted on linux server. I have external ip of it.

Posted 07-07-2009 at 05:37 AM by rohit.dhaval1

Originally Posted by micxz View Post
"Internal IP" is another term for a non-routable IP address. Non-routable means that a router will never forward packets to a computer or other device that has a non-routable IP address.

"External IP" is another term for a routable IP address. When people talk about internal and external IPs, they are usually talking about a NAT router. NAT stands for Network Address Translation, and the form of it that most people are familiar with is the form that allows multiple
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How to change the login screen on Fedora 11?

Posted 07-06-2009 at 12:59 PM by nandanm1

Hi All,

Could somebody help me in changing the login screen on Fedora 11?

Actually my requirement is to hide the user account in the login screen on fedora 11.
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"Netiquette" and ranting

Posted 07-06-2009 at 11:48 AM by gruven
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Ok, really. LEARN TO SPELL before asking for help. If you cannot get your problem across to the people whom you want to help, then use google. Really, we cannot help you if you cannot ask.

This is what I am talking about:
OMGOMG!!!!!111!!! Halp Me NOW! I cannot Linus my screen IS BLACK! OMG My hard drive broke my WINDERZ! M$ IS trying to Make me go to teh linuz!Halp Nowz!

Now really, that is not real, but it resembles so many posts on different message boards...
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Monitoring the status of process run by crontab.

Posted 07-06-2009 at 01:16 AM by madg

Originally Posted by unSpawn View Post
On successful completion of the process (exit 0) you would notice nothing. On error cron should send email to the address configured in the crontab MAILTO variable or crontab owner.
Thanks a lot..
Is there any way to block the crontab from mailing the status..??
Since am not able to find the status mail of some processes which I know have never executed.
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