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proxy server configuration

Posted 03-19-2009 at 04:09 PM by am_it_wild

many of us on a college campus or office network access the internet through a proxy server .how do you set the proxy server details in your shell environment?you can set the proxy for different protocolsas follows-
$ export http_proxy="";//http proxy
$export ftp_proxy="";//ftp proxy
you can add your proxy server ip sddress instead of and your port numbers
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want to change your mac address

Posted 03-19-2009 at 03:50 PM by am_it_wild

1. you can obtain your original mac address by going to the terminal and type the
~ $ifconfig
output is:-
eth0 Link encap:EthernetHWaddr 00:1C:23:FB:37:22
now lets change the last part of the mac id forom 22 to 23
$ifconfig eth0 hw ether 00:1c:23:FB:37:23
now type again
you will get
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my Linux blog

Posted 03-19-2009 at 11:09 AM by sarin
Tags blog, blogger, linux

This post is just to let you guys know that I am currently maintaining a Linux blog at
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raid device problem

Posted 03-18-2009 at 12:01 AM by bharatlalgupta

Originally Posted by chrism01 View Post
Have read this :
Also, its not clear whether you are trying to extend md0 or add a new raid device, in which case it should be md1, not md0.

hello sir
i'm taking about extend raid md device such as md0 md1 md2
after installation.
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I learned how to share printers with cups

Posted 03-17-2009 at 08:39 PM by xri
Tags cups, nfs, printer, share

Once I started learning NFS, I initially assumed that it is a Unix only version of Samba. I thought that it would obviously include sharing printers too. However, I was wrong. While Samba allows you to share printers, NFS can't. However, there is a simpler method. CUPS allows you to share printers with all your the Linux computers on your network, through a web interface. It is extremely simple and works right out of the box.
I just used my web browser pointed at http://localhost:631 on the...
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