Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Blogs
User Name



KDE in Gnome---Mandriva 2007

Posted 09-28-2008 at 11:52 AM by mahesh mallan


once i ran kde in gnome it worked nicely

but next time i entered KDE the gnome panel was under my KDE panel how can i getred of the gnome panel i cant just remove the panel
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 614 Comments 0 mahesh mallan is offline

package does not update

Posted 09-27-2008 at 06:01 AM by walter81

Hi there,

I have a working Mandriva Free 2008.1 distribution and want to update glibc.
My current version is 2.7-12.

The Software Manager did not find glibc as an independent package.

I have downloaded version 2.18.0. ./configure, make, make install work without any errors but rmp -q glibc returns the older version.

I have tried searching for an RMP package of glibc but till now I did not find it.

Any ideas?
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 619 Comments 0 walter81 is offline

How to access Linux drive in windows using samba.

Posted 09-26-2008 at 10:51 AM by ajay.parashar


i installed VMware player on WinXP , now i am running fedora 8 image using vmware player.
I want to access linux drives in windows so that i can map these linux derive in windows using map network drive.
How to enable samba , what are the steps for this please let me know.
I do not know how to use samba?

After installing vmware i can see two network connection named "vmware Network adapter".

Timely help would be appreciated....
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 2590 Comments 0 ajay.parashar is offline
Rating: 4 votes, 4.00 average.

Ubuntu scp stall resolved

Posted 09-24-2008 at 06:34 AM by Vermind

I had been troubled for long by my Ubuntu server not uploading files with scp or rsync properly. The transfers would hang at a little bit over 2MB, and never proceed from there. I asked on the Ubuntu forums about this, and yesterday received a fix suggestion that worked for me. The fix entails adding lines to /etc/sysctl.conf that change the default net and IPv4 behaviour, like so:

net.core.rmem_default = 524288
net.core.rmem_max = 524288
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 9656 Comments 0 Vermind is offline

About me.

Posted 09-23-2008 at 07:20 PM by GlennsPref
Updated 09-20-2009 at 10:10 PM by GlennsPref

Currently studying maths and science at Griffith uni.(defered 6months)

I went to The Gap High school (Brisbane), among others, and left in 1978 to take up work at Better Brakes as a junior labourer.

I am divorced (2003 ) and have a lovely daughter who is currently 12yo.

I subscribe to a few forums, LQ of course and Atomicmpc ( magazine.
Before I found out about Atomicmpc, I used to sub to "boot" magazine from the...
Senior Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 842 Comments 0 GlennsPref is offline


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:20 PM.

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