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Old 08-20-2003, 11:15 AM   #1
Cycopath81090
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Distribution: INSTALLED: Mandrake 9.1 , Knoppix 3.2 ,lindows LAYING AROUND MY HOUSE:slackware 9, red hat 9
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DID You KnoW.....


that when u type open in a terminal your pc beeps(the pc itself not the speakers)
 
Old 08-20-2003, 12:20 PM   #2
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If you're doing it in a GUI, open is not programmed for that.

It is used for a command-line console to open up a program in the first available console.

In my version of Red Hat you have to be root and it opens a program on tty8

For more info
man open
 
Old 08-20-2003, 09:26 PM   #3
Cycopath81090
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uhhh....ok
im using mandrake 9.1 n im a noobie so i was messing around wit the terminal typeing in stuff n that how i figured it out
 
  


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