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Old 02-19-2010, 01:18 AM   #1
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how to disable case sensitivity for slackware?


how you disable it? it makes no sense you have to type all those non capital and capital letters just to access a directory correctly.

in windows you just type the name and it detects whatever you type capital or not...
 
Old 02-19-2010, 01:29 AM   #2
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Please don't double post. This question has been answered in your other thread.
 
Old 02-19-2010, 08:41 AM   #3
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Hi,

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how you disable it? it makes no sense you have to type all those non capital and capital letters just to access a directory correctly.

in windows you just type the name and it detects whatever you type capital or not...
You should stay within the original thread that was created to garnish good non-conflicting information. Your M$ mindset/traits must be changed if you wish to continue using GNU/Linux.

It does make perfect sense to have uniqueness by using case sensitivity for a filesystem. Unlike M$ which doesn't really care as to address for a lazy user base therefore restricting absolute control.

You could setup a .bashrc & .bash_profile for your user or yourself to expedite keyboard input;

Code:
sample .bash_profile;

~$ cat .bash_profile

-------File starts---- << do not include this line

# .bash_profile
#08-30-06 12:21
#
# Source .bashrc
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
        . ~/.bashrc
fi

-------File ends---- << do not include this line
Code:
sample .bashrc;
:~$ cat .bashrc

------File starts ---- << do not include this line
#.bashrc
#08-30-06 12:20 

# Add bin to path

export PATH="$PATH:/sbin:/usr/sbin:$HOME/bin"

#export PATH="$PATH:$HOME/bin"

# Dynamic resizing
shopt -s checkwinsize

# Custom prompt
#PS1='\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$ '

#08-29-06 11:40

if [ `id -un` = root ]; then
   PS1='\[\033[1;31m\]\h:\w\$\[\033[0m\] '
 else
   PS1='\[\033[1;32m\]\h:\w\$\[\033[0m\] '
fi

#
# Add color
eval `dircolors -b`

# User defined aliases
alias cls='clear'
alias clls='clear; ls'
alias ll='ls -l'
alias lsa='ls -A'
alias lsg='ls | grep'
alias lsp='ls -1 /var/log/packages/ > package-list'
alias na='nano'
alias web='links -g -download-dir ~/ www.google.com'

#08-29-06 11:50

#To clean up and cover your tracks once you log off
#Depending on your version of BASH, you might have to use
# the other form of this command
   trap "rm -f ~$LOGNAME/.bash_history" 0

#The older KSH-style form
#   trap 0 rm -f ~$LOGNAME/.bash_history

----File ends---- << do not include this line
The .bashrc is very useful!

Just a few links to aid you;

SlackwareŽ Essentials
SlackwareŽ Basics
Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Utimate Linux Newbie Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Home Networking
Virtualiation- Top 10


The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
Old 02-19-2010, 12:17 PM   #4
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.
 
  


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