I find looking at a white background and black text a little daunting in Gedit, however in Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon), you can easily change colour schemes and save your eyes. To change schemes:In Gedit Go to Edit –> Preferences.In the Preferences dialogue click on the Font & Colours Tab.Then choose a scheme to suit
We had some users complaining about not being able to switch or substitute user, su. Here is the error message they were receiving: “su: no shell.” At first I thought the users had inadvertently locked out their accounts. But after querying nisplus and checking the file-based users, I didn’t observe any locked accounts. I tried
Occasionally, I’ll download an image file and want to see what is on it, or make a few changes to it before burning it to CD. The image file (dd, iso, etc) can be mounted using the loop device. You will need to know the type of filesystem the image uses. Most Linux/Unix-based OS’s have
I had a process that was pre-pending by design its PID to a file name string. But unfortunately, it caused a few unexpected problems when this handling process inadvertently terminated. I had to rename the files without the defunct pre-pended PID string and then reprocess them (several thousand). Here is what I used as a
Elpicx is a dual boot live DVD with ubuntu 8.04 and Fedora 9 KDE . It includes a collection of reference cards, test simulators, study notes and exercises for the Linux Professional Institute certification exam. It best for students preparing any certification in Linux. Originally it is a germen distribution but English version also available.
ADSL Broadband Internet connection configuration open a terminalsudo apt-get install pppoesudo apt-get install pppoeconf after installationsudo pppoeconf if you are not an expert select default and enter username and password when asking after configuration$ pon dsl-provider ————————————————————————— The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration: In this ebook “The GNU/Linux Operating System”, the main contents are related with system