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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I just began learning how to use Unix, so forgive my stupidity. I know this is answered somewhere but it's pretty specific and probably easily answered.
When I use some commands (particularly recently, the grep command) my terminal seems to freeze up. It switches out of bash mode and into the... (2 Replies)
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2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Please excuse my ignorance - I'm a Cisco kid and my knowledge of Unix is somewhat flaky!!
Basically we're running MRTG on an HP-UX server and wondered what the "-" means in the following text within the crontab file -
-* * * * * root /home/mrtg/fwdev01.sh
I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: freakydancer
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Has anybody come across the situation when after openning the cover of HP9000 the PC will not start. We checked everything but did not manage to find any solution to that. The PS seems to be functionning (at lease we can hear it clicking). Please help us solving the problem.
Thanks to everybody. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Andrey Malishev
4. IP Networking
I'm sorry - I know nothing about computers, but I have a dumb question.
Could someone explain to me if two computers, say in a large city, could have the same IP address on different days, if they were using broadband internet?
Or, is it possible an internet service provider could assign... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: sugarsweet
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey everybody. I'm going through my system (Mac OS X 10.3.9, through the Terminal application) trying to get rid of instances of MySQL that I installed over each other. I was having trouble getting MySQL to work: it wasn't letting me set the password, then it wouldn't let me create new databases... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: starscream
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
fedora core 2 xx8. 5xx version (not sure! not sure how to look it up either..(except on boot sorry!!))..
:( the linux version I started on last year was an old redhet 6.0 version with only text mode.. back then for some reason I knew I how to get rid of whole directories without a) going through... (6 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to convert a Unix file to a 'Dos' file. Ie if I look at the converted file in 'vi' on Unix it will have '^M' at the end of each line.
Hopefully it won't be a case of reading each line in turn and adding a \n. I've heard there is some sort of unix2dos command but it is not recognised on... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Bab00shka
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
just a thought
is it possible to make the shell read the following command
$*pdf to list all pdf ($ls *.pdf)
$*htm as ($ls *.htm)
Thanks for the inputs
:) (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sskb
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I've always been around systems that ran windows in one version or another, so I'm familiar with what/when/where/drivers/etc for that.
I want to build a unix box to use as a place to learn and become more familiar with unix. I would also like to eventually convert it to a server to... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Cortney
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a SparcStation 10 and it came with an external CD Rom Drive. I am trying to install Solaris 2.6 Server on this machine from the Cd Rom. At the OK> prompt I type "boot cdrom - browser" and I get an error:
scsi device not found:error = -1
or something to that effect. Does anyone have any... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: jskillet