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Forum: BSD Linux 08-20-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 5,901
Posted By RichardET
Until it died recently I had a Sun Blade 100,...

Until it died recently I had a Sun Blade 100, circa late 2001 era, 500mhz Sparc IIe with 2 GB of ram, (2) 15 GB HD's, and the stock peripherals, including monitor, which I still use on Intel...
Forum: UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Linux 02-01-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,610
Posted By RichardET
Why not install virtualbox, then do a FreeBSD...

Why not install virtualbox, then do a FreeBSD virtual machine, or a PCBSD virtual machine?
Then you essentially have it all.
Forum: IP Networking Linux 12-07-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By RichardET
Obviously the B3 operating system is better. ...

Obviously the B3 operating system is better.
What is it?
Forum: UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Linux 10-20-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By RichardET
Hmmm adduser

Hmmm adduser
Forum: Red Hat Linux 10-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By RichardET
Not sure the file name in /etc, But you need...

Not sure the file name in /etc,
But you need to edit a file similar
To name defaultrouter, with one line
For IP of router.

In another file you need to edit the
Box IP Address.

They are...
Forum: Shell Programming and Scripting Linux 10-01-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 4,648
Posted By RichardET
I would use SAS!!!!!! Who comes up with these...

I would use SAS!!!!!! Who comes up with these types of problems??
Forum: Fedora Linux 09-21-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,156
Posted By RichardET
Ubuntu allows a new user to get up faster, but...

Ubuntu allows a new user to get up faster, but openSUSE
Is a much more flexible version.
Forum: Shell Programming and Scripting Linux 09-21-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By RichardET
I guess you parse output of u name -m

I guess you parse output of u name -m
Forum: UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers Linux 09-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,704
Posted By RichardET
The problem seems to be in the...

The problem seems to be in the /usr/local/bin/thunar-settings config file. If I delete this file, then thunar will work for me when I use xfce, BUT, still crashes occasionally. The interesting fact...
Forum: UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Linux 09-14-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,390
Posted By RichardET
A friend of mine who works as a C++ Programmer...

A friend of mine who works as a C++
Programmer at the NYSE, told me they dumped
All the Sun boxes in favor of Red Hat
On Intel. In NYC, it's a Linux world now.
I'm sure some still use Solaris,...
Forum: UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers Linux 09-13-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,704
Posted By RichardET
Thunar works when I run the amd64 version of...

Thunar works when I run the amd64 version of OpenBSD with xfce, but when I run my Sparc box, an old Blade 100, then Thunar no longer works properly. It's probably an OpenBSD issue, guess I will live...
Forum: UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers Linux 09-13-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,704
Posted By RichardET
Thunar Crashes running XFCE 4.10 on Sparc64 , OpenBSD 5.3

I use XFCE 4.10 on OpenBSD 5.3; The use of Thunar produces a core dump, if I am logged in as a user, but if I log in as root, it works fine. Obviously it is a permissions issue, but what permission...
Forum: BSD Linux 09-13-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 2,608
Posted By RichardET
I would use OpenBSD - the ports system is easier...

I would use OpenBSD - the ports system is easier to use and the amd64 version is really quite good. But I also like the FreeBSD community - so if you want to experiment, try FreeBSD as well.
Forum: BSD Linux 08-31-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,317
Posted By RichardET
Thanks for the advice; I was able to send mail...

Thanks for the advice; I was able to send mail from my OpenBSD VM on my laptop; will enable on my Sparc when I get back to town after the weekend.
For me, the thread is closed!
Forum: BSD Linux 08-29-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 2,091
Posted By RichardET
Compiling BOINC/Seti@Home for OpenBSD 5.3 Sparc64

I used to use x86 Linux clients for this years ago, but ceased all activity until last night. I have resurrected an old Sun Blade 100, which used to run Solaris 9, when I first owned it, in the...
Forum: UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users Linux 08-28-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By RichardET
Usually dynamic IP rarely change. When it does,...

Usually dynamic IP rarely change. When it does, simply tell your domain provider your new IP.
Forum: BSD Linux 08-26-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,317
Posted By RichardET
OpneBSD 5.3 sendmail question

I have a basic OpenBSD 5.3 system installed as 64 bit on an old Sun Blade 100. Yes, it does work fine! It has XFCE, R, Firefox 3.6, nano installed. I have to say that 5.3 is much better than 5.0...
Forum: UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Linux 01-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,433
Posted By RichardET
Thanks very much for your help! I will...

Thanks very much for your help! I will investigate this further and I will try out the opensolaris build you referenced.

Richard
Forum: UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Linux 01-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,433
Posted By RichardET
Reinstalling Solaris 9 on Sun Blade 100

For the past ten years I have owned a blade 100, and I had Solaris 9 running on it.
Due to the fact, 9 is woefully out of date, I wanted to try 10, but 10 needed more ram, so I beefed up the ram to...
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