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Posted By ghoti
Merv, When you edit the /etc/lilo.conf file,...
Merv,

When you edit the /etc/lilo.conf file, make sure you do it as root, also, depending on the editor you are using, you may have to force a write.

In vi, you can do this by putting a '!' at...
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Posted By ghoti
To just remove the linux partition, the first...
To just remove the linux partition, the first thing you will have to do is to use the XP install disk in "Repair mode" this will restore the boot record.
Next use any partitioning software to remove...
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Posted By ghoti
FYI, Just a tip I found once.... if you do not...
FYI,
Just a tip I found once.... if you do not know what the contents of a file are, it helps to identify it first, as using cat or more on an executable binary can cause unexpected results.

Use...
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Posted By ghoti
hi annececile, As far as I know the aliases...
hi annececile,

As far as I know the aliases file is pretty much just for setting up mailing lists etc.

When you run the vacation program, what happens? do you get an error message? does it...
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Posted By ghoti
Linux task applet
Hi there,

My task applet in Linux has crashed and I can't find how to activate it again!!!

I am running Redhat Linux 7.1, and I am using the Gnome GUI.

Would anyone have any ideas?

Ta
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Posted By ghoti
The exact usage that I am using in our system, is...
The exact usage that I am using in our system, is as follows.

The file ".forward" must be present in the home directory, and set up as follows:

\username, "|vacation -j username"

and the...
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Posted By ghoti
Try using 'vacation' We use it in work for...
Try using 'vacation'

We use it in work for auto responding to mail sent to an address.

Presumably, you just need to write a script to set up the .forward and .vacation files in each users home...
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Posted By ghoti
Try this link then.... and just rearrange the...
Try this link then.... and just rearrange the variables then :-)

https://www.unix.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2373
2,454
Posted By ghoti
Found the problem! Apparently, under Redhat...
Found the problem!

Apparently, under Redhat 7.1 there is a bug in the kernel.

Full details can be found at:

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata
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Posted By ghoti
Found the problem! Apparently, under Redhat...
Found the problem!

Apparently, under Redhat 7.1 there is a bug in the kernel.

Full details can be found at:

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-084.html
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Posted By ghoti
Memory conflicts
Hi,

I am upgrading a Dell Inspiron 4000 from 128Mb to 512Mb, but if I put over 256Mb RAM into the machine, it is then unable to access the network card and modem (both PCMCIA).

I have seen...
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Posted By ghoti
PCMCIA/Memory Hardware Problem
Hi,

I have a Dell Inspiron 4000 that I am using to run Redhat Linux 7.1.
This machine had 128Mb of RAM in it, and I upgraded to 512Mb.

Since this, the PCMCIA cards have disappeared from the...
11,319
Posted By ghoti
Is there any way to prevent core dumps from...
Is there any way to prevent core dumps from happening for a particular user only?

I get the odd core dump, but I don't have any reason to look at it.

However more of the users here need to be...
2,087
Posted By ghoti
hi helvetica, usually any pc with more than...
hi helvetica,

usually any pc with more than zero processors works just fine <grin>

although you have to pay for versions of solaris running on more than 8 processors....
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Posted By ghoti
BASH "if" switches
When I was trying to find these conditional tests, I was finding it very difficult to locate any of these.
Hopefully this list will help for BASH shell users.
Usage:

if [ switch variable ]
eg:...
5,399
Posted By ghoti
I know what you said, and I think you can do it...
I know what you said, and I think you can do it using this.

Simply assign the output of your script to the variable SUBJECT / $SUBJECT in the above example and away you go....

I only put all...
5,399
Posted By ghoti
I don't know if this is of any help, but I had...
I don't know if this is of any help, but I had the same problem with getting 'mail' to run from within a script, and I had to resort to using sendmail.

below is an example of how I used it.
...
Forum: IP Networking 11-29-2001
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Posted By ghoti
Netconf.. etc for Solaris?
Hi,

I am just wondering if there are any graphic interfaces for configuring Solaris, similiar to the 'netconf' util in Redhat Linux.

I prefer to do most editing through command line, but there...
2,523
Posted By ghoti
You can download Solaris installation CDs from...
You can download Solaris installation CDs from Sun's website if you need an installation disk, you can get it from http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/binaries/get.html
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Posted By ghoti
Hi there Oxygen5, just thought I would add...
Hi there Oxygen5,

just thought I would add my piece.

If you have a second computer running Linux/solaris, it would be possible to perform a network install by doing a "Jumpstart".

I have...
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Posted By ghoti
I dont quite understand what you are trying to...
I dont quite understand what you are trying to do.
If I understand correctly, you have a list of 3 options, one of which needs to be performed at the beginning. Then the rest of the script is run...
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Posted By ghoti
Hi, I don't know much about setting up POP...
Hi,

I don't know much about setting up POP accounts, but certainly if you knwo how to do it manually and can give the steps, then I am sure I, and others will be better able to help you.

Things...
1,735
Posted By ghoti
Hi Neo, tar did the trick alright, I had...
Hi Neo,

tar did the trick alright, I had heard about dd, but could not use it as I was dealing with having to swap a 10Gb Dell laptop HD for a 20Gb one, and they could not be connected to the same...
1,735
Posted By ghoti
Backup problems
Hi,

I have two laptops that I need to switch Harddrives in, but I want to try and retain the data on on of the machines.

This has a hd with win2K/Rhat6.2 dualboot, and I really only need to...
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Posted By ghoti
Hi, In answer to your original question,...
Hi,

In answer to your original question, another way to do it is :

instead of:

grep $1 /etc/passwd | cut -f 5, -d :
echo is logged on

use:

echo `grep $1 /etc/passwd | cut -f 5, -d :...
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