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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm trying to install a program, and I want to place some of the executables into /usr/bin so that they can be executed from any folder on the computer. I've been giveng the root password, but told never to log in directly as root. Instead, I can wait for a password prompt. However, I... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: lunchtime
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hopefully this doesn't come off as too much of a "newbie" question or a flamebait. But I have recently begun working with a Sun Solaris box after having spent the past five years working with RedHat. From what i can tell, thing look fairly similar and the 'man' command is some help. But I've... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: deckard
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm hoping someone here can bail me out of this one.
I have a box running SCO Openserver 5.0.2. I can log in as root fine, but if I try to log into any other account, I get:
Last succenful login for xxxx "bunch of symbols"
Standard copyright stuff
and returns to a login... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: craig2k
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Somehow someone created a file named '-ov' in the root directory.
Given the name, the how was probably the result of some cpio command they bozo'ed.
I've tried a number of different ways to get rid of it using * and ? wildcards, '\' escape patterns etc.. They all fail with " illegal option --... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: GSalisbury
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i mistyped the location of bash and now i can't login as the only other user who belongs to wheel on my freebsd box.
since i'm having many problems with samba, this has frozen my attempts to get things resolved with the former issue.
i've been told that 'su -m' should do the trick, but it's... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: xyyz
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
echo 'it's friday'
why appear the > (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: yls177
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi, guys, I have a big problem.
I've got a sun solaris 4.1.4 workstation, and the /var/adm/message file will add one row every few seconds. It becomes a large file in a short time.
I wander if there are some mistakes configuring the workstation.
the /var/adm/message is as follow:
... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: cloudsmell
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I keep getting
"su: Your own ID is unknown" whenever I try to su to root.
Why is this??? I cannot find anything anywhere with this message. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: stufine
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I wonder how I shall read the result below, especially 'what'
The result was shown when I entered 'w'.
E.g what is TOP? What is gosh ( what does selmgr mean?)?
login@ idle JCPU PCPU what
6:15am 7:04 39 39 TOP
6:34am 6:45 45 45 TOP
6:41am ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Aelgen
I need to compile a file,but 'make' does
not work.please tell me how to use it or
need which tools? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: dsun5