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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I was installing 10.04. At 38 minutes remaining it froze and stayed that way for about 2 hours. I shut it down and now It's "frozen" for lack of a better term. ubuntu screen comes up, goes to black screen with blinking cursor.
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Discussion started by: martinnod
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I know absolutely NOTHING about Unix but want to learn. How should I go about learning it? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Gosade
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Please help me with a newbie ksh question:
I want a script in ksh (under Solaris 8 - SPARC) who runs a "ls -lR" command in some directory and it looks after all the files with the same date as the current one and/or created in the last 24 hours (or N hours).
The script should do:
- if no... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: heartwork
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i think this will make me seem dummier than most, actually i don't even understand most of the posts in the dummie section...
i have a project and i need to learn fortran programming, im working on a windows xp pc and so i have installed cygwin. and the cygwin site basically says learn unix so... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: holyhive
im a copletely newbie... i havent installed linux yet, but i wanna quit windows cuz i dont get it anymore... anything is better than this :mad: ... anyway...:
does linux runs all file extensions thats windows does? i mean, .doc, .exe, .bat, .psp, etc? i reallly dunno how it works...
normal... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: guare_skt
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
what's the point of having loopback when you can just ping your local ip address? for example if my ip is 188.8.131.52, why can't i just do ping 5 184.108.40.206 instead of ping 5 127.0.1.1? it seems to me the only point in having it is for the sake of convenience? (2 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm writing a simple program in unix and was wondering how mid switch I can run a program and get someone to enter variables for it i.e.:
echo "If you wish to do v press v"
echo "If you wish to compile press c"
echo "If you wish to add an entry press a"
echo "If you wish to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: RichardB
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Please help : I have a question i am just starting to study UNIX and i need some advice,as my teacher isn,t the helpful type.
I have just formatted my pc and partitioned it with win98 and winxp, do i need to create a partion for UNIX ??? OR is UNIX run in whatever partion i want it ????
Will... (6 Replies)
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Since i have never seen one of these systems, i am just curious of how it looks. Btw if unix is not a GUI then is it possible to take a screenshots (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Punk18