n00b question about shift+Doubleclick
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 Hi all. My wine has been a running a bit "off" lately, seems to take forever to open an application.. UNLESS, instead of just double-clicking the app, i shift+double-click it... what it boils down to is: What effect does shift have on the doubleclick process?... 12 Aug 2010 09:15
Lynx browser question
Can the Lynx browser's commandline flags be translated into lynx.cfg entries? I've not found anything to suggest they can so far. -- *=( http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/ *=( For all your UK news needs. ... 12 Aug 2010 12:33
CUPS For Linux
Hi all, Confusion still prevails over how should I really proceed with CUPS to install multiple printers. I sought help through and earlier post but here's a brief description of the what I really want. 1] Mezzanine floor - HP P2015dn (Not yet installed but connected with network cable) 2] Top floor - ... 5 Aug 2010 11:18
CD audio - ISO image
hi, I'm trying to create an ISO image of a Audio CDROM using this command $ cat < /dev/cdrom > cd.iso don't work, nor $ dd if=/dev/cdrom of=cd.iso why? How can I create this ISO image? ... 4 Aug 2010 15:46
Asus-A8N-E issue or other? was Re: My 3rd sata drive
nomail@_invalid_no.org wrote: Sata Bios Grub Kernel Plug # hd hd 1 sata1 0 ata3 2 sata2 1 ata4 3 sata3 2 ata1 4 sata4 3 ata2 So the driver for the controller for the 3... 3 Aug 2010 10:18
My 3rd sata drive
nomail@_invalid_no.org wrote: "Waiting for device /dev/sdX to appear: could not find device /dev/sdX Want me to fall back to /dev/sdY? (Y/n)" That mostly means the driver for the "2nd SATA controller" isn't in the kernel you're booting (cq the initial ramdisk). Just like old P-ATA often every 2 ports have th... 3 Aug 2010 10:18
Text file editing - remove trailing comments?
I have a long file with more lines than I fancy manually editing, and need to cut all the added comments from any lines that have them. ie: line1 line2 # comments line3 line4 # with notes line5 # more stuff ....becomes line1 line2 line3 line4 line5 Anybody got quick'n'simple technique for t... 3 Aug 2010 18:01
odd results using tar to do a full system backup .... more
"riggor9999" <riggor9999(a)nospam_yahoo.com> wrote in message news:i2o02b$u87$1(a)news.eternal-september.org... "Jasen Betts" <jasen(a)xnet.co.nz> wrote in message news:i2m6qo$1f3$1(a)reversiblemaps.ath.cx... On 2010-07-26, riggor9999 <riggor9999(a)nospam_yahoo.com> wrote: Hello - I am having a s... 27 Jul 2010 21:41
libdvdread: Can't seek to block .......
Using vobcopy. things work ok most of the time, but on one or two disks I hit a libdvdread: Can't seek to block ....... problem that leaves a scrolling column of this error, painfully chugging through an ever rising number sequence of what it can't seek to. Its the same point if the exercise is repeated wit... 27 Jul 2010 15:02
Checking state of inserted DVD media?
I need a script to be able to test the state of inserted DVD media. How would I go about getting my script to check if a disk is blank, or even writable? Your favorite tricks welcome. XP = alt.os.linux,alt.os.linux.slackware FU = alt.os.linux -- *=( http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/ *=( For all you... 30 Jul 2010 07:29
Backup program for OpenSuse 11.3
I finally found a Distro where everything worked, OpenSuse 11.3, and now before I "mess it up" I like to back it up to my external HDD. I thought PING 3.0 (PartImage Is Not Ghost) would do it as it has done for other OS, but no - it does not work with EXT4. So what will you suggest? I prefer a graphical UI ... 5 Aug 2010 14:38