GRUB MBR changed strangely between CentOS 5.2 and 5.4?
I had CentOS 5.2 installed with sda1 (100MB /boot) and sda2 (20GB /) identically on several machines. I installed CentOS 5.4 on machine1 and cloned sda1 and sda2 to machine2 (which previously had the CentOS 5.2 installation. machine2 then wouldn't boot, but simply displayed "GRUB ". I concluded that the MBR must... 17 Jan 2010 22:50
Blogging clients on Debian - Blogilo and b2evolution
I have been looking for blogging clients on Debian to publish to a Wordpress site. All the research on the Internet recommends Blogilo ar b2evolution. I could not compile Blogilo after downloading and installing all the recommended libraries and tools. As for b2evolution, I am experiencing error messages by a... 18 Jan 2010 05:20
Playing .mov files in Fedora Core 9
Suggestions on best way to play .mov files on a Fedora Core 9 machine? Any successes with VLC? Xine? mplayer? Other? -Richard Vaughn ... 16 Jan 2010 10:35
How to interpret ldd command result?
My question below should maybe be sent to an other Google group instead? If so, please advice to which. The question is how the following output shall be interpreted: libacl.so.1 => /lib/libacl.so.1 libattr.so.1 => /lib/libattr.so.1 libblkid.so.1 => /lib/libblkid.so.1 libcrypt.so.1 => /lib/libcrypt.so... 12 Jan 2010 12:56
Fedora 12: Poor Second Display support.
Running Fedora Core 12 on a 15.4 inch MacBook pro 2.16 GHz Intel Core Duo. Second Display is a Dell 19" monitor 1280 x 1024 flat screen monitor. Somehow it won't display. Fedora display preferences detect the monitor, but is unable to display anything to it for some reason. ... 12 Jan 2010 11:47
Linux friendly Laptops and Netbooks??
Last week I got a new Asus EeePC 1005HA. My goal was to install Debian on it which some users claim is the best distro for a netbook. Yes, I did read their wiki, printed instructions and on and on. A week later, I could only get wired network working. Later I tried Slackware and Fedora, where only the wired... 23 Jan 2010 00:08
Debian installed - Now what?
I have installed Debian Linux for the first time on my new Eeepc (1005HA to be exact). It was not an easy install. I do have the network (eth0) connection and did perform "aptitude update" and "aptitude upgrade". Now I want to install wicd Network Manager, so that I can configure the WLAN. When I execute "a... 12 Jan 2010 08:02
Acer Aspire X1800 linux install error
Does anyone install 32bit linux on Acer Aspire X1800 desktop (AX1800- E9232. Intel Core2 Quad Processor Q8200. Integrated NVIDIA GeForce 7100 graphics card. 4G RAM) successfully? The kubuntu 9.10, Fedora 12 and openSUSE 11.2 KDE4 CD fail to install. The same three CDs can boot correctly on Acer Aspire M3100 (AM3... 8 Jan 2010 09:22
Linux along with Windows booted from USB Stick (Co-existenceof Linux & Windows)
karthikbalaguru wrote: A very big list is present in the below link- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_virtual_machines It contains GPL versions also. Lot of flavours :-(, But, which is the best freely available platform virtual machine ? It all depends on your needs. For ... 8 Jan 2010 05:00
Build your own live cd
To simplify the linux-installation you need only 3 files: 1. vmlinuz, 2 MB, its the Kernel 2. initrd.img, 20 MB, some Tools like cat, modules etc. 3. filesystem.squashfs, 600 MB, the Linux Distribution compiled in one huge file But how exactly must i set the parameters? ... 8 Jan 2010 09:22