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  1. well here is mine anyweb , but as i said mine was a fresh install & not upgraded johnny06
  2. Well , if you have tried like me to install the VMware Server or WorkStation on a new kernel [ kernel 2.6.20-1.2948.fc6] like me & had no luck !!! Here is the Solution. I have tried this tutorial which is at http://www.howtoforge.com/vmware_server_fedora_core_6 which did not work for me cause whoever wrote that article is outdated now & will not work for you either (with all my respect to whoever wrote it) . If you have a new kernel like me kernel 2.6.20-1.2948.fc6 (where they are talking about 2.6.19-1.2911.fc6), this is how i got it working. 1)Register to get your fr
  3. Or , if you want Multimedia Player (MPlayer) with Plug-in for Mozilla Firefox yum -y install mplayerplug-in johnny06
  4. Atheros AR5005GS Wireless Network Adapter (802.11b/g) in this machine is supported by the MadWiFi driver. # su - # vi /etc/yum.repos.d/livna.repo Then add this: [livna] name=Livna for Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Base baseurl= http://rpm.livna.org/fedora/$releasever/$basearch/ http://livna.cat.pdx.edu/fedora/$rele...$basearch/ http://wftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/livna...$basearch/ http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirro...$basearch/ failovermethod=priority #mirrorlist=http://rpm.livna.org/mirrorlist-5 enabled=0 gpgcheck=1 (NB that i have the "enabled" bit set
  5. You want to set up a POP3 mail server
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    PHP: on the day

    Getting the current full URL in PHP Sometimes, you might want to get the current full URL in PHP. Here is how you do that. Add the following code to a page: <?php function selfURL() { $s = empty($_SERVER["HTTPS"]) ? '' : ($_SERVER["HTTPS"] == "on") ? "s" : ""; $protocol = strleft(strtolower($_SERVER["SERVER_PROTOCOL"]), "/").$s; $port = ($_SERVER["SERVER_PORT"] == "80″) ? "" : (":".$_SERVER["SERVER_PORT"]); return $protocol."://".$_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'].$port.$_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']; } function strleft($s1, $s2) { return substr($s1, 0, strpos($s1, $s2)); } ?> You can
  7. If not installed yet; go to "Desktop" > "System Settings" > "Add/Remove Applications", enter your root password (or run the "system-config-packages" command as root), then tick the check box for "FTP Server", click "close", click "update" and "continue". You may be asked to insert the Fedora Core 4 installation disk #3 to continue. Go to "Desktop" > "System Settings" > "Security Level". Provide your root password, click "ok" and on the "Firewall Options" tab make sure the checkbox next to "FTP" is checked. On the "SELinux" tab under (expanded) "FTP" make sure all the checkbo
  8. To keep the mbr intact, at the fedora installation, in the bootloader avanced option select to install the bootloader to the first sector of the / partiton (/boot). when installation complete you can install from fedora with linux rescue or from windows xp with Wingrub. Put the first cd of linux (fedora) in the boot prompt type: linux rescue follow the instructions untill you get the login prompt, to change to your linux system , type: chroot /mnt/sysimage open the /mnt directory to open your linux system, now copy the first sector of your /boot partition to the cu
  9. How to install SlaKware with a 2.6 kernel on one hd which is not meant for a dual boot, or else you will have to install lilo as expert(you've been warned) I would like to share my SlacKware install experience with all you noobs out there & speacial thanks to Jy on #linux-noob who helped me quite a lot to accoimplish what i did, while the rest i had to figure out on my own cause people are not allways at your disposal. lot's of people out there will tell you that slacK is not for any noob,but there is no harm by trying out a great distro cause you will never know what you are mi
  10. Let's say you comiled your kernel & on boot you get an old kernel panic or something else; Get your DVD OR CD install disk or even a netinstall disk should work Boot from the dvd or cd install disk & at the prompt put in # rescue root=/dev/hda5 example_where (dev /hda5 is your debian partition) your root partition don't hesitate to discover different options with F1 Your box should boot up normally with the kernel of the cd or dvd where you will find all your partitions and all your data untouched at the same place you left it before. Now, as everything is almost b
  11. You want to block all incoming network traffic, except from your system itself. Does not affect outgoing traffic. For iptables: # iptables -F INPUT # iptables -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT # iptables -A INPUT -j REJECT For ipchains: # ipchains -F input # ipchains -A input -i lo -j ACCEPT # ipchains -A input -p tcp --syn -j REJECT # ipchains -A input -p udp --dport 0:1023 -j REJECT johnny06
  12. You can add your own fonts and sharing them by putting them into /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype. You need to run a couple of commands to make them available to X: # cd /usr/local/share/fonts # mkdir truetype # chmod go+rx truetype # cd truetype # wget http://www.children2children.net/promos/fonts/kidprint.zip # unzip kidprint.zip # rm kidprint.zip # mkfontscale (or ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale ?????) # mkfontdir You need to add the path to the catalogue entry in /etc/X11/fs/config: /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype/ A couple of other paths that
  13. go downlaod jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586.bin from Sun ; just google jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586.bin & you will get the result with the download center-downlod from javashoplm.sun.com. scroll down & Required: You must accept the license agreement to download the product. choose the .bin file choose the Linux Platform -& choose the Linux self-extracting file jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586.bin save it to your /home/* for the moment. as root su - cd /home & mv * where your bin is /opt hit enter & cd /opt chmod +x *-linux-i586.bin ( if you just typ
  14. Debian supports more hardware out-of-the-box than M$. You have to install a few packages (easy), run a command or 2 and you're in business You already have a movie/music player installed called Totem (Movie Player) lot
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