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Site Description: is an informative blog devoted to Linux and Open Source. This blog wants to provide news, guides and help new users become comfortable with Linux Linux Operating System and other Open Source Software.
Date Joined: Sep 27, 2007

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Asterisk 1.4 auto install script (new)
on Oct 31, 2009 in Asterisk Bash Scripts CentOS Fedora GNU/Linux Scripts #!/bin/bash # Asterisk Downloader Script version-1.0 # Richard R. Cahilig # October 21 2009   DAHDI_LINUX_URL="" DAHDI_TOOLS_URL="

How to configure nautilus to open new window in same folder in Fedora
on Oct 31, 2009 in Fedora File Management GNU/Linux Nautilus Open System->Preferences->File Management Check the box that marked “Always open in browser windows.”...

How to install Compiz Fusion in Fedora 11
on Oct 30, 2009 in Compiz Fusion Fedora GNU/Linux This guide assumes that you have video card that supports 3d acceleration installed in your system. To install compiz fusion, open up your terminal and type this command: yum install ccsm compiz-manager compiz-fusion-extras compiz-fusion-extras-gno...

How to install NVIDIA proprietary graphics driver in Fedora 11 using yum
on Oct 30, 2009 in Fedora GNU/Linux Nvidia RPM Fusion X11 Why install this driver? Your NVIDIA video card will work on your Fedora 11 box without this driver, however if you want to enable the 3D acceleration (if you want to use Compiz Fsuion) you need to install it. Which driver to use? The latest nvidia d...

How to make totem media player play wma, mp3 and real audio in Fedora 11
on Oct 27, 2009 in Fedora GNU/Linux Totem Xine Install xine backend. yum install xine-lib xine-lib-extras xine-lib-extras-freeworld xine-plugin totem-xine Since totem uses gstreamer as its default backend, we need to change its backend to use xine. To do it, just type the command: totem-backen...

How to install latest flash plugin for firefox in Fedora 11
on Oct 27, 2009 in Fedora Flash Linux Mozilla Firefox Adobe flash player is available via yum. To download flash player, enable adobe yum repo using this command: rpm -Uvh After enabling the repo, install the flash player...

How to install Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Fedora 11
on Oct 13, 2009 in Fedora GNU/Linux Java JRE This is a straightforward tutorial on how to install Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Fedora 11. 1. Go to the site below and grab the latest version of Java Runtime Environment. 2. After downloading...

RPM Fusion's Kdenlive error
on Oct 12, 2009 in Fedora GNU/Linux Kdenlive I've got this strange error below when I upgraded my Kdenlive 0.7.4 to 0.7.5 from "RPM Fusion repository". To fix the problem, you have to delete the file "~/.kde/share/config/kdenliverc" because of wrong MLT binary name in it.

How to show MySQL table details?
on Oct 12, 2009 in GNU/Linux MySQL Issue this command in your MySQL prompt to show table column detail. desc user; or describe user; The display would be as follows: read more...

How display database tables in MySQL?
on Oct 12, 2009 in GNU/Linux MySQL Switch to a database you want to use using this command: mysql> use mysql; Reading table information for completion of table and column names You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A Database changed Once you have selected the...

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