I use Linux because it's like owning a chainsaw compared to owning a pen knife. Not always necessary, but so much more fun.
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To scan incoming mails for viruses, create to following script somewhere in your system:Continue reading "Evolution/ClamAV integration"
To let the syslogd also receive messages from your local network, edit the file
/etc/default/syslogd and modify the
last line so that it looks like this:
To enable lookup of WINS-names in Ubuntu, edit the file
/etc/nsswitch.conf and find the line:
After adding some fonts to the
/usr/share/fonts directories, you have to re-login to see the added fonts. To update
the fontcache without a log-cycle, use the following command:
If Midnight Commander needs several seconds to startup, check the
interfaces line in your
smb.conf. According to this page,
the built-in Samba code of mc is outdated and doesn't recognize device names like
lo as the newer
smbclient does. So it tries to resolve those into IPs which takes ages until they time out.
Preparing to go asleepContinue reading "Wake-on-LAN"
per userContinue reading "Dual-headed X11"
At My Digital Life you can read about Belarc Advisor spreading Windows license keys. Advisor is a system profiler which also includes the Windows key in its reports. Users posting them to the Internet also publish their Windows key. A common string of Advisor reports is "Belarc Advisor Current Profile". Together with the desired Windows version you can easily find license keys:Continue reading "Windows License keys"
After removal of the first primary partition, you might notice, that the names of the remaining partitions didn't
/dev/sda2. To renumber the partition, use
fdisk and create a new primary partition no. 1
which is located behind
sda2. You might want to delete your swap partition, create a new one in partition slot no. 1.
The functions used for the status messages upon boot are defined in
/lib/lsb/init-functions and may be overwritten
Bourne Again Shell.Continue reading "bash Tips & Tricks"