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BL5-64bit - Wrong app for "Open folder in terminal"
If I hit *F4* in a folder, that folder is opened in *terminology*. If I do the same as *sudo*, there's another terminal with a too small font size. How can I fix this in order to have the ordinary...
If someone has an unauthorized remote connection to my computer (not remote login), can they see anything if the browser is 'not' open?
I had asked someone a while back and they stated that if someone is on your computer (most likely via malware) and the browser is closed, they have "zero" access to seeing anything you are doing (ie:...
LXer: Weekly Roundup: The Passion Of Saint iGNUcius Edition
Published at LXer: A defense of Richard Stallman Read More... (https://jackbaruth.com/?p=16779)
How to watch Netflix/Prime Video?
I looked for solutions, but the problem is that these solutions tell you to go to the Chrome://components page and look for Widevine Content Description Module, and click on the "update" button. But I...
birthday reminders from address book (abook)
I use abook to save my contacts information. How could I get reminders for the birthdays I have saved there? I cant install something heavy or with a lot of dependencies because I dont have much...
Easiest virtualization on Lenovo ideapad 320-15iap
Hi everyone! I recently suffered a catastrophe on my main desktop machine and will be restricted to the laptop mentioned in the title of this post, for the duration. I will manage to perform all...
LXer: Hone advanced Bash skills by building Minesweeper
Published at LXer: I am no expert on teaching programming, but when I want to get better at something, I try to find a way to have fun with it. For example, when I wanted to get better at shell...
[HELP] Widgets bug??
Im trying to add widgets but since I customized some settings I cant "see" them. VIdeo showing: https://streamable.com/nryyq Help pls :X
send the output from a print command to another window
I have the following Python code that reads a serial string and decodes it. I would like to send the output to a window and display it in a large high contrast format. In this case I want it to...
UEFI and NVME/M.2 Drives
In my journey to get my favorite Linux OS(Slackware Linux) up and running, I have encountered a terrible problem. Many of you have probably helped me figure out UEFI install and my errors in that...
[SOLVED] Strange "incorrect login" error - Arch Linux
I am running the latest Arch linux. I have only root and one user. When trying to login as the non-root user I am getting "incorrect login" without a password prompt. As soon as i type the...
use of tags in posting "how to"?
I made my first post and got a lot of help and information to solve my problem. In the process I was asked to use CODE tags. I assume they work like the QUOTE tag in the lower right corner of the...
How to Install proprietary Nvidia drivers?
I found these instructions (https://bbs.deepin.org/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=151191) dating almost a year ago. I was wondering if they are good today, or if there is another way. Thanks
mysql cursor and stored procedure problems
Sorry to be such a mysql idjit! I have the stored procedure script shown below. I've followed examples on the web, but getting an error. Unfortunately, mysql error messages are not very helpful. ...
LXer: How to compare strings in Java
Published at LXer: String comparison is a fundamental operation*in programming and is often quizzed during interviews. These*strings are a sequence of characters that are*immutable which means...
Can you install Fedora Grub UEFI over legacy?
I was trying to revive my Fedora 30 installation using the live disk and chrooting to install grub This is quite involved. Finally I got grub to install.without errors on /sda with the EFI files in...
Handwriting Input for Tablets?
Hello All: As tablet computers that utilize pen input are becoming more common, I've been looking for a solution to use handwriting input in Linux (I have a Lenovo X220t). Windows includes a good...
Newbie searching to install the right Linux version on older hardware...
First foyer into using the Linux OS for me. Medium tech level user of Windows XP/7, some 8.x, but very little 10, (the latter which I hate for all it's problems MS has given us). I have older...
Enable ipv6 link-local address
Hi, which is the ifconfig (or ip) option that enable eui64 ipv4 address on an interface? I mean: I am able to manually assign a link-local address to eth0: Code: --------- # ip -6 addr add...
LXer: Red Hat OpenStack Platform 15 Marks End of Short-Term Support
Published at LXer: Red Hat OpenStack Platform 15 is the last release that will only be supported for a year, as the company moves to a new model to support the open-source cloud platform. Read...
LXer: Arch Linux Review in 2019
Published at LXer: Started since 2002, Arch Linux has built up a large, loyal following of users who love Arch's KISS approach, where minimalism and choice reign supreme. Read More......
Broken Grub startup after latest Sep. 2019 snapshot installation ...
This is pretty weird. I've been making my own custom German language snapshot installations of MX Linux for the past couple of years. Never a problem until today, with the very latest snapshot that I...
LXer: Managing network interfaces and FirewallD in Cockpit
Published at LXer: In the last article, we saw how Cockpit can manage storage devices. This article will focus on the networking functionalities within the UI. We’ll see how to manage the...
GlusterFS volumes fail to mount after client reboot
Hello, For the past several months, I've successfully set up two GlusterFS volumes with bricks on two nodes. These volumes could be easily mounted on a client system running RHEL 7...
Unexpected ISP?
I am trying to install a website in Singapore through linode.com. While investigating why I have difficulty testing it I made a discovery that seems alarming to me, the command: Code: ---------...
LXer: How to Install a Raspberry Pi Camera Module
Published at LXer: One of the most useful add-ons for the Raspberry Pi is the camera module. Here you'll learn how to install and use the Raspberry Pi camera module. Read More......
LXer: How to Remove (Delete) Symbolic Links in Linux
Published at LXer: The rm and unlink commands allows users to remove symbolic links on Linux. Read More... (https://www.2daygeek.com/remove-delete-symbolic-link-softlink-linux/)
[SOLVED] Need help with mysql stored procedure syntax
I have the following mysql script: Code: --------- DELIMITER // ALTER procedure blueDuesNotice_sp() BEGIN CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE memberDues ( personId mediumint,
curl is not able to get response, RHEL 7.2
Hi, I have two RHEL 7.2 servers and running below command. Though both servers are made in a similar way, one server can get the curl output with the required token, and another server not. In...
Laptop shutdown freezing and not switching power off.
Hi, A new annoying problem is happening with my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad). I run Debian unstable with Gnome desktop on my laptop. When I shutdown or restart my laptop the process proceeds as...
all non-hidden files/folders have disappeared in my home directory
sometime earlier today something happened where all my files and folders in my home directory are gone. The weird thing is every single hidden folder and dot file is still there. I've combed...
[SOLVED] specify which files rsync should fetch
Thanks to help from here, thanks again for that, I can use rsync to fetch my files: Code: --------- # get files from RemotePath to my local machine rsync -av --progress --remove-source-files...
LXer: Safe Eyes - protect your eyes from eye strain
Published at LXer: Safe Eyes protect your eyes from eye strain using a simple and extensible break reminder. It’s designed to reduce and stop repetitive strain injury. It’s not just your eyes that...
backup, restore woes
Hello - I should be a beta tester, I seem to find problems where none existed before (?). I've been using such devices as WD Passports to try to backup linux data files - pictures, source code and...
Slackware Current: freeglut 3.2.0 package lacks include/GL/glut.h
What the title states. Just tried to (re)compile opentoonz and it complained to me. Grepped the uninstall infos (var/log/removed_packages) and freeglut has the file there. Just downloaded the...
LXer: Webinoly – Easily Setup Optimized LEMP Stack For WordPress In Ubuntu
Published at LXer: Webinoly is a simple script that allows you to easily and securely setup optimized LEMP stack for wordpress and other type of websites in Ubuntu operating system. Read...
symlinks with apache php, is there an alternative
Hi, what i want is to point 4 subdirectories in 4 cms's to one physical directory with all images. I tried using symlinks but the cms will not work with that. Does someone have an idea on...
kernel panic on install
Getting kernel panic when installing --current on my Rpi3. Using the August 2019 installer image. It says the system is dead locked on memory. I have 2G of swap space partitioned.
New to linux, testing different flavors needed?
For someone new to linux, is testing/learning different distros needed? This is for small business server applications. Let's say dhcp, dns, maybe internal web server... etc. For example, lets...
LXer: Bash bang commands: A must-know trick for the Linux command line
Published at LXer: Your bash history maintains a record of the commands you've entered. Here's how to make good use of that record. Read More......
Slackware rc.d Script Update Project
Introducing the Slackware rc.d Script Update Project! This is intended to be a community project with a goal of helping Pat and the development team. Please participate and help if you are...
broadcasting a display from one machine to another machine
I have a slideshow running from a bare terminal (application fbi) on one machine. If I setup another machine (Ubuntu), can I replicate my slideshow (my display) on a remote machine? Thanks!
Compiling Xwayland on Slackware Failing.
Hello, I'm trying to compile/install wayland with the wayland SBo's available for Slackware64 14.2 on Slackware64 Current. I have installed wayland, wayland-protocols, and wayland-egl, and am trying...
Brother scanner problems
I have installed a Brother DCP-7040 printer/scanner and the print part works fine. I am having problems with the scanner part. After running the Brother installer and adding the user to the lp...
Monitoring uptime
Any uptimed (http://slackbuilds.org/repository/14.2/system/uptimed/?search=uptimed) users here? Monitoring uptime used to be a badge of honor and a fun way to measure reliability and availability....
LXer: Java 13 Delivers Features That Improve Productivity, Efficiency
Published at LXer: At its CodeOne conference, Oracle explains how the rapid release cycle for Java has yielded innovation, as Java SE 13 is officially launched. Read More......
Scripting question
Hello -- I am writing a bash script that will copy a given list of folders in a source directory to a destination directory on an NFS mount. Additionally, I want to include a conditional...
no job control on this shell
I am trying to reset root password of my ubuntu 12.04.When Grub menu open I am clicking 'e' button and add rw init=/bin/bash instead of ro splash quite handoff.After doing this, root shell is opening...
Is a caching proxy server worth while these days?
Is a proxy caching server worth while these day the with the bandwith these days?
LXer: How to install Chamilo e-learning Management System on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Published at LXer: Chamilo is a free and open-source e-learning management system that is extensively used for online education and team collaboration. It allows for creating a virtual campus...
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