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  1. Thread: Too Big SuSE

    by St. Joe
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    What desktop are you running and what tool are...

    What desktop are you running and what tool are you using to configure your fonts?
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    You don't need all that...the commands are right...

    You don't need all that...the commands are right in the man file.
    For example:

    # rpmbuild --rebuild package_name-verison.src.rpm
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    If it was available for 10.1 then just download...

    If it was available for 10.1 then just download the SRPM for that package from the applicable repo and try the rpmbuild command to install it on your system. There may be something in the packager's...
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    You need to su to root to run the privoxy...

    You need to su to root to run the privoxy executable.

    $ su
    # privoxy --help

    For better information:
    $ man privoxy
  5. Thread: New monitor

    by St. Joe
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    Instead of using Contol Center I'd advise you...

    Instead of using Contol Center I'd advise you boot into a runlevel 3 or killoff X from your desktop, then su to root and tell sax to reconfigure your gfx hardware. With any luck your monitor will be...
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    Give us some examples of what you installed. If...

    Give us some examples of what you installed. If you install an application with an executable then generally you can do an Alt + F2 an simply type in the name of the program to get it to run. If it...
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    The Slackware CD can be used as a rescue disk,...

    The Slackware CD can be used as a rescue disk, just type "linux root=/dev/your-root-partition" at the boot prompt (where you would type bare.i if you were installing).

    To reinstall lilo to the...
  8. The OP is running a full install of Slamd64 with...

    The OP is running a full install of Slamd64 with a KDE desktop environment. They have QT installed. This could be related to something unique to Slamd64 and would advise you use the static-qt version...
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    Before we get into all the possible issues, did...

    Before we get into all the possible issues, did you read and follow the Gentoo Sudoer Guide?
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    Open a terminal and input the command below: $...

    Open a terminal and input the command below:

    $ sudo gedit/etc/X11/xorg.conf

    This will open the file in a text editor with admin privi's.
    Next you just need to scroll down and change your...
  11. That's what it is telling you. It needs the...

    That's what it is telling you. It needs the libqt3-mt (or equivilant) package. Or just install the static version of Opera as it will not complain about this missing library.
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    # update-menus But that might not show up...

    # update-menus
    But that might not show up immediately.

    Alt+F2, then type in 'azureus'.
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    You want the easy way? Install the deb file for...

    You want the easy way? Install the deb file for this package.
    Download it to your /home/username directory.

    Then open a terminal and issue this command:
    $ su
    # dpkg -i azureus_2.3.0.6-1_all.deb...
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    In Slack I place the actual script it /etc/rc.d/,...

    In Slack I place the actual script it /etc/rc.d/, make it executable,
    and then just run it from /etc/rc.d/rc.local.

    For example, here is an entry in the rc.local file:


    # To disable howl,...
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    Re-doing grub can mean to reconfigure or install...

    Re-doing grub can mean to reconfigure or install again. I gather you mean to reinstall. In that case do the following:

    Mount the partition (provide the correct HD notation for hdax):
    # mount -o...
  16. Thread: GDM problem

    by St. Joe
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    X messages are found in /var/log/Xorg.0.log.

    X messages are found in /var/log/Xorg.0.log.
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    This is up to your own preference. The current...

    This is up to your own preference. The current branch will get you the newer versioned software, but it is also not to be mistaken as anything other than a 'testing' repository for libraries and...
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    I have no idea what the 'obsolete' option is, but...

    I have no idea what the 'obsolete' option is, but if you have packages installed which are not in the Slack repos you don't need to exclude them since they would never be candidates for upgrades.

    ...
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    Why not just do this for yourself? Read the...

    Why not just do this for yourself? Read the Current Changelog.
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    What To Do Next After Installation...

    What To Do Next After Installation
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    You'll might want to ramp up Gentoo's slice over...

    You'll might want to ramp up Gentoo's slice over FC or SuSE, as it does tend to both eat up and use (due to compiling needs, distfile storage, etc.) more space than a typical binary package Linux...
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    Poll: Why fix what isn't broken? 3.4 is on my box.

    Why fix what isn't broken? 3.4 is on my box.
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    That shouldn't be necessary. Are you sure the...

    That shouldn't be necessary. Are you sure the HorizSync and VertRefresh values are correct for your monitor in the xorg file? They need to be set according to the manufacturer specs.
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    Linux Tar Commands...

    Linux Tar Commands
    Guide To Linux Archive
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    You might try and comment out the VideoRam line...

    You might try and comment out the VideoRam line as that is not required. Sounds like a definite nVidia driver issue. I'd go over and search the nVidia Knowledge Base.
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