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    Its not really a pain, its just that Ubuntu...

    Its not really a pain, its just that Ubuntu decided to depart from the norm implemented sudo differently in their distro. At work we use Ubuntu (amongst others) and we have to enable root accounts on...
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    Hi and welcome to the forum. I think you can...

    Hi and welcome to the forum. I think you can achieve what you want using the "screen" or tmux program. There are examples on how to use both programs at How to keep processes running after ending ssh...
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    In opensuse, the rpms are usually temporarily...

    In opensuse, the rpms are usually temporarily stored in /var/cache/zypper/RPMS.
  4. I don't see why this would not be allowed. An app...

    I don't see why this would not be allowed. An app called Tweetdeck allows you to view and manage multiple twitter accounts. Anyway read Twitters terms and conditions, to get an accurate answer.
  5. For Skype, you have to download the RPM from the...

    For Skype, you have to download the RPM from the Skype website and install using the rpm command or yum. For everything else, follow the instructions posted above.
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    You are better off just installing from scratch...

    You are better off just installing from scratch and downloading the apps again. The amount of effort needed to do what you are trying to achieve is more than just installing everything from scratch.
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    Try installing with all the hard drives installed...

    Try installing with all the hard drives installed (so don't unplug the one with Windows). Install openSUSE on the second hard drive and then choose to install the bootloader on the MBR.
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    The particular package you downloaded is not for...

    The particular package you downloaded is not for installation because it is a prebuilt binary. You can leave it in your home directory (as it is now) or move it to a global location e.g. /opt and...
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    I don't think you have to manually mount...

    I don't think you have to manually mount /dev/sda3. When you run the installation disk and choose the Rescue Installed System option, the root partition will be automatically mounted, so all you...
  10. Try the following At the login prompt do...

    Try the following

    At the login prompt do CTRL-ALT-F1
    Login to the command line
    Run "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop"
    Run "startx"


    Are you able to login after running those commands? If you...
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    Hi, Fahlyn1. Welcome to the forum.

    Hi, Fahlyn1. Welcome to the forum.
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    You have 5 partitions on your disk. /dev/sda1...

    You have 5 partitions on your disk. /dev/sda1 appears to be the Windows recovery partition, ./dev/sda2 is the actual Windows installation and the other 3 are your Linux partitions. In terms of...
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    When you try to edit the file, what command are...

    When you try to edit the file, what command are you using? Try "sudo /etc/network/interfaces" (without the quotes), if you have not already done that. To check whether you have Ubuntu server...
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    There are many shells available. Take a look at...

    There are many shells available. Take a look at 13 Types of Shell (Some You Never Probably Heard About) | LinuxHaxor.net for a list of some of the shells available for Linux and Unix and 13 Types of...
  15. Usually Linux distributions automatically select...

    Usually Linux distributions automatically select the most appropriate driver for your devices. However, if you have an AMD or Nvidia graphics card, you can install their own graphics drivers rather...
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    [SOLVED] You can edit it, but its advised not to use a...

    You can edit it, but its advised not to use a normal text editor due to the risk of breaking the file or associated files. Its best to use vipw and vigr. Have a read of What is the best way to edit...
  17. [SOLVED] I am not sure which communities you are referring...

    I am not sure which communities you are referring to, but there are many languages you can choose from depending on the projects you want to do. For example if you want to do kernel development, then...
  18. If you are using Linu Mint, I suggest that you...

    If you are using Linu Mint, I suggest that you use the Ubuntu Server Guide at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/ and https://help.ubuntu.com/13.04/serverguide/ for instructions on how to setup...
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    Depending on what the variables are, you can set...

    Depending on what the variables are, you can set them globally in /etc/profile or create a script in /etc/profile.d. The files you need to edit may be slightly different depending on the distribution...
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    Linux Mint is now at version 14, so its probably...

    Linux Mint is now at version 14, so its probably best to do a clean install if you can, rather than trying to do an upgrade. So much has changed since Linux Mint 10, so attempting an upgrade will...
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    If you want long term support, you could consider...

    If you want long term support, you could consider Scientific Linux or CentOS. Fedora releases have always had short life spans and its something they have always been open about. Opensuse could also...
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    Take a look at Make Sudo Work Like Ubuntu on...

    Take a look at Make Sudo Work Like Ubuntu on Other Linux Systems for information on how to achieve what you have mentioned in your post above. Personally I don't see the difference between using sudo...
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    If you can access a terminal, try the following...

    If you can access a terminal, try the following commands


    sudo apt-get update
    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    sudo apt-get upgrade


    Hopefully this will help you to resolve the package manager...
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    It doesn't bother me because I am not a native...

    It doesn't bother me because I am not a native English speaker. Having said that, I think there is a big section of the community here in England who cannot speak proper English even though they were...
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    Yes you can. I used to have a setup that had...

    Yes you can. I used to have a setup that had Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris on one machine. There is a good blog at the Oracle website that can help you...
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