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  1. Thread: A few questions

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    According to tests at Phoronix...

    According to tests at Phoronix, it seems to depend mostly on your video card. I.e., if you have an Nvidia card, games work about as well in Linux as they do in Windows; otherwise, your graphical...
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    PySol has a game called Fourteen. The layout is...

    PySol has a game called Fourteen. The layout is different, but the idea is the same (except that you find pairs adding up to 14).
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    The 2.6 kernel can be preemptible. There's a...

    The 2.6 kernel can be preemptible. There's a configuration option to turn on preemption if you're building a kernel from source. To check whether your distribution ships with preemption turned on,...
  4. One way... ls -l /proc/ /exe That will...

    One way...

    ls -l /proc/<pid>/exe
    That will show you a symlink to the program. Is that what you're looking for?
  5. Wait, are you asking to see the app on both...

    Wait, are you asking to see the app on both computers, or just the server? If it's just the server, you can easily pass the "-display :0" argument on the command line (e.g., "firefox -display :0 &")...
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    Check that you have the libc-dev or libc6-dev...

    Check that you have the libc-dev or libc6-dev package (or something similar) installed.
  7. Thread: Clean Shutdowns

    by Zelmo
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    In your KDE Control Center, under KDE Components...

    In your KDE Control Center, under KDE Components -> Session Manager, there's a checkbox near the top that says "Offer Shutdown Options." Is that checked?
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    A good way to do this would be to add a line to...

    A good way to do this would be to add a line to /etc/fstab for that mount point, and use the uid, gid, umask, and user options. The first three options will restrict access to whatever user you...
  9. Thread: Clean Shutdowns

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    Are you using KDE, GNOME, or other (specify)?

    Are you using KDE, GNOME, or other (specify)?
  10. Looking at the kpat package (as an example),...

    Looking at the kpat package (as an example), there are two instances of what you mention; both have a comment that one of the choices is meant for a particular architecture. Running 'apt-cache...
  11. Thread: project in linux

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    Well, you can't do true VB.NET in Linux. The...

    Well, you can't do true VB.NET in Linux. The closest thing I've seen is GAMBAS, which works with both MySQL and Linux.
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    If it's strictly a DOS program, give DOSBox a try...

    If it's strictly a DOS program, give DOSBox a try. It's quite good about running DOS software.
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    Quanta Plus (http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/) is...

    Quanta Plus is another good one. It's the only one I've seen on Linux that has a split view to see code and WYSIWYG at the same time.
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    I'm getting old.

    I'm getting old.
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    Truth be told, you shouldn't need to know where...

    Truth be told, you shouldn't need to know where they are (as long as you used your package manager to install them). They each should have placed their executable in a directory that's in your system...
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    I was able to dig up one page (here...

    I was able to dig up one page (here) that claims that F11 is the default screenshot key, and screenshots are saved to ~/.tremulous/base/screenshots/.
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    OpenOffice Writer has a drawing toolbar with a...

    OpenOffice Writer has a drawing toolbar with a whole set of flowchart shapes.

    Another option is to use dia and export the flowchart as an image, which can then be inserted into Writer.
  18. The first block redirects requests for...

    The first block redirects requests for www.website.com or website.com to the index.html file (in case the Web server doesn't do it automatically, which it should if it's configured right).

    The...
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    Sorry, I must be thinking of the wrong type of...

    Sorry, I must be thinking of the wrong type of ini file. The ones I've seen in Windows are ASCII text files that specify settings for a particular program, which the program reads as it starts up so...
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    ini files for what, exactly?

    ini files for what, exactly?
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    Sounds like your motherboard isn't recognizing...

    Sounds like your motherboard isn't recognizing the ATX command to shut off. You could poke through your BIOS to see if there's a setting that needs to be flipped. Or it may be that Linux needs a...
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    How about the "create mask" and "directory mask"...

    How about the "create mask" and "directory mask" (reference)? It looks like they have the same effect as umask, but the numbering may be opposite (i.e., it actually represents permissions, judging by...
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    It could be that wish has a similar behavior to...

    It could be that wish has a similar behavior to bash, in that the ./filename syntax only works if the script is set as executable in its permissions.
  24. Last I heard, Linus was working for OSDL...

    Last I heard, Linus was working for OSDL (Wikipedia suggests so as well). The Linux kernel's #2 maintainer, Andrew Morton, works for Google (again confirmed by Wikipedia).

    Why? What's going...
  25. Thread: Fail to start X

    by Zelmo
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    Do you have any X servers installed? apt-cache...

    Do you have any X servers installed?

    apt-cache policy xserver-xorg xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg-###
    Replace ### with whatever X server you should have installed
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