I installed FreeNAS on a HP Pavilion xt966. Every three seconds or so I message comes up on the console. acpi_tz0: _TMP value is absurd, ignored (-270.2C) From what I have been able to find this is ...
What would be the equivalent to AnyDVD on Unix (linux,*bsd etc)?
I needed a command-line method of creating a file whose size in bytes is the percentage of free space on a disk. I intend to run it via cron every five minutes, but first a shell script will do. The ...
I have send a large amount of data from one machine to another. If I send with rsync (or any other method), it will go at a steady 320kb/sec. If I initiate two or three transfers at once, each will go ...
In Linux one presses Alt-F1, Alt-F2 etc to change virtual ttys. In OpenBSD one shall use Ctrl-Alt-F1 etc instead. My question is if there are console commands for these two operating systems that ...
Many many years ago (2001) IBM were working on a Linux watch with Bluetooth (if memory serves). I wonder if anything like it is available now? Specifically, I'd want a watch that tells time and runs ...
I was looking for a way to rename a huge number of similarly-named files, much like this one (a Windows-related question) except that I'm using *nix (Ubuntu and FreeBSD, separately). Just to sum up, ...
Since the Apple OS-X operating system is a UNIX derivative (BSD), and the underlying (Intel) Mac architecture is the same, why isn't it very straightforward to get Apple-specific applications running ...