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Make PCLinux Always Boot to XTerm?

My PCLinux system occasionally boots to (after login on the regular login screen) two white xterm windows with grey scrollbars on their lefts and NO system buttons (maximize,minimize,etc.) This screen ...
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Finding Local IP Address

On PCLinuxOS I want to get my local IP address (192.168.0.XXX). Using ip addr show and ifconfig, I get addresses formatted as XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX, but no ipv4 address. How can I get this address?
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Some keyboard shortcuts not working in Mplayer / Smplayer

I am using (S)Mplayer on Pclinux OS to view my video files. I have been using this player to all the Linux distros used till now, without problem. The problem I do have, is that the most of the known ...
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How to run Linux Live CD from a portable hard drive

I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop and I want to run PCLinuxOS from an external hard drive. I don't want to install it on the external hard drive but want to run it's installation from there so ...
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Can't get my monitor setup to stick with PCLinux OS

I'm using PCLinuxOS, which uses the KDE windows manager. I have to reconfigure my dual monitors every time I restart my system. I used the configuration utility to change the enable the second monitor ...
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Is there a second browser I can install on PClinuxOS Gnome?

I can't seem to find an alternative browser to the default browser "Firefox" that will install on PClinuxOS 10.12 with Gnome desktop. Does anyone know of a browser that will install on PClinuxOS ...
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Linux alternative to Win+D to show desktop?

In Windows, I can type Win+D to show desktop (or to minimize all, the result is the same). Is there a similar keystroke in Linux? Specifically I'm using PCLinuxOS 2009.2 .
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How to connect from Linux to a Windows printer?

My home network has a Windows computer with a shared printer. I've just installed Linux on my own machine. How can I connect to the shared Windows printer from my Linux installation? Details: ...
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S3 standby/resume in PCLinuxOS on a desktop PC?

I've just installed PCLinuxOS on a regular desktop PC. It's working fine except for S3 standby/resume (I'm not interested in S4 hibernate). What packages do I need to install, and what settings to I ...