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Google Chrome accepts the command-line parameter --start-maximized, which will force Chrome to start in a maximized state. Simply modify the shortcut you use to launch Chrome to include this flag, or simply alias chrome to chrome --start-maximized. I've tested this in both Chrome and Chromium under Windows and Linux, and it seems to work just fine.


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While there is no real question, only statements, in your question, I'm going to go ahead and take a stab at the question. I'm guessing that you would like to know if they make drivers for the Magic Trackpad for Linux. After 1 minutes of Google-ing, I found this forum. I know the highlights are a little extensive, but the these posts are the only real ...


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You can just use the rpm tool for this. rpm -ql package-name Will list all files installed by that package (that's que-ell).


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To start Google Chrome in a maximized window, right click the shortcut, select "Properties" from the context menu. Then, in the window that pops up, under "Run:" select Maximized from the dropdown menu. Finally, click OK. Chrome will now start Maximized


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The www folder is created by most distributions during the apache setup process. As the setup process is run by root, the www folder is owned by root. Use ls -al in /var to look at it's permissions. drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 May 2 11:34 www chmod and chown are GNU coreutils that you can use to modify the permissions of unix directories. Use chown to ...


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You're using VirtualBox's NAT feature, right? Try configuring the NIC as "Bridge", then the guest OS gets a "public" IP in your LAN (from DHCP, if available), and is reachable by that address.


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You could open a terminal session and use whereis: [linker3000@aa1 ~]$ whereis vi vi: /bin/vi /usr/share/man/man1/vi.1.gz /usr/share/man/man1p/vi.1p.gz


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% is the command prompt. Like > in DOS, which along with the current working directory might appear as C:\>. You can actually change this to be anything that you like, but % is the default for a regular user account under the csh or zsh shell. The shell is the program that displays the command line, reads what you type, and executes the command. The ...


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Well you should have a secondary user other than root on the system to login with. Hopefully that user is in the sudoers file and has root permissions or is a part of the wheel group? If the above criteria is met you can do the following from terminal: sudo vim /etc/pam.d/gdm Then comment out this line: #auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != ...


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Searching for "Gnome enable root login" provided this snippet: To permanently enable root login to gnome under Debian, edit the /etc/gdm/gdm.conf file. In the [security] section of the file, add the following line: AllowRoot=True


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I solved it by modifying this line from /boot/grub/grub.conf: rootnoverify (hd0,1) to rootnoverify (hd0,2) With the help of Fedora's Disk Utility, I noticed that the volume containing Windows Vista was in /dev/sda3 (hd0,2) and not /dev/sda2 (hd0,1).


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Try resetting your XFCE configuration: mv ~/.config/xfce4 ~/xfce-config-backup rm -r ~/.cache If that doesn't work, try starting XFCE from the command line and see if it displays any errors: startxfce4


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Is the font file called Tahoma.ttf? What does fc-list | grep -i tahoma say? What happens when you run fc-cache -v ? Does your ~/.fonts directory appear in the output? This is what it looked like when I just added some fonts in my ~/.fonts. $ fc-cache -v /usr/share/fonts: skipping, existing cache is valid: 0 fonts, 3 dirs /usr/share/fonts/X11: ...


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As usual, let the war begin: Ubuntu might be easier than Fedora; there are many Ubuntu beginners around, and so there is huge amount of good tutorials, forums and forum posts. There is also excellent Ask Ubuntu Stack Exchange site. You can use Fedora too, there is nothing wrong with that. There isn't many distribution specific guides for beginners. List of ...


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Here is a thread with a couple of ideas on how you can catch the hibernate event and log it yourself: http://serverfault.com/questions/199895/how-can-i-flush-my-ssh-keys-on-power-management-activity/199896#199896 - Use dbus-python - Write PM scripts I have never used dbus myself, but if you need help, here are some references: - ...


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Execute the command: gconf-editor and navigate to the option: /apps/metacity/global_keybindings/panel_main_menu and check it's value. That key-combination is the key for the panel's main menu. If you want, you can change it to your desired combination.


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Go to System Settings » Users » Click on the keylock button. You will be asked to enter the root password. Here, change your group from standard to administrator. From now on you can use sudo. If you want to do it the command line way, follow this link. Enter visudo in a root terminal. Under the following line: root ALL=(ALL) ALL Enter: user ALL=(ALL) ...


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According to this and this, the procedure to run a script on boot for Fedora is as follows: 1: Create a bash script to do what you want, in form of #!/bin/bash # chkconfig: 345 91 19 # description: Script to do what I want. OWNER="myusername" # The user you want ot run the script as case "$1" in start) echo -n "Starting Myscript: " ...


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First of all upgrade: Fedora 14 is no maintained (end of life on 2011-12-08) If you are inexperienced beware that these are dangerous operations: an error could make you loose data (no guarantee on instructions and hits). You have two options: Create a new partition with the free space and mount it somewhere add the partition with fdisk (do not modify ...


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It's a server problem. This is happening because your directory needs server permission to write. Try this as root user: chmod 7777 -R ci (here 4th 7 is for server permission )


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If Xprog is a GUI program which needs root perms, can you not initially invoke X by opening a terminal window and typing su su9705 -c Xprog? Then there's a good chance it won't prompt again for the password for root.


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What you're seeing is an abstract socket, a special kind of socket specific to Linux. From man 7 unix: * abstract: an abstract socket address is distinguished by the fact that sun_path[0] is a null byte ('\0'). The socket's address in this namespace is given by the additional bytes in sun_path that are covered by the specified length ...


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go to properties on the Chrome short cut. go to Target, where it has "C:\Users etc.. at the end of 'exe' put a space and then type - google.com (or which ever hopepage you want to set. click ok. close the browser, then reopen and it should work.


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As root, run chown yourusername /var/www/html. This will assign it to your user. Alternatively, you could set up Apache to use some directory inside your home directory as "DocumentRoot". (see /etc/apache, /etc/httpd or similar). Most Apache installations are also set up to link your $HOME/public_html/ to http://server/~username. Both approaches have some ...


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you can use XSane Image Scanner to search for scanners: sane-find-scanner


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Sometimes the window state fails to save your last setting due to lack of permissions and therefore keeps opening in the non-maximized mode. You can perform the following to change the owner:group back to yourself for the files: sudo chown youracct:youracct ~/.config/google-chrome/Local\ State sudo chown youracct:youracct ...


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In Virtualbox you can define several kinds of network bridged (the fedora guest will be visible on the external network it will share some physical interface of the host - put in promiscuous mode). NAT, the host will do some port forwarding. Host-only: the guest and the host will share a virtual network. Internal: all guests and the host will share a ...


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From looking on http://www.notebookcheck.net/Sony-Vaio-VGN-FE41M.3647.0.html I see that laptop has an S-Video socket. Can you connect it to a TV? It might show BIOS via that output. You say the screen is broken? Is it just the back-light? If so, you may be able to see what's on the screen extremely faintly? Good luck.


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OpenVPN is a good VPN software for both Windows and Linux, but I have no idea about iOS. L2TP might be another alternative.


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This is caused by one of two things: You are not in the correct group to use sudo You have not got the sudo configuration file set up right. type: $ man sudoers and read all about setting up the sudoers file. Editing of the sudoers file is done through visudo. I have in my sudoers file: # Members of the admin group may gain root privileges %admin ...



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