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Life long student of Unix and now GNU/Linux operating systems


Dec
23
comment filename encoding for windows and linux
There is no easy way. Windows uses UTF16 (UCS2) encoding. Linus typically uses UTF8.
Oct
10
comment Where to log stdout and stderr of a daemon
*nix daemons, by definition, do not use stdin, stdout or stderr as they do not have a controlling terminal.
Oct
4
comment How to calculate subnet of your interface based on the destination IP and subnet?
You may also need to connect to the switch console and see if it is configured correctly for the ports you are using. Also trying pinging from the switch to the powercontroller if your switch OS supports the ping command.
Oct
4
comment Which is the Highest interrupt level assigned device in Linux system
Look under /proc/interrupts
Sep
5
comment Virtual Box internet connection issues
You need to tell us how you are connecting from your PC to the Internet. You need to have some sort of router in place and suitably configured to handle both addresses
Sep
5
comment Normal ISO to UEFI bootable ISO converter?
There is no open source off the shelf tool for doing what you want to do. If you have sufficient skills, you can add UEFI support to an existing ISO but it is not for the faint-hearted.
Jun
10
comment Start gnome as another user on display :1
Are you talking about GNOME 2 or GNOME 3?
Jun
10
comment Block All Traffic and Allow from Defined IP only in IPTABLES
Perhaps you should tell us what is not working for you
Jun
9
comment How do I make a virtualised WAN?
If the VMs are all on one physical host, as your question implies, why not create a host-only network between the VMs?
Jun
9
answered Accidentally typed password on logon prompt in Ubuntu TTY, is it stored?
Sep
3
awarded  Yearling
Aug
19
awarded  Editor
Aug
19
revised Permanently disable screensaver Fedora 19
Fixed typo
Aug
19
answered Permanently disable screensaver Fedora 19
Jun
9
answered How to create a file that just consist of ones
Jun
9
comment Can't make an iso of burned DVD-R
Until you solve the problem of creating a valid ISO, you are not going to be able to mount it as a loopback device on Linux.
May
1
comment All Linux installations fail on my laptop
Not all Linux distros fail. You told us that Ubuntu 12.10 worked.
Feb
28
comment Operating System not found when loading DD image in VMware
What you are trying to do is not possible.
Jan
1
comment How to override GTK3 / Gnome Shell themes per application
GNOME Shell uses GTK3 - not GTK2
Jan
1
comment How do I launch (pdf) documents with Evince from the Activities Overview in Gnome 3?
Which version of GNOME 3 are you using? In 3.6, Evince is what opens the document from the Activities Overview