Step 1: Edit /etc/pacman.conf add information below before the [core] entry. [larch] Server = ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/larch/larch7/i686 # There must be a blank line after this! Step 2: Run pacman -Sy as root to update packages. Step 3: Run pacman -S larch as root to install larch and also create a directory /home/larchbuild Step 4: Run larch ..
Load a Terminal Application $ cd $HOME/BackgroundImages $ sudo cp NEWIMAGENAME /usr/share/pixmaps/backgrounds/gnome/background-default.jpg Now your Login Image and Background are the same. TIP: I try to match the image size to my monitor r..
Install Conky, Debian based system, like Linuxmint, Ubuntu, use apt-get install conky ArchLinux, use pacman -S conky. Installing Forecast for conky ArchLinux Install # yaourt -S conky-forecast Debian based system Install # apt-get install conkyforecast if not isn't part of your installation you can download it here. Copy conkyForecast.config to your home directory and make it hidden. ..
Do the base installation, see link below: http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Beginners Guide Installing the Base system # /arch/setup as the root user. Go through all the screens so you can install base system. Step 1: Configuring the network (if necessary) Hopefully this is working after the reboot. Step 2: Update, Sync, and Upgrade the system with pacman nano ..
Linuxmint 7, Skype, Problems with sound. I was trying to use Skype to talk to family and I was having problems with the microphone. Of course I tryed different options I found on the internet but the solution below was the only one that worked for me. My other sound applications are working great and ..
This configuration takes four network interfaces and makes two bonds of two Interfaces. Also your network switch has to be able to support this configuration, HP Switches I use support this. Edit /etc/modprobe.conf and add the following. alias bond0 bonding options bond0 mode=balance-alb miimon=100 alias bond1 bonding options bond1 mode=balance-alb miimon=100 Edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-bond0 DEVICE=bond0 IPADDR=192.168.0.2 ..
Install CentOS 5.3 in text mode without any server application options. Update and harden CentOS 5.3 Applications you need to install after server installation. yum install httpd yum install php yum install php-mysql yum install mysql-server Startup MySQL Server and set password /etc/init.d/mysqld start /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'newpassword' chkconfig mysqld on (So when the ..
Install CentOS 5.3 in text mode without any server application options. Update and harden CentOS 5.3 Applications you need to install after server installation. yum install xauth Download Sun Java JDK and Install (Choose Java SE Development Kit (JDK)) Download Sun JDK (Version I used jdk-6u16-linux-i586-rpm.bin) Copy Java JDK to Server and Install chmod +x ..
Sound Problems, Found information here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HdaIntelSoundHowto that help me have have better sound quality. 1. Type below to find out what sound card you are using. cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#* | grep Codec Dell Precision T3400 uses a Codec: Analog Devices AD1984 2. View this file /usr/share/doc/alsa-base/driver/ALSA-Configuration.txt.gz and search for AD1984, You should see that the T3400 ..
Information taking from this website: http://helpforlinux.blogspot.com/2009/04/6-ways-to-make-ubuntu-fast.html And then goto /etc/event.d/ and change the ttyx files that you DONOT want. Edit them and comment lines starting with “start on runlevel”. So, in this case, you’ll comment the start line in tty4..tty6 files. 1. gksudo gedit /etc/event.d/tty4 2. Comment out where you see start on runlevel. 3. I ..