5038 results in the forums (since January 2012)
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what would happen if...
If I used my iPad SSH terminal to get into my Linux PC session. I wonder what would happen if I entered "startx" on the iPad "terminal" session command line. :-)Message posted on the November 28th, 2012 - 10:16 PM ET
What would it take to get MS to open source Expression?
So MS is discontinuing their Expression suite (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/12/microsoft-killing-off-expression-suite-of-web-and-design-tools/). Anyone know what would it take to get them to open source it? - RobertMessage posted on the December 22nd, 2012 - 08:51 pm ET
What would be the appropriate forum?
My ideas of what I'm looking for have been influenced by reading about "Debian Pure Blends". They divide up primarily along what can be loosely referred to as occupational. My interest is the operational environment. My primary limitation ...Message posted on the January 15th, 2013 - 08:20 am ET
What would be good distor to install?
I am getting an HP-Compaq 6515b, AMD Turion X64 2.0. 2gigs of ram, and and ATi X1250 built-in video. I prefer KDE, but am looking at what distro would go on easily. Thanks.Message posted on the January 31st, 2013 - 12:10 am ET
What would happen in COLA if Linux desktop marketshare picks way up?
Consider the scenario: Linux has 10% of the desktop OS market share and new readers are coming to COLA every month. How will these new readers perceive those that are COLA regulars? There will undoubtedly be an allegiance to the OS as there always ...Message posted on the August 09th, 2012 - 04:21 pm ET
What would it take to establish a mirror of cdimage.debian.org in North America?
Fetching a DVD image across the North Atlantic takes a long time -- 5-7 hours. And the bit-torrent seeders don't provide the beta images, let alone the daily or weekly images. So... are there any volunteers out there to provide a mirror of ...Message posted on the October 27th, 2012 - 04:30 am ET
[gentoo-dev] About what would be included in EAPI5
Hello I would like to know if there is some place where things going to be included (or proposed to be included) for eapi5 are listed (if such place exists). Currently, looks like there is no eapi5 tracker :-/ Thanks a lot for the info :)Message posted on the June 16th, 2012 - 07:00 am ET
What sort of (W7) PC for a blind person?
Unusual query for a change! My blind friend has decided, after the second time in a few months that her elderly XP machine has started to play up (I think it's configuration rather than hardware, but it _could_ be the HD - anyway, she's decided, ...Message posted on the November 27th, 2013 - 06:53 pm ET
Bug#720049: monkeysign: Make it easier to see what the email text will be
Package: monkeysign Version: 1.0 Severity: wishlist I wanted to see what would be mailed out before I used monkeysign, because I dont like sending mail out as myself without knowing what it says. It took me some time to figure out how to see this ...Message posted on the August 17th, 2013 - 06:20 pm ET
What should be a typical/normal ulimit nproc value?
What value should be a typical/normal ulimit nproc be for the typical home system? Ignore memory and cpu and normal load for the discussion. Why? you ask. The command pegged the system. I love VirtualBox for experiments. :-8 ...Message posted on the November 28th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ET
Why would a (very old aout) binary only run as root?
A while back I posted about this same issue, that an old aout binary I had running (with modprobe binfmt_aout) under slackware 12.2 (and earlier versions back to the 1990's) now segfaults under 14.0. It's an old editor program, ...Message posted on the June 04th, 2013 - 09:22 pm ET
Is slackware what I'm looking for?
I'm looking for a simple/simplistic/sparse/??? install. It needs to be installed to a USB flash drive and will wander back and forth between my desktop and laptop. The primary reason for the laptop is going to library to have access to high speed ...Message posted on the December 27th, 2011 - 06:20 pm ET
Bug#552522: aptitude's bug #552522: aptitude-gtk would need to depend on gnome-games
found 552522 0.6.4-1.2 stop Hello, (Sending to aptitude-devel@ because I'd like to have the opinion from people in there). In my opinion, this is quite a misfeature. Why should aptitude contain games is beyond me, but launching games as external ...Message posted on the January 03rd, 2012 - 07:50 am ET
What NOT to do.
I deleted an empty Linux partition while booted to Windows and used Disk Management. In the process Disk Management took out /both/ of my extended paritions. It was just an experiment to see what would happen. I have several backups. Decided to ...Message posted on the September 27th, 2013 - 07:06 pm ET