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Forum: Linux 29. Sep 2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,949
Posted By debtboy
After a few years..

I had hoped the Linux / open-source section would have expanded by now.

Just goes to show the meaningless pursuits of the back door windows world rules.
How very sad!!
Forum: Linux 18. Dec 2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,639
Posted By debtboy
Awesome link!! Great examples!! :)

Awesome link!!
Great examples!! :)
Forum: Linux 15. Dec 2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,790
Posted By debtboy
thanks, pm sent

thanks, pm sent
Forum: Linux 15. Dec 2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,209
Posted By debtboy
Please post all of your smb.conf and are you...

Please post all of your smb.conf
and are you using a domain (ex.. \domain\user)

One more thing...
Do your connections work when using your local machine ip address
and not the computer name?
Forum: Linux 15. Dec 2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,209
Posted By debtboy
Hi dre, I'm currently running a samba server on...

Hi dre,
I'm currently running a samba server on my Mangaka-Chu (Debial/Ubuntu based distro) w/ no problems,
but I previously ran into a problem on Fedora w/ SELinux enabled, additional settings...
Forum: Linux 14. Dec 2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,949
Posted By debtboy
GoboLinux looks very interesting, there is...

GoboLinux looks very interesting,
there is probably no better example which demonstrates
the power of the link ln or symbolic link ln -s
Forum: Linux 14. Dec 2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,790
Posted By debtboy
I'm glad this post resurfaced as it gives me the...

I'm glad this post resurfaced as it gives me the opportunity to review some of my
previous statements with a slightly different perspective.

It appears, I had quite a sharp tongue as seen from...
Forum: ChitChat 14. Dec 2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,749
Posted By debtboy
very cool revboy, I'm a big time nature lover,...

very cool revboy,
I'm a big time nature lover, animals especially!! :D

Here is a picture I took recently at our local zoo.
Forum: Linux 13. Dec 2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,779
Posted By debtboy
Hi wdhpr, Thanks for your comment on that other...

Hi wdhpr,
Thanks for your comment on that other thread :)

You bring up a good point and there does seem to be a movement or compromise by
some distribution creators not to reject everything...
Forum: Linux 13. Dec 2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,949
Posted By debtboy
Hi Lonny, I think you are doing the members...

Hi Lonny,
I think you are doing the members here a disservice by profiling them as casual users who don't care about filesystems. This may or may not be true, but I believe forums draw all kinds of...
Forum: Linux 13. Dec 2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,949
Posted By debtboy
Hi Rik, Thanks for the reply... sort of :D (Ha!...

Hi Rik,
Thanks for the reply... sort of :D (Ha! Ha! Ha!)

As for users not understanding, this is a mystery to me, the structure makes sense and security is applied across the entire system...
Forum: Linux 13. Dec 2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,949
Posted By debtboy
Linux a familiar structure:

I am just as comfortable on a Linux/Unix system as I am on a Windows system,
well that's not entirely true...
I more comfortable on a Linux system than a Windows System
(that goes for servers...
Forum: ChitChat 12. Dec 2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 180,539
Posted By debtboy
http://techsupportalert.com/files/images/manga_scr...

http://techsupportalert.com/files/images/manga_screen2.jpg
Forum: ChitChat 12. Dec 2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,915
Posted By debtboy
http://home.comcast.net/~debtboy/roflmao.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~debtboy/roflmao.jpg
Forum: Linux 12. Dec 2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,326
Posted By debtboy
Once we hit enter, the script is running, the...

Once we hit enter, the script is running, the first line should look familiar,
you can refer back to the script and see the echo.
http://home.comcast.net/~debtboy/location4.png

Now I type in the...
Forum: Linux 12. Dec 2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,326
Posted By debtboy
Now for a simple demonstration... If your...

Now for a simple demonstration...

If your going to use this file, copy it into a text editor and save it.
I saved it as location.sh, but you name it whatever you want.
In addition to saving the...
Forum: Linux 12. Dec 2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,326
Posted By debtboy
IP Location script:

I made a simple little bash script (using a web API) which exposes the location (down to the nearest city) of any IP address.
You see similar things on websites written in javascript, but I figured...
Forum: Linux 11. Dec 2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 90
Sticky: Poll: What Distro
Views: 47,157
Posted By debtboy
Thumbs up I just tried that distribution chooser and it...

I just tried that distribution chooser and it suggested the following :(
Gentoo 95%
Slackware 95%

I had a Gentoo system a while back and it was the biggest pain in the ass.
It took 2 days to...
Forum: Linux 11. Dec 2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,779
Posted By debtboy
It's good that Windows is working for you :), and...

It's good that Windows is working for you :), and I think we are all lucky that FOSS (Free Open Source Software) exists for people who use either platform. It's not exactly fair how Windows benefits...
Forum: Linux 11. Dec 2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,190
Posted By debtboy
Installing packages is one of the few times a...

Installing packages is one of the few times a Linux system could be at risk, (due to the elevated privileges required), but this is not a case of a repository package containing a virus, but rather a...
Forum: Linux 10. Dec 2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,779
Posted By debtboy
My view has started to change, as I used to be a...

My view has started to change, as I used to be a Linux "fanboy" and touted the evil abuses of Micro$oft, but you might say I've mellowed out quite a bit since then.
There has been a growing movement...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 10. Dec 2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,158
Posted By debtboy
This link outlines what browsers support gopher...

This link outlines what browsers support gopher as well as additional gateways and other information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gopher_%28protocol%29

This link looks just like the gopher site,...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 10. Dec 2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,158
Posted By debtboy
Remember Gopher?

Have you ever used the gopher protocol to search?

Yes it's a name from the past, but it's still alive and kicking!!! ;)
The main search database was named Veronica, a play on the
Archie FTP...
Forum: Linux 10. Dec 2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,704
Posted By debtboy
Google Chrome for Linux released:

It's still Beta, but I've been using it and...

Not exactly my cup of tea :(, performance is OK,
but I still prefer GNU Icecat, Firefox and Seamonkey

Here is the story:...
Forum: Linux 10. Dec 2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,423
Posted By debtboy
Sorry to hear that... :( I'm not familiar with...

Sorry to hear that... :(
I'm not familiar with that device and would most likely make your problems worse, but feel free to ask any questions, I'd like to help.

Hope you get back online w/ linux...
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