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Forum: Linux 03. Jun 2009, 01:00 AM
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Posted By debtboy
Well, packages do simplify installs and if you...

Well, packages do simplify installs and if you get a large full blown distro
most everything you'll need will already be included.
Just install as needed via package manger.

This was only a...
Forum: Linux 02. Jun 2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Wow, sorry to hear that. You are right about...

Wow, sorry to hear that.
You are right about the x package, but it is a development library you need.
I'm not familiar with Mepis, but you should be able to install the needed library through...
Forum: Linux 31. May 2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Now lets see if it works, exit root, making...

Now lets see if it works,
exit root, making your the regular user.
Type conky and hit enter to see if it works.

A display of PC information should appear on your desktop.
...
Forum: Linux 31. May 2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Now I normally clear the screen and run: make...

Now I normally clear the screen and run:
make install that's all it takes to install the program.

http://home.comcast.net/~linuxboy/source17.jpg

Again lots of text scrolling by.
...
Forum: Linux 31. May 2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
When running the config file, any dependency or...

When running the config file, any dependency or other problems
will be displayed. It checks your system for everything it needs.
If it needs something like a compiler, it will tell you now.
...
Forum: Linux 31. May 2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Now we do a listing of the new directory ls, ...

Now we do a listing of the new directory ls,
I'm not using the -l long format, because I want to see all the files.

http://home.comcast.net/~linuxboy/source9.jpg

Now we do a more README, the...
Forum: Linux 31. May 2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Now it's time to unarchive these files. Use the...

Now it's time to unarchive these files.
Use the following command
tar -xvf conky.1.7.0.tar.gz

http://home.comcast.net/~linuxboy/source5.jpg

It should start unpacking...
many directory and...
Forum: Linux 31. May 2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
compile and install from source

OK, how about we install a 3rd party application from source.

First of all, you should always install software from packages (.rpm, .deb, etc...),
Packages automatically take care of...
Forum: Linux 28. May 2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
wget grep pipe

OK Everyone,

Before we get into the pipe...
Here are a few more standard commands you might already be using:
cp (copy)
rm (remove)
mkdir (make directory)
rmdir (remove directory)
mv (move)...
Forum: Linux 25. May 2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
root su sudo

Hi everyone,

As you move around the filesystem and view the contents of files
with more, you will eventually run into permission issues.
For example there is a file /etc/sudoers that can only...
Forum: Linux 25. May 2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Viewing a file's contents

Hi everyone,

Now that your starting to move around the filesystem with cd,
list files with ls, you may want to view the contents of some of these files.
I generally use more but there are some...
Forum: Linux 24. May 2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Permissions w/ Images

Open up a console/terminal and you should be in your home directory.
If not that would be easy enough to fix cd ~/ remember.

I'm using your home directory, because this is where you have...
Forum: Linux 24. May 2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Permissions

Thanks for the positive feedback,
I've never tried explaining this stuff before.

Permissions...

here is a typical example of a ls -l listing:
drwxr-xr-x 2 debtboy users 4096 2009-05-23 ...
Forum: Linux 24. May 2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
moving around with cd (change directory)

Hi everyone :)

Now that your able to cd down into your home directory,
you might want to move up directory by directory or jump directly
to a particular location.
cd .. this will bring you UP...
Forum: Linux 24. May 2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By debtboy
Linux command line intro

OK, here goes...
No matter what distro your using, you will have the ability to open a shell terminal or console
(may have different names such as Term, Xtrem, ETerm, Console, Konsole, etc...)
I...
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