location: linux.com - date: March 1, 2012
I am new to Linux, I did play with what was called Lindows many years ago and not really dug deep into it until in the last six months which I did use Ubuntu 11.10 and now using CentOs 6.2. I in April got my associate degree in networking and now working on my bachelors degree and I have found out a lot of schools just simply do not teach Linux just mainly Windows. I am looking for a job and coming across that want people to know a lot of Linux mainly Red Hat and be certified in it. Someone told me that CentOS 6.2 is like Red Hat. The question I have can I learn from using CentOS and still be able to pass the Red Hat certifications using this OS? How similar is CentOS and Red Hat? Or should I learn a different OS to. Let me know what you think.
Questions about Arch linux..
location: linux.com - date: October 25, 2011
So after discovering the latest Ubuntu release, I've decided to change linux distros. Ubuntu decided to go the user-friendly path with it's new update. I've always gone for somewhere in between user friendly and complex, and I should probably choose one or the other, so I'm interested in Arch Linux, and I have a few questions about it.
Is it a command line installer? I've heard you'll need to check out the wiki guide on installing, problem is can I view it while installing? otherwise I'm gonna have to print it out, which is a pain (since I don't have a separate laptop). I've heard Gentoo is the most confusing linux OS out there, and Arch looks pretty complex as well, so how confusing it in comparison?
Also, what desktop environment does it use?
I have no more blank cd's at the moment, so I'm going to install Linux Mint for now, but I would like to move onto something else at some point.
stable Linux. Truth or Myth?
location: linux.com - date: October 11, 2011
I want to know if there is any such thing as a stable desktop Linux distro, or is it just a myth? Since I started playing with Linux I've probably tried more than a dozen different flavors on about a dozen different platforms. I can't be real specific because each one had its own problems; but for example, I've just re-installed Linux Mint 11. Within an hour, Firefox crashed without warning or explanation and shortly after that, The OS itself crashed hard and I had to restart the computer. These are typical problems I've had with Linux since I started playing with it more than 10 years ago. I would really like to use Linux to replace my Mac, but so far I haven't found one that I can count on. Is there a reliable distro? Or is there a way to make a buggy distro more reliable? So far I've tried most of the popular ones: Red Hat, Fedora, openSUSE, Ubuntu, Mint, Linspire, and a few others that I can't recall at the moment. Of all of them, Mint 6 was my favorite, but each suc
Linux for touchscreen
location: linux.com - date: February 9, 2012
I bought a tablet pc, and i want to place there Linux. Is there some distributive that supports touch input?
New Linux GUI optimised for Tablets
location: linux.com - date: April 5, 2010
First of all, let me tell you something: If it is money you want to start helping me, then you will get a fair share of any profit.
So, Picture This:
I am a 12 year old, dreaming in bed, and in my dream I have inspiration (where else would you get it from?).
My inspiration is for a new Tablet-Oriented GUI. I do NOT have a lot of money, and as such do not have a tablet, nevermind one that could think about running Linux. However, I am saving up for one, and the one that has caught my eye is ¬£350. *gulp*
Forget about Tablets for a second.I do not have hardware capable of dual booting, that's how much memory I have used up with damned Windows. I don't want to sacrifice windows, I have Flash MX 2004 running on it and have lost the disk. Therefore, I cannot test builds on my own machines.
Ok, Remember Tablets now. I am not doing a plea for a tablet, but I am still going to go through what this tablet will need to have.
[li]Multi-Touch Screen (check)[/li]
[li]At least One USB port
location: linux.com - date: January 29, 2010
I was just wondering ... I think Linux should design a computer some what like the iPad from Apple. I know I would buy one, and I'm sure everyone that uses Linux would as well. While purchasing one the customer has the option to choose what operating system they would like.
Apple software vs Windows software on Linux...
location: linuxquestions.com - date: September 25, 2003
First, is it possible to install Apple software on Linux? If so, since Apple's OSX is based off of Linux(correct?), would it run any more smoothly than Windows software? I'm just thinking, perhaps for things like WarCraft 3 or maybe even Photoshop, the programs would run more nativly than Windows software...
Why headphones work with Ubuntu, Fedora and Scientific Linux but not Debian Wheezy?
location: linuxquestions.com - date: May 28, 2013
I am trying to figure out why my headphones work with Ubuntu 13.04, Fedora 18 and Scientific Linux 6.4 but not Debian Wheezy? With the others all sound is fully functional out of the box.
Basic speaker sound in Debian works although it is a little tinny.
I am trying to install on a late 2011 Apple Intel iMac 27 inch model. For every other distro other than Debian the headphones work outside the box. I would prefer to run Debian if possible.
Is it something in the Kernel? Would copying the .config from Ubuntu and using it to compile a new Debian Kernel work?
Putty on a ubuntu linux amazon instance
location: linuxquestions.com - date: December 12, 2011
I have just installed GTM/EWD on a new amazon ubuntu 11.10 server
I have logged on via putty ok , gone to GTM
Opening a second session of putty and when logged on the putty screen
goes to exactly the same command line as on the first putty session then when I enter a new command on session 2 it is replicated simultaneously on session 1.
I have done the same with winscp , opening two sessions and it is fine
Can anyone help please
Running 32bit applications on 64bit Amazon Linux AMI.
location: linuxquestions.com - date: September 29, 2011
I am attempting to run a 32-bit application on a 64-bit Linux distribution. The application (Kaseya Agent) is installed with a shell script, KcsSetup.sh.
The entirety of the comments at the beginning of this shell script read:
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