Archive for May, 2011

How Can I Use Wifi through Ubuntu on a PowerPC mac?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

I can't connect to wifi on a powerpc mac while running Ubuntu linux. Does anyone have a solution to this problem? It is an airport extreme wireless card on an iMac

Without a current operating system how do I install ubuntu?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

I have three Dell computers without operating systems. How can I install ubuntu? Does a windows operating system have to already be on a hard drive before I can install ubuntu?

Stupid Apache Please Help?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

whenever I try to go to www.rfaddiction.com it goes to some page About APACHE thing that says If you can see this page, then the people who manage this server have installed cPanel and WebHost Manager (WHM) which use the Apache Web server software and the Apache Interface to OpenSSL ...

Why are Ruby developers so highly demanded in the web development industry?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

If you're going to answer with "because there aren't that many of them," then please explain why.

How do I boot from a live cd in Windows 7?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

In XP all I had to do was insert the disc into the drive during start-up. Could trying to run a 32bit version of Linux on a 64bit processor be the problem? I've tried both disc drives with both Knoppix and Fedora. How would I go about changing the boot ...

Could someone help with creating a java application?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

I need help with creating a java application. I need to write a Java application that lets the user input a sequence of integers terminated by any negative value. The program should then report the largest and smallest values that were entered. Use the appropriate looping construct for this problem and ...

These questions are for Perl enthusiasts… Please do help…?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

1) A Perl program to encrypt and decrypt any file. 2) A Perl program to retrieve information from a GenBank file (in the GenBank file format; &directly from the server) If you can avoid using modules, the better. If you use modules in the program, please do tell me where to get ...

How do i make the full screen bigger on VirtualBox?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

I am running fedora linux on virtual box recomended by someone who answered one of my previous questions. i realise that the full screen is too small for me to operate. Is there a way to make it bigger or another program other than virtual pc that I can run ...

what is a good c++ book for someone proficient in PERL?

Monday, May 30th, 2011



how to setup Windows XP as HTTP server with Apache as web server. i have a static IP?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

I wanted to configure my PC as server, can i do it with Windows XP or do i need to install Win 2000

How do I set up a remote desktop to my Linux computer?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

I am running Windows XP on my crappy computer, and I want to view my Linux computer (Ubuntu 7.10) Many programs I tried didn't work. Can anybody help?

Which Linux operating system is best for an HP Mini computer?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Which Linux operating system is best for an HP Mini computer? How would i get the operating system on the machine using a flash drive? How do i wipe the machine and install the new Linux operating system using the flash drive?

How can I participate/register in Ubuntu Forums?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Is it free of charge? Is it advisable to join this in order to help others and others to help me as a Linux Ubuntu user?

Is Fedora Debian Based?

Monday, May 30th, 2011

I've been wanting to try Fedora, but I'm not sure if its Debian based like Ubuntu is.

Where can I download Java programming for a mac free?

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

I might want to major in computer science or engineering, and I just wanted to download java and do a quick tutorial to see what it's like and if I would be interested in it or now. Where can I download it free?

Simple Perl array/for loop question…?

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Below is the current syntax I have that runs fine. But what I want to do is after adding the 273.15 to each element in the array, then use an equation that is dependent on the new elements (the ones with 273.15 added to them). In other words, ...

What is "Apache Tomcat"?

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

I keep getting that in error messages with Firefox.

does xubuntu include all the programs ubuntu does? Is it as easy to use?

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

I want to know if it includes all the software like mozilla and openoffice and is it as easy to use as ubuntu?I hope there is no code to put in.

What do I do when Ubuntu dosen't Support My Graphics Card?

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

I have a nVidia GeForce FX5200 graphics card (i know, not so good now, but it's fine for me) but Ubuntu/Kubuntu dosen't support my graphics card and all I get after the boot sequence is a full screen terminal. It's the same for both the LiveCD and Wubi. Help?

Running Perl scripts under Linux. Can you help?

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

I'm running Mandriva Linux (2008) (on a VMWare virtual machine). I'm having trouble running Perl scripts on this setup. Before you jump and the answer and tell me to include the Perl shebang (#! /usr/bin/perl), please know that I've already included it and it isn't working. The only way I could find ...