Archive for October, 2011

How do i run installed programs on linux debian and how to install a gui without internet?

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Am new to linux and i dont have any gui installed. I would like 2 know which website 2 go 2, 2 download the gui and how do i install it after downloading. And how do i run installed programs such as python?

How to do a fresh install of Ubuntu on a dual boot system without messing up windows?

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

i am Dual booting My net book. Windows xp and ubuntu 10.10. i want to wipe ubuntu 10.10 and replace it with 11.04. how can i do this without anything happening to the windows partition or boot loader? is this simple or is it easier to just ...

MySql deletion is a mystery. How can I detect what is deleting an entire row randomly?

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

I have a website running off a mysql database and in one table there is one column that is being deleted every so often and I can't for the life of me work out why this is happening. I have spent so much time trying to work it out. What ...

How to recompile Ethernet driver pcnet32 in CentOS ?

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

How to recompile Ethernet driver pcnet32 in Linux CentOS 6 -64 bit ? *Using vmware

How can i access a device from one ubuntu pc on another one?

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

I have a camera on Ubuntu PC (actually a server )that has a camera on it and i want to be able to access on another PC.

How do i open python on windows xp and be able to program?

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

I am using python ( programming language on windows xp. i have installed it and it has 3 icons. 1st is 'python' which is a command promt and asks to type in 'license' , 'help' or 'copyright' . 2nd is 'pythonw' which doesn't open. 3rd is 'w9xpopen' which opens and ...

Change Fedora 15 desktop?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

I am running Gnome 3 now, but with the latest updates it only works in fallback mode, so I want to switch to KDE. Can I do this without reinstalling Fedora?

How do you change what website you host with apache?

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

I use apache to host my website but I have many different ones and can only host one at a time.

How to completely format Windows and add Ubuntu?

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

My computer got a virus, and I want to start fresh. I want to COMPLETELY wipe my system of all data, then add Ubuntu.. Is this possible? I don't want to install Ubuntu without being able to completely wipe the hard drive first. Step by step instructions are a plus :) Thanks ...

why don't i have ownership rights in fedora 15?

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

i can not delete Skype, which did not install correctly and does not work nor can i install it again. i would just delete Skype but it says i am not the owner i am the only user and i installed fedora. i am new to Linux so i'm not ...

Is it safe to view files on a built-in hard drive when running Ubuntu off of a flash drive?

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Hello! I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a flash drive that I have. The built-in hard drive that I have in my laptop runs on Windows 7 and I found I can access it from the Ubuntu installed on my flash drive. Is it safe to open or copy the files ...

What Ubuntu based program can I use to record my self singing?

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

I want to do something special for my anniversary with my girlfriend, and i want to record my self singing, so what program can I use on Linux Ubuntu?

Linux operating system?

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Hi, I have an old Pc specs as follows: 1. intel Pentium 3.0Ghz LGA 775 processor 2. 768 DDR1 RAM 3. 256Mb embedded graphics I'm planning to run Linux OS on this Pc and would like your suggestion on Linux Os which can run stable on my specs. There are many version of linux ...

Is it possible to create a .class file in java if i have gedit in Fedora?

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

I have a problem. I created a .java file using gedit but I can't even use the keyword "javac" in the terminal. (Note that I am using Fedora). It says "There no command called javac". I thought gedit was enough to create a .class file. Is there anything that I ...

Programming with Ruby and Textedit?

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

I am using ruby (which is hopefully on my mac, should be, 10.5.8) and have decided for the first time to try to learn some programming. I am using this guide, You'll notice I'm on the getting started page, it says that if I'm using textedit to make sure ...

Can you install ubuntu on a flash drive and install it on another computer?

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Ok, so I have an old desktop with Windows XP on it. I wanted to put Ubuntu on it, but I found out it won't connect to the internet for the time being. Would I be able to put Ubuntu on a flash drive on my new laptop and then ...