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by sharon
Fri Feb 04, 2005 3:07 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need Help to access "newfs" made during an earlier
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

lol....i deleted everything. I plan to install from backup again without all the partitions. I have also planned to save the files in FatX partition instead of creating extra partitions.

Thank you noobspangle for your help....I was little too impatient.
by sharon
Thu Feb 03, 2005 3:09 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need Help to access "newfs" made during an earlier
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

Here is a simplified acount of my problem: 1. How do I mount a partition in GentooX (FTP Install) created using "newfs" on an earlier GentooX Install (FTP Install). 2. The only difference is that the earlier GentooX install had created the new 4gb partitions (newfs), and the current GentooX is the s...
by sharon
Thu Feb 03, 2005 11:40 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need Help to access "newfs" made during an earlier
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

I tried "mount"......but it has not mounted those extra partitions I created. Then I went to edit "fstab" and put a line like this: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass> /dev/loop/0 / reiserfs defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1 proc ...
by sharon
Thu Feb 03, 2005 3:59 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need Help to access "newfs" made during an earlier
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

Need Help to access "newfs" made during an earlier

I have been playing around with my GentooX Home Installation, now a few months old. My "rootfs" and "swap" are in F Drive (FTP installed and did "magic f-drive"). I also made an entire backup of my previous installation so it is fully configured. I ran out of space and made "newfs" where I store my ...
by sharon
Mon Dec 27, 2004 5:21 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Please help with serious lack of FTP!
Replies: 8
Views: 2485

In my case, I have no problems with FTP within the lan network. Whenever I try to ftp from outside (internet) it says directory listing, but never establishes a successful session. I can FTP from outside using XBMC. Again, I kept everything the same, but forwarded the FTP port to gentoox box, and it...
by sharon
Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:43 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Emerge Unmerge :anything KDE as I have XFCE
Replies: 6
Views: 2093

Of the 100 portages that was unmerged, it said it needed to emerge some to make it stable, and Accept keywords had to be specified, but I did not know which ones needed acceptkeywords.

Anyways, I will leave the present system running for sometime.....I will try tweking it sometime nextweek.
by sharon
Sun Dec 12, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Emerge Unmerge :anything KDE as I have XFCE
Replies: 6
Views: 2093

I tried the "emerge depclean -pv" first. It showed around 100 out of 400 packages to be unmerged and did not show any problems. The next thing I ran "emerge depclean".....it did its work. Then I tried "revdep-rebuild -pv"...it showed some links missing. Then I ran "revdep-rebuild", it cameup saying ...
by sharon
Sun Dec 12, 2004 3:12 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Emerge Unmerge :anything KDE as I have XFCE
Replies: 6
Views: 2093

What does "emerge depclean" do?

Are thoose listed not used by the system, already in the system but never used?
by sharon
Sat Dec 11, 2004 11:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Writeing Scripts
Replies: 1
Views: 4688

Writeing Scripts

I really want to learn writing sctipts so that I can create cute nice proggys......but I do not know anything about the language that computers use or humans use to talk to computers. So, to start....how do i start and where? What should I begin with....I don't want any school going computer classes...
by sharon
Sat Dec 11, 2004 11:12 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Switch Users
Replies: 1
Views: 904

Switch Users

Is there anyway to switch users or log off to the gdm login screen.

Right now I reboot everytime I want to log into the desktop as another user.

Thank you.
by sharon
Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:13 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Emerge Unmerge :anything KDE as I have XFCE
Replies: 6
Views: 2093

Emerge Unmerge :anything KDE as I have XFCE

A question, If i wanted to strip down Home 3.1, what would be safe to unmerge? I already unmerged "kde"...now is is alright to unmerge other items that has kde in their name? These: kde-env kde-i18n kdeaccessibility kdeaddons kdeartwork kdebase kdeedu kdegames kdegraphics kdelibs kdemultimedia kdene...
by sharon
Thu Dec 09, 2004 4:09 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Disappearing Launch Bar
Replies: 5
Views: 1463

Thank you for the instructions.
Will be trying them as soon as I finish the present user's job.
by sharon
Tue Dec 07, 2004 6:07 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Little help please
Replies: 5
Views: 1842

I am not sure what 'kopete" is. But most of the executable/ or launcher seem to be in the "/usr/bin/' folder.

maybe you can launch it from there.





"gentoox is magical in every way"
:P
by sharon
Tue Dec 07, 2004 6:02 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: problem with magic
Replies: 11
Views: 2884

Most commonly magic doesn't run due to wrong time and date setting. There is a tut on setting it right. Try that....just a guess and good luck.
by sharon
Tue Dec 07, 2004 5:59 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Installed apache 2 and now system wont boot
Replies: 1
Views: 949

I installed apache several times, but that never happened to me. The only time I get errors were when I interrupt it when it is doing its thing (installing, file copying etc). I did it several times because I am new to Linux and all the thing it does. So I always end up doing something wrong in the ...