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moved to EthernetCards3Com3C509 because TWiki names that start with a numeral cause a problem perhaps this is the page that shows up on WebStatistics without a...
See BLT . AFS : The Andrew File System (originated at Andrew Carnegie`s old school, Carnegie Mellon University). Couldn`t find much (useful) on a Google search...
ASCII stands for something like American Standard Code for Information Interchange, and is a way of representing the alphabet, numerals, punctuation, some control...
See BLT . ATIP : At least two meanings: 1 Asian Technology Information Program (ATIP) 1 Absolute Time In Pre groove from http://knowhow.cdfreaks.com/article...
AbiWord is an: open source (GPL), cross platform (Linux, Windows, BSD, Solaris, BeOS (on hold), Mac (in progress)), multi language word processor...
This is a list of people who have volunteered to be beta testers for AbiWord, in some cases, only when AbiWord incorporates some specific feature in which they are...
Update: I realize that I should add some clarifications to this page to avoid misleading anyone. AbiWord has implemented a feature something like this, but actually...
I am interested in AbiWord development, and certain specific topics. (I would like help with AbiWord development, i.e., design and coding, but I don`t know C well...
AbiWord is an MSDI (Multiple Single Document Interface) application (see AbiWordFaqMdiSdiMsdi). When the last open document is closed, the default behavior is to...
Moved to Abiword:Abiword.WinFaqAbiWordOpensMyWordFiles. Thanks RichardCramer for your contribution! (Good last name by the way misspelled, but oh well ; ) ) Since...
This page is intended to start accumulating information about how AbiWord handles fonts (especially under Linux) to deal with some of the problems (like the installation...
This page is a second (or third) attempt to explain the differences between MDI (Multiple Document Interface) as used in Word97 and earlier, SDI (Single Document Interface...
In response to someone`s post on abiword user, I started writing what might become a supplement or a `useful` Wikilearn page on the process of submitting bugs and...
On Mon, 2002 04 08 at 20:44, John L. Clark wrote: Is there a way to create a new template and add it to the template list, so that a new document can be created with...
Moved to AbiWordFaqMdiSdiMsdi.
Moved to AbiWordFaqReportingBugs.
I`ve started this page to serve as a place to record my process of testing as I test the AbiWord 0.9.3 release for Windows. Deprecated: Pretty much an obsolete...
Just wanted to remind myself that AbiWord now has / is getting a feature to keep track of revisions within the document. Tomas Frydrych was originally going to call...
These pages are an alternate means of: providing feedback to HOWTO authors, and communication between readers and authors. Although the actual content...
This is WikiLearn, a wiki based site dedicated to collaborative learning of Linux and free and open source software. Among other things, WikiLearn is my learning...
A page to provide some introductory material about their computer from CFK. (Hmm, some or all of this might be covered by RandyPlessor in the orientation class, and...
See BLT . absolute path : See absolute pathname . An absolute path is the one and only true path to a file or directory, starting from the root of the filesystem...
See BLT . absolute pathname : See pathname and relative pathname . An absolute pathname starts with a `/` to indicate it is the path starting from the root...
quoted from below: `ACLs take care of access control problems that are overly complicated or impossible to solve with the normal Unix permissions system. By avoiding...
See BLT . access permissions : Linux has a system of file ownerships and permissions which control who can do what with a file. Read, write, and execute are the...
A list of resources to design software and web sites to improve usability for people with disabilities. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendation...
See BLT . account : Every user of a Linux system must have an account. This is a way of saying the user has been registered to use the system, including being entered...
Accounting / invoicing programs for Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to...
I found: V.E.R.A. Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms 13 March 2001 vera when I looked up MDA in the dictionary built into kde 2.2.1. (Looks like there are several...
A nice article (at least the beginning, which is all I`ve read so far) that explains what (Microsoft`s) Active Directory is, and why Linux should not ignore it:...
See BLT . active partition : The active participation is the partition that is bootable, in other words, the one that will boot if the system is booted up. Must...
Adding a user (or group) to a Linux system: GUI tools: userdrake (just like what you used when you installed Mandrake) linuxconf Relevant files (that you...
Notes and resources re administering a Linux system: moving users from an old installation to a new installation. From: Subject: Re: expert system upgrade moving...
I can tell you`re eager and anxious to get going, but you need to take a breath and slow down. I wish Linux was at the point where a few hours search on the web would...
Ok, the abiword dev maillist is throwing a new (to me) term around, so I need to find out more about it. This is a page to record what I find. Here`s a quote from...
See AboutThesePages. AIRPLANE FLIGHTS, BUS SCHEDULES, AND TRAVEL PACKAGES SEARCH Now this is a topic you should have at least heard about from all those television...
See BLT . alias : Alias as a word is used in several situations in Linux, so I will come back to discuss more later. Command Alias One use is to change what you...
`Alias` and `virtual` can create a lot of confusion (especially for me). This is a TOC page for `alias` it will pay to see VirtualTOC . From the `Free On line...
To allow read and write access to a fat32 partition in Linux, modify the entry for that partition in the fstab file to include the following options: ..,user,umask...
Alternate Google (Under Construction) Experimenting with what might be a nicer Google search form (copied from one of the Google search pages). This will require...
I acquired some used AMD 1200 MP cpus (processors) at a good price. Having some trouble making them work consistently, so collecting some notes. My first suspicion...
See BLT . : The ampersand has several uses, even several within the context of the shell: appended after a command causes the command to be executed in...
Just some stuff for amusement. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources...
Resources and sources for analog and digital computer I/O. Just collecting resources as I haven`t found the perfect (and cheap!!) solution(s) yet. (There are a few...
There is a Linux client for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) from America On Line. I`ve managed to install and use it turned out to be very simple, almost don`t need...
Useful (promising) links for the Apache web server. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes httpd V will show you which files and directories Apache is using...
mod rewrite is an Apache module that allows changing of URLs. For example, if you have a website with a long complicated URL, you could probably possibly simplify...
`Most (all) Intel MP compliant SMP boards have the so called `IO APIC`, which is an enhanced interrupt controller, it enables us to route hardware interrupts to multiple...
appres is an X utility to display all or portions of the X resources data base. For example, you can use appres to see what fonts or colors are used by the various...
apt get is the Debian software package management tool. apt get packages are named with the suffix `.deb`. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources...
Resources re artificial intelligence. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional...
Tools for ASCII art. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but...
I have some other stuff about askSam on my home TWiki it`s time to start moving some of it here. Summarizing some of that askSam is a free format database with...
Update: I recognize that either Leo or info may be alternative `engines` for my AskSam for Linux approach (or the base on which to develop an alternative engine)....
Just collecting some `snippets` from other pages (notably the Info... pages) to get them out of the way there and start collecting them in one place. See: About...
See BLT . : In the shell, the asterisk is a wild card much like in dos/Windows. It can stand for one or more characters. Also, in the majority of modern programing...
When an attachment table is included on a page (and not hidden), the page takes a significantly longer time to download, and I can see that the delay occurs as the...
Had some trouble with an ATX computer not powering up realized the power switch does not directly switch the 115 VAC wrote to the lvlug and tried some things,...
See BLT . authorization vs. authentication : `Authorization` and `authentication` look and sound similar, and have meanings that are easily confused, but it is...
Just starting a page on autoconf by copying from the ROX Filer User Manual. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes from 18 of the ROX Filer User Manual: Here...
HTML in email causes problems for some email clients or their users. The purpose of this page is to make people aware of the problems and request that they not use...
This page `reserved` for discussion (pros and cons) of HTML in email, possibly sparked by AvoidHTMLinEmail. See: AboutThesePages. Contents Discussion Additional...
Just starting out with a letter I sent (tried to send since it was from my Linux box, I`m not sure it was sent successfully) to John Naughton, author of censor in...
See BLT . awk: a pattern scanning programming language Contributors HaroldSharp 01 Feb 2002 If you edit this page, add your name here, move this...
A page to list (and allow comparison) of commands to perform various tasks in Awk, Sed, Perl, and Nedit. (Of course, I may not initially (or ever) know how to do...
See BLT . BIOS : the Basic Input/Output System of the computer. Acts as a `go between` for the operating system and devices such as the video card, hard drive, mouse...
See BltBasicLinuxTraining.
Commands to back up the MBR ( Master Boot Record ) dd if /dev/hda of backup hda.mbr count 1 bs 512 See AboutThesePages. Contents Backing Up Only the Boot Loader...
A working page to think out loud (on paper) about how best to get copies of WikiLearn .txt, .txt,v, and attachment files several times for several reasons: To...
Backticks (backward single quotes) surrounding a command execute the command and insert the results in its place. See notes. See: AboutThesePages Contents...
See BLT . backups : Spare copies of files (programs or data) that are made and kept in case the active copy is damaged or destroyed. The damage or destruction can...
A list of barter organizations (at least, that`s what I think LetsLink is). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes United Kingdom UK UK LETS and Complementary...
Bash (the Bourne Again SHell) a (command) shell (think of command.com in dos / Windows) for Linux. One of several available in Linux see CommandShells. See AboutThesePages...
daRcmaTTeR and Richard Bonebreak are working on a script to check for a running process and then take some action based on that. (It`s related to removing a lock...
Basic on Linux resources. See: About These Pages Basic Programming Language Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel...
See BLT and Beginners Man Pages Discussion . `Worksheet` to develop some simple syntax examples for common Linux commands, possibly to be incorporated in the...
See BLT . Contents Resources Your Own MAN Page: Version 1.0; contributed (to LinuxOrbit) by Harold Rodriguez; (viewed in June, 2002) concentrates on...
Collecting resources on making better URLs (URIs, URNs) in the sense of keeping them short and unchanging. There are several pages on the twiki.org that get into...
Some resources for bicycle riding in eastern Pennsylvania. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free...
See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
A fairly interesting idea something that causes you to upload a file at the same time you are downloading it. The intent is to help more people download the same...
See BLT. (I may need to look this one up I have a pretty good general idea, but maybe I should learn some specifics.) block transfer : I think there are probably...
Starting out as a `scratch sheet` to do some calculations on hard drives, and maybe eventually confirming that blocks and clusters are the same thing (or maybe that...
Blower Wheel Rotation I had to get a replacement blower wheel for the combustion air blower of my coal fired boiler. I thought, based on the reading I did, that...
BLT stands for Basic Linux Training, a free online training course for Linux produced and conducted by Henry White. (See http://www.basiclinux.net .) At least at...
See BLT . Thanks to everybody who has contributed (hope I haven`t missed anybody) to this effort to define the terms from the BLT course: Cathleen Feduke...
See BLT . Basic Unix/Linux Commands Concepts, Gary Leaf .dir colors DIR COLORS awk cat cd chdir chgrp chmod chown echo...
See BLT . Booting Boot Managers, Anita Lewis BIOS CMOS MBR POST (Power On System Test) boot chaining boot manager boot partition...
See BLT . Essential System Administration, Henry White /boot /boot/map /dev /etc/skel account active partition backups e2fsck file ownership...
See BLT . Contents Filesystem, Henry White Utilities Commands cd chgrp chmod chown ln ls mkdir mv pwd rmdir...
See BLT . gcc and make, John Tilp .c .h .o ./configure cc compiler core dump debugger flex gawk gcc gdb grep hex dump...
See BLT . Hardware Requirements Selecting a Distribution, Barrie James proprietary controller (card) gateway moderated (unmoderated) disk...
See BLT . ISP Dial up through Linux, Henry White dotted quad host IP address loopback network address subnetwork address broadcast...
See BLT . Installing Linux from CD ROM, Henry White hard drive geometry LILO loadlin makebootfloppy mount Contributors RandyKramer...
See BLT . KDE, Kay Schenk Terms and Concepts Kicker panel desktop Klipboard Konqueror Files and Directories ~/.kde ~./kde2 ~/KDesktop...
See BLT . Linux Networking and Remote access, Stefan Waidele IP Address DNS /etc/hosts /etc/resolv.conf localhost Client process Server process...
See BLT . Linux Telecommunications and Networking, Henry White Netscape archie finger ftp gopher pine ping...
See BLT . Linux Tools Applications, Stefan Waidele text editor text formatter text processing word processing spell checker vi command...
See BLT . Partitions Partitioning, Anita Lewis boot partition extended partition filesystem logical partition mountpoint primary partition...
See BLT . Performance Tuning Tips and Techniques, Henry White /proc/ /proc/cpuinfo /proc/dma /proc/interrupts /proc/ioports /proc/meminfo /proc/partitions...
See BLT . Perl and CGI, Kay Schenk Terms and Concepts Perl CGI regular expression Perl module CGI environment variables array hash...
See BLT . Preparing Your Hard Disk, Henry White cylinder master boot record (MBR) partition table repartition format rawrite Contributors...
See BLT . Printers Printing, Henry White text formatter text processing word processing spell checker register macros regular...
See BLT . Shell, Henry White Utilities Commands . .. ? PATH bg fg jobs tee tr CTRL C CTRL D...
See BLT . Shell Programming, Henry White Utilities Commands break continue exec fi for in for if then elif if then else...
Starting a list of the terms to define for BLT See AboutThesePages. Contents Please Help Originally, I had some idea of doing most of these definitions for the BLT...
See BLT . In Alphabetic Order Terms Starting with Punctuation (Not exactly in alphabetic order in order by spelled out punctuation mark dot, tilde, slash, asterisk...
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See BLT . Upgrading Software Other Administrative Tasks, Henry White ./configure .deb .gz .rpm .tar.gz .tar .tgz .Z .z /etc/ld.so.conf /lib /usr/lib...
See BLT . Using CD R/CD RW, Henry White CD Resources (added) ATIP CD R/RW CDDB DAO mode DVD EL Torito extension FIFO ISO...
These are some of the useful links recommended during the BLT course (in 200201). See AboutThesePages. Contents Linux Configuration and Installation Linux configuration...
Just finished reading: Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection by Deborah Blum Perseus Publishing, 2002 ISBN 0 7382 0278 9 I borrowed it from...
Utilities to help handle web bookmarks, including annotation and collection. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel...
I sometimes run across books that sound interesting and I think I`d like to read I`ll start trying to list them on this page. See AboutThesePages. Contents Computer...
See BLT . boot chaining : The approach of booting to one operating system and then starting other operating systems from the first. Example: Loading Linux...
See BLT . Boot Manager : A term apparently ripped from IBM`s old OS/2 `Boot Manager`, this refers to program which provides a computer`s user with an interface to...
See BLT . boot partition : The boot partition (or directory /boot) contains Linux kernel images that can be used to start a Linux system. A boot manager (like...
See BLT . Boot Sector : from http://compreviews.about.com/library/glossary/bldefbootsector.htm: The portion of a hard disk that is reserved for the self starting...
Some good resources on the (computer) boot process. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
A bootloader is a program that helps start up a computer system by loading the main executable programs from a disk of similar media to the computer`s RAM . I guess...
The Bourne shell a shell (think of command.com in dos / Windows) for Linux. One of several available in Linux see CommandShells. See AboutThesePages. Contents...
This page is intended as a test page to compare HTML rendering (specifically of TWiki) in different browsers. See Support.BrowserFormattingIssues . Update: This...
Just want to start recording some RFEs for Internet browsers. The best one (IMHO) (the Mozilla supervisory program) is: somewhat difficult to explain partially...
Just a list of browsers derived from Mozilla: Netscape 6 and up Galeon (GNOME) http://multizilla.mozdev.org MultiZilla See AboutThesePages. Contents...
Not even started, but I wanted this to appear on the Changes list so I remember to come back to it. (And so I see the bread crumb trail and consider discussing the...
I have not listed the bugs I`ve reported or am interested in here, partially because I have an active `presence` (as a lurker / wannabee developer) on AbiWord. I did...
See BugsReports . Bugs I`ve reported or am interested in for bugzilla 81920: Bugzilla is search engine unfriendly around 20011117 there was some indication...
I`ve reported or researched bugs for several open souce projects. I`ve decided I should keep lists of them for future reference, especially on projects where I have...
Many open source projects use Bugzilla to manage their bug killing efforts. See: About These Pages Bugzilla Status Progressions Bugs Bugzilla...
Many open source projects use Bugzilla to manage their bug killing efforts. I suspect that not all projects that use Bugzilla use the same status progression. In...
Notes and resources for building your own PC. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
See BLT . Burn proof : From http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,,sid9 gci518303,00.html: BURN Proof (Buffer Under Run Error Proof) is a technology developed...
Here`s the first guide I`ve seen for burning a DVD (in Linux): Authoring; by Chris Stoddard apparently it focuses on burning an AVI to a DVD, so I guess that is...
Notes and resources re transferring (vinyl) records to audio CDs. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations ....
Resources re burning cds, primarily under Linux. See AboutThesePages. See also BurningIsosToCds. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free...
This is the beginning of a collection of the commands or instructions necessary to burn an iso as a usable installation CD in various programs on Linux and Windows...
Some business related resources for programmers going hourly rates for contract employees, bidding on a project. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources...
Various business related tips that appear useful. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Collections tips Inc Magazine features first one: show...
from busybox: `BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single small executable. It provides minimalist replacements for most of the utilities...
Starting with some bullet items (or headings) to be fleshed out later. Make sure you can return anything you buy (and get your money back) in case it doesn`t...
Some sources for buying computers on line. No recommendation is intended or implied, as of this date, I haven`t bought anything from these suppliers unless otherwise...
UPDATE: Canon is not as perfect as I thought, see PolCanonBJC3000, particularly the discussion about the waste ink tank. One of the most important criteria for me...
See BLT . CD R/RW : Compact Disc Recordable / ReWritable a compact disk recorder that can record both the one time recordable CDs and the rewritable CDs....
See BLT . CDDB : An Internet accessible database of audio CD information that includes things like the titles of CD albums and tracks, the artists, and similar....
Collecting resources. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please...
See BLT . Some useful resources about CDs, CD Roms, etc: http://www.cdrfaq.org/faq02.html Excellent and quite complete. http://www.fortunecity.com/skyscraper...
See BLT . CMOS : Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor. A tiny RAM chip which saves details of the hardware configuration. It is powered by a battery, so that...
A Table of Contents page for the C programming language. Trying to decide what prefix to use should it be Cpl, Cl, or maybe just C not followed by a lower case...
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
Because I have a chance to (finally!) get a cable Internet connection, I guess I need to start learning more about them. See: About These Pages Contents...
Some browser issues relate to the use of caches. I was going to attempt to refactor some of the page BrowserIssues but felt that: I need to understand caches...
A Table of Contents page to list pages recording experiences with various cameras on Linux. The initial page will be ColHewlettPackard315Camera please feel free...
UPDATE: We will be able to distribute modems!! On Saturday, 8 Feb 2003, Randy Plessor informed us that he had talked again with a lawyer (John Freundt??) and there...
Moved to PolCanonBJC610Printer.
This is definitely off topic for SourceForge I do want to record some things here, but then I need to (probably starting in January, 2003) make a renewed effort...
See BLT . cat: concatenate prints to screen contents of files, can also be used to join 2 or more files into one file Contributors HaroldSharp 01 Feb...
Ethernet Cat5 Cable (RJ 45) Pinout Recording the pinouts for Ethernet Cat5 RJ 45 connectors, for straight thru and crossover cables. They are different than I expected...
Some notes for administration of the church clients. See: AboutThesePages Contents Email Accounts For email to work, each email user must have a user account...
For the 10 newest computers at the church school, Val and I created a master installation on one machine, then I took that machine and made a disk image on a CD....
See BLT . cd (Change Directory) : A Linux command to change the pwd (Print current Working Directory). See man cd. Contributors RandyKramer 15 Jan...
A list of the cdrom disks that I use to test cd drives for `media sensitivity`: noname silver/silver (the ones I bought no longer have any other identifying...
Cd Rom reader: Cyber Drive 24X Does not read burnt CDs: silver/silver black/black See: AboutThesePages CdRomDrives Contributors () RandyKramer...
Mitsumi FX140, marked 12X/16X (not sure what that means) FCC ID: CRMC FX140S2 typical date: April, 1997 burnt disks that can`t be read: noname silver/silver...
Cd rom reader: Toshiba XM 5302B 4X The T0/T1 jumpers are for testing the drive (at the factory only?) The PRV/ALW jumpers (prevent/allow) are for (auto) ejection...
Collecting information on Cd rom drives (readers), like jumper settings and any problems with reading burnt disks. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes All...
My intent is to deal with recordable CDs and the drives for burning them on this page right now I forget whether CDRW is the same thing or is the rewritable CDs...
See BLT . cdrdao : A Linux command line program to write a CD in DAO (disk at once) mode. From http://cdrdao.sourceforge.net/index.html: Cdrdao records audio or...
See BLT . cdrecord : Linux command line program to burn CDs and DVDs. From the description on the Mandrake Cooker Changelog List changelog@linux mandrake.com :...
See BLT . CD Roast : Is it a command line CD burning program which X CD Roast uses? Contributors RandyKramer 14 Feb 2002 If you edit this page, add...
The md5sum of a `burnt` CD can be different than the md5sum of the associated iso file and not indicate an error. The most widely recognized cause of the problem...
See BLT . cdwrite : A software package for writing CDs available on several platforms. It is considered obsolete (see http://terminus.storm.net/~hpa/cdwrite comp...
Collecting resources on certification in general (is it good, bad, worthwhile) and some specific certifications or subjects. See: About These Pages Contents...
Questions (and answers??) I was asked in advance of the 17 May 2003 Question and Answer session for the core group. See: About These Pages Computers...
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Linc Fessenden has created an asset management system for CFK and maintains it online at http://lvcfk.org/cfk.html (or http://linc.homeunix.org:8080/cfk/cfk.html)...
Serial# CFK asset no., like A00000001 CompType Manuf, Model (or mt, dt, etc.) Speed CPU...
POST, Booting, Login Screen Now that you have turned the computer on you will see things start to happen on the monitor. When you first turn the computer on it performs...
The Computers For Kids Project is a project to `recondition` used donated computers and make them available to disadvantaged children at low or no cost. Because of...
Other people have started using dd to clone Vector installations I have quite a few things to learn about the process. Update: I`ve developed at least tentative...
UPDATE: Some consensus has been reached and the results of that are reflected on other pages like DistributionProcedure. I am now reviewing this page to refactor...
The CFK Distro Project is based off of Vector Linux. I hope to clean up some of the scripts for the install, remove some cruft, clarify some of the wording, and target...
I`ve now got an installation of the CFK Vector Distro (ver 1.0, IIUC) on a test computer at home. Using it is raising some questions or possibilities for suggestions...
CFK Documentation Initiative Table Of Contents Here are my thought with regards to how the documentation should be disseminated. Below are three initial pages...
If you are going to install Linux on a system to be dual booted with Windows: Install Windows first In sizing the Windows partition(s), leave free space...
Computers for Kids is very much focused on educating children, hence resources for education are very appropriate to this project. See also Resources on WikiLearn...
The schedule of future CFK events. See PastEvents for a list of past events with links to their original announcement and results. Contents Schedule Click on...
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CFKSCRIPT Below is the initial cfkscript used to automate the installation process of the cfk software disc and facilitate other necessary changes. #!/bin/bash...
CFK Locations St Lukes Church 435 North 7th Street Allentown, Pa. 18 Located on the east side of 7th Street between Liberty and Gordon Streets. Seiberts Church...
Moved to CfkMailListsPlan.
See Cfk Mail Lists for my thoughts prior to setting these lists up, this page reflects what I`m actually doing / have done. There will be (for the time being) four...
A page to consider and work out the mail lists for cfk. See CfkMailListsActual to see what has actually been done so far. Contents What`s Driving This? Participants...
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This page is a list modems that are known to work with Vector CFK (or at the very least, some version of Linux). I`d like to suggest / request that you include your...
Just a page to maintain a list of near term tasks that require one or more volunteers. Contents Tasks Week of 15 December 2002 RandyPlessor expects to pick...
Script as of 2/1/2003 #!/bin/bash clear echo `We need to add a root password.` echo `Please use root.` passwd echo `` echo `Thank you` sleep 2 clear echo `Now we...
This is the first draft of what is intended to be the quickest introduction to wikis and TWiki that I can come up with. Contents What Is a Wiki What Good is a...
There are other projects similar to this Computers for Kids project. This page lists some of them. See also EducationResources. Contents Similar Projects...
Past CFK events, and notes about the results. In general, this list starts with events in mid February, 2003, but some older events may be added. Some events in...
This page is a list of printers that are known to work with Vector CFK (or at the very least, some version of Linux). I`d like to suggest / request that you include...
`Refactoring` this page on ProposedEducationalProgramsDev. A page to list educational (or entertaining) programs suggested for inclusion on the donated computers...
Refactoring what I tried to do: Made URLs into `links` (not sure how to word this you`ll see what I mean) Showed any program only once, at the lowest age...
Starting a page to talk about what we can do with the scrap computer stuff. This is not a finished page just thought I`d post what I found out so far, for our...
Just copying some stuff here until I can move it to a more appropriate page: On Sunday 09 February 2003 10:33 am, Linc Fessenden wrote: I hate to do this Randy,...
System90 is a computer that we are trying to set up as a testbox that we can quickly plug a monitor into to check the resolution it is capable of displaying. I took...
Just listing some ToDos for TWiki setup and maintenance: around the next revision, I will move completed items to a list of completed items done, by dann...
My (first) attempt at a collective to noun to refer to CFK volunteers, officers, and board members and to distinguish them from recipients of CFK computers (CFKClients...
A table where CFK volunteers can indicate their availability for WorkParties or whatever. This is intended to be used as a guide, not a commitment it is recognized...
Contents Notes Contributors () If you edit this page: add your name here; move this to the next line; and include your comment marker (initials)...
Collecting some resources for CGI programming. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
Looks like an easy way to change video drivers is by running XFdrake in text mode as root after install. You should see a menu asking you to choose monitor, graphic...
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Subject: Re: newbie changing UID name? Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 23:28:13 0500 From: Michael Viron To: newbie...
I finally got a clue as to what the chargen service is on a Linux installation it is apparently a CHARacter GENerator service. There might some useful discussion...
See BLT . chdir (CHange DIRectory) : The Linux command to change the current working directory (see pwd ) from one directory to another. It is often aliased...
Some resources for determining whether you`ve been hacked, suggestions for recovering and preventing a recurrence. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes From Chris...
See BLT . chgrp (Change Group) : A Linux command to change the name of the group `owner` of a file or directory. See man chgrp. See file ownership and permissions...
See BLT . children : Many things in the computer world are conveniently set up and characterized as a hierarchical relationship, including, for example, the...
See: http://mycantonese.net http://zhongda.org http://zhongwen.com http://mymandarin.com http://chineseBay.com Contents Text Contributors...
See BLT . chmod (Change Mode) : A Linux command to change the permissions of a file or directory. See man chmod. See file ownership and permissions in Linux...
See BLT . chown (Change Owner) : A Linux command to change the name of the owner of a file or directory. See man chown. See file ownership and permissions in...
chroot (CHange ROOT?) is a command that runs a command as if it were in a root directory, but a directory different than your normal root directory. By running possibly...
ChucK ChucK is a new audio programming language for real time synthesis, composition, and performance, which runs on commodity operating systems. See:...
I think I have bits and pieces of this scattered elsewhere, but I need a page like this so I`ll start it here. The initial focus is thinking about the partition...
This page is a planning tool for the implementation of a server for the computer classes currently based at the Christ United Methodist Church in Easton. This could...
This is, more or less, a diary of the ChurchServerProject. See AboutThesePages. Contents: 20020115 I have registered as an official TWiki user and took a look around...
Links I was starting to read in preparation for setup of the Church Server: See AboutThesePages, ChurchServerProject. Contents: General http://www.linuxdocs...
This is the material created during the City and Guilds 7307 course September 2002 June 2003 Mostly it will be attached files of the major student work packages...
There are several tools available for cloning a hard drive. Below I have listed several, and in categories for Dos/Windows and Linux but I`m not sure how meaningful...
from slashdot thread on Python oops, maybe it came from something linked to that thread I can`f find the quote at the moment: Paraphrased (because I can`t find...
See BLT . cluster : Two major computer related meanings: A unit of storage on a computer disk A group of computers connected together to combine their...
Resources on computer clusters. See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources Rookery: Using MPICH to Build a Small Private Beowulf Cluster; LinuxJournal; September...
I use a coal boiler at home, and had more information on my offline wiki (before the crash), but I wanted to put some of the information here, especially that related...
See BLT . coaster : Slang for a CD recorded (burned) with problems such that it cannot be played. Contributors RandyKramer 09 Feb 2002 If you edit...
Collecting sources of reusable code. (Some of them will be large is there a better name than `snippets`? See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See...
Cold fusion lives on (research at least). Here`s a lengthy pdf from http://www.spawar.navy.mil/sti/publications/pubs/tr/1862/1862tr vol1.pdf. See AboutThesePages...
See AboutThesePages. Collecting Notes is a PageStatus code to try to indicate something about the quality of a page. Currently, it is usually a self assessment...
Like dos / Windows (with doskey), Linux let`s you scroll through old commands using the up and down arrows, optionally modify them and rerun them. The similar facility...
I tried installing the CFK Vector for Kids distro on a Compaq Deskpro 590. I wasn`t entirely successful, mainly because I didn`t find the right driver / settings...
I just finished setting up a (used) Compaq Presario 7222ES. I set it up for Windows since I`m giving it to a computer newbie who is learning Windows. I learned some...
Collecting notes and resources to help choose among Perl, Python, Ruby and others as a `scripting` language. (Hmm, is Python really a scripting language (I don`t...
See also: CompilingTheKernel See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes On 11 Oct 2002, I downloaded the source rpm for rdate and compiled and installed it (in Mandrake...
Notes and resources on compiling the Linux kernel. See also UpgradingTheKernel. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes A typical approach to recompiling the Linux...
See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Contributors () RandyKramer 18 Feb 2003 If you edit this page: add your name here; move this to the next line...
See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow...
Resources on computer crime. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources...
The Compaqs that I looked at (not that many) (are they all DeskPro 2000`s?) have: 24 MB RAM (not adequate) 1.19 GB hard drive (adequate, but on the...
One of the things I`d like to have is a computer based (audio) juke box that can copy CDs (and LPs) to a hard drive and then play them (partly to replace the CD jukebox...
Collecting articles that touch on estimating the performance of computer systems based on consideration of their system specs. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes...
Resources re computer security. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Cleaning Up After a Crack From civileme (Re: expert Hack attack or not?; 27 Jul 20020): Put...
Understanding the terminology is important in any field of endeavor. First so you can understand what others are saying (so you can learn), and later so you can communicate...
I decided it`s time to make another list of computer related things I want to accomplish, this time on line. I will probably phrase most of these as things I`d like...
Resources and notes re potential improvements to computer user interfaces. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations...
Computers For Kids is a project to distribute computers to disadvantaged children in Eastern Pennsylvania (in the Lehigh Valley area Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton...
Resources and notes on the use of computers for educational purposes. See Education for notes and resources about education without particular regard to computers...
This page is turning into a random discussion of how to go about presenting networking on WikiLearn. I originally intended this page to be more about how to configure...
Configuring an Ethernet card. See: ifconfig route ConfiguringANetwork
If you want to send and receive email, send instant messages to your friends, or surf the web (to find information on almost anything), you will need a connection...
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
Collecting resources on consulting. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these...
See BLT . controller (card) : (Usually) an electronic module on a plug in card that goes into a personal computer to provide a specific function or set of functions...
How to convert and ext2 filesystem to an ext3 filesystem. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
Some resources re copy protected CDs. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to...
Collecting resources and notes on copyright, especially as related to computer software (and hardware). See also: Intellectual Property Patents...
Starting a list of non Linux specific companies that are supporting Linux one way or another, and useful links. See AboutThesePages. Contents Non Linux Companies...
A (manual) script to follow when cloning a Vector for CFK 1.5 hard drive to another hard drive in Linux. (Used on the LVCFK project.) Developed primarily by Linc...
The C keyword `extern` can be a little confusing, especially because there is a variant (extern `C`) that has a somewhat different meaning. I`ll start by listing...
Hello World in C, then some variations (experiments) as I learn, initially re conditional statements. The book I`m working from (for the moment) is Red Hat Linux...
There are some simple macros and some more complicated ones. This I understand: #define MAX 1000 When the C code is preprocessed (before it is compiled), everywhere...
Trying to cram as much `knowledge` of C as possible on one page. Clearly this will be the Reminder... and not the Beginner... page. The book I`m working from (for...
Some resources for C. See also: Cpl Syntax C Programming Language See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations...
Some simple programs in C. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Detecting ASCII Key Codes from Backspace/Delete mini HOWTO: The following C one liner...
Had trouble finding a definition on the Internet, finally found some good stuff on pages 298 300 of `Teach Yourself C Programming in 21 Days`` A stream is a sequence...
Some resources for C syntax. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources...
In C logic (like a conditional in an if statement): Zero is false. Anything else is true. See also: Cpl Bitwise Logical Operations See: About These Pages...
from and Unions: A structure is an instance of a sequence of named data types collected into a template analogous to a Pascal record. A union is a data type that...
from `Teach Yourself C Programming in 21 Days`; Aitken and Jones, 1995: void: C keyword used to signify either a function that does not return anything or that...
Northampton County Area Community College (near Bethlehem, Pa.) has quite a few books on C and other computer science related stuff. In making a renewed push to...
See CppInheritance. A C object can inherit methods and properties from either a single ancestor (or from a single line of ancestors) or from multiple (more than...
Came across a good explanation of why name mangling needs to occur so recorded it here. See: About These Pages C Plus Plus Contents Notes from...
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
Resources for learning and using C . See also CppBooksAtNCACCC. See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Recommended on Good C...
Here are some promising links re STL (the Standard Template Library) in C . See AboutThesePages. Contents Links Interview with A. Stepanov, by Graziano Lo Russo...
In order to learn C (quicker??), I`m going to have to learn some of the terminology and syntax that is not familiar to me from previous programming experience, primarily...
This page is to record my comments on the ZDNet C Tutorial EK 1777 sample lesson, of Polymorphism. Initially I thought it was a ~$100 tutorial, but now I`m unsure...
Creating bootable Linux disks. Start with this page ftp://ftp.tux.org/pub/people/kent robotti/looplinux/, especially the makedisk readme. See also http://electron...
There are a number of ways to create a new page on a TWiki. This page is intended to list and summarize them. Oops, wait, stop. You`re (I`m) going overboard here...
A dynamic web site is a web site that serves data from a database or some similar store of data, and thus pages served vary as the data in the database varies. (My...
cron and crontab are tools to run commands at scheduled times. See: man cron man 5 crontab man 1 crontab There are several GUIs available to help...
An `index` page for discussions about the book `Crossing the Chasm`. Faber Fedor wanted to discuss this book on, for example, the lvlug list, so I started these...
Some notes about installing MandrakeFreq 7.2 on the Church100 server, initially focusing more on incidental things than the networking setup. Aside: My intent for...
dhcp is a program daemon service to help administer a network by automatically assigning IP addresses to computers on a (usually?) temporary basis. If your computer...
Continuing from CsMandrakeFreq72 to get into some of the detail around the DNS setup. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Setup By Dann at 192.168.1.99 Dann setup...
Just collecting notes on Bind Named DNS Resolver See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Bind on MandrakeFreq72 is version 8.2.3 Documentation is in...
The results of some testing toward getting an email server working on Church100.home See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes From Windows Hosts file I added the following...
from http://cscope.sourceforge.net/: Cscope is a developer`s tool for browsing source code. It has an impeccable Unix pedigree, having been originally developed at...
See AboutThesePages. 1968 INTERNET EVENTS The Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) created ARPANET, beginnings of the Internet. ARPANET, let university...
See AboutThesePages. 1970 INTERNET EVENTS The ARPARNET added three more hosts/nodes in Massachusetts. This made a total of seven hosts/nodes....
See AboutThesePages. 1971 INTERNET EVENTS The ARPANET added additional hosts/nodes to make a grand total of 15 hosts/nodes. These were added in...
See AboutThesePages. 1972 INTERNET EVENTS ARPANET continued to expanded to more parts of the country. There were about 2000 people using ARPANET...
See AboutThesePages. 1973 INTERNET EVENTS 75% of all ARPANET transmissions are now e mails. England and Norway joined ARPANET making it international...
See AboutThesePages. 1975 INTERNET EVENTS Bill Gates and Paul Allen, who produce software for microcomputers, founded Microsoft. Steve Walker created...
See AboutThesePages. 1979 INTERNET EVENTS First ARPANET Newsgroups were created. CURRENT EVENTS TV Show Roots Premiered. Mother Theresa...
See AboutThesePages. 1980 INTERNET EVENTS Entire ARPANET is shut down on October 27th by first virus. (Accomplished what bombs could not do.) Fortunately...
See AboutThesePages. 1983 INTERNET EVENTS ARPANET became too big too manage so it splits into two networks Milnet used by the Military, and `the new...
See AboutThesePages. 1986 INTERNET EVENTS National Science Foundation (NSF) created its own network called NSFNET. NSFNET used TCP/IP and ran faster...
See AboutThesePages. 1990 INTERNET EVENTS ARPANET shut down permanently. ARPA which had created ARPANET, lived on under new name Defense Advanced...
See AboutThesePages. 1991 INTERNET EVENTS Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) created room for about 4 billion Web Sites. During the Gulf War, the...
See AboutThesePages. 1994 INTERNET EVENTS Marc Andreessen created the first `pleasant` web browser called Mosaic. There were now 5,000,000 hosts...
See AboutThesePages. 1995 INTERNET EVENTS Netscape came out with a new browser based on Mosaic. Windows 95 was able to handle the Internet better...
See AboutThesePages. 1996 INTERNET EVENTS CompuServe developed a better standard of charging for Internet Services about $20 per month for unlimited...
See AboutThesePages. 1999 INTERNET EVENTS Many Internet Service Providers now exist, some free using a lot of banner ads from advertisers who pick up...
See AboutThesePages. THE ADDRESS BAR The address toolbar shows the URL (uniform resource locator) address of the web page you are browsing. The parts of...
See AboutThesePages. ADVANCED BUILDER SEARCH TECHNIQUES You can also use the advanced builder search techniques included as an additional link in many of...
See AboutThesePages. ADVANTAGES OF DOWNLOADING MULTIMEDIA AND PROGRAMS With so many dangers involved in downloading from the Internet why bother? Well, it is...
See AboutThesePages. ALL THE WEB All The Web is the search technology of Fast Search Transfer (FAST), creators of search and real time filter technology...
See AboutThesePages. ALTAVISTA AltaVista , which means `a view from above`, was inspired by the creation of big ideas and a fascination with keeping track...
See AboutThesePages. ANCESTRY AND FAMILY TREES SEARCH It is easier to search for information about your ancestry and family trees than ever before. In addition...
See AboutThesePages. ASK JEEVES David Warthen and Garrett Gruener, who set out to humanize the Internet by making it easier and more intuitive for you to find...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL ATTACHMENTS Most e mail programs let you send and receive files as e mail attachments to messages. These files can be text (word...
See AboutThesePages. AUDIO FILES FORMATS .aif .aiff MacIntosh Audio Interchange uncompressed audio file formats. .aifc .au Sun Unix...
See AboutThesePages. THE BODY OF AN E MAIL Move the blinking cursor into the big white area (or just left click in that area). This is where you type your actual...
See AboutThesePages. BOOLEAN COMMAND SEARCH TECHNIQUES English mathematician George Boole (1815 64) founded a field of mathematical and philosophical study called...
See AboutThesePages. BOOTABLE SYSTEM DISK BACKUP There may be at time when you may have a corrupt portion on your hard drive, which just happens to be the boot...
See AboutThesePages. BRIEF INTERNET HISTORY Click on the links below to see a brief Internet history summary. You can see which current events and Internet...
See AboutThesePages. COLLEGES AND ONLINE LEARNING PROGRAMS SEARCH Using Search Engines to find Colleges and Online Learning Programs is an easy way to compare...
See AboutThesePages. COMPANY AND PRODUCT REVIEWS SEARCH There are several reasons to search for company and product reviews. You see a sale on an electrical...
See AboutThesePages. COURSE DESIGN Below is a list of all the topics and subtopics in our Internet Course Design. CsicWeekOne CsicInternetDefinition...
See AboutThesePages. CREDIT REPORTS SEARCH Unfortunately in today`s world, it is relatively easy for someone to get hold of your credit card information especially...
See AboutThesePages. CURSOR FILE FORMATS .ani animated cursor file format. .cur cursor file format. .ico icon file format. Resources See...
See AboutThesePages. DANGERS OF DOWNLOADING MULTIMEDIA AND PROGRAMS One danger that we have discussed is the fact that viruses can be hidden or disguised as...
See AboutThesePages. DOWNLOADING MULTIMEDIA AND PROGRAMS Okay everyone is talking about downloading stuff from the Internet. Downloading is simply making...
See AboutThesePages. DOWNLOADING SEVERAL TYPES OF MULTIMEDIA AND PROGRAMS Before we can talk about the different ways to download files, we need to talk about...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL ADDRESS BOOK ENTRIES Most e mail programs have a feature called an e mail address book . This is very similar to your standard...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL ADDRESS GROUPS An e mail address group is a list created by you containing several e mail addresses from your e mail address book...
See AboutThesePages. PARTS OF AN E MAIL Although sending an e mail is no more difficult than sending a letter through `snail mail`, you do have more options...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL CUSTOMIZATION There are many ways you can customize your E Mail Programs. This, of course, will depend on how comfortable you...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL DEFINITION E mail or email is a message that you originally type from your keyboard and then is electronically sent through your...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL FILTERING SPAM Junk unsolicited e mail is called SPAM e mail . It got that name due to the fact that SPAM became internationally...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL FOLDERS Once you`ve got a certain amount of mail, you can begin to feel overwhelmed by it, unless you take steps to manage or file...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL ORGANIZATION Organizing your saved e mails and e mail addresses as well as trying to stop the junk e mails from finding your online...
See AboutThesePages. E Mail Acronymns B4 Before JAM Just A Minute BAK Back At Keyboard...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL ADDRESS BOOK BACKUP How you make a backup of your e mail addresses really depends on which e mail program and ISP you use. For...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL ADDRESSES AND IDENTITIES CUSTOMIZATION Most e mail programs allow you to have more than one e mail address and/or more than one...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL MESSAGES BACKUP This may be a bit trickier, then making a backup of your e mail addresses. First you have to determine if you...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL OPTIONS AND SETTINGS CUSTOMIZATION Each E mail program comes with different e mail options and settings that you can customize...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL SIGNATURES CUSTOMIZATION In your e mail program, there should also be a way to customize your e mail signature . This e mail...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL STATIONERY An e mail stationery or an e mail template depending which e mail program you are using now, is basically a preformatted...
See AboutThesePages. E MAIL TOOLBAR CUSTOMIZATION Your e mail program will mostly like have a line of menu commands such as file, edit, view, message, tools and...
See AboutThesePages. ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMES SEARCH All of us enjoy our leisure time and want to make the best of it. Your entertainment and game search can...
See AboutThesePages. EXCITE Founders Mark Van Haren, Ryan McIntyre, Ben Lutch, Joe Kraus, Graham Spencer, and Martin Reinfried, five hackers and one political...
See AboutThesePages. FAQS (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS) What is the `catch`? Nothing is FREE . Believe it or not, there is no charge for these classes. We...
See AboutThesePages. FAVORITES AND BOOKMARKS BACKUP Now what about all those web addresses of all those websites you have saved in your `favorites` or `bookmarks...
See AboutThesePages. GLOSSARY A Address Code by which the Internet identifies you. The format is username@hostname, where username is your username, login...
See AboutThesePages. GOOGLE In January of 1996, two college students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin had begun collaboration on a search engine called BackRub...
See AboutThesePages. HOSPITALS, DOCTORS, PRESCRIPTIONS, AND MEDICAL RESEARCH They do not call the Internet the `Information` Highway for nothing. You can now...
See AboutThesePages. HOW DO I SEE THE INTERNET? Once you are connected to the Internet, you view the Internet content by means of a web browser. A web browser...
See AboutThesePages. HOW E MAIL WORKS How does e mail work? How does regular mail (snail mail) work? We address the envelope, stick the mail inside of the...
See AboutThesePages. HOW DOES FILE SHARING WORK? You will hear a lot of people who use the Internet talk about file sharing with respect to music and movies...
See AboutThesePages. HOW MANY SEARCH ENGINES ARE THERE? Okay, you now have an idea what a search engine is and what it does. Just how many of these search...
See AboutThesePages. IMAGE FILE FORMATS .art Art image file format. .bmp Windows Bitmap image file format. (usually used for desktop backgrounds...
See AboutThesePages. INTERNET CONNECTION SPEEDS Below are several ways that determine your internet speeds. Most personal computers bought today come with an...
See AboutThesePages. INTERNET CONNECTIONS Currently a person living in Easton, PA has about 700 different Internet Service Providers that can connect them...
See AboutThesePages. THE INTERNET The Internet is a global decentralized network connecting millions of computers that can communicate with each other. Click...
See AboutThesePages. KEYWORD AND KEY PHRASE SEARCH TECHNIQUES A keyword is a word used in by search engine to find web documents relating to a particular subject...
See AboutThesePages. LINKS TOOLBAR When you click on any of the links on this tool bar, you go directly to the web page associated with that link. The default...
Pages Related to the Church Server Internet Course To add additional pages for the Church Server Internet Course, simply create a new page with a name prefixed with...
See AboutThesePages. MENU TOOLBAR We are going to discuss in this section what is on your Menu Toolbar as well as the keyboard shortcuts that do the same function...
See AboutThesePages. METACRAWLER Metacrawler was originally developed in 1994 at the University of Washington by then graduate student Erik Selberg and Associate...
See AboutThesePages. MORE EMOTICONS ! ( Black eye ! ) Proud of black eye # ) Wiped out, partied all night...
See AboutThesePages. MOVIE FILE FORMATS .asf Windows Advanced Streaming file format. .avi Audio Video Interleave file format. .dcr...
See AboutThesePages. NETIQUETTE Netiquette primarily involves any communication you may send out or receive from the net. The Internet has made it possible...
See AboutThesePages. NEWSGROUPS GENERAL CATEGORY LISTING CATEGORY WHAT IT INCLUDES sci science (physics, math, engineering...
See AboutThesePages. OTHER SOFTWARE PROGRAM UPDATES Now that you know that you must always download critical updates to your Windows operations system (which...
See AboutThesePages. OTHER THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE INTERNET Yes, there are even other things to know about the Internet that are important as well. This...
One of a series of pages to develop course design and test web pages to be used in the Outreach Program at Christ United Methodist Church in Easton, Pa. Contents...
See AboutThesePages. PICTURE SEARCH TECHNIQUES One of first things most people look for on the Internet is a picture of their favorite person whether it`s a movie...
See AboutThesePages. POLITICIANS AND LEGISLATION SEARCH Many of us are misinformed when it comes to knowing the truth about our government leaders as well as...
See AboutThesePages. POPULAR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS AOL (AMERICA ON LINE) Currently is compatible with all versions of Windows and MacIntosh...
See AboutThesePages. POPULAR SEARCH ENGINES On the Internet there are close to four billion web sites with several pages of information each. It is an almost...
See AboutThesePages. PROGRAM UPDATES AND SYSTEM MANAGEMENT In this section, we are going to discuss program updates and system management programs to keep...
See AboutThesePages. REASONS FOR USING SEARCH ENGINES With so many billion web sites, and with each web site containing several web pages, it would take you forever...
See AboutThesePages. SEARCH ENGINE DEFINITION A search engine on the Internet is a coordinated set of programs that includes: A spider (also called...
See AboutThesePages. SEARCH ENGINE SEARCH TECHNIQUES Now that you have see some of the more popular search engines available, we are going to discuss some of...
See AboutThesePages. THE SENDING ADDRESS This is also referred to the `mailto` address. When you write a postal snail mail letter, what do you put on the...
See AboutThesePages. SHORT E MAIL SIGNATURE QUOTES Here is a list of some short quotations that can be used with your name in creating your own e mail signature...
See AboutThesePages. SMILEY FACES :) EMOTICONS Have you ever had an e mail conversation where you kind of wondered how a person meant what they `said`? Maybe...
See AboutThesePages. SOFTWARE PROGRAM FILE FORMATS .bin Mac Binary II encoded software program file format. .com Older Raw Binary Executable software...
See AboutThesePages. SOUND SEARCH TECHNIQUES Most computers today come with sound cards and speakers. Soon you find out that you can play music cd`s on your...
See AboutThesePages. SPAM MAIL KEY WORDS (Junk E mail Filtering) First 8 characters of From are digits Subject contains `advertisement` Body...
See AboutThesePages. THE STANDARD INTERNET EXPLORER TOOLBAR The main toolbar is composed of ten different buttons. Each of these buttons has a different function...
See AboutThesePages. STATUS TOOLBAR The Status Toolbar is located at the bottom of your screen. As you go from one web page to another you will see different...
See AboutThesePages. THE SUBJECT LINE The subject is often what the recipient sees first in the e mail received from you, (together with the `From:` address...
See AboutThesePages. SYSTEM TOOLS BACKUP If you are using Windows 95 or Windows 98 operating system you make backups of your computer system by clicking...
See AboutThesePages. TERRA LYCOS In October 2000, Terra Lycos was born combining Terra Networks, S.A., a global Internet company and the leading provider of...
See AboutThesePages. TEXT FILE FORMATS .dic Microsoft Word Dictionary text file format. .doc Microsoft Word text file format. .html <nop...
See AboutThesePages. TODAY INTERNET EVENTS The Internet was running out of room for the 4 billion Web Pages, so now Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv...
See AboutThesePages. USING ANTIVIRUS UTILITY PROGRAMS Viruses are computer programs that copies themselves on your computer system by hiding in e mails and websites...
See AboutThesePages. USING BACKUP SYSTEM MANANGEMENT PROGRAMS The term backup is making a copy of your computer information. You can think of it as a lifesaver...
See AboutThesePages. Contributors () ValHaring 15 Jul 2002 If you edit this page: add your name here; move this to the next line; and include your comment...
See AboutThesePages. USING DISK CLEANUP, SCAN DISK, AND DEFRAG DISK SYSTEM MANAGEMENT The disk cleanup, scan disk, and defrag disk system tools help make your...
See AboutThesePages. USING FIREWALL UTILITY PROGRAMS A firewall utility program is a program, which acts like a gatekeeper. It tells you if another computer...
See AboutThesePages. USING HELPFUL INTERNET UTILITY PROGRAMS A Utility program is a computer software program that helps maintain and improve the efficiency...
See AboutThesePages. USING THE INTERNET EXPLORER BROWSER When you first click on the `e` for Internet Explorer, a window opens, and from here you can browse the...
See AboutThesePages. USING SPYWARE UTILITY PROGRAMS Spyware is a software program that watches you as you visit different web sites, and records information about...
See AboutThesePages. USING STOP `POP UP WINDOWS` UTILITY PROGRAMS If any of you have ever used the Internet, you probably have had pop up windows that appear...
See AboutThesePages. USING ZIP/UNZIP UTILITY PROGRAMS When you have a large file and you want to attach it in an e mail, you can condense it making it smaller...
See AboutThesePages. VIDEO SEARCH TECHNIQUES Most computers today come with video/graphic cards and color monitors to match. Some computers come with a DVD...
See AboutThesePages. WAYS TO DOWNLOAD MULTIMEDIA AND PROGRAMS Before we actually discuss ways to download , you need to set up a folder to receive your downloads...
See AboutThesePages. WEB SITES Below is a list of the web sites listed in our course materials, with some additional ones. All of these web sites are valid...
See AboutThesePages. WEBSITES TO DOWNLOAD MULTIMEDIA AND PROGRAMS Below is a list of some web sites that allows you to download files. Again check your requirements...
See AboutThesePages. WEEK FOUR We will be covering these topics in Week Four: CsicOtherThingsToKnowAboutTheInternet CsicUsingHelpfulInternetUtilityPrograms...
See AboutThesePages. WEEK ONE These are the topics we will cover in Week One: CsicInternetDefinition CsicBriefInternetHistory CsicInternetConnections...
See AboutThesePages. WEEK THREE We will be covering these topics in Week Three: CsicSearchEngineDefinition CsicPopularSearchEngines CsicSearchEngineSearchTechniques...
See AboutThesePages. WEEK TWO We will be covering these topics in Week Two: CsicEMailDefinition CsicEMailComposition CsicEMailOrganization CsicEMailCustomization...
See AboutThesePages. WHAT DO KEYWORDS AND META TAGS HAVE TO DO WITH SEARCH ENGINES? First of all you are probably saying to yourself what are keywords and meta...
See AboutThesePages. WHAT DO WEB PAGE INTERNET ERROR CODES MEAN? Sometimes you get a page containing some type of error code instead of the web site you expected...
See AboutThesePages. WHAT E MAIL PROGRAM SHOULD YOU USE? E mail programs are usually provided by your ISP (Internet Service Provider). There are other free...
See AboutThesePages. WHAT IS THE INTERNET? The Internet is the `granddad` of networks, linking computers to computers sharing the TCP/IP protocols. Each runs...
See AboutThesePages. WHEN CAN YOU SHOP ONLINE SAFELY? One of the main concerns you may have, is to shop safely on the Internet. Let`s face it. Instead of...
See AboutThesePages. WHEN DO SEARCH ENGINES FAIL? What do you mean that search engines fail? They seem to work okay when I use them, is what you are probably...
See AboutThesePages. WHEN IS E MAIL BAD? So far e mail sounds like a good thing to have and use. However, there are some drawbacks when dealing with sending...
See AboutThesePages. WHEN WILL YOU USE THE INTERNET? You will use the Internet when you have an Internet connection. You will use the Internet...
See AboutThesePages. WHERE ARE ALL THOSE WEB CAMS? Some people (like me) want to go and see everything. Unfortunately my time and my budget is limited. So...
See AboutThesePages. WHERE CAN SEARCH ENGINES NOT GO? First of all, you need to understand that most search engine programs were developed in the late 1990`s...
See AboutThesePages. WHERE IS THE INTERNET? The Internet is located in Cyberspace . So what is Cyberspace? Cyberspace is a non physical space where...
See AboutThesePages. WHERE TO FIND NEWSGROUPS A newsgroup is a group of people who send messages to each other on the Internet, publicly. Some of the newsgroup...
See AboutThesePages. WHO CONNECTS YOU TO THE INTERNET? An ISP (Internet Service Provider) connects you to the Internet. They supply you with an account and...
See AboutThesePages. WHO IS CREATING ALL THE WEB PAGES THAT SEARCH ENGINES FIND? Okay, so who is creating all the web pages that search engines find? . This...
See AboutThesePages. WHO IS USING YOUR E MAIL TO MAKE MONEY? E mail addresses like physical residential addresses are put on lists and sold to companies who...
See AboutThesePages. WHO PUTS COOKIES ON YOUR COMPUTER? No, we are not talking about the cookies grandma bakes. An Internet cookie is a very small text file...
See AboutThesePages. WHY CHECK SOURCE OF INFORMATION ON WEB PAGES THAT SEARCH ENGINES FIND? Is there a reason to check the source of information on web pages...
See AboutThesePages. WHY DO YOU NEED BROWSER PLUGINS? First of all what are browser plugins? Usually it is a download software module that adds special features...
See AboutThesePages. WHY USE E MAIL? Reasons why you should use E mail: E mail messages get sent instantly and globally. E mail messages have...
See AboutThesePages. WHY THE USE INTERNET? Many think the Internet is a good thing because it is unregulatable. The Internet is good, but not because it...
See AboutThesePages. WINDOWS CRITICAL PROGRAM UPDATES Microsoft no longer supports the Windows 95 or older operating systems. However most people are now using...
See AboutThesePages. YAHOO! Yahoo! was founded in 1994 by Stanford Ph.D. students, David Filo and Jerry Yang, and it began as their hobby. Yahoo! is also...
A somewhat whimsical (disposable?) page started primarily to test the formatted search on Crossing the Chasm . Hmm, that`s interesting, seems to be a bug somewhere...
See BLT . cups (Common Unix Printing System) : One of several ways to set up a printer in Linux. Others include lpd , and . Cups will allow you to print to...
Curiosity is often cited as an important factor in some good things (like creativity, intelligence, or whatever). It is also, at times, cited as a negative factor...
Resources for cvs (and rcs). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources Recommended I`ve read or skimmed these, possibly not thoroughly or completely, but...
See BLT . Cylinder (disk storage) The set of tracks on a multi headed disk that may be accessed without head movement. That is, the collection of disk tracks which...
See BLT . DAO mode : From http://www.fortunecity.com/skyscraper/solo/719/cd vocabulary.htm: Disc at Once A method of writing in which one or more tracks are written...
See BLT . DIR COLORS : The /etc/DIR COLORS file is the `master` configuration file (for all users) for display of file type information in color by the ls command...
`DML2: A simple, object oriented content storage and document formatting language` Description DML is a simple templating language designed for the purpose of making...
(In my own words), DNS (Domain Name Service) is a global distributed database of IP addresses and domain names and the software to support looking up either one given...
See BLT . DVD : From Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers) DVD once stood for digital video disc or digital versatile disc, but now it just stands for DVD the...
See Codev.DataStorageForMultiLevelWikiWebs . This was an attempt to `work around` the restriction on duplicate heading names in a Table of Contents by creating three...
A `table of contents page` for topics related to databases. (Pages will be prefixed with Db.) See: About These Pages Contents Notes List of Database...
The Daytime Protocol is covered in RFC 867 ~ May, 1983 from the abstract: A useful debugging and measurement tool is a daytime service. A daytime service simply...
In the RDBMS (Relational DataBase Management Systems), the acronym ACID stands for Atomic, Consistent, Isolation, and Durable. See: About These Pages Contents...
Object oriented databases. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources to...
Databases: Object Oriented vs. Relational See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional...
dd (for copy and convert, except cc was already used so it became dd, IIUC) is a very powerful tool for copying. I`m not sure what `convert` implies, because in...
Starting to develop a script (or two) for some work at CFK. See #Purpose . LATEST UPDATE: See CpCloningScript. UPDATE: Moved the old approach (R1.2) to DdCloningScriptOld...
An old approach that still might be useful (this is actually R1.2 of DdCloningScript) but preserved here for possibly resurrecting this script. the old page:...
Resources for the Debian distribution. I guess my current opinions of Debian include: The first bullet below sort of misses the point. The point is that in Mandrake...
Starting a list of debuggers for development under Linux. See also IDEs . See AboutThesePages. Contents Debuggers Free dbg Non Free `TotalView debugs...
Collecting occasional interesting stories about computer technology businesses, in this case DEC (Digital Equipment Company). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes...
Deciding Linux HOWTO: Deciding if Linux is Right for You Updated: Apr 2003. This HOWTO to is meant for you if you are considering the Linux operating system, or...
See BLT . defrag : See disk fragmentation . Defrag is a dos program which reorders the contents of a disk so it is no longer fragmented. Contributors RandyKramer...
See BLT . DefragMS DOS : To arrange files consecutively on the hardisk where they might have gotten seperated by a file being deleted between them. Contributors...
General design resources. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources to...
Some resources for devfs which, IIUC, is the file system used to make devices look like files in Linux. Also, I think it involves autodetecting of devices in some...
See BLT . device file : To make some things in Linux easier, Linux treats many things as files which one might normally not consider files. These include hardware...
See BLT . df : Shows free and used drive space on the specified partition. Also, the default output shows where each partition is mounted (which mountpoint). Contributors...
Diabetes Type 2 Support Group Diabetes Type 2 Support Group My doctor says, based on blood tests (blood sugar and A1C), that I am pre diabetic. I hope to control...
I`m having excessive disconnects on my dial up Internet connection don`t know whether it`s the modem, telephone line, or my ISP. This page will accumulate my learnings...
If you need to configure a dial up modem to connect to the Internet, consider: wvdial ppp wvdial sounds intriguing because `WvDial automatically...
I anticipate adding a list of WinModems that are known to work with Linux, particularly with Vector Linux, on this or a linked page. If you know of any, please...
Hmm, the diff showed the change from a bulleted item to a table nicely (but perhaps verbosely) with no changes within the text of the item, it showed first the item...
Just collecting some resources. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources...
See BLT . directory : From http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/d/directory.html: A special kind of file used to organize other files into a hierarchical structure. Directories...
See BLT . directory file : See directory a directory is a special kind of file which creates a named place to store other files or directories. For me, this...
Just starting this page by pasting a few notes in from other pages I want to find and paste in some of my other previous writings on this subject rather than write...
See BLT . disk fragmentation : A file often fills more than one cluster (?) of a disk. When files are written to a previously unused disk or partition, they...
disk image : A `disk image` is a file containing an image (copy) of the contents of a disk. Usually, if you copy a disk, you copy first one file, then the next, and...
This page is intended to collect the names of some disk imaging tools. I may want to add a page DiskImaging (`between` DiskImages and DiskImagingTools) disk imaging...
Commands to display the contents of the partition table: fdisk /dev/hda l See AboutThesePages. Currently, no significant content below this line. Contributors...
Distribution Procedure Contents General Generally a two hour orientation class is scheduled followed by a one hour window for computer distribution, possibly at...
Even open source programmers and packagers make mistakes. Some distros (distributions) maintain errata lists for their various releases. See AboutThesePages. Contents...
Playing and making Divx (dvd??) movies in Linux. Note that there are also ways to put movies (of some sort) on CDs IIUC, you can get about an hour on a CD (compressed...
Moved to DNS .
I can never remember the Fastnet DNS server addresses (at least since they changed them, almost a year ago?), so: 209.92.1.12 206.245.170.12 Also, there...
Resources re DocBook. See also XmlResources and SgmlResources. See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources Recommended by Others DocBook XML HOWTO template...
Useful (promising) links re writing documentation. See AboutThesePages. Contents discussion around 20020110 Contributors RandyKramer 14 Jan 2002 If...
I know I should have a page on the dollar sign `$` and then mention (at least) it`s use in Basic, Perl, bash. See: AboutThesePages Currently, no significant...
Just some (minor) musings on what domain registration is about if I was going to do some major musing, I might begin to wonder (as others do) why the availability...
I`ve almost forgotten how to write dos batch files, so I started this page for my recent adventures. See AboutThesePages. Contents: Links Utilities for DOS...
Some reminders about dos commands. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes General Issue the command with the /? parameter to get help. Xcopy32 I used xcopy...
See BLT . dosemu : Dosemu is a dos emulator to allow running MS Dos programs on Linux. IIUC, it works quite well. Contributors RandyKramer 06 Feb 2002...
UNIX and Linux files ending in .c are, by convention, text files containing source code written in the C programing language. .h is used for `header` files sources...
.deb the filename extension used by the Debian package management system and their dpkg and apt get utilities. A .deb file is actually and ar archive file...
See BLT . .dir colors : a user edited configuration file that is used with the ls command to display special files or directories in bold print or different colors...
Testing! Reserved for Jim Dennis ; )
.gz is conventionally used as an extension to files that have been compressed using the GNU gzip utility (or the compatible algorithms in the zlib libraries...
.h files are C programming source `headers`. These are files containing pre processor ( cpp ) directives such as #define and #include ; they declare function...
.o is the filename extension conventionally used on `object` files which are the intermediate results from compilation of .c and .h C programming language (and possibly...
.rpm the filename extension conventionally used on files in the Red Hat Package Management format (http://www.rpm.org/). Internally these are cpio archives with...
./configure is a script that is often found in the top level directory of the source code to a software package. This is used to dynamically create config.h ,...
.tar the filename extension conventionally used on files created by the tar (tape archiver) command. An ``archive`` contains the contents of one or more files...
.tar.gz is the filename extension conventionally used with archive files that have been created with the tar command (`tape archiver`) and then compressed with...
.tgz short for .tar.gz Contributors () JimDennis 23 Sep 2003 If you edit this page: add your name here; move this to the next line; and if you`ve used...
.Z is the filename extension conventionally appended to files that have been compressed using the old UNIX compress utility (or the newer ncompress clone)...
This wiki page may eventually grow into a series of pages that explain how to download Linux distributions (or contain pointers to other good instructions / explanations...
Just a WikiLearn TOC (Table of Contents) listing pages useful for downloading, checking, and burning .iso images: UsingFtpBeginner UsingFtpReminder...
This wiki page may eventually grow into a series of pages that explain how to download Linux distributions (or contain pointers to other good instructions / explanations...
Notes and resources about dpkg, the Debian package manager which is a utility to help manage the installation of additional software in a Debian or Debian based distribution...
For some time I`ve thought about creating a page to deal with some driving issues, like: 4 way Stops (in Pennsylvania, for New Jersey natives) the traffic...
The du (Disk Used?) utility. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes These were suggested as ways to view all contents of a directory: du List all subdirectories...
If you are going to install Linux on a system to be dual booted with Windows: Install Windows first In sizing the Windows partition(s), leave free space...
See BLT . dump : Dump is a backup program, part of the dump/ restore suite, and it appears to be sort of a standard for Linux. (Contrast to core dump .) I...
See BLT . dvi (or .dvi) : DeVice Independent file the binary file format used by TeX, LaTeX, LyX, KLyX, etc. See TextMarkupInLinux. Contributors RandyKramer...
See BLT . e2fsck : (Ext2 File System ChecK). A Linux program to check and optionally repair a Linux ext2 filesystem. See fsck . There is more I`d like...
See BLT . El Torito extension : From http://www.mscience.com/faq27.html: The El Torito extension is based upon a boot record volume descriptor in sector 17 that...
Notes and resources on earning your livelihood with Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
I still use Adaptec Easy CD Creator on Windows to burn CDs. This page is to record some reminders. Aside: I recently upgraded to version 4 something (from 3.1b...
See BLT . echo: displays a line of text to standard output usually the screen Contributors HaroldSharp 01 Feb 2002 If you edit this page, add your...
Interesting (?) resources on software economics. See AboutThesePages. Contents Security Related Information Security is Hard An Economic Perspective (a...
See BLT . ed: an early unix text editor that vi was developed from Contributors HaroldSharp 01 Feb 2002 If you edit this page, add your name here...
moved to Editing A TWikiDraw Sketch
A simple introduction to editing sketches created by the TWikiDrawPlugin. The material in #Other Tidbits may be confusing to a beginner, but I think it is worth...
See BLT . I think I have a pretty good gut level feel for the difference between an editor and a word processor, but it seems like a complicated thing to explain...
Resources related to education and related social issues. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
Computers in education. See also for Children Education Resources. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add...
See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow...
Starting a page to list software to eliminate `Webbugs, banners, pop ups, pop unders, animated gifs, flash ads, marquee text in status bars, iframes, cookies` (from...
See BLT . emacs yank : Yank is the Linux/vi/emacs synonym for paste `yank` means to place text from the kill ring into the buffer, i.e. it is a paste operation...
I am planning to set up an email server on my home LAN using a Linux box. This page is the first of several pages dedicated to learning how and then implementing the...
Collecting notes and resources about the interaction of DNS with email, especially the DNS PTR record which deals with whether an emailer`s home site (address) `resolves...
Talking about the role DNS (Domain Name Services) plays in email. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations ....
I`m finally getting a better handle on what the envelope address is. It is not any of the (original) headers of an email, but is instead the address that the smtp...
There are various file formats used to store email at various `stages` of the email generation, transport, storage process. This page is intended to provide information...
The concept of folders with respect to email is a little confusing: In most computer related contexts, a folder is synonymous with a directory. In the world of...
When I installed Mandrake 9.1 on a different computer, I forgot some things that prevented me from getting access to my IMAP accounts on system8. See: About...
IMAP server for email. IMAP and POP3 are the two primary methods / protocols for making email on an email server accessible to an email client. The most striking...
This page is deprecated as I try to create `final` documentation for my email server, anything useful from this page should be moved elsewhere. I`m editing to...
refactoring in progress I finally have email setup on my Linux systems the way I want it. (I run a home LAN with Windows and Linux clients, and my setup includes...
Ok, I finally got my email server working, and now need to document it and remove the `cruft` from WikiLearn. I`ll start by giving an overview of my setup and making...
Moved to EmailServerFiles.
Moved to EmailServerToDos.
This is one of several pages on WikiLearn that tries to explain email. If the sketch on this page makes sense to you, along with the variations and notes shown on...
Email Out On The Internet PageStatus: FirstDraft Introduction This is an attempt to provide a very brief overview of how email works `out on the Internet`. Some...
Gathering information about pop3 servers. See AboutThesePages. Contents pop3 servers are simple From Configuring a POP/IMAP server from Rute. As suggested below...
The intent was to show postfix in more detail, including the various daemons and where they move mail from and to, and maybe the various databases that contain aliases...
OK, I think I`m getting closer. Start from EmailServerImplementation. On this page, I`m going to start by mentioning the various configuration files and what I think...
I decided to try a bunch of tests to see which configurations would make Postfix work. I`ve now had some success and need to regroup and `analyze` the results. See...
This includes extra test results (the results of the email addressed to rhkramer #64;usersPLEASENOSPAM.sourceforge.net received on the Windows box) from the EmailPostfixTrials...
Moved to Procmail .
Email with Spam Control using Mutt, Procmail, and Spam Assassin Brian Reichert describes how he set up email on his Linux system with spam filtering at least as...
Qmail is an MTA . I might consider trying it, although I am more interested in postfix because it is is installed by default on Mandrake 7.2 (and 8.1) and it is...
Some discussion on the various styles of quoting previous posts in email. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations...
Currently this page contains only a few `new` resources I`ve found. An older list of resources is on another page and a Word document in the process of being `refactored...
It can sometimes be helpful to send email from the command line, for example, while troubleshooting your mail system. Here are a few ways to do it: See AboutThesePages...
Collecting copies of the files needed to run my email server on Linux (Mandrake 7.2), plus some other tidbits, which should probably be moved elsewhere. See AboutThesePages...
This is intended to be the concise summary of my email server installation, with references to other pages for more detail as appropriate. test See AboutThesePages...
Setting aside a bunch of false starts, here is the page that I`m going to use to document my implementation of an email server on my home LAN. With this much recorded...
This page is a working page to create and document an email server on my home LAN, on a Linux Mandrake 7.2 box (most likely). Process Steps: Collect all my...
A diary (not strictly chronological) of problems and notes related to my email server after it was put in service. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes See also...
The sketches on this page show various configurations of an email server in Linux and other useful information about how email is handled on the Internet. This is...
Definitions of some terms related to email and email servers, like MUA, MTA, MDA, pop server, pop3 protocol, imap server, imap protocol, smtp protocol, etc. See:...
Even though I have my email server on Linux working, there are still some things to be done: Ongoing: Continue to refine the filters in the .procmailrc (and rc...
A list of email services, some free, some not. See also: WebBasedEmailProviders MailListResources See AboutThesePages. Contents Free pop/smtp mailservices...
Moved to EmailOverviewSketch.
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
A one line index of all pages with titles including email, procmail, postfix, fetchmail. Currently intended as an aid as I attempt to reunderstand and possibly rewrite...
Just compiling a list of potentially useful utilities for email, for Linux or Windows. See AboutThesePages. Contents Accessing WebMail via pop Gmail Gmail has...
The function of an email virtual domain is to allow mail to be received by a machine that does not have the same domain name as the email address. Let`t try to...
See BLT . emulator : An emulator is a software program to make, for example, one type of computer or operating system work like another, or allow programs designed...
Encapsulation is `preventing unauthorized access to some piece of information or functionality.` (from FAQ Lite see it for more information) See: CppTerminologyAndSyntax...
Resources re energy. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources to these...
I am now starting to use Google to search WikiLearn (and TWiki) because I find the built in search facilities inadequate. There are some issues to address. This is...
Just a page listing environment variables. Started by copying those from one of my Mandrake 8.2 installations. As I learn more about what they are I will try to...
/etc/hosts.allow, and /etc/hosts.deny are two files that help control network access to a machine on a network. I think they affect only those network services...
For information about /etc/hosts.deny, see EtcHostsAllowDeny.
Resources and notes re: /etc/inetd.conf. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional...
I bought a 3C509B TPC Etherlink III card from Kehtron Computer in Wilmington, Delaware. I finally learned some important things about the older versions of these...
A checklist, intended to be a troubleshooting tool for Ethernet connections to a LAN or Internet Gateway. Intended to list programs that can be run or files that can...
Microsoft Exchange is a popular something to do with email . This page starts by listing some potential replacements for Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents...
What needs to be done to TWiki to exclude certain pages from being indexed by Google? See PreventGoogleToIndexRevisions See also: RobotExclusion WebTopicEditTemplates...
See BLT . execute : A synonym for run as in `run a program`. Contributors RandyKramer 29 Jan 2002 If you edit this page, add your name here, move...
Expect is a program useful for testing and similar things. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
See BLT . export : A Linux command to establish environment variables . Setting an environment variable in Linux is a two step process. First you establish...
Ext3 is one of the journaling file systems available to use under Linux. Some of the journaling file systems only deal with meta data and others handle meta data as...
See BLT . extended partition : See primary partition . The extended partition is the (optional) primary partition that points to the data (definition??) block...
Resources related to Extreme Programming. (More on home TWiki.) See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Recommended...
There are a number of ways of preventing, controlling, or fixing vandalism on a wiki, and some additional possibilities on a TWiki. See: About These HOWTO Pages...
See BLT . FAT 16 : An MS Dos / Windows filesystem, limited (IIRC) to 8.3 filenames, 2 GB partitions, and 65k clusters per partition. See FAT 32 and FAT...
See BLT . FAT 32 : A Windows filesystem which overcomes the limitations of the FAT 16 filesystem at the expense of compatibility with MS Dos. The FAT 16 filesystems...
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard Version 2.2 final See about these pages and Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Standard . Note: This copy of Version 2.2 final of the...
See BLT . FIFO (First In First Out) : First In First Out is one strategy for dealing with lists or queues. Like a line at a bank or grocery store, the first one...
Trying to find and understand the formula for FAFSA financial aid and the contribution expected of parents. (extra) keywords: college, higher education See:...
See BLT . family tree : A graphical way of showing the relationships within a family, including great grandparents (to the oldest ancestor), grandparents, parent...
Family Tree Maker is a genealogy program, by, at least at one time, Broderbund. My dad owns a copy of it and is currently having some problems with it. This page...
See AboutThesePages. A possible series of pages on WikiLearn to contain FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions). Tentative plan is to prefix a phrase generally relating...
See Faq . Q: How do you access a fat32 windows partion? A: overview You have to mount the partition, then you can do whatever you want (with the right commands...
My ISP, like many, offers a personal web site with a web account. I didn`t try to set up the web site until recently keeping notes of my experience. Note: I...
Off topic, but: 1 cup hot mashed potatoes 1 cup sugar (plus some for the topping) 1/2 cup oil (plus oil or shortening for deep frying) 2 cups warm...
A recommended link to use for searching the FCC database (of computer hardware devices like modems, sound cards, NICs, ??). See: AboutThesePages Currently,...
See BLT . fdisk : This command ` F ormats` your hard disk Use only the fdisk that comes with the operating system that you are planning to install...
A possible temporary approach to email for me (until I get a Linux email server running). See AboutThesePages. Contents Description Since fetchmail can get mail...
See BLT . fg (ForeGround) : A Linux command to bring a background job to the foreground. See `man bash grep fg`. Can usually also be done by the keyboard...
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See AboutThesePages. Contents What is FUD? Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt Resources Fud FAQ Contributors RandyKramer 24 Mar 2002 StefanWaidele...
There are a variety of strategies to fight email spam. This page refactored, deleted material moved to FightingSpamProposal for further refactoring. That page should...
FightingSpam lists and sometimes describes ways of fighting spam I `found`. Then, a few weeks ago, I came up with what might be my own proposal for fighting spam...
See BLT . file formats : From http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/F/file format.html: A format for encoding information in a file. Each different type of file has a different...
Just recognizing the need to have a page that discusses the allowable file names on different file systems (as of today, this page has no useful content). Intend...
See BLT . file ownership : In Linux every file is owned by some user (account). The owner of a file can be set or changed using the chown command. The owner may...
See BLT and AboutThesePages. Contents First Definition file ownership and permissions in Linux : Linux is a multiuser operating system, and thus it has been...
See BLT . file permissions : The attributes (read, write, execute) for any file on who can read, write and execute it. Each of these three attributes are given...
Just collecting some resources. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources...
See BLT . filename : The name of a file. A filename must be unique within the directory that contains it (I guess this is true even for the Vax filesystems that...
See BLT . filename extension : Extra characters on the end of a filename, usually separated from the filename by a period as a delimiter. Dos only allows one extension...
See BLT . filesystem : As I see it now, `filesystem` has two related meanings in a Linux system: 1 It is the general name applied to the organization and layout...
See BLT . I have sometimes been confused by the words: filesystem partition directory (or subdirectory ) They can sometimes be correctly...
See BLT . filling tracks : I suspect that the intended meaning of this has something to do with adding something like lead in and lead out sectors to a track on...
Some ways of finding files (or content within files) in Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Find Find sounds most familiar, but I am always confused...
See BLT . fips : This is a freely available (DOS) program that can resize FAT (File Allocation Table) partitions. It must be run from a DOS bootable...
Firefox, IceWeasel, Opera, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Some webpages for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will not immediately work with Opera or the Mozilla...
Resources about building a firewall in Linux can be done just using a script. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Civileme says (Re: newbie good linux firewall...
See AboutThesePages. First Draft is a PageStatus code to try to indicate something about the quality of a page. Currently, it is usually a self assessment by the...
After enabling (attempting to enable?) Samba on System12 , I came across a new thingie which lets me access files on other systems. It apparently transfers data...
See Support: IsitPossibletoHaveTwistyTableRows. Most of the tests below work at least in konqueror version 3.4.2. with javascript turned on globally. If you don`t...
Preface: I am posting this license as a test of using TWiki to discuss and comment on a license in preparation for OSI consideration. Contents: Letter Requesting...
Open Group Test Suite License Definitions Comments Contributors TWikiPage by RandyKramer 01 Oct 2001
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License Term Paragraph 2 2. You may apply bug fixes, portability fixes and other modifications derived from the Public Domain or from the Copyright Holder. A Package...
License Term Paragraph 3 3. You may otherwise modify your copy of this Package in any way, provided that you insert a prominent notice in each changed file stating...
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License Term Paragraph 6 6. The scripts and library files supplied as input to or produced as output from the programs of this Package do not automatically fall under...
License Term Paragraph 7 7.Subroutines supplied by you and linked into this Package shall not be considered part of this Package. Comments Contributors RandyKramer...
License Term Paragraph 8 8. The name of the Copyright Holder may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written...
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See BLT . Forking : The process where an open source (or any) development gets changed twice so that each new version is not brought together with the other but...
See BLT . format : 1 The arrangement of data, as in the format of a word processor, graphics, or music file 2 A process (and often the program) used to prepare...
Formatting a floppy disk in Linux (for ext2 or msdos). See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes (or Questions) I`ll probably expound on this more somewhere else...
IIRC, there are various ways to `forward` an X display from one machine to another (that is, to run an X application on one machine but view and control it on another...
`A framebuffer device is an abstraction for the graphic hardware. It represents the frame buffer of some video hardware, and allows application software to access...
See BLT . free : free is a Linux program which reports on free and used RAM memory, swap space, shared memory, and buffers used by the kernel. See man free. I pay...
Some resources to find free ISPs, and notes about some of them. See AboutThesePages. Contents Caveats Telephone charges: ISPs, including free ISPs, do not include...
This page is intended to collect some links to websites that offer free (beer or otherwise), less expensive, or alternative music that is free or almost free for download...
Freeciv Pollution Production Overview See: About These Pages Contents Overview These are the results of my incomplete efforts to develop formulae for the...
One of my first goals with WikiLearn was to document my passage from Windows to Linux. Even though I have not completed that transition, I didn`t do a very good job...
See BLT . fs (FileSystem) : An abbreviation for filesystem, often used in other commands or words, like: fsck FileSystem ChecK mkfs <nop...
See BLT . fsck : (File System ChecK) A Linux program to check and optionally repair a filesystem. See man fsck. Actually, fsck is a general front end for...
See BLT . full pathname : The complete name of a file, including the complete path to follow from the root directory . It includes the path , the simple...
IIRC, Prolog is a functional programming language, and one I fooled around with a very little bit. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See...
GNU Shortcuts contains some dirty short tips and tricks about how to use a bunch of command line programms in the shell. It will not necessarily be limited to GNU...
When I installed Mandrake 8.2 I ran into some problems with Konqueror 2.2.2, so I`ve started to experiment with Galeon and Mozilla. My initial impressions of Galeon...
Galeon is the web browser for GNOME. I don`t actually use Galeon I tried it for a little while with Mandrake 8.2 (because of some problems with Konqueror...
Galeon is the GNOME web browser. It is based very heavily on Mozilla. Because of this, upgrading Galeon can be problematical. I don`t fully understand all the problems...
Some notes and resources about games in Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
See BLT . gateway : A computer (or device) in a network that serves as an interface between one or more computers on, for example, a LAN, and some other computer...
Some resources related to programming on Linux at a general level. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add...
gettext is a program (libary?) that is (often?) used in programs that need to deal with text strings, especially when a program is being internationalized. In the...
Getting to the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. I had some other notes on my home wiki, but had a hard disk crash (not backed up, for reasons I don`t want to...
UNIX and Linux shells (and some other programs) accept wildcard patterns, expressions that are expanded into matching lists of filenames. The process of expanding...
Links to WikiLearn pages about Google and non WikiLearn resources. See: About These Pages Contents WikiLearn Pages about Google To add additional pages...
Hmm, this seems like an interesting idea. With Google`s Adsense program, they put ads on your web pages, picking ads that match the content of the page (to some extent...
Trying to use the stuff on MultiSearchAddon to create a form to allow an easy search of WikiLearn on Google. If successful, I intend to add this to the search page...
This ongoing testing is an attempt to learn how often Google indexes TWiki. I also did some (one time) testing to determine how useful the results of a search are...
The intent is to be a quick reminder of the features available in Google. See AboutThesePages. Please read the #Disclaimer . See http://www.google.com/help/interpret...
Some graphic artists who might help create logos, trademarks, etc. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add...
See BLT . grep (originally from Global Regular Expression Printer): grep is a Linux command to search standard input (e.g., a text file ) for a character...
See BLT . groff : A text processing system the GNU version of troff. From http://www uxsup.csx.cam.ac.uk/pwf linux/autodoc/packages/groff.html: Groff is a...
See BLT . group : One of the three possibilities for who can have permissions for operations (read, write, execute) on a file (in Linux). See: chgrp...
See BLT . GRUB : The `GRand Unified Bootloader` is a boot manager and a more flexible alternative to lilo . One of the better discussions of the features...
Notes and resources for gtkeyboard, a program that displays a graphic, on screen keyboard and lets you type using the mouse, into it`s own window or into a designated...
Resources and notes on GUI toolkits (libraries). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
See: AboutThesePages TWikiOnEryxma Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please...
I`m not sure I like the word `hacking` for working on software whatever happened to designing and programming (and test and so forth). See AboutThesePages. Currently...
Interesting a Linux box can be `halted` (sort of) but still run. Could be useful for running things like firewalls with high security. See AboutThesePages. Contents...
`Curb` trees allowed in Hanover Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA. List picked up at the township office on March 30, 2004. This is not an official...
Slashdot ran a story about a guy who fixed a hard drive by exchanging the electronic controller from a good (identical) drive. It failed the first time when he got...
See BLT . (RHK) Somehow this doesn`t sound right (and / or is not very clear / intuitive) to me ToDo: Investigate and rewrite as appropriate. Starting to rewrite...
See BLT . Hard Link : Very similar to a symbolic link , a link is a standin for the file so that it is easy to keep a single file updated and have several links...
See BLT . hardware geometry is more accurately called `disk geometry`. The `Large Disk HOWTO` claims: `Disk geometry (with heads, cylinders and tracks) is something...
hdparm is a utility to examine and set certain parameters of an IDE hard drive or CD Rom. For example, you can: set the read speed of a CD Rom to less than...
Some health related links and notes. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Exercise First Thing in the Morning Read an article in the local paper a few weeks...
This is not even a rough draft I started to respond to an email (copied below), then realized I wanted to gather more information before sending a response. This...
See BLT . hidden file : A file that is not normally visible when listing ( ls ) the contents of a directory. In Linux, a file is made hidden by starting the filename...
See BLT . hierarchical : A family, with grandparents, parent s, children , grandchildren, great grandchildren, etc., provides an example of a hierarchical...
When I went to school I found two effective aids to learning (that I used alternately, depending on subject, circumstances, or whim). One was to underline or highlight...
Ok, I`ve added to this page, and maybe for now the best suggestion is that you read the page. I have clearly been confused about the meaning of host, but I don`t...
Since I am always trying to encourage people to help with WikiLearn, I guess I should write something about how I intend to write and arrange pages. This is my latest...
Just starting a page to try to keep some sort of record of HOWTOs I have read (or skimmed) starting recently (24 Feb 2003). See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes...
On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, et wrote: the `moving target` that a (IMHO) good Linux Distro should be is one of the greatest problems with creating `book` documentation...
htaccess is a hidden file used to control certain aspects of the Apache web server on a per directory basis. See: AboutThesePages TWikiOnEryxma Contents...
I`m certain I started another page somewhere with some HTML entities on it must have called them something else. HTML entities (if I have the right terminology...
Learning about HTML forms. See also TWikiAutomaticPageCreation . See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations...
Sorry for the copycatting somebody already maintains a Hall of Shame (or maybe several people maintain several Hall of Shames, but I`m pretty sure there is one for...
TWiki has had a problem with losing edits when the browser back button is pressed. IIUC, it is related to the HTML head and caching. Here are two relevant pages from...
There are several limitations of HTML I`ve run into. This page lists them and provides workarounds if known (by me). Actually, I`ve probably run into most of them...
HTML Resources See AboutThesePages. Contents HTML 4.01 Lists, and the whole spec(?) if you back up HTML 3.2 Troubleshooting, Validating Liberty! Equality...
I named this page this way to perhaps catch Peter Thoeny`s eye. I`m starting to do more editing of Wikilearn in Linux using Konqueror (2.2.1, under KDE 2.2.1, under...
Just collecting some resources on human interface design (there`s a better name for it I just can`t think of it right now). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes...
Just collecting some sources of (generally `clean` (??)) humor. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add...
If you need a remote (dial up) terminal in Linux, like HyperTerm or ProCom, try: minicom See AboutThesePages. Currently, no significant content...
See BLT . iBCS2 : An emulator that allows binaries from other Unix systems to be run under Linux. A link (not very much): http://www.pauck.de/marco/misc/oracle...
ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is the (for profit??) corporation (established by US government fiat?) that controls the Internet TLDs...
Some notes and resources about my use of IRC. See AboutThesePages. Contents Channels AbiWord: Server: irc.gnome.org Channel: #abiword LVLUG: www...
iRulu 10.1` Model eXpro X1s with Android 4.4 iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 iRulu 9` Model AX922 with Android 4.2.2 UPDATE (20170301): Sometime on the...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Applications This page is intended to discuss (or at least mention) applications I`ve tried and found useful, and, perhaps...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Battery See: About These Pages iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Contents Initial Conditioning...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Bluetooth I`m 99% sure that the iRulu does not have Bluetooth capability. The only slight doubt I have is because there...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Downloading Videos Just starting to collect some information on possible ways to capture Youtube (in particular) videos...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 External USB Keyboard If you`re lucky, the first time you plug in an external USB keyboard, it will work just fine. Based...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 iRulu 9` Model AX922 with Android 4.2.2 HDMI UPDATE: Contrary to earlier information I put here, the AX922 does have...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Hardwired Ethernet For a few reasons, I wanted to have a hard wired connection from the Internet to the iRulu. That is...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Host vs. USB Ports There are two ports which use a USB jack on the iRulu AX105. One is labeled Host, the other has the...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Install a real Linux in place of Android UPDATE: Yup, some others have tried this, so I`ll collect notes here. There may...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Memory The iRulu AX105 comes with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB of built in flash memory. When I first looked at the configuration...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Networking Starting a rewrite There are a variety of reasons to connect your iRulu to your home network (LAN): you...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Networking Anomalies I`m currently rewriting the page Networking and expect that, when that page is complete, everything...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 OTG vs. Standard USB Cables UPDATE `TIDBIT` (to be integrated into the main text of this page at some point in the future...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Operating Tips Collecting learnings about various applications or the system as a whole. If enough information is collected...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Printing The first paragraph was just a repeat of what I said on the general IRulu AX 105 page now some modifications...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Page Title See: About These Pages iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Contents Text Contributors...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 iRulu Root Access For various reasons, I`d like to get root access to the iRulu. One of those reasons is that I`d like...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 iRulu Safe Mode See: About These Pages iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Contents Safe Mode Yesterday...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 iRulu 9` Model AX922 with Android 4.2.2 Selected Specifications I bought an iRulu AX105. I know that iRulu makes other...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Stopping or Unloading Applications When I first started using the iRulu, I found that applications that I had recently...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 System Resets There are two types of system reset that can be done on an iRulu AX105: Hardware Reset What I will call...
iRulu 10.1` Model AX105 with Android 4.2 Unlocking the Screen The iRulu has several methods of locking the screen so that others cannot view or change your data...
See BLT . ISO 9660 : See ISO 9660 . Contributors RandyKramer 09 Feb 2002 If you edit this page, add your name here, move this to the next line
See BLT . ISO 9660 : `An international standard specifying the logical format for files and directories on a CD ROM.` (quoted from the first reference below). See...
IIUC, a program to stream audio (and maybe video) over the Internet. http://www.mlinux.org/icecast/ See AboutThesePages. Currently, no significant content below...
I`m accumulating quite a collection of IDE hard drives in general I seem to be more successful running possibly marginal drives under Windows than under Linux. I...
ifconfig (InterFace CONFIG?) is a command line tool that lets you set up a NIC (Network Interface Card) example: an Ethernet card. A next step is probably...
Starting a list of image conversion tools. See AboutThesePages. Contents Converters gif2png converts GIF files to PNG files web2png (Python script...
See BLT . image stanza : LILO divides its configuration file into sections called stanzas. An image stanza is the section dedicated to describing how one particular...
A list (and some notes) about programs that allow you to view graphic images (you know, things like .jpg, .png, etc. files). Most Internet browsers will view many...
imap is an email protocol that allows mail to be read and written while remaining on a remote server (like your ISP`s server). imapd is a common name for the daemon...
In order for email clients to access mail via POP3 or IMAP, POP3 and/or IMAP daemons must run on the email server. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes In order...
Just recording some questions I asked in an email to newbie #64;linux mandrakePLEASENOSPAM.com I created the email on a Linux box under Mandrake and could not send...
I think there are a number of nuances to `immutable`, so I`m first going to mention some of those nuances, then perhaps attempt an all encompassing definition. See...
Some resource re improving the Linux install process. Some of this ties into other things, like: The LSB (Linux Standards Base) for standardization of directory...
Notes and resources on independent consulting. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional...
(GNU) info is a hypertext system developed by Richard Stallman to provide an improved method of presenting computer documentation on screen. Info files (usually...
Summary of the most common (IMHO) commands for GNU info (standalone). Unattributed quotations are from info info or info info stnd . See: About These...
This page is intended to provide the information needed to create a file readable by the info viewer program in any plain text editor which allows entry of arbitrary...
See BLT . init : See http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/cgi bin/man cgi?init 1. `init is a general process spawner. Its primary role is to create processes from information...
See BLT . initialize : In computing, quite often things must be set to a known initial state before starting in order to get accurate results. Examples: variables...
See BLT . inode : An inode is a (numbered) area in a Linux filesystem that contains pointers to the locations where data is stored. Directory entries are inode...
Occasionally I find an article that seems inspirational for computer science students. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations...
Linux on Dell Inspiron 1501 Laptop Linux with WiFi on Dell Inspiron 1501 (Broadcon WiFi `radio`) Inspiron 1501: Debian Wheezy with KDE Desktop got WiFi to Work...
See AboutThesePages. This looks like a pretty good description of how to install and set up Samba. (I haven`t tried it yet, but when I go to set up Samba I will follow...
See also: Copyright Patents See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
A list or notes about some interesting computer related stuff being developed, with resources. See AboutThesePages. Contents Remembrance Agents From: Agents: Because...
Before anyone else does it, here`s a dry, ordinary, everyday quote: ` This one is less common: ` This one is even more rare: ` And then there are the curly quotes...
The Internet as Pipes Analogy Just some rough notes for now, transferred from another page: Far Aside: Oh, and maybe I should put up a page defending that senator...
Some resources on Internet Cafes (sp?) See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources Internet Cafe Billing system http://www.dnalounge.com/ http://www...
Woohoo! I finally have a reasonable chance of getting a high speed Internet connection RCN has finally set up my neigborhood to use two way cable modems, at about...
I`m still confused about the approach to sending broadband over power lines I`m rather sure some of the articles I`ve read have contributed to my confusion. Although...
Collecting resources on how the Internet, or more specifically, web browsing works. I plan to divide the resources into several categories, starting with the following...
Collecting (names of) search engines and resources about them. Namazu is the one I found once and MattWilkie installed very quickly and tried see Codev.SearchEngineVsGrepSearch...
See AboutThesePages. Information About the Computer Running a Server Contributors RandyKramer 21 Feb 2002 If you edit this page, add your...
Resources and notes re satellite Internet services. (I`m too far away from my telephone central office for DSL, and my cable company (RCN) offers only one way cable...
See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
I`m not going to let those squirrels get the best of me! I came up with an approach that so far seems quite effective, although it has required some minor tweaking...
See BLT . Invisible (or hidden) file : A file that is hidden and not normally seen unless the a parameter is given in ls. These hidden files are usually important...
There are several different iproutes around two for Linux and one for Dos that looks useful (by Dave Mischler) I have some notes on that on my home TWiki. I don...
My guess is that ipsysctl is short for something like (TCP/)IP System Control, an interface to the TCP/IP functions built into the Linux kernel. There are a large...
Notes and resources for iptables. iptables is the software that, among other things, lets you set up filtering rules (for firewalls), do NAT, and similar networking...
This page was started specifically to deal with the question of whether installing an email server in Linux was worth the trouble as I worked on the page I realized...
My simple first attempt at a definition: a something (method, class, object is it specific to oop, or would you call something an iterator in a procedural language...
Collecting some notes re JHotDraw (and the command line version of TWikiDraw is there such a thing?) focused on finding a way to edit TWikiDrawPlugin drawings...
Exceptions in Java. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources to these...
A jabber server has been installed on thelinuxlink.net. Now I`m trying to figure out how to use it. Here`s are some links: Winjab http://telia.dl.sourceforge...
Collecting some notes and resources about Java. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
Tips related to job hunting. Another page that might not meet the SourceForge criteria, so I will keep it brief and minimize comments. See AboutThesePages. Contents...
Hi, Joe! This page is just to serve as a way for Joe and I to communicate until he gets his email working reliably. I forgot to tell him that he`ll have to register...
See BLT . Joliet Extension : Fromhttp://www.fortunecity.com/skyscraper/solo/719/cd vocabulary.htm: Joliet is an extension of the ISO 9660 standard, developed by...
Collecting resources for KDevelop, the KDE programmers IDE (Integrated Development Environment). I`m looking for instructions on how to import an existing project...
See BLT . KLyX : LyX for KDE. This may be unmaintained at this point, and LyX may be the product going forward. Contributors RandyKramer 09 Feb...
kmail is the kde mail client. Currently I am using version 1.3.2 (from kde 2.2) on Mandrake 8.2 as an imap client (works reasonably well), and I`m trying to use version...
KNode is the mail reader in KDE 2.2.2. See AboutThesePages. Contents Complaints (for version 0.6.1 in KDE 2.2.2 IMHO, very good for a 0.6.1 version) No way...
When I upgraded Mandrake from 7.2 to 8.1 (and kde from 2.1 to 2.2.1) I found some changes I did not like. This is intended to be a list of those changes with solutions...
If you run `konsole from the panel/kicker, it will freeze kicker and when you exit konsole, you will get an error message about not being able to run `konsole noxft...
Recording notes about how I configured kde 3.1.0 (on a Mandrake 9.1 system) so that I can transfer the configuration to other systems. A primary driver for this page...
Collecting anomalies that apply to kde 3.1 in general, or to components of kde that are too small to create a separate page for. See: About These Pages...
This is a rough mockup of the content for a proposed KDE Development Book, as suggested by RalfNolden. C Book Qt Book Qt tutorial Visual...
To change the file associations in KDE (3.0) on the K menu choose: Configuration KDE File Browsing File Association. See: AboutThesePages Currently...
Dcop See AboutThesePages. Contents General and Some Experiments quoted from Advogato, http://www.advogato.org/article/242.html Some of this already works in KDE...
Improving the performance of KDE. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these...
Kde Panel on Multiple Heads, aka: Windows Toolbar on Multiple Heads MacIntosh whatever on Multiple Heads Similar for other OSs, Desktop and Window Managers, etc...
Creating a list of resources for KDE (currently mixing user, programmer, whatever). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations....
See AboutThesePages. Contents Pages Referring to KDE To add additional Kde pages, simply create a new page using a name starting with `Kde...` Notes Contributors...
I probably need a few pages to cover related topics, like: WhyIDontReportAllBugs WhyIDontSubmitAllRfes WhyMyReviewsConcentrateOnBugs Ignoring things...
There is typically a main program that runs in a computer system. It is part of the operating system and controls the running of all other programs and helps them...
I came across a tool that will help trace the processing of events in the Linux kernel, and wanted to make a note of it. It may help with my X Server Modification...
Resources and notes about programming the Linux kernel. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
Resources and notes re the Linux kernel. See AboutThesePages. Contents (Re)Building the Kernel Rebuild Procedure, Kwan Lowe, Updated: December 15, 2001 (on...
see Keyboard Shortcut Terminology #keyboard shortcut (and variants)
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see Keyboard Shortcut Terminology #keyboard macro
I`ve been looking for a utility to support keyboard macros (as available in Windows). Aside: Maybe I`m using the wrong words I mean the ability to have a keyboard...
See KeyboardMacrosInLinux not much progress on that front so far maybe I`ll find something good in kde 3 when Mandrake 9.0 comes out, but in the meantime I`ve...
This isn`t the right name for this page, but I can`t think of a better one right now. I`ll move it later. The intent is to list keystrokes that can be used to produce...
see Keyboard Shortcut Terminology #keyboard shortcut (and variants)
There are a variety of ways to denote keyboard shortcuts. This page is intended to record those, and propose my own variation. See: About These Pages...
In the course of learning how to do Nedit key bindings via the X resources translation table, I came across a fair amount of terminology. This page attempts to record...
Trying to get straight on the differences (and the implications of those differences) in number of keys on a keyboard things like pc104, pc102, pc101, 88 ( ; )...
See BLT . kill: a command that will stop a process by typing kill process id#, or stop all running processes by typing killall Contributors HaroldSharp...
I recently installed kmail 1.5 as part of KDE 3.1 on Mandrake 9.1. There are some things I don`t like and or don`t understand. Before reporting them as bugs, I`ll...
Recording notes about how I configured kmail 1.5 (on a Mandrake 9.1 system) so that I can transfer the configuration to other systems. See: About These Pages...
Apparently, kmail needs dcop in order to run, and, AFAICT, no window managers / desktops except KDE run dcop. (Maybe dcop can be run in those others??) The reason...
Knoppix is neat. We (I?) now use it at LVLUG meeting to boot existing computers into Linux we were using Slackware Live, Knoppix seems better and easier to boot...
Recording my install of Knoppix 3.2 to System5 . See: About These Pages Contents Basic Install I added an Ethernet card (10/100) and removed the...
IIUC, Komba is KDE`s GUI for Samba. See AboutThesePages. Currently, no significant content below this line. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations...
It looks like an HTML style comment on a page (like ! test ) will make the edit window appear blank when you try to edit the page with konqueror 2.2.1. This is...
The content of an early version of this page that was more relevant to Mandrake 8.2 has been moved to Mandrake82 . See also: Search on konqueror in the topic...
Recording notes about how I configured konqueror 3.1.0 (on a Mandrake 9.1 system) so that I can transfer the configuration to other systems. See: About These...
Listing some complaints I have about Konqueror 3.1. Listing them here before submitting as bugs to allow some time to think and/or learn more. (Maybe workarounds...
Moved to Konqueror222 .
See Codev.KonquerorVerticalWhitespaceProblemResolution for the latest status of this issue. See Konqueror Vertical Whitespace Test Page for other notes and tests...
Some resources re konqueror plugins. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to add additional resources...
This page is intended to list some suggestions for improvements to konqueror, based on the performance of konqueror 2.2.1. It is sort of my rough working page shortly...
I am having an inordinate number of `timeout(s) on server` as I try to use twiki.org (over my dial up connection). I`m looking for a solution, like maybe a way to...
P {margin top: 10px; margin bottom: 10px; border top: 0; border bottom: 0; padding top: 0; padding bottom: 0} H1 {margin top: 0; margin bottom: 0; border top...
kscd is the KDE CD player. It`s pretty nice it works, it can use the freedb database to show the album and track titles, it stores that information locally so it...
Audio Tools Linux Audio Audio Tools If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How to contribute...
Books Linux Audio Books If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How to contribute Contents...
Audio Hardware known to work with Linux Linux Audio Hardware If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki). ; ) See:...
How to contribute to this site Linux Audio How to contribute You`re welcome to contribute to this wiki! This page describes which steps you should follow to...
This page has been moved to LinuxAudio . Sorry for the incovenience.
Live Tools Linux Audio Live Tools If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How to contribute Contents...
MIDI Tools Linux Audio MIDI Tools If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How to contribute Contents...
Plugins Linux Audio Plugins If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How to contribute Contents...
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy OEM Linux Audio Sound Cards Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy OEM If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please...
This page has been moved to LA SoundCards . Sorry for the incovenience.
Manufacturer Name of the Sound Card LinuxAudio SoundCards Manufacturer Name of the Sound Card...
Software Setup Learn how to install different Linux Audio Distributions Linux Audio Software Setup If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please...
Moved to LA SC Creative SBAudigyOEM .
Sound cards Real life experiences and annotations LinuxAudio Sound Cards If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki...
Soundfonts Linux Audio Soundfonts If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How to contribute Contents...
Synthesis Tools Linux Audio Synthesis Tools If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How to contribute...
NAME OF THE PAGE Linux Audio Tutorials NAME OF THE PAGE If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See:...
NAME OF THE PAGE Linux Audio NAME OF THE PAGE If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How to contribute...
Tutorials Discover and learn how to use Linux Audio Tools Linux Audio Tutorials If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is...
This page has been moved to LinuxAudio . Sorry for the incovenience.
See BLT . LILO parameters : See parameters . At boot up, when the LILO prompt is presented (LILO: is it presented every time??), you can choose the image to...
Moved to LA SoundBlasterAudigy.
See BLT . LaTeX : from http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi bin/texfaq2html?question 7: LaTeX is a TeX macro package, originally written by Leslie Lamport, that provides a document...
Notes and resources re servers handling large numbers of clients (or heavily loaded in some other way). See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources...
See BLT . laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of ltsomethings : (Not bad from very old memory.) A device that created an intense beam of coherent...
Collecting some notes and resources about law. I already have some pages on patents and copyrights: Patents Copyright See AboutThesePages. Contents...
There are two `standard` ways to deal with the geometry of a hard drive: CHS (Cluster Head Sector Addressing) the older method, and (in the Intel world, only...
`LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is a directory service that runs over TCP/IP. It is a specialized database optimized for reading, browsing and searching...
See BLT . ldp : IMHO, a strange way to abbreviate Linux Documentation Project (see www.linuxdoc.org), a project to create and maintain documentation for Linux, including...
There are some good resources on leadership on Leadership I`d like to read through many of them (some of them are offline books). I found this link somewhere on...
What better topic for WikiLearn than `Learning`? See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes From David Brake: A few useful tips that I was just given by a prof specialising...
Leo stands for Literate Editor with Outlines, and looks like a pretty good tool for writing or documenting programs. There are some shortcomings in documentation...
Collecting Lesstif resources. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists...
See BLT . LILO (LInux LOader) : A boot manager. The key is its configuration file, lilo.conf. On bootup it gives the user a choice of which bootable partition...
Some resources and notes re limiting bandwidth usage on an Internet (or network) connection. See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources http://www.linux.org...
Just copying some stuff from Sandbox.WebHome to get it off that page and start a page perhaps dedicated to that subject. Don`t be surprised if this page gets...
See BLT . link : A link is an alternate name for a file (or directory). See: hard link soft link symbolic link http://www.isu.edu...
I borrowed the instruction book for the EtherFast Cable/DSL Routers and now have some summarized information (or speculation about them). AFAICT (without actually...
Initially, just some links collected from a thread on the Bltnewuser #64;basiclinuxPLEASENOSPAM.net list aimed at convincing a potential ISP / Cable TV provider to...
When I decided to learn Linux and migrate from Windows to Linux, I never expected that 3 years later I`d still consider myself pretty much of a Linux novice, and still...
Linux Audio Wiki Pages of the linux audio user list If anything is missing, misleading, or whatever, please correct it (this is a Wiki ; ) ). See: How...
Linux Audio Wiki: List of Pages Lists pages prefixed with LA as well as prefixes like LA SC
The equivalent of autoexec.bat in Linux. I guess that is a good description of the entire rc.d and init mechanism, it just needs to be more complicated because Linux...
There are a variety of ways to backup and restore in Linux using `standard` system commands like tar, cp, and others and proprietary / specialized / nonstandard backup...
Stories about Linux based businesses. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Successful Successful at the time added to this list: Free Software be profitable...
Linux handles the clipboard and cut and paste in a way that is unfamiliar to Windows users, and further, does not handle it consistently between applications. Here...
Just starting and maintaining a list of (most) Linux commands that I have used (or run across) at some time. (I got many of these by going back through bash command...
refactoring in progress There are ways to run arbitrary Linux or other commands on a (remote) web server from your browser by: creating a cgi script with the...
This page contains the original notes as I start to refactor the LinuxCommandsOnTWiki page. You can run arbitrary Linux commands on TWiki, basically by creating a...
I have my own set of complaints about Linux, starting to find a few on the Internet. I still support Linux 100% and want to see it take over the desktop, but (among...
Several tools exist to configure various aspects of Linux, some command line, some GUI, some via a web browser. This is the beginning of a list along with some simple...
Notes and resources about databases in Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
A page (or series of pages) documenting some differences between Linux and Windows. (Initially, I just wanted to use this page to record some fairly subtle differences...
Collecting names (and resources) of Linux distributions of interest to me. See also LinuxDistrosFor486s. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Mandrake Mandrake...
Some recent Linux Distributions are compiled to require a Pentium (586) or better. Some Distributions still are compiled to work on 486s and maybe 386s. Compiled...
See: WindowsVsLinuxEmail EmailOnLinux Which introduce and explain that the traditional nix approach to email is generally more complex than the more recent...
Starting by listing table `The table of equivalents / replacements / analogs of Windows software in Linux.` See: AboutThesePages Currently, no significant...
Linux: Fear of Compiling I`ve been on an almost 10 year sojourn into Linux land. I`ve made almost a complete break with (Microsoft) Windows I have to scratch my head...
I didn`t realize that Linux has file attributes seperate from permissions and ownership and different from the Dos file attributes. Somehow I had the idea that when...
The text of the Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Standard is at FHS and is protected with a rudimentary system of write protection. Thus, this and the Linux Filesystem...
See BLT . I decided to `mirror` version 2.2 final of the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard on WikiLearn. (This is something of a limited mirror as I do not anticipate...
There are a variety of filesystems that can be used on a Linux system, including ext2, ext3, XFS, JFS, Reiser`s, NFS, and of course, Linux can deal somewhat with foreign...
Resources and notes for dealing with fonts in Linux. How to get and install the Microsoft True Type fonts. See: AboutThesePages AbiWordFaqFonts UnicodeAndOtherFontEnc...
Connecting some resources on learning Linux specifically for Windows users. See also LinuxResources See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Windows Users` Complaints...
Things that might frustrate an ex Windows user (or maybe anybody) I`ll start with a list, later explain at least some things (here or on a linked page). This...
Hardware compatibility information, including hardware compatibility lists for Linux distros. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations...
Collecting information on the 2.6 version of the Linux kernel. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel...
Some resources re ` hacking ` the Linux kernel. From LinuxChix: ``Kernel hacking` is shorthand for writing Linux kernel code, or Linux kernel development.` See...
Current Status: I want to do a little formatting when I get home (access to Nedit) before I really open this page to editing by anyone else. Of course, if you look...
Want to think of a better name. Basically what I`m doing is trying to create a very small Linux installation on a hard drive, so I can run lilo and use it as a boot...
X`s approach to storing (vs. discarding) the video image of obscured windows could be the reason Linux requires (IME) more memory (than, e.g., Windows 95) for decent...
I keep getting frustrated with Linux. Maybe one way of relieving my frustration is to express it. This page may become a table of contents for my `standard` Linux...
Here are links to other Linux resources. See also ChurchServerProjectResources. I have other resource lists on my home TWiki. Contents Recent Notes As Linux...
Just starting (another) list of Rules of Thumb that might make a transition to Linux easier. Contents Don`t Work as Root There are a lot of reasons not to work as...
Many programs in Linux run as daemons or services, meaning they run (almost) all the time. These include things like network, email, and ftp servers, program scheduling...
See AboutThesePages. Some links: System Startup Daemon: init, by Dru Lavigne, 11/29/2000 for BSD, but useful just the same Hat Boot Process Tips, Donnie...
I get into situations where the Linux GUI (usually KDE) freezes and I can`t do anything via the GUI. In such situations, it would be nice to kill tasks one at a time...
I need a better name for this page, as this is intended to be a general overview and catchall for Linux related counterparts of things commonly considered Windows...
Some facts and opinions from others on Linux vs. Windows. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
You can see different sections: See: About These Pages Contents Linux general documentation http://www.tldp.org/ Linux Man help and commands...
Aside: I`m using a colon (`:`) in the pagename as a test if you have any problems because of it, please let me know. (Most of my testing will be on Knoppix 3....
Some translations between Linux and Windows for networking terms (commands, files, etc.). (Because I`m forgetting windows stuff.) See AboutThesePages. Contents...
Some suggestions for running Linux (even with kde) with less RAM. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Don`t use kde or GNOME. If You Use kde Suggestions,...
Starting a list of word processors and office suites for Linux (or for Linux and other platforms). May also list spreadsheets. There were some good lwn.net discussions...
Another page name variation for testing. See: About These Pages C Programming Language X Server Modification Project , 43 X Annotated...
Some resources for Lisp. I almost want to make some personal observation about Lisp I had to take a course in it a long time ago, and thought it was the silliest...
`LISP: The Language of Artificial Intelligence`, by A. A. Berk, seems to be just the book I need to learn LISP. See: About These Pages Lisp Programming...
Moved to LispBooksLISPByBerk.
The TOC page for the Lisp programming language. See: About These Pages Lisp Programming Language Contents Other Pages on Lisp To add additional...
I have seen a variety of styles used to distinguish between literals and non literals in examples of Linux syntax. (I don`t know if I`m using the right terminology...
Literate programming resources. See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources http://www.literateprogramming.com/ RoboDoc based on AutoDocs adoc...
See BLT . ln (link) : A Linux command to create a hard link or soft link to another file or directory. See man ln. Contributors RandyKramer 15 Jan...
You know, the things you do insmod, modprobe, etc. with to get a NIC, soundcard, or whatever working. keywords: modutils, insmod, rmmod, ksyms, lsmod, genksyms, modprobe...
See BLT . LOADLIN : LOADLIN is a bootloader and the safest way to boot Linux from your hard disk ( why? ), if you have a bootable DOS partition besides Linux...
locate is a Linux search utility that searches for strings in files and paths stored in a database. That database is usually created (or at least updated) by updatedb...
See BLT . log files : Log files are files written by the computer to provide sort of a `diary` of operations. When troubleshooting it is often helpful to look at...
See BLT . logical partition : See primary partition . A logical partition is a partition (section) of a disk which is not one of the primary partitions, and...
The following is a snapshot of the LogicallyNestedWebs page on OWiki which is `derived from` the Codev.LogicallyNestedWebs . The page on OWiki is being refactored...
See BLT . login : Many computers or networks attempt to provide a certain amount of security by trying to confirm that the user trying to use the system is the person...
A program that can be run periodically to rotate your log files so as to reduce the space used by them. (This is only a WAG I should read man logrotate or something...
See BLT . loop device : See man 8 mount and search for `The Loop Device`. The loop device allows you to mount a file and make it look like a filesystem. Advantageous...
See BLT . ls : This is the command to ` l i s t` the files in your directory. It is comparible to the DOS dir command. By now you should...
lsof (LiSt Open Files) shows open files, network ports, and UNIX domain sockets on a Linux system. See AboutThesePages. Did you ever try to unmount a filesystem...
lspci a command to list pci devices on a computer. See man lspci. See AboutThesePages. Currently, no significant content below this line. Contents Notes Resources...
Lists of LUGs (Lunux Users Groups) and resources for starting and running a LUG. See AboutThesePages. Contents LUG Listings directory of LUGs the Google...
LVLUG / LVCG Linux Sig / Lehigh Valley Area Distributed Public Linux Library Now defunct, books have been (re ) donated to the LVCG for distribution...
See BLT . LyX : A GUI front end for LaTeX. From http://www.northernjourney.com/opensource/newbies/newb020.html: You (may) need `LaTeX with training wheels` in the...
Some resources for LyX, KLyX, and related stuff (TeX, DocBook, LinuxDoc). See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/~robin/lyxguide.pdf...
See BLT . manpath : The path that the man pages are accessed in. When you type manpath at the command prompt you will get the path that Linux follows to...
See BLT . MBR : See Master Boot Record . Contributors RandyKramer 15 Jan 2002 If you edit this page, add your name here, move this to the next line...
An MDA (Mail Delivery Agent) is one of the pieces of software that handles email in an email server. Other related pieces of software include MTA, MUA, ... (No doubt...
See BLT . MIME : Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. Allows non ASCII text stuff (pictures, audio, video) to be sent via email. Hmm, that might have been an early...
g mplayer Sometimes Freezes at First Frame on Some Videos ffmpeg gives message: `Seems stream 0 codec frame rate differs from container frame rate: 1000.00`.....
An MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) is one of the pieces of software that handles email in an email server. Other related pieces of software include MDA, MUA, ... (No doubt...
An MUA (Mail User Agent) is another name for a mail client. Other related pieces of software include MTA, MUA, ... (No doubt this terminology comes from some Internet...
If you ever get a `machine check exception` in Linux, the resource(s) on this page may be helpful. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations...
See BLT . macro : The following is quoted from the Jargon File (4.2.3, 23 NOV 2000) macro /mak`roh/ n. techspeak A name (possibly followed by a formal arg list...
Mahogany is a cross platform (at least Windows and Linux) mail client based on wxWindows (and written in wxPython or C ??). It seems aimed a little bit more towards...
See BLT . There are several different file (and directory) formats used for storing email. The following was quoted, then `abstracted` from (but most of this is direct...
Moved to EmailFilesAndFolders.
See MailingListArchives.
Here are some mail list managers and a little bit about each. vmailmgr qmail only ezmlm idx qmail only `It`s the best list management software...
Collecting resources on mail list packages. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
Some resources to help you mail your congressman or senator. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
The location of the archives for some of the mailing lists I subscribe to, and some discussion about mailing lists vs. web pages, and a $0.000001 (millionth of a dollar...
How to make your web site more cacheable, for: better performance lower bandwidth requirements Recognize the drawback, which is that it makes it harder...
See BLT . MAKEFLOPPY : Makebootfloppy writes a very minimal system to a /dev/fd0. Just the loader and kernel. Contributors JosephKmiec 19 Jan...
The more I learn about man pages, the more amazed I am by what the man program can do. (Unfortunately, I am not nearly as amazed by the content of the man pages....
Collecting some resouces related to management, specifically in a software environment. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations...
Collecting resources about managing network bandwidth quotas and similar. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel...
I installed Mandrake 8.2 today, with kde 2.2.2. Several improvements over Mandrake 8.1 including: Printing works (using cups to my Canon BJC 3000 installed...
I installed Mandrake 9.0 on two almost identical machines in the last few days. The installation went great on my sons machine it set up sound properly and found...
Moved to Mandrake82 .
So far, Mandrake Linux is my favorite Linux distro. This page has some useful links to Mandrake and other sites. Not all of these sites are part of nor endorsed...
I generally like Mandrake, but there are some reasons I might consider switching. (I don`t know that any of these is enough to make me switch (except the first),...
See BLT . Master Boot Record (MBR) : On all PC fixed disks, the first physical sector is reserved for a short bootstrap program. This sector is the Master Boot Record...
moved to: CdromMd5sumsAfterBurning
Resources related to RAM memory. See also Linux with less RAM . See AboutThesePages. Contents Tools Some tools to check or monitor memory usage. Note that interpreting...
see Keyboard Shortcut Terminology #keyboard shortcut (and variants)
see Keyboard Shortcut Terminology #keyboard shortcut (and variants)
see Keyboard Shortcut Terminology #keyboard shortcut (and variants)
I started this page to collect information about regions of the world where people must pay for email or Internet access based on connection time or volume, how much...
Jan Wilson sent me an email with useful information about metered internet access in Belize (around 27 Mar 2002). This page started out by copying the MeteredInternetAccessEuropeNeth...
Paul Kater sent me some emails with useful information about metered internet access in the Netherlands (around 14 Sep 2001). This page started out by copying those...
Harm Bathoorn sent some emails with useful information about metered internet access on board ships in Europe (around 5 Mar 2002). This page started out by copying...
Resources on microkernels including the Hurd. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
This page collects notes and resources on setting up Microsoft ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) so that an Internet connection to a Windows box can be shared with...
List of MicrosoftIssues pages moved to MicrosoftIssuesToc. This page provides information on MicrosoftIssues which currently do not have a dedicated page. See AboutThesePages...
One of a series of pages to collect resources and notes re Microsoft and some of their tactics. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations...
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Stories About Fight Flares At Pentagon: Microsoft Lobbies Hard Against Free Software; Jonathan Krim; May 23, 2002...
Additional resources re MicrosoftIssuesIllegalToRemoveWindows See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources Sale and US Copyright Laws Regarding Software a link...
Microsoft using (or abusing) its monopoly power. (Maybe this is too general maybe all the other issues are a subset of this one?) See: AboutThesePages...
Palladium sounds scary, and could be a way to slow down or derail open source and free software. Sounds like it involves modifying CPUs to contain a security code...
Microsoft and patents. The first link is most interesting / frightening because some of the stories translated from the German talk about Microsoft fighting open...
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
A list of pages dealing with Microsoft issues. To add additional MicrosoftIssues pages, simply create a new page with a name starting with `MicrosoftIssues`... See...
Just pasting in an email to get this page started. The objective of this page is to learn (and record) how to play midi songs on a Linux system (specifically with...
Midnight Commander is a Linux clone of the Norton Commander file manager (for Windows). It is reasonable to use on a remote computer via ssh over a dialup line because...
First Draft When I use Midnight Commander on Sourceforge via ssh, it displays as very readable black text on a white background. When I run it locally, it displays...
I started to read `Migrating from Pascal to C ` and the first chapter really intrigued me. IIUC, objects were suggested in the same trio of papers that introduced...
Found a script (see notes) for mirroring a web site not sure it completely fills the bill (doesn`t discuss Apache setup, etc.). I think it`s mainly aimed at content...
See BLT . mkdir (MaKe DIRectory) : A Linux command to create a directory. Note that a directory also serves as a mountpoint. See mount umount. Common...
See BLT . mkfs : (MaKe File System) mkfs is used to build a Linux file system on a device, usually a hard disk partition. In actuality, mkfs is simply a front...
See BLT . mkhybrid : From http://www.bebits.com/app/547: mkhybrid is a tool used to create an ISO9660/HFS/Joliet image Contributors RandyKramer 14 Feb...
See BLT . mkisofs : From http://freshmeat.net/projects/mkisofs/: mkisofs is used for premastering iso9660 filesystems which are used on CDROMs. The output of mkisofs...
See BLT . mknod : A Linux command to create a device file . See man mknod. Contributors RandyKramer 02 Feb 2002 If you edit this page, add your...
See BLT . mkvcdfs : From http://www.os2world.com/cdwriting/vcdtools/readme.htm: What are VCDs, what are the VCD tools for? Video CDs are ordinary CDROMs in a special...
mod perl is an Apache module which compiles (?) Perl within Apache thus speeding up pages that use, for example, CGI . See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes...
FCC ID: 3A4USA 32691 M5 E might be Linux compatible wrote to their support site. Nope, not Linux compatible just got a response back from support (a nice prompt...
The Cardinal 2450V42 modem is a 2400 bps (2.4 kbps) hardware modem with jumpers for setting. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes From http://www.embeddedlogic...
Controlling a modem from the command line for testing and so forth. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Note that ttyS0 com1 not tested echo ATZ /dev/ttyS...
I set up my first modem under Linux (on Jen`s spare machine). Using Mandrake 8.1 and setting it up during the (expert) install, it was easy. I ran into one problem...
Quick summary of modem speeds by standard. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes From V.xx: V.22 1200 bps (at 600 baud (state changes per second))...
See BLT . moderated / unmoderated : Refers to two different ways to run (administrate) a newsgroup or mailing list (or similar). In an unmoderated list, anyone...
Hitachi 21` SuperScan Monitor: BW 220 MHz H 31 107 KHz V 50 150 Hz up to 1600 x 1280 @ 80 Hz (flicker free) 135 watts 73 lbs See...
In testing monitors and computers for CFK , I found a number of problems (opportunities) which I describe here with potential solutions. See: About These...
Some resources on lm sensors or other software to read the temperature, voltage, and similar operating characteristics of a cpu (or fan). See AboutThesePages. Contents...
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
See BLT . more: a command which prints one screenful of a file at a time, spacebar will advance to next screenful, and stringsearch function also available by typing...
Resources re motherboards, specifically on their suitability for use with Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes General Resources (rhk) Compatibility...
See BLT . mount / umount : In Linux, a (data) disk or partition must be mounted to be utilized. Mount is the Linux command to mount a disk, umount is the Linux...
See BLT . mountpoint : For a disk (or partition (portion) of a disk) to be usable in Linux, it must be ` mounted `. Mounting a disk establishes its location in...
I`ve seen a (standard recordable) CD with 6 feature length movies on it (video and all). Resolution is not great, and I got a headache watching about 40 minutes of...
I have a fair number of pages on Mozilla and expect to have more. This is a TOC page. There are also some bugs and issues that seem to transcend a single Mozilla...
When I installed Mandrake 8.2 I ran into some problems with Konqueror 2.2.2, so I`ve started to experiment with Galeon and Mozilla. My initial impressions of Mozilla...
See also Mozilla098 . This page is for notes about my experiences with Mozilla 1.1 on Mandrake 9.0. (I named the page Mozilla110 to be somewhat `consistent...
In current or future versions of Mozilla there apparently will be a way to specify an external editor, especially for things like editing a text box (and / or form...
To use an external email client in Mozilla: Re: Eudora integration Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 19:39:24 0800 From: Garth Wallace (Another Netscape Collabra Server User...
A test page to see if I can duplicate the problem I thought occurred yesterday and to learn more about it. To duplicate it, I will add an include and some HTML comments...
Somewhere I found instructions so that now, when I open a new URL from a page loaded in Mozilla, it opens in a new tab and in the background. I want to remember...
I see the need for a Mozilla Manager running as a separate program / process to aid in recovery of previously open windows / tabs after Mozilla crashes (which it does...
Filed a Mozilla bug on this (either 190716 or 190718 (both are mine, one is on the multiple instance issue (not being able to start multiple instances) and the other...
By creating multiple profiles, I can open multiple instances of Mozilla and avoid the problem of a crash in one tab or window closing all my open Mozilla windows....
Since I`m switching to Linux but expect to occasionally need to work in dos or Windows, I`m starting this page of reminders. See: AboutThesePages Contents...
msec is the Mandrake SECurity application. Haven`t found out very much about it, so here are some links and notes. See AboutThesePages. Contents Links http...
See BLT . mtools : `is a public domain collection of tools to allow Unix systems to manipulate MS DOS files: read, write, and move around files on an MS DOS filesystem...
A page to collect my thoughts on organizing TWiki by (multi level) webs versus by the parent/child `bread crumb trail`. My impression is that PeterTheony prefers...
Linux tools to view multimedia: See: AboutThesePages Currently, no significant content below this line. Contents Notes For Windows Multimedia To view...
See BLT . multisession : From http://www.fortunecity.com/skyscraper/solo/719/cd vocabulary.htm: A compact disc to which data is added incrementally in more than...
The best music lyric sites I`ve found so far. (I don`t look very often. ; ) ) Wish List One thing I`d like the sites to include is the actual author of each song...
Some music related programs like midi sequencers. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
`Mute On` Pops Up with Various Keystrokes Thinkpad R32 Kubuntu 7.04 On my (new to me) Thinkpad R32, many keys on the left hand side of the keyboard caused the...
See BLT . mv : Linux command to move or rename a file. Aside: I can`t recall using the command, but this reminds me of my favorite complaint about (most) man pages...
From EmailServerSketches: A Linux system often takes a very different approach to handling email on a user`s workstation than Windows. In Linux a `full blown` email...
Thinking on paper about my partioning strategy for Linux. Although I like my strawman proposal, and will probably head in that direction, I dislike the extra level...
`Philosophies` isn`t quite the right word, I will probably move this page when I find a better word (tenets?). Similarly, programming might be misleading as well...
I need to find a way to deal with my ranting and my desire to rant. Almost every time I come to write a page, I`m tempted to digress into a complaint about some aspect...
Oops, this does not do what I thought it did. It does not list your last 20 edits, but, instead, the 20 (most recent??) pages where you were the last to edit the...
NFS is the `old standard` Networking File System for Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
Integrated into NFS .
This is the Nedit Table of Contents page. See also the Nedit wiki Niki See AboutThesePages. Contents Other Nedit Pages To add additional pages about Nedit, simply...
Because I can`t read the Nedit help screens (due to the dark background and small font size), I`m copying them here. After I get them in a readable form, I will probably...
A table of the Nedit standard key keyboard bindings assignments shortcuts macros . Please do not modify this page except as described under notes. I...
A table of the Nedit standard key keyboard bindings assignments shortcuts macros . Please do not modify this page except as described under notes. Hmmm...
Nedit Folding: Back End Design See: About These Pages Folding: Design Criteria Nedit Contents Introduction This is a rough first draft of a...
Nedit Folding: Design Criteria I plan to try to implement `real` folding for NEdit, with, I hope, a lot of help from others, possibly including some help from the...
After setting up Mandrake 9.1 on system12 , I am disappointed with the fonts (again), in particular the fonts for nedit. This page will record how I fix the fonts...
Nedit: Google 2008 Summer of Code: Idea Page Superceded by 2008 Summer of Code: Idea Page on Niki, the Nedit Wiki.
Do not bookmark or link to this page under it`s current name, I couldn`t think of a good name (concise, meaningful) but wanted to start the page anyway, and feel like...
An index to Nedit macros on WikiLearn, by me and others. Some use regular expressions, so I should put a cross reference on NeditRegularExpressions to this page....
Some examples of regular expressions I`ve used in Nedit`s search and replace dialog. Hint: If you`re going to do much with the dialog, click on the `Keep Dialog...
Some tidbits about Nedit that I tend to forget (or didn`t know). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Selection via the keyboard hold down shift while...
This is a test of editing a wiki page using Nedit as the external editor in w3m. (w3m seems to be a little more readable than what I recall from Links or Lynx (are...
See BLT . nemscript : Interesting the only two references that Google shows for nemscript are Lesson 9 of BasicLinuxTraining! The only place nemscript shows up...
Collecting notes and resources re NetBSD See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes From Linc Fessenden of the LVLUG: Well, let me tell you what it`s like installing Netscape...
I don`t precisely know what netcat is (I can guess a program that lets you cat things across a network), but I was intrigued by the commands listed under notes,...
Notes and resources on creating a network bridge in a Linux box. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to...
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is a client / server technology to automatically (dynamically) assign TCP/IP addresses to computers on a network. See:...
Collecting resources on network design issues. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
NICs (Network Interface Cards) are the cards that interface between a computer and a network (Ethernet, Token Ring, ArcNet, ???). See NICs for cards with a dedicated...
Notes and resources on doing NAT (Network Address Translation) in a Linux box (to create a network gateway). Double checking, do I already have a page started on...
See also: NetworkNat Gateway Iproute NetworkBridging Not sure if this is really a different topic than the first three above, possibly...
(Network) Tunneling is a way to (securely??) access another network (possibly your employers) over an insecure network, like the Internet. Re `(securely??)` could...
Making notes from the excellent series of articles by Colin Mattoon: How to create a Linux based network of computers for peanuts. I think the title of the article...
Handling many clients (maybe 10,000 to be exact) ; ) saw the first resource here and skimmed part of it looks like it should be useful if you have the need to...
Notes and resources on setting the hostname in Linux, and to some extent, its use in Postfix. See also some of the pages on Postfix somewhere I learned (and recorded...
This page is intended to document what might be considered networking notes or anomalies things that make sense in the context of networking, but are somewhat strange...
See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please follow the guidelines...
The network related pages on WikiLearn (those that exist, plus those that are yet to be created) need to be better organized. This page is an attempt to start that...
A list of new technologies that might change how things are published on the web. (Not sure that`s the best way to phrase this.) See AboutThesePages. Contents...
Allied Telesyn AT 2000T Plus Ethernet NIC: Normal configuration (don`t know if it can be changed see #Notes ): IRQ 10 I/O 0300 031F bad (Block...
Encore ENL 832 Ethernet Card The ENL832 is apparently made by a company named Encore. The driver disk I received (quite a few years ago) had drivers for Win95,...
Update The NICs on the older set of computers at the Church Server Project have FCC ID: EJMNIO EPXISA2W, and, IIRC, are recognized in Linux as `Intel Ether Express...
Notes and resources for the RealTek series of NICs. See: About These Pages Contents Notes The RealTek RTL8019 and RTL8029 are NE2000 clones, use the...
Some resources re configuring NICs (Network Interface Cards) (e.g., Ethernet cards). See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Contributors () RandyKramer...
Just a place to list some nice looking TWikis or Wikis (above and beyond things I listed in my C2:WikiEngineReview effort at WardsWiki). See also: OtherWikiLinks...
Nifty new technologies (I think). See: About These Pages Contents Thermal Depolymerization Change all kinds of garbage and waste into gas, oil, water,...
Expanding on the Nedit macro in Nm Undo Hard Word Wrap , this macro aims to do a lot of the conversion of the text format of `Dive Into Python` to TWiki markup...
Nedit Macro: Search (TWiki) Records Current Status: (Deleting old updates.) The macro generally works now for large (tested on 1.4 MB) files and small. There...
Nedit Macros: Fold on TWiki Headings Introduction The Nedit macros on this page fold and unfold a `raw` TWiki file at various heading levels. For a quick example...
Trying to create some really ugly examples of ill formed outlines see NmTWikiFoldWellFormedOutline. Oops, for completeness (and to aid in my `thinking`), I should...
And now a `checkpoint save` from my offline editing. Now copied back offline for local editing (based on Rev. 1.4 Simply copying my `offline` start here for editing...
I`ve been working more offline the last couple weeks I`m still not finished with the Nm TWiki Fold Single Heading macro, but I`ve `learned` a fair amount and...
Recording what I hope is the correct logic (in pseudocode) to handle the `set heading to Level 5` macro even for an ill formed outline. I`m home again, which means...
An outline can be very complex. I want to introduce three terms: well formed outline: An outline that meets certain criteria (see #Criteria for a Well Formed...
A Nedit macro by Michael Collette and Joachim Lous to `undo hard word wrap` by removing \n characters. See: About These Pages Nedit NeditMacros...
See: AboutThesePages Currently, no significant content below this line. Contents Notes Moved here from a comment on Support.InstallationProblems Johnathan...
Nvida Dual Head Setup See: About These Pages Contents Text for now just pasting in the text of my post to the Linux sig of the LVCG I`m sure Jeff...
Resources re installation of Nvidia drivers (in Linux). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional...
A TOC page for object oriented programming. See also pages for specific object oriented languages, including: C Programming Language See: About These...
See AboutThesePages. Contents On Line Books Not Classified http://maththinking.com/boat/languageBooksIndex.html Computer Science Andamooka: Computer...
Resources for conducting meetings over the Internet. Alternatives to Microsoft NetMeeting. http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/tutorials/4199/1/ `In the...
I don`t know if design patterns are considered strictly an object oriented thing, if they are, I think that`s overly restrictive (or I`m missing the point). My attempt...
Content incorporated in OopResources. This page can be deleted after the next Google index?? When I do delete the page, I should move the following to a page like...
Notes and resources on the Factory Method pattern. IIUC, the main benefit of the Factory Method pattern is producing `arbitrary` (?) objects at run time. See AboutThesePages...
Resources for object oriented programming in general. See also pages for specific object oriented languages, like: C Programming Language See: About...
The Andrew Filesystems (AFS and OpenAFS). See AboutThesePages. Contents Introduction From http://www.openafs.org/: What is AFS? AFS is a distributed filesystem product...
I was going to copy the formula here, but there are so many warnings about how dangerous some of the oils and caffeine can be that I decided I shouldn`t at least for...
Definitions `Package` refers to the collection of files distributed by the Copyright Holder, and derivatives of that collection of files created through textual...
1. You may make and give away verbatim copies of the source form of the Standard Version of this Package without restriction, provided that you duplicate all of the...
2. You may apply bug fixes, portability fixes and other modifications derived from the Public Domain or from the Copyright Holder. A Package modified in such a way...
3. You may otherwise modify your copy of this Package in any way, provided that you insert a prominent notice in each changed file stating how and when you changed...
4. You may distribute the programs of this Package in object code or executable form, provided that you do at least the following: accompany any non standard executables...
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6. The scripts and library files supplied as input to or produced as output from the programs of this Package do not automatically fall under the copyright of this...
7.Subroutines supplied by you and linked into this Package shall not be considered part of this Package. OpenSource.Org RandyKramer 01 Oct 2001 Set...
8. The name of the Copyright Holder may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission. OpenSource...
9. THIS PACKAGE IS PROVIDED `AS IS` AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS...
Preamble The intent of this document is to state the conditions under which a Package may be copied, such that the Copyright Holder maintains some semblance of artistic...
``Disclosure of test results, except for the purposes of reporting a suspected problem in the execution of the tests, or claims of `passing the tests` are not...
OpenNIC is a `free` (IIUC, beer and otherwise) alternative and competitor to ICANN. They administer some alternate top level domains which can usually be registered...
Open source advocacy. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists, but please...
Version 1.9 Introduction Open source doesn`t just mean access to the source code. The distribution terms of open source software must comply with the following criteria...
1. Free Redistribution The license shall not restrict any party from selling or giving away the software as a component of an aggregate software distribution containing...
2. Source Code The program must include source code, and must allow distribution in source code as well as compiled form. Where some form of a product is not distributed...
3. Derived Works The license must allow modifications and derived works, and must allow them to be distributed under the same terms as the license of the original...
4. Integrity of The Author`s Source Code The license may restrict source code from being distributed in modified form only if the license allows the distribution of...
5. No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups The license must not discriminate against any person or group of persons. OpenSource.Org RandyKramer 01 Oct...
6. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor The license must not restrict anyone from making use of the program in a specific field of endeavor. For example, it...
7. Distribution of License The rights attached to the program must apply to all to whom the program is redistributed without the need for execution of an additional...
8. License Must Not Be Specific to a Product The rights attached to the program must not depend on the program`s being part of a particular software distribution....
9. The License Must Not Restrict Other Software The license must not place restrictions on other software that is distributed along with the licensed software. For...
Some resources on the economics of open source or related topics. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add...
Resources re open source licensing. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these...
A page somewhat related to LinuxAdvocacy, but focused more on things like the sociology and philosophy of open source software (use and development). See AboutThesePages...
Along the lines of open and free software, there is now a movement afoot to create open and free standards. (Looks like it is being initiated by Bruce Perens.) See...
Opera Doesn`t Work After DNS Change (Mandriva2006) Keywords / Phrases / Alternate Titles (for search add some): After DNS (or related) changes, opera thinks...
See BLT . ordinary file : A computer file that contains data or programs. An ordinary file is not a directory , link , or special file . See http://www...
I learned about the concept of an orthogonal command set a long time ago. The way I remember it, I may have two concepts mixed: A command set with little overlap...
IBM`s OS/2 is an operating system that at one time was going to be the Windows operating system. (It was being jointly developed by IBM and Microsoft.) Some people...
As knoppix booted up for the first time, it started a Desktop Settings Wizard (which you can restart from the K menu (Settings Control Center Desktop Settings...
Open source medical software. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these...
Some off topic (not directly open source related) links. I intend to keep the political stuff within very small limits because it probably does not meet the SourceForge...
I rant sometimes I run across other people`s rants I`m collecting links to a few of them some because they are interesting or whatever, some just because they...
There are notes and lists of wikis at various locations, including the C2:WikiEngineReview pages on C2 and some lists of Wiki Forums on C2. These are some links I...
Came across a nice page summarizing outliners (for Windows : ) ) and wanted to record the page here. of Windows Outlining Programs it also includes some discussion...
I think outlining is neat, and should be a part of any word processing device. (This is based on many years of experience with collapsible outlining in Word.) This...
This page has been moved to OutlookPlainText. (Sorry!)
Some screen shots that may be helpful in setting Outlook 97, 98, or XP to send mail as plain text. It seems that in Outlook 97 and 98, this setting must be done...
See BLT . overburn : The practice of putting more data on a CD than its nominal capacity. From http://www.cdmediaworld.com/hardware/cdrom/cd oversize.shtml: Note...
See BLT . overlap : The following is the only relevant hit I found with a Google search on `overlap` CD (I didn`t follow all the links). Note: Sounds like:...
See BLT . owner : In Linux, a file has an owner. By default, a file is owned by the user that creates it, in other words, the user that invokes the application...
See BLT . PATH : The environment variable that contains the path s which are searched for commands when the full path to a command is not specified. Here is an...
PC (Personal Computer) is an abbreviation sometimes used to refer to a personal computer of the Intel 8086 family. Alternate names for the same family (some appropriate...
From the Mandrake `cooker` mail list description: PHP4 is an HTML embeddable scripting language. PHP offers built in database integration for several commercial and...
See BLT . POST (Power On System Test) : A test program that runs when your computer is first powered up. One manifestation of it is the counter that runs while...
See BLT . pwd : I guess officially it is Print current Working Directory, but I have found it easier to think of it as Present Working Directory. See man pwd....
Primarily just a link to some pages by Pierre Fortin. More later. http://pfortin.com/Linux/LinkSys/ See AboutThesePages. Contents From : See also:...
See BLT . packet writing : From http://www.fortunecity.com/skyscraper/solo/719/cd vocabulary.htm: A method of writing data on a CD in small increments, as opposed...
Computer for Kids USA requested that we remove all Computer for Kids material from the TWiki. Some material was removed the material that remains is either not...
Overview: A wiki (twiki) is a collaborative environment and individual pages are often a work in progress. When I (or anyone else) post(s) a page that is not necessarily...
See BLT . parent : Many things in the computer world are conveniently set up and characterized as a hierarchical relationship, including, for example, the filesystem...
parted is a nix utility for partioning disks. As I learned more about it, I realized it might do what I needed to do as far as cloning a Vector Linux install from...
See BLT . partition : A (hard) disk can be divided into sections called partitions. In dos/Windows, each partition can be treated as a separate logical drive, with...
Some Linux and non Linux tools for partitioning a disk. See AboutThesePages. Contents Linux Partitioning Tools The distinction between Linux and non Linux partioning...
Partition Image is an imaging tool that works in Linux. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes I have not tried it yet, but understand the following: PI...
This is a page created to receive comments about the Partition Rescue HOWTO I (JeanDanielDodin) write for the ldp. Of course right now nobody knows of this page :...
See BLT . partition table : A table, stored on a disk, that describes how the disk is divided into sections called partitions. The partition table stores the starting...
Just starting a page on patching by quoting from the ROX Filer User Manual. See: AboutThesePages Contents Notes from 18 of the ROX Filer User Manual: Creating...
Collecting resources and notes on patents, especially as related to computer software (and hardware). See also: IntellectualProperty Copyright See AboutThesePages...
See BLT . path : A path is a specially formatted list of the directories one must traverse to get from one directory to another. It can be either an absolute...
See BLT . pathname : See the note at the bottom of this page. A pathname is part of a fully qualified filename (or full pathname ). A pathname specifies the...
See BLT . performance tuning : Performance tuning is the process of making adjustments to the software or hardware configuration of a computer or network to improve...
Just a page to start to record some of my ill formed and premature observations about Perl (and TWiki). I talked my way through the section #Text vs Typed Data...
Resources for Perl. See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources See Codev.PerlTips move pages from my home TWiki My scratchings in Leo see...
Some personal finance managers for Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to...
Collecting resources for PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and GPG (Gnu Privacy Guard). See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel...
Integrated into PgpGpgPrivacy.
See BLT . phase change : A phase change is a change of the state of matter, like water to steam (or ice), or amorphous (non crystalline) to crystalline, or vice...
Notes and resources on using a Phoebe TV Master card under Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes According to one of the resources I found, the `number` for...
Thought I should summarize what I found out about this problem. (Will also update http://twiki.org/cgi bin/view/Wikilearn/PingWrongDataByte0Bug.) RESOLUTION: Turns...
See BLT . pink noise : From http://www.firstpr.com.au/dsp/pink noise/#characteristics: A stream of random numbers constitutes `white` noise if listened to as...
See BLT . : is called the pipe character. It allows the result of one command to be piped to the input of the next command on the same line. A common example...
See http://donkin.org/bin/view/Main/OCamlLanguage Does OCaml stand for Object CAML? From http://donkin.org/bin/view/Main/OCamlLanguage: OCaml is a functional language...
I think we all have an idea about what Plug and Play is and is intended to do, but there are things I didn`t (and still don`t) know. This page is intended to focus...
If you check kdict, you will find pages of definitions for point as a noun or verb. I don`t thing there`s an entry in the Jargon Dictionary (or whatever it`s called...
After watching a little bit of the poker world championship, went looking for information about Texas Hold `Em. Found an informative site with pages like this: rankings...
A Brother HL 630 laser printer (received from Val Haring), haven`t tried to use it on Linux yet. I was told it jammed. I did have a jam during an early test, noticed...
Introduction For people arriving from other websites: This site is powered by TWiki, a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise collaboration platform. TWiki...
DennisNewbie could only get the Canon BJC 610 to work under Mandrake 8.2 by using a driver from Turboprint. (Turboprint is commercial but free to home users, IIUC...
See OtSocioPoliticoLinks.
It`s about time I dug into polymorphism I`ll start with some dictionary definitions. See: About These Pages Programming Language Contents Dictionary...
`Signals`, in accordance with a POSIX standard, that can be sent to programs to perform specific actions. The most familiar is probably SIGHUP. Hmm, are these more...
This is an update I still don`t consider this finished, but I need to let it set again for awhile. This page contains: An unannotated version of the main configuration...
A list of resources for using and installing postfix. Contents: Other I`m starting to learn more, and thus the newer resources I find seem more useful. Not sure...
Some resources for postgres. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists,...
I haven`t had too many troubles with power supplies, but found some decent links and decided to record them. (I might catalog my past problems with power supplies...
See BLT . ppp (Point to Point Protocol) : The protocol used over a dial up modem, (and also the name of some software that uses it?). Contributors RandyKramer...
See BLT . pre gap : From http://www.fortunecity.com/skyscraper/solo/719/cd vocabulary.htm: A space dividing tracks, recorded before the track data area. The length...
for binary multiples explains what kibi, mibi, gibi, etc. mean, and provides an interesting insight into who `everybody` is. See: AboutThesePages Contributors...
I knew that exceptions existed in some languages, and have a general concept of what they are now I find something called `checked exceptions` and understand...
Saw a pretty good description of declarative programming and decided to capture it here. from Close to the Domain: A Conversation with Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas, Part...
Resources and notes on reading programs. See: About These Pages X Server Modification Project , 43 Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations...
I recently saw a few articles about rewriting code, like one by Joel On Software. Although it is often tempting, it may not be the most appropriate approach, from...
See BLT . primary partition : At one point in time, hard disks were designed such that they could be divided into only four sections (`partitions`). When the need...
A checklist, intended to be a troubleshooting tool for printing. Intended to list programs that can be run or files that can be checked to confirm proper setup and...
A Table of Contents page to list pages recording experiences with various printers on Linux. So far, the only existing page is PolCanonBJC610Printer please feel...
Resources re printing in Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents General http://www.linuxprinting.org Mandrake http://www.linux mandrake.com/en/security...
Here is a method to force a page break while printing a TWiki page. IIUC, it depends on HTML4 and style sheets and thus will only work on browsers which can handle...
See BLT . privacy : From www.m w.com: 1 a : the quality or state of being apart from company or observation : SECLUSION b : freedom from unauthorized intrusion...
A list of resources for privacy on a computer (starting with things like PGP and GPG. See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources How To: Getting Started with Gnu...
Procmail is an MDA and a lot more it has useful and extensive filtering capabilities. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Procmail is and can be used as an...
Moved to ProcmailResources.
Aside: Boy, sourceforge scares me on days like this I haven`t accessed as many pages as I often do, but I`m getting a ton of `Internal Server Errors` makes me...
Resources for procmail. See also EmailResources. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations Recommended (rhk) Quick Start...
See: About These Pages Contents Notes Linux performance: A collection of practical examples for improving system responsiveness; Cameron Laird; April...
Collecting resources about achieving quality in programming. See AboutThesePages. Contents Resources Integrated High Quality Linux Applications, Avi Alkalay...
More and more tools are being developed to help better visualize a computer program or parts of it. Rename this page? See: About These Pages Contents Notes...
I wanted to record a link to a Slashdot thread about credits in free software (sparked by some comments by Hans Reiser on a debian mail list) and make some `observations...
Resources and notes re programming command line utilities in Linux, to handle the typical features like parameters, piping, redirection, ... See AboutThesePages....
Resources for writing drivers. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these lists...
Just some odd links on programming languages. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources...
Collecting links on programming languages. See: About These Pages Contents General Purpose Programming Languages Surveys (rhk) ; ; ; (rhk...
Notes and resources about management of programming. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources See Resource Recommendations . Feel free to...
All kinds of resources on programming, but mainly those that don`t fit into some more specific category. See: About These Pages Contents Notes Resources...
Notes and resources dealing with writing secure programs. See also ComputerSecurityResources. See AboutThesePages. Contents Security Vulnerabilities For now, listing...
Darn (or more ; ) ) I must have hit ctrl w instead of shift w (while using konqueror under Knoppix 3.2) and wiped out the page I was working on (because I hadn...
A TOC page for general programming topics. See: AboutThesePages Contents Pages on Programming in General To add additional general pages on programming in...
Starting some lists of programming tools and similar for open source (boy I feel like I wrote a page like this recently, but haven`t found it today with search...
Resources for programming X Window (or whatever its official name is). (Oops, I started some new pages on X and so forth see xlib .) See also: XServerModificationProject...
Project managers (schedulers) for Linux. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations. Feel free to add additional resources to these...
See BLT . proprietary : Intellectual property (programs, documentation, writings, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, etc.) owned by an entity, as opposed to, for...
Some resources on proxies (may include caches and nat, also at least initially). The reason I came back to this page is to try to deal with a specific problem how...
See BLT . ps : A command that displays all active processes and their process Identification number (very useful for the kill command). Contributors JasoK...
See: AboutThesePages Contents Some notes or links related to psychology. Notes Nerds Are Unpopular; Paul Graham; February, 2003 and what makes them nerds...
from LWN: `Read copy update (RCU) is a mutual exclusion technique which can operate without locking most of the time.` Note that this topic is used as an example on...
The on line book includes a statement that the program examples in the book are not necessarily demonstrative of good programming style (from Used in This Book (I...
Collecting some notes and resources on PureFTP. Sounds like it`s fairly easy to make fairly secure. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Subject: Re: expert Pureftp...
See BLT . pwd (Print Working Directory) : A Linux command to print the current working directory. (I`m used to thinking of it as `present working directory`.)...
Python seems like an interesting programming language with a reputation for being easy to use and object oriented. (In some cases, it seems somewhat a competitor...
QOS for Newbies QOS for Newbies: Introduction (with focus on the Ubiquity EdgeRouter X) This page is definitely not ready for prime time! Introduction: What this...
Currently I`m working (on and off) on setting up an email server for my home LAN using postfix. I made some breakthroughs in understanding, but, as a backup, I`m...
Resources and notes re QT, TrollTech`s GUI library that among other things, KDE is built on. See AboutThesePages. Contents Notes Resources See ResourceRecommendations...
See BLT . ? : A wildcard representing any single character in a search string. Contributors RandyKramer 16 Feb 2002 If you edit this page, add your...
Found a definintion of `quine` and wanted to capture it. Sometime I`ll have to look it up and see if it`s accurate. from a Slashdot thread on the Paul Graham article...
See AboutThesePages. Contents This is my pitch for a JavaXml QuizCreator. On this page I`ll try to outline some of the pros and cons of current open source implementations...
If you have been directed to this page, it is most likely because I have quoted a significant portion of an email that you posted to a mail list or news group (or...