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Forum: Servers & Networking 19th February 2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,941
Posted By scottro
Once again, many thanks for the kind words, and...

Once again, many thanks for the kind words, and your input.
Forum: Servers & Networking 18th February 2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,941
Posted By scottro
Once again, many thanks for the kind words, and...

Once again, many thanks for the kind words, and it's good to know that people are finding the page useful. I tried to write the page I wish I'd had as reference when I was first roaming the web,...
Forum: Servers & Networking 17th February 2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,941
Posted By scottro
You are creating that ldif file from the user...

You are creating that ldif file from the user that already exists on the server. When you run the migrate_passwd.pl script, it will take that user's existing password--that is, the password the user...
Forum: Servers & Networking 12th February 2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,941
Posted By scottro
Firstly, thanks for the kind words. I know...

Firstly, thanks for the kind words.

I know one person solved a different ldap issue by deleting /etc/openldap/slapd.d. (I'm not even sure if that's a file or directory, it's something new.)

I...
Forum: Using Fedora 8th February 2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,240
Posted By scottro
Sorry, link should be good now. I might add...

Sorry, link should be good now.

I might add that the latest tigervnc has been working pretty well for me lately, save for the fact that the mouse cursor on Windows machines is a one pixel dot....
Forum: Linux Chat 11th January 2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,121
Posted By scottro
Errm, where did he make mention of the military? ...

Errm, where did he make mention of the military?

I suspect this is an age thing--folks of a younger age are going to think military, while the rest of us think government.
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 11th January 2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 24,208
Posted By scottro
Such as.... In this case, not to be...

Such as....

In this case, not to be confrontational, and of course, my thinking is limited to my own needs. For me, I need a boot loader to errm, boot. Also, to possibly boot other systems,...
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 11th January 2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 24,208
Posted By scottro
Well, prettier than Mac or WIndows booting. ...

Well, prettier than Mac or WIndows booting.

I guess it's a different mind set these days--I just can't see caring about how quickly it boots, or how pretty it is when booting--if I'm watching a...
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 9th January 2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,935
Posted By scottro
I would disagree (most respectfully, as I think...

I would disagree (most respectfully, as I think you have more patience with newcomers than I ever will).

Fedora does it wrong. All of the other 300 plus distributions, plus the BSDs, somehow...
Forum: Fedora Focus 9th January 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,441
Posted By scottro
As Sean said earlier, I think, why bother, when...

As Sean said earlier, I think, why bother, when there are enough distributions remaining that don't make so many assumptions? Yes, it can be worked around, and as it's necessary for me to use...
Forum: Fedora Focus 9th January 2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,441
Posted By scottro
There can be a happy medium. For myself, Arch...

There can be a happy medium. For myself, Arch fits that. Package management does get the necessary dependencies, but only (in most cases) what you need. After that, it suggests other possible...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 6th January 2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,569
Posted By scottro
I've found the easiest way to install on the...

I've found the easiest way to install on the netbooks is to use unetbootin. Unfortunately, with Fedora, there are some hiccups unless you do a net install (or install via NFS).

One issue that you...
Forum: Wibble 6th January 2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,866
Posted By scottro
There's live versions of various BSDs kicking...

There's live versions of various BSDs kicking around. Much depends upon your purpose. I used to use DragonFlyBSD for a live CD, back when I needed a command line Unix to rescue users' Windows...
Forum: Linux Chat 6th January 2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 485,285
Posted By scottro
Why 6.3? I'd recommend using later versions if...

Why 6.3? I'd recommend using later versions if possible, like Linux there are always improvements (and some regressions of course), between releases.
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 6th January 2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,512
Posted By scottro
@hindiogine, see above--this is the Linux...

@hindiogine, see above--this is the Linux kernel's fault,not Fedora's. Check out wireless-compat drivers, they often help.

http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Download
Forum: Servers & Networking 5th January 2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,806
Posted By scottro
Heh, probably by me. Of course you can post...

Heh, probably by me. Of course you can post problems with it here, it will help me improve it for the next person.

Seriously, I do think that most of the links to it were posted by myself--not...
Forum: Fedora Focus 5th January 2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,353
Posted By scottro
Hrrm, perhaps they should review their bug list. ...

Hrrm, perhaps they should review their bug list.

Oddly enough, despite the whole Fedora bleedin' heart--errm, edge--thing, I've found that I've had more serious issues with the Windows is more...
Forum: Servers & Networking 5th January 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,806
Posted By scottro
http://home.roadrunner.com/~computertaijutsu/adsam...

http://home.roadrunner.com/~computertaijutsu/adsamba.html

Not tested since F9 or F10 though.
Forum: Fedora Focus 5th January 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,353
Posted By scottro
As Bert said in another thread ...

As Bert said in another thread


http://xkcd.com/619/

So Leigh, do you mean that other distros will also take the daring step of breaking a common card?

One would think, gee, why would...
Forum: Fedora Focus 5th January 2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,441
Posted By scottro
It's far simpler to do (and find out how to do...

It's far simpler to do (and find out how to do it) than it is in Ubuntu. The other day, I went to do that in Ubuntu (default install) and found that the old Debian update-rc remove didn't work and...
Forum: Security and Privacy 5th January 2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,086
Posted By scottro
I would guess, to elaborate slightly, that what...

I would guess, to elaborate slightly, that what they mean is that when there is a thread (which as SJ says, is usually low for the vast majority) a revised build of the vulnerable software is...
Forum: Using Fedora 5th January 2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,272
Posted By scottro
Generally, it's best to start a new thread for a...

Generally, it's best to start a new thread for a new problem, but... :)

The usual way to do it (untested by me with Solaris for a few years now), would be, assuming Solaris is on the second drive...
Forum: Servers & Networking 4th January 2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,493
Posted By scottro
I think it's known--it's the kernel, not...

I think it's known--it's the kernel, not Fedora--I didn't answer because I'm not sure with your particular card if it's one that's affected. Basically, kernel people broke some of the Atheros...
Forum: Using Fedora 4th January 2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,310
Posted By scottro
We've all been guilty of this one michmu--take a...

We've all been guilty of this one michmu--take a look at the date of the thread that you've answered. :) (I hate it when I do that, because someone is sure to be sarcastic about it. However, as...
Forum: Servers & Networking 4th January 2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,941
Posted By scottro
I'm not really familiar with GQ--played with it...

I'm not really familiar with GQ--played with it once or twice but it kept freezing on me.

I'm not sure about the startup question--I've only used the rpms which start as a service. I assume you...
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