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No manual entries for basic commands like cp or mv

I'm using OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 for a few weeks now and all in all it works very well on my small Netbook. Recently I've noticed that for some commands e.g. cp or mv there is no manual entry found on ...
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AMD-Vi: completion-wait loop time out during OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 alongside Windows 10

I'm trying to install OpenMandriva LX 3.02 alongside Windows 10 on a HP Pavilion 15-aw009na with EFI boot system. I only get to the screen where I can choose between the options "Start OpenMandriva LX ...
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bmake error on Mandrive: “bmake: no system rules (sys.mk)”

I'm trying to use bmake to build OS161 on Mandriva. When I try to run bmake, I get the following error: bmake: no system rules (sys.mk) I get the same error, even when I run bmake -m /usr/local/...
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How to manually restore Mandriva's “drakbackup” backups?

I'm currently migrating a production environment from Mandriva 2010.1 to Debian 7.0 Wheezy. The old environment used the drakbackup tool provided with Mandriva for hourly backups. I'm planning on ...
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How to prevent shutdown when an SSH user is logged in?

I'm administrating a networked environment and I had an interesting situation arise yesterday. When a host is required to shutdown by a regular user, it refuses to do so if other users are logged in ...
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Parameters of optimization TCP / IP in Linux Mandriva

In the registry of Windows XP can find the following options to enable optimizations for TCP/ IP: - MSS; - TCP Rx Window Size; - SACK (Selective Acknowledgment); - ECN (Explicit Congestion ...
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Can't format SSD during installation

Last night I tried to install Mandriva Linux on PC, where I have already Windows 7. In PC I've got 2 128GB SSD and 1 2TB HDD. On one SSD I installed Win7, and when I select the other empty SSD for ...
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Where do I find Mandriva netinstall?

Where do I find Mandriva Linux netinstall for i386? Do they even have a Mandriva netinstall?
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Mandriva 2007 Cannot setup printer

I tried to use a printer that is shared by a Windows PC. When I try to Mandrive Control Center > Hardware > Set up printer, the window opens but there is no content. Only a window. Seems that system-...
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Install mandriva in USB HDD

I want to install Mandriva 2010.2 in my external USB HDD using the image file. The laptop's cd/dvd drive doesn't work, so I don't have the option of making a Live CD and starting the installation from ...
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Can't shutdown mandriva 2010.2

I can't seem to shutdown my machine from mandriva,I have to restart to shut it down from GRUB it says "System Halted" and just freezes there I'm using the x86_64 GNOME version I've already asked on ...
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difference between Fedora's, openSUSE's, and Mandriva's initscripts?

I'm trying to figure out how the init system works for these distributions, but they seem to use different layouts... How do each of them work?