Navaneeth Sen
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What is the concept behind "tty" in linux?
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As Danny has stated tty is teletype terminals. The fact is that most of us have used it many times, but few of us have gone so far as to understand it. Here is a very good article which gives us a ...

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Are there any side effects when two distros share a swap partition?
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One of my friends tried this. He has installed five or six distributions in a single hard drive. The first primary partition is for GRUB, and he is able to boot to all the distributions. The second ...

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How to install Flash player plugin on Fedora?
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Adobe’s Flash plugin is not included in Fedora because it is not free. Adobe has released a version of the Flash plugin for Linux. Enabling Flash Plugin To begin, refer to the Adobe site at http://...

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Who wrote the "Linux kernel" (Linus Torvalds and his team)?
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Richard Stallman, father of the GNU Project Linus Benedict Torvalds, the author of Linux OS(Linux version 0.01 was released by mid September 1991). The real story is : Year 1991 : DOS brought by ...

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How to debug an inserted kernel module?
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From a debugging perspective, the kernel is a special "process", distinct from the user space processes, which communicate with the kernel via a sort of rpc mechanism (syscalls) or mapped memory.. ...

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Install Ubuntu from a small USB stick
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You can install a command line (CLI) Ubuntu using the Alternate Install or Mini iso (which should fit on your 512mb stick) Then install Crunchbang using the alternate method: http://crunchbanglinux....

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How to update Puppy Linux?
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Please go through this blog as i think it exactly describes what you need : how-to-update/upgrade-kernel-for-puppy-linux I think this site could also help you.. flash-puppy Another link which might ...

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Bootable image with LAN drivers
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You will have to download the needed linux source from the kernel.org. Install the development tools. For eg. in Fedora yum groupinstall "Development Tools" yum install ncurses-devel yum ...

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How to change the install path of my Linux Source tree?
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Yup, I found where is that install path. It is inside /sbin. The script file name is installkernel. Just need to make a couple of changes in there and i could change the default install path of ...

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What happens after loading the linux kernel image into RAM
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Kernel takes in the control of the system H/W as soon as you see "Uncompressing Linux..". Kernel checks and sets the the BIOS registers of graphics cards and the screen output format. Kernel then ...

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How to install kvm in Debian (Lenny) over powerpc
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As Gilles suggested, why dont you try the details in the PowerPC_KVM link. They have described the whole procedure there. Added a Document on KVM on PowerPC . Thanks, Sen

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I accidentally removed /var/www/ on my Linux server
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I am so sorry to tell you that, it is going to be really difficult. But dont get tensed. First of all please remove that hard-disk, or else it can easily destroy the data by writing something new data ...

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