yasouser
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How to copy text to xterm
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To paste text copied from other windows (like you said firefox) in xterm window click the mouse wheel or center mouse button.

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Linux equivalent of GraphClick?
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You can use g3data in conjunction with Gnuplot.

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How to use yum to install from a DVD
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Sounds like you need to update your /etc/yum.repos.d to include your dvd. See here for details: Howto Setup yum repositories to update or install package from ISO CDROM Image

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How do I install mercurial on openSUSE?
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Check if you have yum installed by typing yum --version in your terminal prompt. If you get something with a version number then you have it installed. sudo yum install python - should install python....

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looking for light weight Linux for a old 104 pc
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You should try Tinycore. It just needs 10MB with GUI. But if GUI is not a requirement, then you can pick any distro and not install the desktop environment. That should save you boat loads of memory ...

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Linux replacement for Apple Keynote slideshow software?
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You can try the browser based ones and this in my opinion, stands out: Prezi And ofcourse you have the online MS Office which has Powerpoint in it.

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sudo permission denied but su grants permission
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You might want to take a look at /etc/sudoers file. If your a/c is not listed there then you will not be able to sudo.

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Wireless in Debian Squeeze
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/sbin is not part of your PATH and thats why its complaining. So try /sbin/modprobe.

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What is the difference between a Library call and a System call in Linux?
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System calls are functions that the operating system provides for applications to use. Whereas functions like the ones in math.h, string.h, etc are those that doesn't have anything to do with ...

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What functionality do I lose by disabling GDM/KDM/SLIM/CDM etc display managers?
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If you are an expert command line user, then I would say no. You still have all the programs you have installed. All you are not seeing is the graphical representation. I had startx run at startup so ...

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How to add a repository on Fedora?
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See here: Howto: Add a new yum repository to install software under CentOS / Redhat Linux

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Distro- lightweight and easy to install
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There are many but this is the one that immediately comes to my mind: Damn Small Linux EDIT: I also found this article about light weight distros: What's the best lightweight Linux distro? Also you ...

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How do I reuse the last output from the command line?
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$ cd \`python -c "from distutils.sysconfig import get_python_lib; print get_python_lib()"\` will do the trick. Read here for more details: Command substitution.

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How to partition my hard-drive to be used for dual OS?
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Linux can mount and read the NTFS partition. But windows doesn't recognize the Linux filesystem. So formatting a portion of the hard drive to FAT32 will solve this problem. The partition editor that ...

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How can I find out what happened to my Debian box?
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By this - How can I find out what happened to it? I presume you want to know what happened during your failed attempt at SSH! One place to look into will be /var/log. Something like grep -ir ssh ...

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gdm graphical login prompt problem (OpenSUSE 11.2)
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Try this: cat /etc/sysconfig/desktop That should tell what your DISPLAYMANAGER and DESKTOP are set to. This file is used by /etc/X11/xinit/Xclients to determine which desktop to start.

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Are the boost headers separately packaged under Fedora?
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Most of Boost is header only library. But there are a few that needs to be compiled. The answer from jsbillings lists them all. If you will not be using any of those libraries that require the ...

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