Looking for resources on working on a very small footprint GNU/Linux
for project we plan to start in the Affordable Solutions Lab. The idea
is to put enough stuff on 32MB Flash RAM, in a thin machine that can
run Mozilla and some apps, probably based on it using XUL.
We looked at uclinux, but that's not what we are looking for ... The
project aims to squeeze a normal network enabled kernel, with display,
VMM etc into as small a size as possible.
Research Scholar, KReSIT, IIT Bombay
I wasn't able to create a username with dots (m.vinayak) on my local machine
which runs RH 9. Any idea why this has been disabled and how this can be
circumvented. This was allowed on RH 8. Do all latest distros do the same
thing or is this a RH thing?
Thanks in advance.
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I am trying to share a printer connected to windows98 m/c.
I am using cups to manage printing from GNU/Linux box.
The printer is an Epson dot matrix 24 pin series printer.
on the windows98 m/c printer is shared(no authentication required)
and is visible in the Network Neighbour Hood as shared.
In cups I tried few settings but results have not been
encouraging at all.
Deviece URI : smb://18.104.22.168:80/printer_name
Driver selected was Epson 24 series.
But after these settings I get error saying "Connection failed
with error NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFULL"
The log level setting for cups is at debug2 but the error log
also shows the same statement nothing more.
Device URI : ipp://22.214.171.124/printer_name
Device URI : http://126.96.36.199/printer_name
Driver was the same as in above case.
After doing this setting I get an error saying "host 188.8.131.52 is
busy or is down will retry in 30 seconds."
and then the same line is also present in the error log.
Printing to the same printer is posible from another windows machine.
but cups is having trouble.
Thanks in Advance
Would like speakers, volunteers, suggestions for the planned workshop.
So far, Nagarjun, Dinesh and SameerDS (thats me) have agreed to speak.
The focus will be on PC Vendors, so the topics would be as follows:
Installations of various types
Desktop Applications and other productivity tools
Generaly System Adminstration
PS: Chetan Vaity, an MTech student from KReSIT who's also on this
list, has also agreed to chip in, so he can act as point-man between
us and DEP if I am not able to.
Research Scholar, KReSIT, IIT Bombay
hi all ,
due to some reasons I cannot store the various log
files in the hard disk... I don't need to store those
log files in permanent memory (i.e. in disk), i can
afford to loose after the system is switched off....
So i want to know how store these access log files and
error log files in some temporary storage area.... can
any one tell me how can i do it.........
student, IIT, Bombay
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We would like volunteers to come forward and give a seminar on a few topics that they would like to share in the meeting in the coming months.
Please mail asap on any topics on which you would like to speak.
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Has anyone here ried using xawtv on a bt878/848 chipset. (Im not too sue
which one it is coz everytime i go hunting to get it working ... Theres
always something else pushing me back to win).
Basically, if i boot to win, start pixelview, and then reboot (WITHOUT
SHUTTING DOWN) back into linux, i can get some kinda reception. Until then I
just cant get ANYTHING!
Also, somehow I find the audio lower on linux as compared to xp. But then i
find it equal to that of 98. Is there any known plugin that can be utilised
to gain audio ?
In my linux server (LOCAL), accessing data through the PHP scripts from
MySQL tables, it is taking more time. Earlier it was very fast. Now a days
some reports it is taking more than five minuits. Earlier it use to come with
in a minuit. What may the problem and what is the settings I have to make in
Appache to spead up the process.
I needed to install linux on 486 it has 20mb Ram and a 256 mb Hard drive.
I need only apache,php,mysql,perl how can I administer it can I use webmin?
Can anyone help me I stay in Borivli ,Mumbai?
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