May 11 2007

TechAmok :: View topic – 10 Reasons It Doesn’t Pay To Be “The Computer Guy”

TechAmok :: View topic – 10 Reasons It Doesn’t Pay To Be “The Computer Guy”

Man people just don’t get it.
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May 10 2007

What is fstab?

Tag: Linux Questionserm @ 5:01 am

/etc/fstab is the file linux reads to figure out where you want your drives/partitions to be mounted.


May 10 2007

How do I tell if a drive is mounted?

Tag: Linux Questionserm @ 5:00 am

The easiest way is to run df.
df -h shows the same information, only it displays it in human readable format.


May 10 2007

How do you restart X?

Tag: Linux Questionserm @ 4:57 am

Well there’s a couple of ways to do this.

Ctrl+alt+backspace = Restart X
Or there are alternate routes.
If you can run commands as root you can also run /etc/init.d/gdm /etc/init.d/kdm this is not the same for all distros however. Each distro has it’s own way of doing this. I recommend you figure this one out on your own.


May 10 2007

What is bash?

Tag: Stupid Linux Questionserm @ 4:55 am

Bash is a shell. It stands for bourn shell again.

Bash is much like your command line in windows.


May 10 2007

What is an X session?

Tag: Stupid Linux Questionserm @ 4:54 am

Let’s start with what X is or to be more accurate Xorg.

Xorg is the program that gnome, kde, or xfce contact to draw the various aspects of your gui.

An X session is a session within the Xorg environment.