By Lambert P.
This publication was once written for somebody utilizing Linux, from new clients to specialists who are looking to discover this glorious working procedure. the information and tips during this publication have been chanced on alone over years of expertise utilizing Linux, and studying approximately it. a few are very easy how to make your computing existence more uncomplicated, others are complex methods which could prevent days of work.I attempted to hide all distributions of Linux during this e-book. I personaly use Slackware and RedHat on computer platforms. should you locate any blunders within the e-book, be at liberty to touch me so a destiny moment variation may well right them.
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54 100 Linux Tips and Tricks Tip 2: Customize Netscape Communicator Netscape Communicator has one nice feature that few people use. When you download it, it has a Personal Toolbar with buttons that most of us may not find really useful, so we either turn it off or don't look at it. I found it to be a much more useful tool than the Bookmarks. What appears on that bar is simply what's inside the Personal Folder inside your Bookmarks. You can ceate folders in it for news sites, Linux sites, etc and move your bookmarks into them (with the Edit Bookmarks option).
The system can then be turned off safely. To accomplish all these tasks, the shutdown command exists. That command has a lot of options, and you should explore them before trying anything at random. Another way to shutdown a Linux system is to set the runlevel to 0, the default shutdown level, with the init program. 45 100 Linux Tips and Tricks Tip 14: LPD started but no device found The printer daemon is called LPD. It will be started at boot time and assume that a printer is connected to the printer port.
A full description of this is available from the Bootdisk HOWTO. When LILO can't load, it's a major problem. This often means that the boot code was corrupted. The only way to boot is from a floppy disk. In RedHat, you can use the rescue disk, in Slackware, you can use the boot disk with the "mount" image. When LILO is fine, it's often easier to figure a boot problem. If the kernel panics when it tries to boot, it is usualy due to a configuration error. You can tell LILO to mount another kernel you may have, like a "safe" or "old" image you kept for these cases.
100 Linux Tips and Tricks by Lambert P.