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    Re: Assigning route command to Bash variable

    Ah! I make the not/now mistake often too. I could understand if 't' and 'w' were next to each other...

    Thank you both for your help so far. I'm not a regular Linux sysadmin so while I know the way...
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    Re: Assigning route command to Bash variable

    Anyone have any ideas?
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    Assigning route command to Bash variable

    Hello,

    I'm trying to assign the results of three read commands to three separate variables, then feed those variables into a route command which I also store in a variable. I have explained that...
  4. Thread: Command Line

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    [all variants] Re: Command Line

    I'd like to ask what you're wanting to learn? Is it using the command line to perform admin tasks and generally navigate? Or do you want to delve into scripting?

    I'm fairly new to Linux myself,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cd command problem

    Also useful is the ability to go back up one directory by cd-ing to ..

    So, if you're in Music, typing cd .. and hitting enter will take you back to your home directory, which is represented by...
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    [all variants] Re: (Very!) basic bash tutorials

    I must admit I had a brief look at this but it appeared to be missing the basic explanations I need. I will re-read though as I admit I disregarded it quickly.
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    [all variants] Re: (Very!) basic bash tutorials

    No, I must admit I didn't! However Bash seems to be ubiquitous enough that I should be learning it first. And changing the shell used in the script will make it work anyway, yes?
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    [all variants] (Very!) basic bash tutorials

    Hello,

    I have decided that I can no longer be ignorant of scripting and its fundamentals, and I'm going to start with learning Bash. I have found what looks (at first glance) to be a decent...
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    [all variants] Zabbix - packagaing ahent for deployment

    Hello,

    I am looking to package the Zabbix agent installer found here http://www.suiviperf.com/zabbix/ into an msi.

    I have downloaded the source and plan to have a tinker shortly, but was...
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    [all variants] Re: Postfix for a beginner!

    I've noticed something else looking through mail.log in /var/log. There are messages there about failed connections to my internal domain:

    Dec 19 12:50:07 postfix-hostname postfix/smtp[20882]:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Yes, I absolutely plan to start scripting. It's something I have never set time aside to learn, but I'm getting to the stage now (even with MS products) where I feel very limited by my inability to...
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    [all variants] Re: Postfix for a beginner!

    Thank you, I just didn't know if there were formatting requirements for the text file? For example, does it have to be a space or tab between the LHS and RHS?

    Sorry if these are basic questions,...
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    [all variants] Re: Postfix for a beginner!

    Anyone have any input on how to manually create the relay recipient map?

    I was also looking for recommendations as to how to route mail to my Exchange server from Postfix. Do people generally use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    I just like challenging myself. I can't see it being something I have a go at in the near future, but it will be one of those projects that feels rewarding at the end of it. I am only at the very...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Linux from scratch looks scary. I will bear it in mind though, I'll have a go at taking it on somewhere in the future. I like it!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Ah! That's just the type of thread I was after. Thank you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Ok, I'll see if I can get an Arch VM chucked in somewhere and have a play! Why is it inevitable I'll end up with Arch or Gentoo, do they do things that other distros can't? How do they differ from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Ok... why so? Anyway, I'm not looking to hop from distro to distro at first. I'll get the basics in place and feel comfortable getting around using the CLI, then after that I'm sure I can experiment...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Thank you JKyleOKC and nothingspecial for the explanation. I guess coming from a Windows background I am used to CDing to a directory and having it as a 'working' directory in the sense that I can...
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    [all variants] Re: Postfix for a beginner!

    Ok, so I now understand the concept of a Postfix map, and that it uses a Berkely DB format file as the basis for it. However, why in main.cf does the path to the map (for example virtual_alias_maps)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Would I be right that anything with the prefix ./ is a type of executable?
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    [all variants] Re: Postfix for a beginner!

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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Yes, thank you for that - piping to more is great. I am also going to try using grep in a sensible way as I can see it being very useful.

    I will give webmin a go if it gives insight into how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    I use the phrase as a compliment, believe me! Being cynical is a wonderful thing!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Linux from the command line

    Hippytaff - that article is brilliant! I am going to have a proper trawl through it tonight, but already it appeals to me. I think the fact that I am a grumpy sod like the blogger has something to do...
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