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    [ubuntu] Re: Mount NTFS partition on login (fuseblk?)

    http://www.mjmwired.net/kernel/Documentation/filesystems/fuse.txt

    I found a bit of info on fuseblk that may prove useful.

    Best wishes
    roly :-)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Prepending text to the begining of a file

    Hello Guys :-)

    Sorry for delay in replying - I have been working on an essay :-s

    thank you for all your help, I have swiped the script and am having a play about with it. working well so far....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Prepending text to the begining of a file

    Hi sisco311

    Just tried that - wow, the more I learn about linux the more i love it! it works great!

    Can I ask another question....

    What is the "<<" operator called. If it has a name? I know...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Prepending text to the begining of a file

    Hi sisco311

    Awesome - I suspected there must be a different key combination.

    thank you (all) for your help :-)

    Best wishes
    Roly

    - thread solved :-)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Prepending text to the begining of a file

    Hi tgalati4

    Thank you very much. That has got me a lot further. :-)

    All I am actually trying to do is enter a new "note" from the command line and have it added to the start of a text file -...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Prepending text to the begining of a file

    Hi peculiar penguin

    Thank you for your reply, and..

    Yeah, kind of what I was expecting. :-s

    Many thanks
    Roly :-)
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    [SOLVED] Prepending text to the begining of a file

    Hi All :-)

    From the command line you can append text to a file. For example:-


    uptime >> uptimeStats.txt
    This will append the output of uptime to the file uptimeStats.txt

    Is there an...
  8. [all variants] Re: Recommendations for a command line (terminal) only address book for storing conta

    Hi Mobilediesel,

    That's brilliant! well done! I have downloaded it and will have a play about later on today. Update shortly.

    Best wishes
    Roly :-D
  9. [all variants] Re: Recommendations for a command line (terminal) only address book for storing conta

    Hi Mobildiesel :-)

    I am pleased you like abook - I thought it was a good little program and I also liked the fact the data is kept in a simple text file. The only "bad" point, I thought, was that...
  10. [all variants] Re: Recommendations for a command line (terminal) only address book for storing conta

    Hi Undecim :-)

    Two people have now suggested going with the colon delimited list; awk and bash scripts. Since I want to learn about awk et al I think this is the way I will go.

    In terms of...
  11. [all variants] Re: Recommendations for a command line (terminal) only address book for storing conta

    Hi mobilediesel

    > Looks like gfa is a GTK+ program

    Ok. thanks. :-)

    > I'm also looking for a decent address book type program for the command line.

    Did you have a look at abook.
  12. [all variants] Re: Recommendations for a command line (terminal) only address book for storing conta

    Hello Chesamo

    Thank you for your reply. :-).

    > Your next best thing is a tab-delimited file edited in emacs.

    A knowledgeable friend of mine responded with the following:-

    "This is the...
  13. [all variants] Recommendations for a command line (terminal) only address book for storing contacts

    Hi Folks

    Can anyone recommend a command line only address book. I want something fairly simple and efficient for storing basic contact information. All standard stuff like: Name, postal address,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Looking for a book recommendation

    Hello Gallifrey

    I have been using Ubuntu for about 18 months now. I too have wanted to look-under-the-hood a little more.

    I really like this book because it's not some huge ("Bible") volume...
  15. Thread: Books

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    [ubuntu] Re: Books

    Hello Frika007

    I am a novice user also. I have learnt a lot from this book, although it focuses on the command line, not the gui. In addition, here is another free e-book, which looks very good,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Suggestion for pdf reader in ubuntu

    Hello Isyaltut

    Could you not just buy a copy of the proper (paper) text book?

    Best Wishes
    Roly
  17. [all variants] Free GNU/Linux Advanced Administration Book. (545 pages, pdf)

    Hi Folks

    Found this great free book about advanced gnu/linux administration. Wanted to share it.

    Best wishes
    roly

    nb - was unsure which forum category to post this in - perhaps there...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Launching applications from gnome terminal on different workspaces

    Hi Tom,

    Thank you very much for the step-by-step instructions and screen shots. Brill!

    I will try them a little later today.

    Best wishes
    Roly :D.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Launching applications from gnome terminal on different workspaces

    Hi tom.swartz07 and ubudog,

    Thank you both for your replies.

    I am afraid I am not quite sure what compizconfig is. Is it related to the cardio-dock, which I do have installed but dont use;...
  20. [ubuntu] Launching applications from gnome terminal on different workspaces

    Hi Folks,

    From a gnome terminal is it possible to launch a program (eg, ooffice) and have it start in a different workspace from the initiating terminal?

    I did search for previous postings,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Deleting Directories?

    man man



    and



    man rm
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    [SOLVED] Re: system requirment for hp pavilion 7955

    Hello Hernan37

    This article about older hardware and which distro to use may be of use.

    After a quick search for ubuntu minimum system requirements, I found this information which...
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    [ubuntu] Re: iCal under Ubuntu?

    Hello Infestor,

    Would the KOrganizer be worth a look.

    On my 9.04 Ubuntu system the package name is "korganizer"?

    I have no personal experience of this program - but it _could_ be what you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Numerical keypad doesn't work w/8.04

    same prob. fixed. thanks :-)
    roland
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Songbird

    Hi IggyPop,

    Does the following get you any further....?

    sudo tar -xvzf /home/YOUR-USER-NAME/Desktop/Songbird*.tar.gz -C /opt/

    Good luck
    Best wishes
    Roland
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