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By Lambert P.

This booklet used to be written for someone utilizing Linux, from new clients to specialists who are looking to discover this glorious working approach. the ideas and methods during this publication have been stumbled on on my own over years of expertise utilizing Linux, and studying approximately it. a few are very simple easy methods to make your computing existence more straightforward, others are complex methods that may prevent days of work.I attempted to hide all distributions of Linux during this e-book. I personaly use Slackware and RedHat on notebook platforms. should you locate any blunders within the publication, be at liberty to touch me so a destiny moment version may right them.

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Ext2: This is the default Linux file system. • iso9660: This is the default CD-ROM format. 41 100 Linux Tips and Tricks Tip 10: Can't mount root fs When you boot a system, this is an error that will halt the system. This error means that the kernel can't mount the root file system, so it can't get all of its configuration files. There are a few cases where this happens: • No IDE support in the kernel. If your main hard drive is an IDE, and you have recompiled without including "Enhanced IDE/MFM/RLL disk/cdrom/tape/floppy support" or some other basic IDE device drivers.

First you need to find out which key mapping you are using. Usually it will be US, it might also be en_US, ca or else. Locate the file, usually in /usr/X11/lib/X11/xkb and edit it with your favorite editor. For me the file is called /usr/X11/lib/X11/xkb/symbols/ca. The file lists all the key codes and what they do. The key codes for the Win95 special keys are LWIN, RWIN and MENU. All you need to do is add them to the list, with the functions for them. I decided to map the left WIN key to "@" and the right WIN key and MENU keys to "{" and "}".

This is a single file that can be put onto a CD-ROM, and will create a full file system with files on it. One thing you have to be careful is not to copy commercial programs. The basic CD-ROM where the Linux distribution is located is composed of free software. But some distributions may come with other commercial programs, and you should read the license first. 29 100 Linux Tips and Tricks Tip 26: FTP access restrictions When you first install Linux, it comes with a lot of Internet services running, including mail, telnet, finger and FTP.

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