Re: IRC

2004-09-22 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, hide110 wrote: Are there any IRC chatrooms that you guys know of where people get together for Unix related topics or just general related topics? irc.freenode.net is probably best for that, #freebsd and many other unix/linux-oriented channels Cheers, Viktor

Re: crontab question involving cvsup

2004-08-28 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Joshua Tinnin wrote: man cron gives: crontab [-u user] file 'file' being the important part, methinks. ;) I'm not sure what you mean ... If you're wondering, I'm using the main crontab file (/etc/crontab), as right now there's no need for me to use

Re: cvsup vs portupgrade

2004-06-07 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Mon, 7 Jun 2004, [iso-8859-1] Stephen Liu wrote: Hi folks, I am still not very clear on the function between # cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/stable-supfile and # portupgrade -aRr I have following questions; 1) What will be their diffenece in function 2) If having run #

Re: Monthly security run.

2004-06-05 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 1 Jun 2004, jimmie james wrote: Doing login accounting: total 1438.65 jimmie 1435.18 root 3.46 This all makes perfect sense, though I was wondering, if there's an easy way to get the script to log how many times (and optionally, who) uses su or su - and to what account they

Re: New work on installer?

2004-05-17 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 18 May 2004, Robert Storey wrote: On Mon, 17 May 2004 01:00:37 -0500 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Has there been any new work on the installer or planned? If not, I would like to help... What about graphical? If you're looking to improve FreeBSD's user-friendliness, more usefual than

Re: FreeBSD installation on a single partition

2004-05-16 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 16 May 2004, Lee Harr wrote: I'd like to install FreeBSD on a single partition, how can I do that? The sys/installer complains about a missing swap partition, (I'd rather use swap files though). I have never tried this. It is very possible that the installer cannot work without

Re: Help with editing partition tables

2004-05-16 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 16 May 2004, Phil Thomson wrote: Hi all, I am a relative newbie to UNIX, going from being an ex-Windows user to being an X Windows user! ;-) I recently got FreeBSD installed on an older PC with a 3 GB drive and a 5 GB drive (which has not yet been mounted). The system is installed

Re: Return Delivery of Mail I've never Sent

2004-05-12 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 12 May 2004, Bob Perry wrote: Just setup mutt and I've begun to notice mail return to me indicating that it did not pass the server content filter, etc. The last one stated that a virus was found, file name disco.zip, virus name W32/[EMAIL PROTECTED] and apprarently was found by

Re: the most light weight X web browser?

2004-05-08 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sat, 8 May 2004, Zhang Weiwu wrote: Hello. My friend is running a tea house, she want to put her ancient Pentium 100 notebook (24MB memory) running FreeBSD 4.9, on the bar so customers can use it check mails and browse the web. (and I want to help her.) She want it to just function as a

Re: Problems resolving sites in browsers under KDE

2004-05-08 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 9 May 2004 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I had a similar, but different problem with 4.7 which impacted all network traffic but was most noticible using Konqueror. I was getting similar pauses regardless of the application I ran. Unless you are running BIND and attempting to get at zones

Re: Plod-like tool in ports

2004-05-06 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 6 May 2004, Joshua Lokken wrote: * Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2004-05-06 14:25]: On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 02:08:21PM -0700, Joshua Lokken wrote: Does anyone out there use a tool similar to plod for personal logging of administrative tasks? I've looked through

Re: Playing wav sounds

2004-04-18 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 18 Apr 2004, Mark wrote: Maybe a stupid question, but on a FreeBSD 4.9R-p4, is it possible to play a sound, like a wav file, without having installed any graphic shells? I'd like to play some wav sounds on certain events. If it's wav files you specifically want to play try

Re: problems with .bashrc

2004-04-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 13 Apr 2004, fudo wrote: I'm new to FreeBSD, and to bash. I'm running FreeBSD 5.0, and added bash from the cd during install. There are .profile and .shrc files in my home directory; .profile references .shrc with ENV=$HOME/.shrc; export ENV. There are several uncommented alias lines

RE: Off topic but sendmail help needed

2004-04-10 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sat, 10 Apr 2004, Rob wrote: Thanks for the help, I have got my mc file all ready to go with the dnsbl lines I need, but when I try to make I get this error: make: don't know how to make install. Stop I've been going around in circles with this all day and it's making me nuts. Are you

RE: Off topic but sendmail help needed

2004-04-10 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sat, 10 Apr 2004, Rob wrote: Yes. Is this correct? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Viktor Lazlo Sent: Saturday, April 10, 2004 5:40 PM To: Rob Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: Off topic but sendmail help needed On Sat, 10 Apr

Re: FreeBSD router: Can my internet provider detect my home network?

2004-04-09 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Rob wrote: Is it correct, that the combination of firewall and natd divert all requests and thus hide the home network for my provider? Are requests from all other networked home PC's done on behalf of the router, so that my provider will only see requests from my router?

Re: messenger: console based

2003-12-30 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, [iso-8859-1] noir noir wrote: I am looking for a Yahoo! or MSN Messenger which would work from the console. I did a Freshmeat and Sourceforge search and came up with libyahoo2/ ari-yahoo/ gtmsn messengers where none of them are able to connect to the chat server. I

Re: FreeBSD Essay.

2003-11-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Lewis Thompson wrote: Hey guys, I'm a first year CS student at Manchester and I've been given the task of writing a 1,000 word essay on something computer-related. It can be pretty much anything I want (I think). I've decided FreeBSD is interesting, the OS I

Re: Missing cvsupit?

2003-11-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Preston Crawford wrote: I'm missing this. Can someone give me an example cvsupfile for FreeBSD 4.9? Example files covering all major configurations can be found in: /usr/share/examples/cvsup Cheers, Viktor ___ [EMAIL

Re: Newbie: The C / C++ Issue

2003-11-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Louis LeBlanc wrote: I hate to seem like a jerk, but I get these messages through the list already, and see no reason to get them in multiple boxes. Please feel free to continue this discussion on list, but please take this email out of the recipients list. I will

Re: quick question about turning the annoying beep off in X

2003-11-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, twig les wrote: Hey all, in my /etc/csh.cshrc I have xset b off which does what I want, which is to tell X to shut up without me having to type the command in every X session. But it seems clumsy as it puts up an error xset: unable to open display when I ssh in.

Re: Recursion with grep?

2003-11-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Dan Busarow wrote: On Nov 13, Francisco Reyes wrote: The man page for grep says to use -r to recurse, yet when I try something like grep -r -li string *.c find . -name *.c -exec grep -li string {} \; If there are a large number of files this will call grep

Re: Mailing binary files

2003-11-12 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 15 Oct 2003, Carlos A. Carnero Delgado wrote: Hello, Uuencoding works fine... yup, that's what I thought. And it works fine indeed. However, I was thinking into more of a MIME or multi-part message, much like a regular attachment. That's not really essential, however. This just

Re: http from command line

2003-10-30 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 30 Oct 2003, Gregory Stearns wrote: I hate to be a pest but is there a utility to do http web browsing from the command line, and how would I use it? Also how do I configure Xwindows? Start off with (as root): XFree86 -configure This will build a basic XF86Config file

Re: Changing colors in shells

2003-10-29 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Pascal Giannakakis wrote: Lo folks, i would like to change the colors of the shell to FG=green BG=black. I do _not_ ask how to change the promt, i rather want to change the default FG BG colors, so that with whatever program (be it Konsole, putty, ssh.org, ...) i log

Re: Freebsd on Macs

2003-10-29 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am wondering if it is currently possible to run freebsd on a Mac. please reply to [EMAIL PROTECTED] THANKS! Although OS X is partially derived from FreeBSD, there is no Mac port yet. NetBSD and OpenBSD do though, check them out. Cheers,

Re: Editing a file with bash...

2003-10-29 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Xpression wrote: Hi list, can I edit a file and delete a line by searching any parameter with bash ??? Thanks... sed '/searchstring/d' file1 file2 Cheers, Viktor ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

RE: ftp with user root

2003-10-28 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Robin and Director: The situation is, I have 3 servers, now sun, but planning to change them to FreeBSD, so right now I have a program in FoxPro to administer the database of diskless, with this program I generate the bootptab and download

Re: Custom FreeBSD boot floppy??

2003-10-25 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sat, 25 Oct 2003, yo _ wrote: Hi Everyone! The MBR on my hard disk is corrupted (or sometimes is), after re-installing FreeBSD it was not overwritten and fixed even though the complete system was. So when i need to boot i use the bootcds i used to install FreeBSD and at boot0 i press

Re: Searching contents of files

2003-10-22 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, jason dictos wrote: I've always used grep text /*/*/* to recursivly search directories for files with the specified text string in them, however this method doesn't always work very well (sometimes it bails out halfway through with error Argument list too long). Is

Re: Happy birthday Earth

2003-10-22 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, Charles Howse wrote: Here's an interesting anniversary from my daily calendar report... History: Oct 23Battle of Leyte Gulf begins, 1944 Oct 23Day of the 1956 revolution in Hungary Oct 23Earth created at 6:30 AM, 4004BC.

Re: tar vs cp

2003-10-01 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Charles Swiger wrote: On Wednesday, October 1, 2003, at 04:03 PM, Felix Deichmann wrote: Chuck Swiger wrote: tar handles symbolic links properly, whereas cp will copy through the contents of the link. Also true for cp -R? :-) No, but not all systems have cp -R,

Re: newbie question - how to pass textfile as an argument

2003-10-01 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Oct 01), Martin Vana said: I was just wondering if there is a way how to pass a text file with list of path/files to programs like cp/mv. If the list is small (less than 65000 characters total): cp $(cat myfile) /otherdir/

Re: Got 4.8-REL installed... Now what?

2003-09-23 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Timothy Luoma wrote: I installed 4.8-Release on my machine, and got the dual boot working with WinXP thanks to GAG[1] So now I have this shiny new OS sitting there, and I can login, but I haven't a clue where to begin. I don't know the diff. between KDE and GNOME or

Re: SCO Group

2003-09-23 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Dragoncrest wrote: Of course MS and Sun are loving this up and helping out SCO a lot since they see Linux as their worst competitor. In their eyes the sooner linux dies the happier they'll be. Oh well, too late now cause Linux (and the BSD's) are here to

Re: FreeBSD,Linux and any other os besides Microsoft.

2003-09-22 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Mon, 22 Sep 2003, Ajax Munroe wrote: I dont have a question but I would like to make a statement. I downloaded Freebsd version 5.0 release and unpacked it in great anticipation. I made a bootable CD (the best I could, It's not as easy as making a bootable windows CD) put the cd in my

Re: What's the difference between FreeBSD and OpenBSD?

2003-09-17 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 17 Sep 2003, Andy wrote: Apologies if I should have found the answer already, but it would appear from both sites that BSD is a marvellous operating system, very secure, efficient, etc, based on Berkeley Unix, etc. Both are free and maintained by really skilled technical people,

Re: yahoo, hotmail, etc

2003-09-17 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 17 Sep 2003, synrat wrote: I was wondering if anyone is aware of any scripts or programs that can retrieve mail from different webmail sources. hotwayd and gotmail are both available in ports and can be used for hotmail, I haven't heard if either can do yahoo or not. Cheers,

Re: linking a dir

2003-09-16 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Gary wrote: Hello Guys, It seems that on a remote box FBSD 4.8, my /dev/ad0s1a or / dir is at 73% capacity already, and this has me somewhat worried. I attribute this to the /etc dir inside of the / dir, as it contains many log files, etc... or perhaps the 2 kernels

Re: linking a dir

2003-09-16 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Gary wrote: Hello Mike, Tuesday, September 16, 2003, 11:58:31 AM, you wrote: dev/ad0s1a128990 86254 3241873%/ -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 4122347 Apr 3 04:53 kernel -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 4122347 Apr 3 04:53 kernel.GENERIC I don't know

Re: dail in server

2003-09-08 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Mon, 8 Sep 2003, Your Name wrote: Hi all Does freebsd provide dialin server function? If yes, please give me hint I can't get information in the documentation Thank you What documentation were you checking if not the handbook?

Re: Question on CVS Branches

2003-08-26 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Heinrich Rebehn wrote: Hi, please forgive me if this is a FAQ, but just what is the meaning of the RELENG_4 branch? Is it more current then RELENG_4_7 or RELENG_4_8 ? What should i use if i want to get security patches for my 4.7-RELEASE-p4 installation? What would

Re: xterm: colors and keys

2003-08-16 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 17 Aug 2003, fallenbr wrote: What's supposed to change? Try ls -G for example, and see if you get colored output when you ask for it. Well, I get no colored output with it. Have you verified with echo $TERM that it is in fact getting set to xterm-color? Cheers, Viktor

Re: realpath advisory question

2003-08-15 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Scott Schappell wrote: I have a question regarding whether or not I need to upgrade my system, and if so, what's the best way to do it to minimize downtime. uname output: bash-2.05b$ uname -a FreeBSD arthur.silvertree.org 4.8-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE #1: Sat Aug 2

Re: Hi Quick question

2003-08-14 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Joshua Oreman wrote: On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 10:52:33PM -0500 or thereabouts, Eric Murphy wrote: Is there a command to browse files by pages? When ever I ls in a big dir, I can't shift page up for some reason. This is very annoying =( Option 1) ls | less

Re: boot floppies

2003-08-14 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 10 Aug 2003, James Litz wrote: So I finally got up the courage to try FreeBSD... I got some CDs from osdisc.com, but my computer cant boot of off CDs (its just too old).. anyone know where i can find the boot floppies? The boot floppies are on the 1st CD. Refer to section 2.2.7

Re: your mail

2003-08-11 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Cavallini David wrote: Recently I've installed the version 5.1 of the FreeBSD. I added a new user with login 'davcav' in the 'wheel' group and also I added this user in the 'operator' group. In the new user login the commands 'shutdown -p now' and 'su' works but when

Re: Help! Is this an attack or a virus? Qmail on FBSD is flooding

2003-07-17 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi good people. I am not the cluiest here. Suddenly my fbsd 4.7. qmail router/gateway is dead slow and ps -ax reports all normal procs plus heaps! of procs like... 5567(some flags) 0:00:02 qmail-remote hotmail.com [EMAIL PROTECTED] The

Re: How to type Arabic?

2003-07-17 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, rani ahmad wrote: how can i type arabic both on console and on X-windows? i am using FreeBSD 4.7 and KDE as a desktop. it's Ok if there is support for arabic on GNOME. i need only to type on OpenOffice also. all i want is just typing. thnaks. BSD rocks more than Lin.

Re: How to type Arabic?

2003-07-17 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Simon Barner wrote: Setting up the OS itself for Arabic should be covered at least in a general way in the Handbook (Chapter 14 Localization). OpenOffice also includes setup routines for different languages, presumably Arabic is included in that as well. I just

Re: TeX, teTeX, laTeX which one?

2003-07-16 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, dick hoogendijk wrote: I want to get to learn the world of TeX. I know I have to read some books about it, but I'm a little confused about which port(s) I need to install. TUG (TeX User Group) speaks of teTeX, but in the ports is also a TeX I guess I have to install

Re: ssh keepalives

2003-07-08 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Philip J. Koenig wrote: One of those firewalls is quite flexible about protocol state timeouts, I can set this on a service-by-service basis. (ie I could increase it for SSH and no other service) Unfortunately the firewall on the other side isn't so accommodating. It

Re: dd an audio cd on 5.x ?

2003-07-08 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: On Tuesday 08 July 2003 22:55, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Ion-Mihai Tetcu [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I need to make an image (I do need a copy so saving and writting individual tracks is of no use) of an audio CD, but when I try: # dd

Re: dd an audio cd on 5.x ?

2003-07-08 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Viktor Lazlo wrote: On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: On Tuesday 08 July 2003 22:55, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Ion-Mihai Tetcu [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I need to make an image (I do need a copy so saving and writting individual tracks is of no use

Re: Xfree86 Config Problems

2003-06-23 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 22 Jun 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://cgisleve.tripod.com/bsd/xfreebad.html is a web page of this info. XFree86 Configuration Problems by Steve LeBlanc © 2003.6.22 Installed FreeBSD for first time. Text login was fine. NIC worked. Did a telnet and ftp to computers on

Re: New hard drive, old BIOS?

2003-06-22 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 22 Jun 2003, Roger Merritt wrote: I've just installed a new, 40GB hard drive, and copied my system over to it. It booted and seems to be running fine, but I have a couple of worries. 1. My BIOS setup utility doesn't detect the drive using the Auto Detect Hard Drives feature. In

Re: fatal server error

2003-06-21 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, Rogue Spider wrote: I have a Compaq presario 4770 monitor is a Compaq 1525 grafix card is s3 Trio64V2 every time I try to start X server I get Fatal Server Error No Screens Found No Drivers Available I know I have the monitor settings correct the only thing I

Re: how to change server splash image?

2003-06-21 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, george donnelly wrote: I recently purchased a server installed FreeBSD on it. when it boots i get an image that was put there by the manufacturer. How do i change this image? where is it, etc? If it appears after you have formatted the hard drive and installed FreeBSD

Re: Small Database Software Recommendation

2003-06-21 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, Rod Person wrote: Hi Guys, I'm looking for a small database application to create a database of all may dvds and cds. I think mysql my be too much overkill, since it would be running on my laptop. Any suggestions. If that's all you're using it for you don't need

Re: how many partitions on a slice?

2003-06-20 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, sweetleaf wrote: I choose to use the entire disk during freebsd install. Ok, that creates 1 really large slice correct? Now within this slice how may partitions cam there be? I tried setting up /root /tmp /home /var /usr /sandbox/ /private /storage . after adding

Re: Partitioning a big hard disk

2003-06-20 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Karsten Fuhrmann wrote: Hello, i am trying to partition my 1.6TB scsi raid. The problem is that disklabel only support up to 8 partitions but i want more (about 30). Is there any way to do this ? Cheers, Karsten Yes--you'll need to create additional BSD slices.

Re: Open Source virus scanning engine

2003-06-20 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Gabriel Ambuehl wrote: Hi, I was wondering whether there is any, preferably good ;-), open source virus scanning engine for FreeBSD I could use on my mailserver. I don't particularly mind buying a commercial one but I'd prefer an open source one of course... Any

Re: Please Answer This For Me

2003-06-19 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Frank wrote: Dear Sir/Madam; I am having trouble installing the FreeBSD software 5.1-RELEASE-i386-disc1. Here are the particulars of what I am using and what I have done. - Changed AMI CMOS setting to load from CD first. The CD appears to be reading the created disk

Re: Font problem with KDE rendering H1 text

2003-06-19 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Rev. Joe Doyle Ardent wrote: Hello, I've recently begun experiencing a very strange phenomenon. My browser, Konqueror based on KDE 3.1.2, does not render text that is enclosed in H1 tags; instead, it presents a series of small boxes. Copying the boxes to the

Re: truss man doesn't show *anything*

2003-06-16 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Steve Coile wrote: I've just installed a new software package that includes manual pages. When I try to read the pages with man -M path page, I'm told the manual page doesn't exist. When I use truss man -M path page, truss generates *NO* output. Is that normal? Are

Re: HowTo repair my console fonts/kbd ?

2003-06-15 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 15 Jun 2003, P. U. Kruppa wrote: Hello List! Since some cvsup three or four weeks ago my text-console on -CURRENT is a complete mess (on previous versions of -CURRENT everything worked fine). Here are some symptoms: - special characters (you need for drawing neat lines in

Re: bootloader

2003-06-14 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sat, 14 Jun 2003, Guus Bekkema wrote: How can I get the bootloader off my system and get it working again with Micro(shit)soft Boot off a DOS disk and do fdisk /mbr Cheers, Viktor ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Disable/Delete Fortune

2003-06-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 12 Jun 2003, Bborie Park wrote: Anyone know how I can disable or delete fortune properly? When I say properly, I mean when I delete its command entry in my .profile, it won't come back as well as new users will not have the command entry placed into their .profile. Check the

Re: Assigning a PID to a given program?

2003-06-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Dragoncrest wrote: Ok, not sure if this is possible, but I thought I'd ask just in case. What I'm looking to do is to assign a given Program ID number to a specific process if possible. I know FBD assigns them automatically as they're executed, but I've hit into

Re: How to tailor installation set?

2003-06-13 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Steve Coile wrote: On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Bill Moran wrote: [...] Depends on the component and how the previous admin handled things. Most FreeBSD users use the ports/package system to add/remove programs. The docs are very good:

Re: Can I synchronise local time with some NTP-server?

2003-06-05 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 4 Jun 2003, Constantine wrote: I am running FreeBSD 4.8. How can I synchronise my clock with some NTP server? The time on my server right now is 4 minutes fast, and I do not like that... Can I set up a script that would automatically synchronise the time with some available server?

Re: What the simplest way to do outgoing smtp?

2003-06-04 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Adam wrote: The absolute EASIEST way to set up SMTP is to use sSMTP .. It might be too simplistic for you, but in many cases it is sufficient for someone who only needs a barebones SMTP solution. http://packages.debian.org/testing/mail/ssmtp.html

Re: During Boot - error after mounting root

2003-05-31 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 30 May 2003, JOHN HOOVER wrote: We had power outage and machine went down, now during boot and after mounting the root partition the character string '^[[0' appears alot. The machine still runs and seems ok, but since I can't seem to get a search engine to take the string anyone got

Re: tab in an input box

2003-05-30 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 30 May 2003, Eduardo Viruena Silva wrote: For many years I have used several GUI, but I never have learnt to include a tab char in an input box. Tab char always changes the graphic item you are working with, v. gr. I'm using SquirrelMail to write this text. If I press tab the

Re: Load

2003-04-03 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, David Olbersen wrote: Does anybody have a nice definition of the UNIX term load ? I have a gut-level idea of what it is, but nothing that I can pass on to non-UNIX people. Any help? The load averages displayed in commands like top, uptime and w are the average

Re: time -h option not working?

2003-04-03 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Fri, 4 Apr 2003, Carl Morley wrote: Hi, I just tried to use the time command to time a process, but with the -h (human readable) output option: Eg. time -h ping -c 5 some_ip_address But I get back: -h: Command not found. 0.000u 0.000s 0:00.00 0.0% 0+0k 0+0io 0pf+0w What am I

Re: question on tin: how to configure auto user/pwd

2003-03-23 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 23 Mar 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've read the man pages but see no option for configuring tin to auto magically enter a user name/password when it connect to the nntpserver. Is there anyway to do this (my new provider require some random set of symbols for username and

Re: A novice question

2003-03-23 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On 23 Mar 2003, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Tamir Halperin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Which command retrieves the version / release number of my FreeBSD? uname -m uname -m only writes the hardware platform, uname -v gives the version. Cheers, Viktor To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: csh question..

2003-03-16 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 16 Mar 2003, Chris P wrote: How about an example? I know only know sed for replacing things, not inserting a new line into a file in a specific place, even though the info around it changes. On Sat, 15 Mar 2003, Chris P wrote: Hello.. Not really a freebsd question,

Re: identifying my network address

2003-03-09 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 9 Mar 2003, Michael Collette wrote: It's ugly. It won't work if you multiple NICs. It may just work for what you need just the same. echo `ifconfig | grep broadcast | cut -d -f2`:0.0 This takes the output of ifconfig and parses it just a wee bit with grep and cut. I use

Re: identifying my network address

2003-03-09 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Sun, 9 Mar 2003, David Banning wrote: I am running an Xwindow on a windows box. I need a script to tell me what my network address is so that I can set my DISPLAY varible correctly eg: 192.168.1.2:0.0 Any idea what command would be useful for this purpose? If I understand correctly and

Re: cat

2003-03-05 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Tijl Coosemans wrote: I want to remove CRs from text files so what I did is this: cat filename | tr -d '\r' filename However, I often end up with an empty file. Just out of interest, somebody who knows why that is? This is because prior to any other action the shell

Re: i have a question!

2002-07-15 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Thu, 11 Jul 2002 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: since i'm new to all these stuff, my question is what's the difference between your FreeBSD Linux ??! p.s. i'm an Electrical Eng. student, have to learn the UNIX OS, so i'm looking for the most similar/close OS to UNIX. They are both