How to config CDRom to read udf files

2004-04-23 Thread Stephen Liu
/dev/acd0 /usr/home/user/cdrom mount: /dev/acd0: Permission denied All failed. $ kldstat -v | grep udf 10 1 0xc43e7000 6000 udf.ko 333 udf $ ls /boot/kernel/ | grep udf udf.ko udf_iconv.ko the module seems there. Kindly advise how to fix it. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

Open Office - installation problem

2004-04-24 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi folks, FreeBSD 5.2 I encountered following problem on installing OOo OOo_1.1.1.RC3_FreeBSD52Intel_install.tbz was download to /usr/home/user/Download $ cd /usr/home/user/Download/ checked md5 OK $ ls -al ... -rw-r--r-- 1 user wheel 73105915 Apr 17 18:11

Re: Open Office - installation problem

2004-04-24 Thread Stephen Liu
Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http://mail.english.yahoo.com.hkOpenOffice.org 1.1.1 RC3 for FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE Written by NAKATA, Maho [EMAIL PROTECTED] 1) Introduction This document describes

Re: Open Office - installation problem

2004-04-24 Thread Stephen Liu
--- Nico Meijer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi $ su - password You are in /root now. If you use su instead of su -, you will stay in the current directory. # pkg_add OOo_1.1.1.RC3_FreeBSD52Intel_install.tbz pkg_add: can't stat package file

Re: Open Office - installation problem

2004-04-24 Thread Stephen Liu
[2004-04-24 08:32]: On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 08:27:28PM +0800, Stephen Liu wrote: Hi folks, FreeBSD 5.2 I encountered following problem on installing OOo OOo_1.1.1.RC3_FreeBSD52Intel_install.tbz was download to /usr/home/user/Download It's not a package, it's

Re: Open Office - installation problem

2004-04-25 Thread Stephen Liu
- snip - see what's happening, and install the darned thing. # pkg_add OOo_1.1.1.RC3_FreeBSD52Intel_install.tbz pkg_add: could not find package ORBit-0.5.17_2 ! Now another problem comes on installing RRBit-0.5.17_2 as follow; # cd /usr/ports/ # make clean (first)

Re: Open Office - installation problem

2004-04-25 Thread Stephen Liu
- snip - No. It's a package, and it's *not* a tgz file. Errr... folks -- packages *are* .tgz files. Except under 5.x where they are .tbz files. They could just as well be .zip files, or some sort of compressed cpio format like .rpms or Solaris packages. It's just a mechanism for

Re: Open Office - installation problem

2004-04-25 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Matthew, Tks for your advice. Can I use 'zxvf' to untar the packages and do 'setup' to install OOo, the normal way not FreeBSD way? No -- in this case the files being referred to are in fact FreeBSD pkg's. You can certainly extract the contents using 'tar -zxvf', but it won't

ICQ question

2004-05-13 Thread Stephen Liu
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Re: ICQ question

2004-05-13 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Nelis, Has any folk run 'Kxicq' on FreeBSD before. Can I talk to my friend if he runs MSN on Windows? If NO kindly advise what will be the solution. you may want to try Gaim http://gaim.sourceforge.net/ for MSN support and others. /usr/ports/net/gaim Hi Nelis, FreeBSD 5.2

Re: First time running cvsup

2004-05-11 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Ion, Tks for your advice. Freebsd5.2 - snip - I use 3 cvsup files: one fot the ports, one for the docs and one for the system (src). This way I can update ports and docs more often and be sure the system had known-to-be-working sources (I'm on -CURRENT). Noted with tks My

First time running cvsup

2004-05-10 Thread Stephen Liu
('release=cvs' ???) cvsroot-all ('release=cvs' ???) ports-all ('release=cvs' ???) . then # cvsup supfile Is it necessary to run following trial test ??? # mkdir /var/tmp/dest # cvsup supfile /var/tmp/dest I could not locate /usr/ports/UPDATING where it is kept??? TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

Re: ICQ question

2004-05-13 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Phil, FreeBSD 5.2 === Tks for your advice. you may want to try Gaim http://gaim.sourceforge.net/ for MSN support and others. Either install gabber (from ports/net) and find an MSN transport on it, or install ayttm (also from ports/net). # pkg_info | grep gabber # pkg_info

Installing linuxpluginwrapper

2004-05-10 Thread Stephen Liu
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Re: Starting Gnome problem

2004-05-02 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Uli, Tks for your response. Following warning popup; /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Share object libORBit-2.so.0 not found This one should be present in /usr/local/lib . But, as I have to admit, I am no gnome expert. Try their mailing list. I am quite sure your upgrade didn't work

Re: Starting Gnome problem

2004-05-03 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Uli, $ gnome-session /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Share object libORBit-2.so.0 not found My liORBit-2.so.0 is in /usr/local/lib . You can try to search your directory tree for yours and create a symbolic link to this place: # ln -s /whereIt/reallyIs/libORBit-2.so.0

Re: Starting Gnome problem

2004-05-03 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Joe, - snip - It is very strange. The file is already there, plus one symbolic link # locate libORBit-2.so.0 /usr/local/lib/libORBit-2.so.0 # ls -al /usr/local/lib/ | grep -i libORBit-2.so.0 lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 15 May 3 10:23 libORBit-2.so - libORBit-2.so.0

Re: Starting Gnome problem

2004-05-03 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Joe, - snip - # ldconfig -r | head /var/run/ld-elf.so.hints: search directories: /lib:/usr/lib:/usr/lib/compat:/usr/X11R6/lib:/usr/local/lib:/usr/local/lib/kde3 0:-lcrypt.2 = /lib/libcrypt.so.2 1:-lkvm.2 = /lib/libkvm.so.2 2:-lm.2 = /lib/libm.so.2

Which package generating libesd.so.2

2004-05-04 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi folks, Starting GNOME on Konsole window, following warning popup $ gnome-session /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libesd.so.2 not found $ find / libesd.so.2 find: libesd.so.2: No such file or directory Kindly advise which package generates 'libesd.so.2' TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

Re: Which package generating libesd.so.2

2004-05-04 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Christian, Starting GNOME on Konsole window, following warning popup $ gnome-session /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libesd.so.2 not found $ find / libesd.so.2 find: libesd.so.2: No such file or directory Kindly advise which package generates 'libesd.so.2'

Command to display the complete picture of hard drive

2004-05-15 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi folks, FreeBSD 5.2 What command will be used to display the complete history of the hard drvice (other than fdisk) listing all partitions, their allocated space, used space, available space, date of creation, etc. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

Re: Command to display the complete picture of hard drive

2004-05-15 Thread Stephen Liu
%1791 312315% / devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% 0 0 100% /dev ... Why the denotation of hard drive = /dev/ad4sla, not /dev/hda, etc. B.R. Stephen On Saturday 15 May 2004 03:26 am, Stephen Liu wrote: Hi folks, FreeBSD 5.2 What command will be used to display

Re: Command to display the complete picture of hard drive

2004-05-15 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi, Tks for your advice. - snip - Why the denotation of hard drive = /dev/ad4sla, not /dev/hda, etc. Because afaik, /dev/hda is a Linuxism. The /dev/ad2s1a convention has been there long before Linux was even conceived of. I suppose '/dev/ad2sla' with the HD connected to the IDE

Files burned on CDRW could not be copied on Liunx box

2004-05-15 Thread Stephen Liu
to mount the CDRW as root as well as user with the same result. Kindly advise is there any solution? Beside how to authorized 'user-A' to burn CD TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http

How to allow 'User-A' to burn CD

2004-05-16 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi folks, Which file shall I re-configure to authorize 'User-A' using 'burncd' to burn CD and how to edit it. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http://mail.english.yahoo.com.hk

Creating ISO image question

2004-05-17 Thread Stephen Liu
the complete tree starting from /document-AAA/subdirectories Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http://mail.english.yahoo.com.hk

Re: How to allow 'User-A' to burn CD

2004-05-17 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Matthew, Tks for your advice. Which file shall I re-configure to authorize 'User-A' using 'burncd' to burn CD and how to edit it. /usr/local/etc/sudoers would be a good file to use to set up that sort of thing. Noted with thanks I only expect to allow 'User-A', not all users, to

Re: Creating ISO image question

2004-05-17 Thread Stephen Liu
is after burning a folder named 'Storage-040517' found on the CD under which are directories and subdirectories. B.R. Stephen On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 12:28, Stephen Liu wrote: HI folks, I tried to solve following questions on creating ISO image with reference to 'man mkisofs' but could

Re: Creating ISO image question

2004-05-17 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Fernando, Tks for your advice. I tried to solve following questions on creating ISO image with reference to 'man mkisofs' but could not resolve; Take a look at /usr/share/examples/worm/makecdfs.sh It's a shell script the FreeBSD team uses for making the FreeBSD ISOs I read the

Re: Creating ISO image question

2004-05-17 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Fernando, - snip - But I could not discover the 'Readme' for 'makecdfs.sh' explaining how to use it and where will this file be copied to. There isn't a readme for makecdfs.sh Just run makecdfs.sh without arguments and it'll show a help message. # makecdfs.sh makecdfs.sh: Command

How to mount and read cdimage before burning

2004-05-18 Thread Stephen Liu
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Re: How to mount and read cdimage before burning

2004-05-18 Thread Stephen Liu
} option = {cluster, compress, reserve} size = %d (512 byte blocks), %dk (kB), %dm (MB) or %dg (GB) Have no idea how to proceed further. Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu attach md: # mdconfig -a -t vnode -f /yourpath/your.iso # mount -t cd9660 /dev/md0

Re: How to mount and read cdimage before burning

2004-05-18 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Warren, Tks for your advice. Although my problem has been solved with the assistance from folks on this list, I am interested to learn an alternative way, if any. - snip - /usr/share/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/creating-cds.html Isn't loop the compressed filesystem? In that

Re: Creating ISO image question

2004-05-18 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Joe, Tks for your advice. - snip- mkisofs -o cd_image.iso flags from mkisofs man page dir/ ? Applying following command lines 1) # mkisofs -o cdimage.raw -R /usr/home/user-A/document-AAA 2) # mkisofs -R -o cdimage.raw /usr/home/user-A/document-AAA 3) # mkisofs -o cdimage.raw -R -pathspec

Re: Creating ISO image question (PROBLEM SOLVED)

2004-05-19 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Malcolm, Tks for your advice. You understand my need completely. Problem is now solved as stated at the bottom of this posting. I believe that in case 1) you want to see the directory usr on the final CD containing subdirectory home etc. And in instance 2) you want to see the

Correct steps to recompile kernel

2004-05-20 Thread Stephen Liu
to be taken thereafter? If I am wrong please correct me. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http://mail.english.yahoo.com.hk ___ [EMAIL

Re: Correct steps to recompile kernel

2004-05-20 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Bill, Tks for your advice. - snip - # cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf # cp GENERIC GENERIC.bak # cp GENERIC MYKERNEL # ee MYKERNEL (modifying the kernel) This is good ... although making a backup of GENERIC is somewhat redundant. Noted with thanks. But in case of trouble where can

Install IPFILTER question

2004-05-21 Thread Stephen Liu
IPFILTER and/or edit kernel option to enable it. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http://mail.english.yahoo.com.hk ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

Long filename question on burning CD

2004-05-21 Thread Stephen Liu
changed to 8 character max, such as ~01, ~02, etc. Is there any solution on burning CD allowing the long filename (exceeding 8 characters) can be read clearly on Windows identical to their name read on Linux/Unix Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

Re: Creating ISO image question

2004-05-23 Thread Stephen Liu
, 2004-05-17 at 15:19, arden wrote: im guessing this is what you mean ? mkisofs -r -J -o cd_image.iso dir/ arden On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 12:28, Stephen Liu wrote: HI folks, I tried to solve following questions on creating ISO image with reference to 'man mkisofs' but could

Problem after running portupgrade

2004-05-24 Thread Stephen Liu
G in size solely for FreeBSD 5.2 2) Where can I find 'portsclean' package 3) How to discover the cause of failure in starting Gnome 4) How to set fonts on Konsole window TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free

Re: Problem after running portupgrade

2004-05-25 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Chris, Tks for your advice. Look into /var/log for a list of files like this example: cron.0.bz2 maillog.1.bz2 sendmail.st.0 cron.1.bz2 maillog.2.bz2 sendmail.st.1 Note the bz2 extensions and the files that have digits at the end.

Re: Problem after running portupgrade

2004-05-25 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Remko, Tks for your advice. It says to you that the var drive is full, the var drive keeps logs etc so pretty crucial that it has some space. Go to /var/log and check which files are a bit big and rotate them. You can do that by entering single user mode, mount the /var, go to

Problem after running portupgrade (continue)

2004-05-26 Thread Stephen Liu
created. Can I delete them all TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http://mail.english.yahoo.com.hk ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Re: Seeking advice on 'ports-supfile'

2004-06-01 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Adam, Tks for your advice. FreeBSD-5.2 I'm seeking for advice on 'ports-supfile' to run # cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/ ports-supfile the second time as at the first time there were some problems I don't quite use it this way. I use the three files located at

How to exclude upgrading kde in running 'portupgrade'

2004-06-03 Thread Stephen Liu
-aRrv -x kde I don't know whether the '-x' tag will excluding upgrading kde otherwise the PC will run for several days. Any suggestion? TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http

Re: How to exclude upgrading kde in running 'portupgrade'

2004-06-03 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Lowell, Tks for your advice. # portupgrade -aRrv -x kde I don't know whether the '-x' tag will excluding upgrading kde otherwise the PC will run for several days. That should work. If you want to see for sure before starting, use the -n option -- that's exactly why it exists.

Problem about ports command

2004-06-04 Thread Stephen Liu
* pkg_delete: No match. # pkg_info | grep portupgrade portupgrade-20030723 FreeBSD ports/packages administration and management tool s It is also there. Is there a device locking all ports commands. Kindly advise how to proceed. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

Re: How to make a screenshot?

2004-06-05 Thread Stephen Liu
/ttyv3 On KDE desktop Konsole window # vidcontrol -P /dev/ttyv3 no graphic image displayed (tried both -P and -p) Besides I have to 'su' to use 'vidcontrol' B.R. Stephen Liu The .scr images can be manipulated with textproc/scr2txt and graphics/scr2png. The man pages for both describe

cvsup vs portupgrade

2004-06-06 Thread Stephen Liu
round Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu = Best Regards Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http://mail.english.yahoo.com.hk ___ [EMAIL

Re: cvsup vs portupgrade

2004-06-07 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Remko, Tks for your advice. - snip - 2) If having run # cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/ports-supfile # cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/stable-supfile Whether I still need to run # portupgrade -aRr Yes you can do this, since cvsup retrieve's the latest sources for the

Re: cvsup vs portupgrade

2004-06-07 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Viktor, Tks for your advice. - snip - # cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/ports-supfile # cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/stable-supfile Whether I still need to run # portupgrade -aRr 3) If NO to 2) above When shall I need to run # portupgrade -aRr 4) Whether following

Re: Wisdom of automating upgrades

2004-06-08 Thread Stephen Liu
-update/ and the client is in ports. Is there a way updating all installed ports automatically wheneven the server/workstation is booted and connected to Internet, similar to ntp synchronizing the clock. B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You

Re: Wisdom of automating upgrades

2004-06-08 Thread Stephen Liu
HI Luke, Thanks for your advice. Is there a way updating all installed ports automatically wheneven the server/workstation is booted and connected to Internet, similar to ntp synchronizing the clock. in theory it should be possible to write a script that runs portupgrade and then

Command to combine several files as a single file, etc.

2004-06-09 Thread Stephen Liu
'PaperPort', 'PageKeeper','Omnipage, etc. to do the abovementioned job. Are there similar applications on Open Source for FreeBSD/Unix/Linux worlds. TIA. B.R. Stephen Liu ___ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com.hk address at http

Re: Command to combine several files as a single file, etc.

2004-06-10 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Parv, FreeBSD 5.2 Tks for your advice. - snip - Do you want to collect a number of files in various formats in one file to be able to extract any file from the resulting collection? Or, do you want to collect information contained in different files in one single file in only one

Re: Command to combine several files as a single file, etc.

2004-06-10 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Bill, Tks for your advice. Stephen Liu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) Saving webpages from website as following files Page-1.pdf Page-2.pdf Page-3.pdf Page-4.pdf and so on There are a couple of different programs out that can do this. I found a perl script not so long ago

Problem in running htmldoc

2004-06-10 Thread Stephen Liu
- truncation or overlapping may occur! ERR014: Image on page 3 too large - truncation or overlapping may occur! PAGES: 3 ERR012: Unable to open output file - No such file or directory It failed. There is no mailing list/discussion forum on http://www.easysw.com/htmldoc/ Any advice? TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

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2004-02-03 Thread Stephen Liu
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2004-02-03 Thread Stephen Liu
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Help - problem in contacting moderators

2004-02-04 Thread Stephen Liu
by non-member to a members-only list Kindly advise how to contact moderators TIA B.R. Stephen Liu _ No masks required! Use MSN Messenger to chat with friends and family. http://go.msnserver.com/HK/25382.asp

Fresh installation of FreeBSD 5.2

2004-02-07 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi all folks, I am prepared to install FreeBSD 5.2 doing net installation using packages from its developers' site. I have 4 CDs downloaded. Kindly advise which CD shall I use and which document shall I follow during installation. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

First time installation - 5.2

2004-02-20 Thread Stephen Liu
not function. Finally I pressed a hard-reboot to restart the PC. PC restarted going straight to text mode with login popup. I entered 'root' and then 'startx'. This time X window could not start. Kindly advise how to fix it. TIA. B.R. Stephen Liu

Re: First time installation - 5.2 (Partially solved)

2004-02-20 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Robert Thanks for your advice. Problem is now half-solved. X window starts XF86Config.new was found under super 'ROOT'. Steps taken as follows; 1) copied 'XF86Config.new' to '/etc/X11/' and renamed it as 'XF86Config' 2) # startx Xterm window popup and mouse works 3) # ee /etc/rc.conf

Re: Fail to start KDE

2004-02-22 Thread Stephen Liu
Mike Jeays wrote: Version 5.2 new installation - snip - Create a file .xinitrc in the home directory, containing the single line 'startkde ' (without the quotes). Then try startx again. Hi Mike, Tks for your advice. Sorry I forgot to mention in my previous posting; 1) KDE could not start

Rebooting problem

2004-02-22 Thread Stephen Liu
' key Kindly advise is it the size of SWAP insufficient? If 'YES', kindly advise how to check it and increase its size. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe

Re: Rebooting problem

2004-02-22 Thread Stephen Liu
Version 5.2 new installation On rebooting it hangs on . syncing disks, buffers remaining ... 5 5 done Uptime: 45m45s Shutting down ACPI Rebooting... Keyboard reset did not work, attempting CPU shutdown. It hanged here and I have to make a 'hard reboot' by pressing 'reset' key Kindly advise

Connecting ISP problem

2004-02-23 Thread Stephen Liu
set authname USERNAME set authkey PASSWORD set ifaddr 10.0.0.1/0 10.0.0.2/0 255.255.255.0 0.0.0.0 add default HISADDR# Add a (sticky) default route Kindly advise how to make # start pptp to work TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

How to start single user mode or safe mode

2004-02-23 Thread Stephen Liu
to 'safe mode' nor 'single user mode' Kindly advise how to boot to 'single user mode' or 'safe mode' TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: [FAQ pointer] Re: How to start single user mode or safe mode

2004-02-23 Thread Stephen Liu
- snip - Kindly advise how to boot to 'single user mode' or 'safe mode' The precise answer depends on what version of FreeBSD you're running, which you failed to mention. You can work it out from the FreeBSD FAQ entry titled I made a mistake in rc.conf, or another startup file, and now I

How to switching between INIT 3 and INIT 5

2004-02-23 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi folks, 5.2 == Kindly advise the key combination switching between INIT 3 and INIT 5 Ctrl + Alt + F2 = INIT 3/Text mode (works) Ctrl + Alt + F7 = INIT 5/Graphic mode (does not work) and the method switching to multi-user-mode from single-user-mode instead of rebooting PC TIA B.R. Stephen

Re: KDE startup slowly on initializing system service

2004-02-23 Thread Stephen Liu
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Re: How to switching between INIT 3 and INIT 5

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Dan, FreeBSD does not have init levels. You've got off, single-user, and multi-user. Noted with thanks and the method switching to multi-user-mode from single-user-mode instead of rebooting PC Exit the single-user shell, and the system will bring itself to multi-user mode

Re: How to switching between INIT 3 and INIT 5

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Matt, - snip - FreeBSD does not have init levels. You've got off, single-user, and multi-user. As Dan said, FreeBSD does not have init levels but you can switch to a text console from X-windows Ctrl + Alt + F[1-8] will all take you to a login prompt, Ctrl + Alt + F9 will take you back

Re: Fail to start KDE

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
- snip - 2) After starting 3 'Xterm windows' I can start KDE 3.1 from any one of the 'Xterm window' with; # startkde It worked with KDE started. 3) On INIT 3/text mode I can login either as 'root' or as 'user' with correct password without problem I haven't used xdm in ttys for a long

KDE 3.1 start up too slow

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
after installation (from CD1) completed it worked perfectly. IIRC, only after playing around to configure network card, ppp, etc. which are still not completed yet, KDE startup became terrible slow. Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL

Re: KDE startup slowly on initializing system service

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
% of the processor. I restarted KDE and kinit's usage dropped to ~1%. Drew On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 01:49, Stephen Liu wrote: Hi Teodor, FreeBSD 5.2 I encounter the same problem. KDE starts very slow, first popup desktop icrons, bottom tool-bar, welcome screen, etc., one by one taking

Re: obsolete files?

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi jsha, so what, freebsd from scratch is the only way to avoid this? Where can I find information on 'freebsd from scratch'. Pointers would be appreciated. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu and how come make/install world is made like that? shouldn't the developers try to avoid this kind of thing

Re: KDE startup slowly on initializing system service

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Andrew, 5.2 == The network changes might not releated to the issues w/ KDE. I would first verify that no other program is trashing your resources. I suspect whether 'vi editor' having problem because each time when I boot the PC, the screen pauses on;- ... Recovering vi editor sessions:

Re: KDE startup slowly on initializing system service

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Jerry, I suspect whether 'vi editor' having problem because each time when I boot the PC, the screen pauses on;- What has happened in this case is that you [or someone has] have left some vi session[s] open when either a connection was ended or the system was taken down. It tries to

Re: Fail to start KDE

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
- snip - /usr/local/etc/rc.d is a directory. Whether you recommend to create a file with only a single line :- 'Kdm ' (without quote) on it and save it to /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ Shall I 'chmod 775' the file created? Files in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ directory have an extension '.h'.

Re: KDE startup slowly on initializing system service (SOLVED)

2004-02-24 Thread Stephen Liu
-24 at 01:49, Stephen Liu wrote: Hi Teodor, FreeBSD 5.2 I encounter the same problem. KDE starts very slow, first popup desktop icrons, bottom tool-bar, welcome screen, etc., one by one taking prolonged time. Starting K package from desktop also takes lengthy time to start

Re: Connecting ISP problem

2004-02-25 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi JJB, Thanks for your advice. Still can't connect ISP. start of DSL ppp.conf ### default: set log Phase tun #use to avoid excessive log sizes set timeout 0 # no idle time out, will not disconnect dialisp: set device PPPoE:rl0 #

Re: Connecting ISP problem

2004-02-26 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi JJB, Tks for your advice. This is wrong. is not comment or commandremove it. You have all statements starting in position 1 this is wrong, section header names start in position 1 and end with : default: anddialisp: make ppp.conf look like this default: dialisp:

How to start KDE automatically at booting

2004-02-27 Thread Stephen Liu
and chmod 500 /usr/local/etc/rc.d/kguilogin.sh. On booting it only booted to multi-user mode. Kindly advise how to make KDE started automatically at booting TIA Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo

Installing OpenOffice 1.1 question

2004-02-29 Thread Stephen Liu
its tarball to be downloaded from OO website. If from FBSD site, kindly advise how to make it. Pointer would be appreciated. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions

Mozilla and Mozilla Mail screen problem

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
. SubSection Display Depth 24 modes 1024x768 EndSubSection EndSection Kindly advise how to fix it. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman

SSH Problem

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
try again. [EMAIL PROTECTED]'s password: root psword Permission denied, please try again. [EMAIL PROTECTED]'s password: root psword Permission denied (publickey,password,keyboard-interactive). Kindly advise how to fix this problem TIA B.R. Stephen Liu

Is it a warning on video config

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
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Re: Installing OpenOffice 1.1 question

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
' same as 'md5sum' Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen -Original Message- From: Stephen Liu [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 01, 2004 10:12 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Installing OpenOffice 1.1 question Hi all folks, FreeBSD 5.2 I installed the captioned OS

Re: Is it a warning on video config

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
www.mostly-harmless.nl Dutch community for helping newcomers on the hackerscene mrtg.grunn.org Dutch mirror of MRTG -Oorspronkelijk bericht- Van: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Stephen Liu Verzonden: maandag 1 maart 2004 19:13 Aan: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Onderwerp

Re: SSH Problem

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
- snip - You say that this works as root, but your example seems to indicate otherwise. By default, root logins via ssh is disabled in the sshd config file, usually at /etc/ssh/sshd_config. If for some reason you want to allow root logins via ssh then uncomment the following line and

Start GNOME question

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi all folks, How to add GNOME to GUI login allowing seletion of desktop. KDE and failsafe can be started from there. /etc/ttys .. ttyv8 /usr/local/bin/kdm -nodaemon xterm on secure .. Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL

Md5sum

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
. From 'man gst-md5sum' it seems a program to generate sum but how to checksum. Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: SSH Problem

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
On Tuesday 02 March 2004 01:27, HOLLOW, CHRISTOPHER wrote: This arrangement is only to facilitate Administor's job. He operates outside contact as 'user' from there if necessary he can login as root doing maintenance. Granting the person root access is one thing. Allowing root logins via

How to remove a non-empty directory

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi all folks, Kindly advise where can I find the small program 'midnight commander' for FreeBSD. OR what command line shall be applied on FBSD to remove a non-empty directory together with its content TIA B.R. satimis ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

Tar command and OpenOffice 1.1 question

2004-03-01 Thread Stephen Liu
/OpenOffice.org1.1.0/ Remark: 'OpenOffice.org1.1.0' is a new folder generated during extracting OOo 1.1 tarball. Kindly advise. TIA B.R. Stephen Liu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe

Re: Tar command and OpenOffice 1.1 question

2004-03-02 Thread Stephen Liu
On Tuesday 02 March 2004 13:01, wrote: Hi Stephen Liu, The simple way is to use PORT to install OpenOffice. Hi, Tks for your advice. I am aware of make install 'packagename'' on /usr/ports/. Because I am running FreeBSD 5.2 on a slow PC I tried avoiding installing OOo from source

Re: How to remove a non-empty directory

2004-03-02 Thread Stephen Liu
Hi Jerry and other folks, Lot of thanks for your advice on the captioned question and time spent. I learn an alternative in removing a non-empty directory. mc/midnight commander is a small program. It moves and removes/deletes directory including sub-directories and files at the same. It

Re: Tar command and OpenOffice 1.1 question

2004-03-02 Thread Stephen Liu
folder generated during extracting OOo | 1.1 tarball. | | Kindly advise. TIA | | B.R. | Stephen Liu | | ___ | [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list | http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions | To unsubscribe, send any

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