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By Lambert P.

This e-book was once written for someone utilizing Linux, from new clients to specialists who are looking to discover this excellent working process. the guidelines and methods during this booklet have been came upon on my own over years of expertise utilizing Linux, and studying approximately it. a few are very easy the right way to make your computing lifestyles more uncomplicated, others are complex methods which may prevent days of work.I attempted to hide all distributions of Linux during this publication. I personaly use Slackware and RedHat on laptop structures. if you happen to locate any mistakes within the booklet, be happy to touch me so a destiny moment variation may right them.

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If you have removed the drive, the hard disk died or the BIOS didn't detect the device for some reason, then the kernel won't be able to mount it. 42 100 Linux Tips and Tricks Tip 11: Linux on a 286? Linux is a multi-user, multitasking operating system which requires a 386 processor or more to run. This is because the lower PC processors don't have what is needed for the Linux kernel. Linux being open source, is being ported to many architectures. And one group decided to modify the kernel so it would run on a 286 processor.

If you have a keyboard from another country, it may be a problem. The XKB extension was provided for that purpose. If you look in your X configuration file, usualy in /etc/X11 called XF86Config, you will find a section about the keyboard. There, you may specify several parameters, including the keymap and keycodes to use. For a list of available keymaps, you can look in your X directory. Most of those keymaps are also available from the graphical configuration program, XF86Setup. 51 100 Linux Tips and Tricks 52 Software What this chapter covers Software is what makes the system work.

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.

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