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The really awesome bash completion in debian seems to be an extra package now, which has to be installed. After sourcing /etc/bash_completion it completes almost everything (package names in apt... etc) :-)
To make this permanent, put something like this in your .bashrc:
if [ -f /etc/bash_completion]; then
The execution of this command will install a LAMP server (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) in a Debian based distribution. For example, in Ubuntu.
this is funny ;)
alias sl="ls" ... is the useful solution, but that's boring ;P and You won't learn to think before You type !
1 rpm -ivh package.rpm
2 yum localinstall package.rpm
3 Edit /etc/yum.conf or repository.repo and change the value of gpgcheck from 1 to 0 (!dangerous)
apt-get is pretty aggressive when it downloads, potentially hogging the bandwidth of your network. The 25 is in KB, change this to your needs.
Running 'cpan Module::Name' will install that module from CPAN. This is a simple way of using a similar command to install a packaged Perl module from a Debian archive using apt-get.
This command install Apache 2 and other utilities on CentOS
This is useful when you want to copy a file and also force a user, a group and a mode for that file.
Note: if you want to move that file instead of copying it, you can use
install -o user -g group -m 755 /path/to/file /path/to/dir/ && rm -f /path/to/file
which will remove the file only if the install command went fine.
In July 2008, there was an uproar over Foxconn motherboards feeding Linux installs incorrect ACPI information (http://ubuntu-virginia.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=869249).
Foxconn has gladly corrected their mistake, but make sure it's not happening on your motherboard!
After running the command, just view the 'dsdt.dsl' in any editor you like.
this application monitors the apps you use most often and load them into memory with their libraries and other dependencies.
So now, when you launch Firefox or Thunderbird or OpenOffice, the display is immediate as on Mac.