this tips will help u to use the MS windows fonts in Linux.
first of all, u should mount the windows C:\ directory , the windows files installed
trace tot he windows fonts directory, its must be on /mnt/windows_c/windows/fonts.
now edit the /etc/X11/fs/config(as a root user)
and append the following line
/mnt/windows_c/windows/fonts. make sure that u put a comma on the end of the previous line.
save and exit.
as a root user , execute this
so u can use the windows true type fonts in linux.
Sad news again.. Satyam computers , one of the leading computer software company revealed their weakest point..
well what is happening??
are we making 100 story building on a water- made basement??
around 53000 employees got the Democlees Sword upon their head.:(
seems like Government job is always good and rock solid, even the salary is low, but its a stable flow..
making high much money with few hours is always a starting a tragic story:(
every body that linux has a security issue that , if any can acess a machine physically , then change the root password using rescue mode..
to limit that security breach.. here is the tip..
edit /etc/inittab and append this line
save and exit..
wnever u start the rescue single mode, it will ask the root password..
if u want to print out a certain manual page..
#man commandname > commandname.txt
u can simply take the print our file from the .txt file.
but it iwll produce some junk files also. ..to dele all of them
use this command in this way..
#man commandname | col -b > commandname.txt
u can make ur own manual booklet..:)
to split a ;arge file into 100MB parts each
#split -b 100m filename parts_
to join them in linux machine
to join in windows
#copy /b parts_* filename
welll here is a tip to increase the size of swap file manually.
#dd if=/dev/zero of=swap bs=1000000 count=1
#chmod 0 swap
make the swap file
add to current swap file
#swapon -v swap
chk if it works..
u can change the size, here its just 1MB.
in Fedora based systems,, the packages downloaded by YUM wont be stored in cache.. to enable this feature.. use this tip..
edit the /etc/yum.conf ina text editor and replace the following line
here is the tip tp convert the manual pages into a pdf format..
#man -t man | ps2pdf ->man.pdf
here.. let me tell how to change the start up display images..
messages displaying at startup usually like this..
#starting NF service………..[ok]..
if u wanna change it . then open the file /etc/init.d/functions in a text editor..
then locate the function echo_successs90 and replace the field OK and FAILED with
DONE and OOPS!
save and exit and reboot..
next time display image looks like this
#starting NFS service …[done]
this is a compilation of tips and tricks published in LinuxForYou magazine..
Courtesy to the oroginal authors in LFY..
1.Boot Linux from windows Bootloader.:-
#nstall windows Xp and then Linnux..
#at the point of grub/linux bootloader ,install to the root partion instead of MBR.
#download the program named Bootpart(http://www.winimage.com/bootpart.htm)
#run bootpart from DOS mode..(type bootpart from DOS mode)
#type these command:-bootpartbootlinx.bin
if u want to remove the linux entry..just edit the C:\boot.ini file.