Anyone interested in this case? It has a 360W PSU. $35 + $15 courier.
Thought I'd offer it to WLUG members first as it has a Tux logo on the
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I'm writing an XML schema for a uni assingment. I have this thing pretty much
down, except for one thing. I'm referring to this document entitled "Global
versus local" (http://www.xfront.com/GlobalVersusLocal.html). According to
that document, and for my requirements, I can take two approaches to this. I
can write things in a "Salami Slice Design" or a "Venetian Blind Design".
Obviously a "which way should I design this" question comes down to how I'll
be using my schema, it's purpose etc. From the URL above:
" The Venetian Blind design is the one to choose where your schemas require
the flexibility to turn namespace exposure on or off with a simple switch,
and where component reuse is important.
 Where your task requires that you make available to instance document
authors the option to use element substitution, then use the Salami Slice
I'm not trying to ask "how do I do my assignment", my questions are: What is
"namespace exposure", and why does it matter?, and, what is an "instance
document" and "element substitution"?
Thanks for the info. I had no desire to start a distro war. I do have another question though. The last time I tried to load a dual boot system with Fedora and Windows XP with Grub, I completely stuffed up my boot sector and could not access windows. I found out later that it was recoverable but I buggered it up so badly, I had to "format C" and start again. This only seems to happen with the NTFS file system windows and not using the older system which I used successfully on my other computer. I am keen to load Ubuntu but am terrified of stuffing up my windows partition. Has anyone successfully loaded a dual bootup system with Ubuntu and Windows XP (NTFS)?
I see that you are using Ubuntu v5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog) as your official distro for the install fest. What advantages does if have over the latest Fedora? As a newbie, I have some experience with Red Hat and Fedora but have never used Debian which I believe is the basis of Ubuntu.
I am running Debian/Testing with KDE and I mostly use firefox for web
browsing. Somehow (ok, really because I fiddled with the config) it has
become the default browser and I can't figure out how to change it back.
This is annoying because In KDE you can choose "run command" from the
start menu and enter "#commandname" to get a nicely formatted man page.
On my system only konqueror understands this but currently it tries to
start firefox which reports that it doesn't understand the man: protocol.
update-alternatives says this:
pixie:~# update-alternatives --display x-www-browser
x-www-browser - status is auto.
link currently points to /usr/bin/konqueror
/usr/bin/mozilla-firefox - priority 70
slave x-www-browser.1.gz: /usr/share/man/man1/mozilla-firefox.1.gz
/usr/bin/mozilla - priority 80
slave x-www-browser.1.gz: /usr/share/man/man1/mozilla.1.gz
/usr/bin/konqueror - priority 100
Current `best' version is /usr/bin/konqueror.
pixie:~# update-alternatives --list x-www-browser
pixie:/etc/alternatives# ls -l x-www-browser
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 18 Apr 27 11:09 x-www-browser ->
Does anyone know where/how to reset this?
Alternatively is there an easy way to just reset KDE to all have
everything back to the default?
Would it be unwise to delete or rename my .kde directory and have it
Glenn Ramsey <glenn(a)componic.co.nz> 07 8627077
Sorry, I hope that this is not a stupid question. I have downloaded the Ubuntu Iso - I have tried to burn a bootable disk with gnome toaster - I only seem to be able to make disks with the iso file on it. I tried dragging and dropping the file then right clicking and asking for a bootable ISO image but still got another fine .ISO coaster. Clearly my windows programs won't read these - how do I make a loadable disk from the ISO with gnome toaster?
Thanks for the all the advice
This isn't new to me, but maybe someone might think "hey that's just
what I wanted", since it's a slow day on yon list.
If your running an application and want to capture the output to a system
log file, you can use logger.
Instead of explain it in too much depth, try the below while tail -f'ing
echo test | logger -p daemon.info -t \[test\]
You'll now have an idea of what it does and why you might like to use it,
of course you can do more so you can always rtfm @ `man logger`.
A random question. Does /etc stand for Et Cetera? I can't really see why
it would, but then I can't think of anything else it would stand for. Et
Cetera means literally "and so forth", so I'd expect a folder called
/etc to contain miscellaneous files rather than configuration data.
Ron Dean wrote:
Has anybody got a copy of x86 iso of the live cd. I have used Mandrake
10 for some time
but would like to try this.
If you need one now, I can supply it.