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By James T. Dennis, linux-questions-only@ssc.com
Starshine Technical Services, http://www.starshine.org/


(!)Greetings From Jim Dennis

(?)Routing and Subnetting 101
(?)No STREAMS Error while Installing Netware for Linux
(?)More than 8 loopfs Mounts?
(?)eql dual line ppp --or--
EQL Serial Line "Load Balancing"
(?)who to report gcc bug to? --or--
Where to Report Bugs and Send Patches
(?)RedHat Linux (5.1) and Brand X --or--
How to "get into" an Linux system from a Microsoft client
(?)Linux File System recommendations --or--
Where to Put New and Supplemental Packages
(?)Your book --or--
Book: Linux Systems Administration
(?)FTP Site... --or--
'ls' Doesn't work for FTP Site
(?)very general process question --or--
An Anthropologist Asks About the Linux "Process"
(?)Locating AV Research --or--
Looking for a Hardware Vendor: In all the Wrong Places
(?)question for answerguy --or--
Letting Those Transfers Run Unattended
(?)where can i find information about LOFS, TFS --or--
Translucent, Overlay, Loop, and Union Filesystems
(?)Modem dial out
(?)PAM & chroot (fwd) --or--
'chroot()' Jails or Cardboard Boxes
(?)The Linux Swap File --or--
Swap file on a RAM Disk
(?)RedHat Linux (5.1) and Brand X --or--
How to "get into" an Linux system from a Microsoft client
(?)Dynamic IP Address Publishing Hack
(?)Why 40-second delay in sending mail to SMTP server?
(?)how to install two ethernet cards for proxy server for red hat linux --or--
Linux as Router and Proxy Server: HOWTO?
(?)ey answer guy! answer this! --or--
PostScript to GIF
(?)More on: "Remote Login as root"
(?)Thank You --or--
(?)Question --or--
Linux Support for Intel Pentium II Xeon CPU's and Chipsets
(?)isp --or--
Linux Friendly ISP's: SF Bay Area
(?)Hello I need some help --or--
Eight Character login Name Limit
(?)Locked Out of His Mailserver
(?)Changing the color depth for your x-server? --or--
Changing the X Server's Default Color Depth
(?)Num Lock and X apps --or--
NumLock and X Problems
(?)NE2000 "clones" --- not "cloney" enough! --or--
Expansion on NE-2000 Cards: Some PCI models "okay"
(?)MySql --or--
Finding info on MySqL?
(?)read please very important --or--
Spying: (AOL Instant Messenger or ICQ): No Joy!
(?)Tuning monitors for use with X --or--
Fraser Valley LUG's Monitor DB
(?)chattr =u and then what? --or--
ext2fs "Undeletable" Attribute
(?)How to Install Linux on an RS6000?
(?)Real PS Printing --or--
Advanced Printer Support: 800x600 dpi + 11x17" Paper
(?)TAG suggestions
(?)password change --or--
CGI Driven Password Changes
(?)ifconfig reports TX errors on v2.1.x kernels
(?)Trident 9685 tv --or--
Support for Trident Video/Television Adapter
(?)Looking for info on BIOS setup --or--
Plug and Pray Problems
(?)Mount linux drives from win9x/nt? password encryption seems to be a problem... --or--
Sharing/Exporting Linux Directories to Windows '9x/NT
(?)Mail processing
(?)Printing question --or--
Extra Formfeed from Windows '95
(?)Root password --or--
Can't Login in as Root
(?)Alternate root-password recovery option --or--
Alternative Method for Recovering from Root Password Loss
(?)Journal File Support and Tarantella? --or--
SCOldies Bragging Rights
(?)Remote tape access, using local CPU --or--
Application Direct Access to Remote Tape Drive
(?)Mounting CD Drives from SoundCard --or--
Mounting multiple CD's
(?)Re: leafnode-1.7 -- news server for small sites --or--
More on Multi-Feed Netnews (leafnode)
(?)rsh config --or--
Getting 'rsh' to work
(?)update on your answer - netware clients --or--
Linux as a Netware Client
(?)LILO Default
(?)uninstall help --or--
Uninstalling Linux
(?)Compiling kernel --or--
Making a Kernel Requires 'make'
(?)memory usage --or--
Using only 64Mb out of 128Mb Available
(?)Manipulating Clusters on a Floppy ...
(?)Setting up ircd
(?)Sendmail on private net with UUCP link to Internet
(?)Linux in general --or--
Complaint Department:
(?)A Dual Modem configuration... how do I get it to work? --or--
eql Not Working
(?)routing without of any outer routers knowing me as I am a router.. --or--
(?)HELP: fetchmail dies after RH 5.2 upgrade --or--
Upgrade Kills Name Server
(?)Question (what else?) --or--
MS Applications Support For Linux
(?)Linux as a Home Internet Gateway and Server
(?)lilo --or--
Persistent Boot Sector
(?)preference=20 --or--
Secondary MX Records: How and Why
(?)LPD forks and hangs/Linux --or--
'lpd' Bug: "restricted service" option; Hangs Printer Daemon
(?)Dual booting NT or Win9x with Linux (Red Hat 5.2) --or--
Dual Boot Configurations
(?)Can you give me a Suggestion?/ --or--
Microtek Scanner Support: Alejandro's Tale
(?)Offer to make available Winmodem interface spec --or--
Modem HOWTO Author Gets Offer RE: WinModems
(?)I do know i am boring (ma windows fa veramente cagare) --or--
Condolences to Another Victim of the "LoseModem" Conspiracy
(?)Kai Makisara: Re: audio-DAT on SCSI streamer? --or--
More on: Reading Audio Tapes using HP-DAT Drive
(?)Just a sugestion... --or--
Best of Answer Guy: A Volunteer?
(?)more on keybindings --or--
termcap/terminfo Oddities to Remotely Run SCO App
(?)Arabic? --or--
Arabic BiDi Support for Linux
(?)Updates: Risks and rewards --or--
Automated Updates
(?)Liam Greenwood: Your XDM question
(?)rsh on 2.0.34 --or--
'rsh' as 'root' Denied

(!) Greetings from Jim Dennis

Happy New Year everybody. I would say more, but I think I've said enough for this month...

Previous "Answer Guy" Columns

Answer Guy #1, January 1997
Answer Guy #2, February 1997
Answer Guy #3, March 1997
Answer Guy #4, April 1997
Answer Guy #5, May 1997
Answer Guy #6, June 1997
Answer Guy #7, July 1997
Answer Guy #8, August 1997
Answer Guy #9, September 1997
Answer Guy #10, October 1997
Answer Guy #11, December 1997
Answer Guy #12, January 1998
Answer Guy #13, February 1998
Answer Guy #14, March 1998
Answer Guy #15, April 1998
Answer Guy #16, May 1998
Answer Guy #17, June 1998
Answer Guy #18, July 1998
Answer Guy #19, August 1998
Answer Guy #20, September 1998
Answer Guy #21, October 1998
Answer Guy #22, November 1998
Answer Guy #23, December 1998

Copyright © 1999, James T. Dennis
Published in The Linux Gazette Issue 36 January 1999

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