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By Lambert P.

This publication was once written for an individual utilizing Linux, from new clients to specialists who are looking to discover this glorious working approach. the guidelines and methods during this booklet have been found alone over years of expertise utilizing Linux, and studying approximately it. a few are very simple tips on how to make your computing lifestyles more uncomplicated, others are complicated methods which may prevent days of work.I attempted to hide all distributions of Linux during this ebook. I personaly use Slackware and RedHat on computer structures. in case you locate any blunders within the booklet, be happy to touch me so a destiny moment variation may possibly right them.

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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. Without software, a computer system would be useless.

It is a space/speed trade off. This is similar to one of FAT16/FAT32' major differences. 27 100 Linux Tips and Tricks Tip 24: LILO and boot problems When a computer starts, the number of beeps the BIOS outputs tells you the state of the computer. On some computers, one beep means all is ok, but 2 beeps mean there is an error. LILO uses the same kind of codes. The number of letters you see from the word LILO on the screen says what is wrong. The whole word means everything is fine, only LI means only the first part of LILO could be loaded.

For me the file is called /usr/X11/lib/X11/xkb/symbols/ca. The file lists all the key codes and what they do. The key codes for the Win95 special keys are LWIN, RWIN and MENU. All you need to do is add them to the list, with the functions for them. I decided to map the left WIN key to "@" and the right WIN key and MENU keys to "{" and "}". Here are the lines I added: key { [ braceleft ] }; key { [ at ] }; key

{ [ braceright ] }; By browsing the file you can find all the other symbols and what they do.

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