This is a very good .vimrc file for any VIM user. Line numbering and indenting is enabled and it makes the VIM editor much more usable for any level of Linux user and programmer. " ~/.vimrc (configuration file for vim only) " skeletons function! SKEL_spec() 0r /usr/share/vim/current/skeletons/skeleton.spec language time en_US if $USER != ” let …

The Linux pages on my website are moving to WordPress pages, this will make it easier for me to update them and this makes a lot more sense as well. I have added a menu on the left that displays all of the available WordPress pages I have published, this is a better form of …

The Linux operating system has progressed quite a long way since the early days of the Linux distribution, those days were very different indeed. Nowadays we have the Gnome 3 and Unity desktops as well as KDE and Xfce. All vying for the attention of the potential user. KDE is very different these days compared …

Just found this post on the Linux Journal website, apparently there is work underway to port a 2.6 Linux kernel to boot on an Apple Iphone allowing a Linux based operating system to run on the Iphone. Google have the Linux based Android operating system running on a range of mobile phones and this effort …

http://caulfield.info/emmet/2008/03/add-a-textonly-runlevel-to-ubu.html. The Ubuntu distribution is broken in one big way, the Red Hat Linux distribution has run levels properly configured, where you can type su -c “init 3” to shut down the graphical login manager and switch to a run-level that only has the seven TTY virtual consoles running. That needs to be brought back, …

This is what the Gnome Shell desktop looks like on Linux Mint 12. They have re-designed the standard Gnome Shell interface to better fit the expectations of the users of the previous Linux Mint release that stayed with Gnome 2.32.1. They have done an awesome job. it has a Menu on the bottom to get …

Time a UNIX command. the time(1) command will tell you how long it took for a command to execute. ubuntu ~ $ sudo time find / -name dpkg.log /var/log/dpkg.log 0.82user 1.82system 0:34.04elapsed 7%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 2260maxresident)k 679328inputs+0outputs (2major+4374minor)pagefaults 0swapsubuntu ~ $ sudo time find / -name dpkg.log /var/log/dpkg.log 0.82user 1.82system 0:34.04elapsed 7%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 2260maxresident)k 679328inputs+0outputs (2major+4374minor)pagefaults …

The Linux experience is more advanced now than ever before, with the advent of even more advanced software that is getting better and better than the old software applications that Linux users were using in the very old days of Linux distributions like Slackware and Redhat Linux 6.2. There is a little bloat creeping into …

The much awaited alpha version of the Ubuntu Linux distribution has been released. This version of Ubuntu comes with kernel 3.2.0-2.5, which is based on the latest mainline v3.2-rc3 kernel. The server release of the AMD64 version has been merged into the generic Ubuntu release to ease the burden of maintaining this release of Ubuntu. …

http://securitron.securitronlinux.com/ My Linux information pages redesigned. Check them out. I have found an old backup of my old securitronlinux.com website, I will search through the mysql dump of my WordPress installation and see what I can find in that file. I was hosting my website with Hosting24, but their service is terrible compared to Hostgator. …