I’m using FreeBSD 7.2 on HP laptop and getting IP info via WI-FI router. I’ve setup hostname in /etc/rc.conf buy after the boot process, I check host name with “hostname” command, but get empty line. Setting hostname with “hostname” works well, but after reboot host name is still empty. I suspect it has something to do with DHCP settings. How do I set hostname-using DHCP?
Q. I’d like to save some disk space so I’d like to remove unwanted software from my HP laptop. How do I uninstall software under Ubuntu / Debian Linux? A. Both Ubuntu and Debian Linux provide command line as well as GUI tools to delete / remove binary packages. GUI Package Management Tool synaptic is [...]
Q. I’m using Redhat enterprise Linux desktop / workstation operating system with HP laptop. Several Linux distributions have a / script to enable to disable Laptop mode but Redhat misses the script. How do I enable or disable laptop mode on fly? A. Modern Linux kernel includes very good support for Laptop mode. It is [...]
Q. Can you suggest me a decent media player for my HP laptop? I’m using Fedora Core Linux. A. Linux desktop offers lots of multimedia program for audio and video experience. Beep Media Player The Beep Media Player (BMP) is a free audio player, based on the XMMS multimedia player. I recommend beep media player [...]