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[ In reference to "Installing Perl Modules as a Non-Root User" in LG#139 ]

Vipin TS [vipin.ts at gmail.com]

Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:06:54 +0200

To whom it may concern,

The article seems to be nice. I tried to work out the same. I configures PERL5LIB variable as

and I put MyConfig.pm file in the /home/galaxy/.cpan/CPAN/ directory. I made editing in LIB and associated things in the MyConfig.pm file And I tried to install some modules that time the perl is looking to install in the default system wide directories not to the assigned locations by the user galaxy. I allocated a place in my home directory thats is
The Error message is
*Warning: You do not have permissions to install into
/usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8 at /usr/share/perl/5.8/ExtUtils/Install.pm line
Cannot forceunlink
Permission denied at /usr/share/perl/5.8/File/Find.pm line 886
make:   [pure_site_install] Error 13*
It will be great if you can suggest me a way to overcome this.

Vipin T S

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[ In reference to "How to Reset forgotten Root passwords" in LG#107 ]

Ben Okopnik [ben at linuxgazette.net]

Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:55:29 -0500

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From: Dmitri Radtchenko <dorscher@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 2:37 PM
Subject: Question
To: tag@linuxgazette.net

Hello The Answer Gang,

I have a question about the following article: http://linuxgazette.net/107/tomar.html

I did the following:

"Delete everything between the first and second colons, so that the line looks like:" root::12581:0:99999:7:::

"Save the file and exit your editor"

"Type 'reboot' to reboot your system"

However I can't complete this step:

"Now you can log into your system as root with no password. Make sure you change the password immediately."

When I try to login through putty, it asks me for login name, I enter root, then it asks me for password, I just hit enter, and it says the password is invalid.

How exactly do I login with no password?


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[ In reference to "Plotting the spirograph equations with 'gnuplot'" in LG#133 ]

Sonja Schmid [schmid.sonja at gmx.ch]

Thu, 30 Jul 2009 09:48:13 +0200

Dear Víctor Luaña,

I just saw how you drew these labels of the angles in Fig. 1 on page http://linuxgazette.net/133/luana.html . Could you tell me what gnuplot code you use to do so??

Thanks very much in advance!


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[ In reference to "Writing Network Device Drivers for Linux" in LG#156 ]

sai kasavar [saikasavar at gmail.com]

Thu, 6 Aug 2009 12:27:40 +0530

[[[ Eugh, MS-Word html. -- Kat ]]]


How does a socket(sock.net/sk_buff.net) is configured with underlying ethernet device structure. I mean at what time the net_device structre is exposed to the socket/sk_buff structure.


Sai Krishna.


[ In reference to "Keymap Blues in Ubuntu's Text Console" in LG#157 ]

eric stockman [stockman.eric at gmail.com]

Sat, 08 Aug 2009 22:57:00 +0200

On my intrepid ibex 8.10 system the keymaps are in /usr/share/rdesktop/keymaps/

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Published in Issue 166 of Linux Gazette, September 2009