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You need to use the control panel. It is an X-based set of utilities. The control panel will start automatically if you do a startx as root, or you can do a su, set your DISPLAY environment variable, and then run control-panel. In particular you want to run the Network Configurator (netcfg) and possibly the Kernel Configurator —Donnie Barnes, Red Hat Software email@example.com
How can I change the name of the output file after compiling my source code with g++? I don't have the manual entry for this command. —Kennie Jose Cruz
To change the name of an executable created by g++ or gcc, use the following command: —Rafael Rodrigues Obelhei firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find this information in the gcc info files which should be accessible by typing info gcc, or in a shorter version by typing —Ralf Stephan
Where can I find out what changed between Linux kernel versions? —Koen Rosseau
Check out the Kernel Change Summary at ftp://ftp.shout.net/pub/users/mec/kcs/. This covers the 1.3, 2.0, and 2.1 series kernels. —Matt Hartley email@example.com
When trying to run xterm under X, I get the error message no ptys available. I have used Slackware in the past and have never had a problem with xterm before. —Thomas Granger
Most likely some of your pty device files got messed up. Check in /dev and restore them with mknod or —Bert Vermeulen firstname.lastname@example.org
Where do I find a bootp server software and directions on how to install it? —Carl Fritch
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