For those of you wondering how to make Fedora Linux boot into text mode – here’s how to disable the graphics boot/login screen: If you are running an older distribution you need to edit the file /etc/inittab (must be root) and change id:5:initdefault: to id:3:initdefault: If you are running a NEWER distribution can […]
On newer distributions you can easily change your terminal prompt, (which is controlled by the PS1 environment variable, btw) by adding a file with the prompt format string to the /etc/profile.d directory. You may name the file whatever you like, e.g. set-prompt.sh, but make sure that inside it there is a line that sets PS1 […]
In a Linux multi-boot system it often happens that one distro shows correct system time and another does not. The problem is in how the startup scripts interpret the hardware (BIOS) clock when setting the OS time (the so called System Clock). If you want to learn more about this (and fix this problem PROPERLY!) […]
The wmaker menu (the list which appears when you right-click on the desktop) is stored as a text file in ~/GNUstep/Default/WMRootMenu. Edit it with your favoruite editor to add new menu items to your Window Maker menu.