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If you have anything that you need to know how to do that you think would make a good FAQ just post it here. We have a sizeable linux community that is only growing and there is probably somebody who can help you out

I will also keep a brief list of completed faq's. This list will not be 100% complete. For the full list check out Chipp's thread The Linux FAQ Directory

Requests
Dual Monitor Setup How-to
Use a GRUB Splash Image
How to install/setup CS:S in Wine
How to compile a kernel

Completed
Installing Stuff
Installing Wine - Chipp
Installing Xfire Through Wine - Wheezy Baby
Installing Kiba-Dock - dhrandy
Installing Wine in Slackware - See Installing Wine
Installing a Custom Icon Set

Configuring Hardware
Getting Mouse Side Buttons to Work in Linux - dangerousHobo

Troubleshooting
Fix for black screen with Nvidia and Beryl - dhrandy

How-to's
How To: Monitor your server with munin - kc-tr
How to add DELETE to your rightclick menu (GNOME) - Trippen Out
How to Enable the Debian Menu (Ubuntu) - Trippen Out
How to share folders with Windows and Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 - dhrnady

Scripts
Recursive Move (perl) - rabidgnome229 and dangerousHobo
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Alright - the thread is up and formatted
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post #4 of 66
not sure if this would be helpful or good to add however I have 2, not exactly FAQ's however they are "How To's" for linux, one in my sig and the other in the servers section as a sticky

edit here is the other one.

http://www.overclock.net/servers/186...in-ubuntu.html
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post #5 of 66
Installing wine section is nice...could someone add to it "installing Wine in Slackware"?
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Doesn't slackware use yum?
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Does it?...let me check (been running slackware for about 5 hours)

<edit> It wasn't part of the installed package, that much I am pretty sure of, as "su" then "yum install wine" returns: "-bash: yum: command not found".

Or do I need the wine files in a particular location to run this?
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post #8 of 66
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No - that just means it doesn't use yum. I'm pretty noobish about distros besides ubuntu since I haven't branched out yet
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bump for edit..

http://www.overclock.net/servers/186...in-ubuntu.html

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Does it?...let me check (been running slackware for about 5 hours)

<edit> It wasn't part of the installed package, that much I am pretty sure of, as "su" then "yum install wine" returns: "-bash: yum: command not found".

Or do I need the wine files in a particular location to run this?
Have you tried apt-get or aptitude. Also if not have you checked to see if you have the Synaptic Package Manager installed? If so find yum or apt in there install it , then use the command line.
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I will do some research on both the topics that are requested later and see what I can do
    
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