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Ideas.. I've seen people kill in the name of them... and die defending them. We are told to remember the idea, not the man. Because a man can fail. He can be caught, he can be killed and forgotten. But several years later... his idea can still change the world.
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compiz and metacity fight to be "compositing manager" in debian lenny

After I managed to run my X fine after my last problem with Xorg configurations, I had apt-getted compiz fusion. After it has run few times ok, It just stopped running, when i try to start it using compiz --replace I get the following error:

/usr/bin/compiz.real (core) - Error: Could not acquire compositing manager selection on screen 0 display ":0.0"
/usr/bin/compiz.real (core) - Fatal: No manageable screens found on display :0.0

debian lenny, Xorg 7.3, and xorg.conf

I had problems after I installed debian lenny on my laptop, After some digging in the system I found that debian lenny now includes Xorg 7.3 , there's something that made me really lost regarding it, that it simply doesn't use the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf .. actually i didn't find it on my system. So - as I'm used to - issued the configuring command

dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

and I was really surprised that the configurations was only for input devices (keyboard), and the generated xorg.conf was such a lame, contains only the following:

howto setup an rsync server (debian/ubuntu)

rsync is a great tool for synchronizing 2 directories (or files) either one of them is remote and the other is local, or 2 local folders (it doesn't support synchronizing 2 remote servers, yet). the power of rsync comes from that it doesn't transfer anything unless it detects that it's changes since last run. moreover, it transfer the changes in files only (unless you specified otherwise), and it can even compress files before sending which makes it ideal for continuous backups and mirroring.

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