Monthly Archives: June 2011

Running multiple X sessions

There are two ways to start the first X session: you either start the X Window System manually after logging in, or X starts automatically when your Linux system boots up. If your system is configured to start X automatically, you don’t have to wo… Continue reading

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Check which Linux Distribution is probably running (Update)

There is no cross-distribution way. However: Redhat and friends: Test for /etc/redhat-release, check contents Debian: Test for /etc/debian_version, check contents Mandriva and friends: Test for /etc/version, check contents Slackware: Test for /etc… Continue reading

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Check which Linux Distribution is probably running

There is no cross-distribution way. However: Redhat and friends: Test for /etc/redhat-release, check contents Debian: Test for /etc/debian_version, check contents Mandriva and friends: Test for /etc/version, check contents Slackware: Test for /etc… Continue reading

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