Computer Bits: Linux/etc [helpful Linux tips]
Oct 15, 2000, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Heinlein)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Some snippets of helpful advice were lying around my hard
drive, so I thought it a good time to unload it. There's no theme
to any of it, really, but I think that themes are sometimes
overrated, don't you?"
"My favorite mail reader, pine 4.21, does not lag behind when it
comes to modern features. For example, it supports rule-based
filtering just like those graphical clients that get all the press
these days. Just head to Main menu -> Setup -> Rules ->
Filters -> Add. Voila!"
"Red Hat 6.2 ships with the ability to display TrueType fonts
with the XFree86 X server. Oddly, the freetype package doesn't
include any TrueType fonts, nor does it provide clear instructions
on how to add them to your system."