[ f'ups to comp.os.linux ]
Todd Cary graced us by uttering:
Quote:> I am looking for a forum where I can ask beginner's questions
> for Linux.
As far as usenet, comp.os.linux sees a lot of beginner questions.
Quote:> For instance, I am running Linux 9 (with PHP, Apache and
> Interbase), but Interbase extensions are not included with PHP
> (as expected). I need to recompile Apache with PHP and
> Interbase using apxs. Conceptually I understand what needs to
> be done, but I do not know where to start having never compiled
> anything in the Unix/Linux environment.
Well, Linux 9 is a long way off. To my knowledge, the latest
stable Linux release is 2.4.21. I don't know how you got your
hands on Linux 9, but see if you can find where they hid their
If, on the other hand, the box you got the installation disks
from has a large red hat on it, be informed that you're actually
running Redhat Linux 9, which is a distribution of the GNU/Linux
operating system and is very different from "Linux", which is
merely the kernel. This information will make it easier for
those in comp.os.linux to help you.
Quote:> ...any ideas on how to make vim behave like the 'tail' command in unix?
On my system "cp /usr/bin/tail /usr/local/bin/vim" does the trick,
though Vi compatibility is subsequently somewhat impaired.