Common Shell Environment Variables

When you start a shell (by logging in or opening a Terminal window), a lot of environment variables are already set. Table 2-8 shows some variables that are either set when you use a bash shell or that can be set by you to use with different features. Contains the full path name of the bash command. This is usually A number representing the current version of the bash command. This is the effective user ID number of the current user. It is assigned when the shell starts, based on the user's...

Domain[Estreet Os[Unix Server[Samba 227a smb

In this example, smbclient connects to the directory share named tmp as the Samba user named chris. If the password is accepted, you should see information about the server and a smb > prompt. If you cannot access the same shared directory from a Windows client, it's quite possible that the client is passing an improper username and password. Part of the problem may be that the Windows client is not providing encrypted passwords. For certain Windows clients, using encrypted passwords requires...

Using Your Camera as a Storage Device

Some digital cameras let you treat them like a storage device to manage pictures. By mounting a digital camera as a USB mass storage device, you can view, copy, delete, and move the pictures on your camera as you would files on a hard disk or CD (just at a lower speed). Table 20-4 is a partial summary of digital cameras that can be used as a USB storage device. Table 20-4 is a partial summary of digital cameras that can be used as a USB storage device. Cameras That Can Be Used as Usb Storage...

Using a Digital Camera with Gtkam and gPhoto2

With the gtkam window, you can download and work with images from digital cameras. The gtkam window is a front end to gPhoto2, which provides support for dozens of digital cameras in Linux. The gtkam window works by attaching a supported digital camera to a serial or USB port on your computer. You can view thumbnails of the digital images from the camera, view full-size images, and download the ones you select from the camera to your hard disk. If you have a camera that saves images to a floppy...

Installing a Web Application Coppermine Photo Gallery

Once your LAMP server is operational, you can begin installing or creating applications to run on it. One such application is Coppermine Photo Gallery (CPG), the installation of which is demonstrated in this section. CPG is a Web-based photo gallery management system written in PHP. Through its Web interface, you can upload pictures to your own photo galleries, which will be available on the Web through your LAMP server. You can install CPG under a virtual host or under a user's home directory...

Sound Formats Supported by the SoX Utility

8SVX Amiga musical instrument description format. Apple Ilc IIgs and SGI AIFF files. May require a separate archiver to work with these files. Sun Microsystems AU audio files. This was once a popular format. (The .snd extension is ambiguous because it's also been used on NeXT format and headerless Mac PC format.) Audio Visual Research format, used on the Mac. CD-R files used to master compact disks. Continuously variable slope delta modulation, which is used for voice mail and other speech...