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Ask Shadowman: Red Hat Linux as a Desktop Operating System
He's prettier than a shiny new log chain! He's naked from the chin down! He's got only one name like Mork or Nico! He's the Shadowman... And he joins us once again to answer the toughest questions anybody dared ask a two-dimensional logo.
Got a question that you'd like Shadowman to answer? Ask him.
(p.s. Last month the email address on the web page was listed incorrectly as firstname.lastname@example.org. Our apologies. That alias belongs to a guy downstairs who on the weekends wears a homemade superhero suit and tries to rescue squirrels from trees. We leave him alone.)
Peter H. jabbered:
LeRoy H. got sick and tired and bellowed:
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ppp0To allow users to bring up the ppp interface. If you mean use of the kppp app itself, you *could* set the permissions differently.
Chris H. flippantly remarked:
Damian Van D. coughed u:
Noor M. hollered:
Avi H. gritted his teeth and hissed:
mount -t vfat /partition/xp_share /mount_pointWhere the file system follows -t, don't bother with NTFS, not just because NTFS killed Shadowman's parents, but because it don't work right with Linux.
Replace '/partition/xp_share with the partition/location of your XP document folder and /mount_point with a valid mount point.
cd /mount_pointAnd you should see the documents. Open from and/or write to that folder and all should be right as rain.
Shadowman adds that mount point to /etc/fstab when setting up dual boots.