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phil at redbrick.dcu.ie
Sat Jun 22 19:35:33 IST 2002
Patrick Kiernan's [ampis at esatclear.ie] 25 lines of wisdom included:
> I have debian running on a few machines over a lan. I want to setup my
> own local debian source. Basically one of them will have internet mirrors in
> sources.list and the rest will have some local address for that machine. Then
> I could
> setup cron or something to check for updates in the middle of the night and
> new programs off the the local package source. Is this hard to setup?
Never actually done that, but shouldn't be too hard, I'm sure you
wouldn't be the first.
> Anyone know any browers run fast on 233mhzs?
Opera runs fairly decent on a P133 I have at home, although it's
> Also two of the machines have wrong keyboard layouts. I've ran "dpkg-reconfigure
> and selected british and it went through and loaded the british layout but still
> some keys are in
> the wrong place, like shift and 2 gives me: @
loadkeys is the command that loads your keyboard configuration, type
'loadkeys uk' (I think) at the command-line, and see if that fixes
If it does, there's a script in /etc/init.d called keymaps or
something (I don't have a Debian box here to check) you can manually
set it in there, or there should be some variable value somewhere
Basically you want to load the correct configuration every time at
boot-up. If I get to a Debian box I'll double check for you.
Not sure why dpkg-recongfigure isn't working from what you've
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