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Pimp my Slack!

Posted 12-12-2009 at 08:08 PM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-18-2009 at 05:01 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally posted in my Blog.
I am a KDE fan. Besides the eye-candy, I love the KDE apps. They are much better at functionality than their Gnome counterparts, e.g-> Brasero in Gnome has caused a lot of burn failures, whereas K3b is just perfect. Gnome just gets in your way of doing things. Anyway, this article is about what I did with my default Slackware install to make it more beautiful. Before I proceed...
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Posted in Slackware
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Improving Slackware boot time

Posted 12-09-2009 at 12:30 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 12:40 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Tags boot, slackware

Originally Posted in my BLOG.
Slackware by default takes a long time to boot. We can minimize this. I am going to write down exactly what I did, you read that and do it on your own.

First login as root using "su" and continue:

Code:
 # nano /etc/lilo.conf
Write compact in the global section or uncomment it. [it's there somewhere at the top]

Next find the append line and add "quiet" at the end. My append line reads:
...
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Posted in Slackware
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[example] Compiling 2.6.32 kernel in Slackware 64

Posted 12-08-2009 at 11:31 PM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 12:42 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG

Please Note: You should atleast read Alien_Bob's [Eric Hameleers] Guide once if you are new to kernel compiling. I always refer this guide to people who just started kernel compiling since it's very well-written and explained in details. Here is the link.
This is my second kernel compile guide [actually more like a report of my experience]. A few...
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Rating: 2 votes, 4.00 average.

openSUSE 11.2: Getting Started!

Posted 11-18-2009 at 12:12 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-04-2009 at 07:55 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally posted in my BLOG.

First things first, let me once again tell you I've become a huge fan of openSUSE. it's absolutely everything I look for in a Desktop OS.

Now I'm gonna write my experience down. A few slight quirks, which was not SUSE's fault but since I'm new to it [ well I used it a year ago, but that was only for a month], it was mainly because I wasn't aware of SUSE's way...
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Posted in OpenSUSE
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[rant] OpenSUSE to save disappointed buntu followers

Posted 11-12-2009 at 06:34 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 11-12-2009 at 08:52 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG.

I just wanted to share this with my readers, specially for those poor souls who suffered a huge deal due to ubuntuís karmic kick and made them look like helpless koalas jumping from one branch to other in search of peace.
Well, welcome to the GNU/Linux world. If stuff donít work for you, then you can do two things:

1. Try and fix them.
2. Trash...
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