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Posted 03-28-2012 at 02:09 PM by arniekat


Compile and install Dropbox-1.2.49 from
The following tutorial is from that version of the Software. After installing:

Go to the KDE Menu > Internet > Dropbox (Network Storage)

Select “I don't have a Dropbox Account”
Click “Next”

Dropbox Setup
First Name: <First_Name>
Last Name: <Last_Name>
EMail: <EMail_Address>
Password: <Dropbox_Password>...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-Encrypted Netbook

Posted 03-02-2012 at 11:42 AM by arniekat


Item List:
1. A 1GB USB Flash Disk (Lilo Boot Disk)
2. A 4GB USB Flash Disk (Slackware 13.37 USB Installer)
3. A USB External Hard Drive at least 16GB (Windows 7 Recovery Image)

This tutorial will keep the Windows 7 Install and have Slackware 13.37 installed alongside Windows. You will boot Slackware with a 1GB Lilo Boot Disk. If the Boot Disk is not inserted, the machine will boot straight to Windows without anyone...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-HP 2430dtn Network Printer

Posted 02-22-2012 at 08:01 PM by arniekat

NOTE - Your Printer must be a Network Printer with the JetDirect Print Server.


Connect the Printer to your router using an Ethernet Network Cable. Turn on the Printer.

On the HP 2430dtn, press the

Menu > Configure Device > I/O > Embedded JetDirect Menu > TCP/IP > Config Method > * Manual

Now, you will create a sub-menu for the Manual Settings which allow you to set the IP Address,...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-Hardening Tips

Posted 02-04-2012 at 09:17 PM by arniekat

These suggestions are based on advice from the SlackWiki Basic Security Fixes, The Center For Internet Security Slackware Benchmarks and on the General Hardening Tips for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. I condensed and categorized as many of the suggestions as I could glean, however, it is your choice as to how many of them apply in your case.


Create a BIOS Password to keep others from changing your BIOS settings. After you have installed Slackware, you...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-Vim Tutorial

Posted 02-03-2012 at 07:46 PM by arniekat

SOURCE - The Vimbook Tutorial Version 5.7 and Vim Manpages and

Elvis is a clone of the ex/vi text editor.
/usr/bin/vi is a symlink to elvis
Elvis is part of the package elvis-2.2_0

This tutorial, however will use Vim.
Vim is part of the package vim-7.3.154
Main Website:
NOTE - vipw is an editor for the file /etc/passwd
vigr is an editor for the file /etc/group
visudo is an editor...
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