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Good advice moderators

Posted 12-20-2008 at 10:15 PM by Drakeo

I find we have great moderators. the job they do are up to spec. You people really catch stuff that goes right by me thank you.
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Howto: making slackware packages from source without slackbuilds

Posted 12-30-2008 at 07:33 PM by ErV
Updated 02-21-2009 at 09:50 AM by ErV

[SIZE="5"][b]Making slackware packages from source[/b][/SIZE]

I'm posting this because some people have problems with making packages from source code, and howto where I learned how to do it isn't available anymore.

[color=red][b]WARNING![/b][/color]:
1) howto is pretty short and doesn't dive into details too much (although I initially thought about overview of commonly used build systems).
2) This doesn't work for all packages, only for most...
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Restoring the KRDC menu

Posted 03-12-2009 at 11:32 AM by drask

The company I work for is a windows shop. Since I'm a Linux guy and telecommute most of the time, I rely on KVpnc and KRDC to connect to my remote desktop when I need to work with company Windows Only applications.

I recently had a problem with KRDC version 3.93 in OpenSuSE 10.3. When I first started it up, I was playing with the menu options and either clicked on "Settings->Show Menu Bar" or typed CTRL-M to see what would happen. What happened was my main menu disappeared,...
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Slackware 12.2

Posted 03-30-2009 at 06:33 AM by shannonbay

I installed Slackware 12.2 today, after getting a copy from a mate at uni. The new version has resolved the problems I had with my network card disappearing.

I took the opportunity to redo my partitions:

sda1 Boot Primary Linux ReiserFS 5996.23
sda3 Primary Linux 10001.95
sda5 Logical Linux...
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[howto] Compile 2.6.31 Kernel in Slackware 13.0

Posted 09-16-2009 at 08:18 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 09-19-2009 at 10:03 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

This is the way I did it, and hopefully should work for you as well.

Open terminal and login as root [or if you'd prefer, use sudo in every step.]

Code:
 # cd /usr/src

    # wget ‘http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.31.tar.bz2′

    # tar xvfj linux-2.6.31.tar.bz2
After it’s extracted remove the previous symlink.

Code:
 # rm -rf linux

    # ln -s /usr/src/linux-2.6.31 /usr/src/linux
...
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