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So when should one upgrade?

Posted 11-12-2009 at 06:54 PM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)

In my last entry, I quoted Alien Bob stating that Slackware assumes you're smart. Part of what that means to me is having a sense a how to tailor the system to one's own uses, and having the freedom to do so without the operating system insisting it be done its way. But what, really, does running an OS entail? Beyond installation, most of it comes down to certain configuration options, installing additional software, and maintaining the whole mess. Everything else involves actually using the software....
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amazing.......

Posted 11-17-2009 at 11:06 AM by bigjohn

By way of a bit of an update......

So, I've been through various distro's, most successfully but some not so.

I've currently settled on Ubuntu and got the 9.10 version installed.

I was using KDE for my desktop, but when "they" started using KDE4 by default, I got so frustrated trying to understand how to do stuff that came naturally with KDE3, I said "bollocks" to it and installed gnome.

I don't quite understand why,...
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OS/X bash daemon script

Posted 11-17-2009 at 12:41 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

Here's a template for how to create a daemon or launchd script in bash.

Bash OS/X daemon template

/bithead
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bash diff2html compare differences in 2 files in html

Posted 11-17-2009 at 02:43 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

diff2html is a free and open source utility that uses the output of diff(1) to graphically compare two files in html.

diff2html

The whole thing is written in bash 3.2

/bithead
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15 Must Have Applications in Ubuntu

Posted 06-18-2010 at 01:10 PM by sheshta
Updated 06-19-2010 at 09:29 AM by sheshta

This post appeared on Mostafa Sheshtawy's Blog

As we all know, the new ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx is now available for download . It is a very nice operating system, I posted earlier a Quick-Review on Ubuntu, you can check it out and see what's new and cool about the new Ubuntu.

However in this post, and as a web developer, I will recommend the things that web developers can't live without in this open source operating system. We will look at development tools and applications...
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