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Nvidia 352.41 Playing Bad with GNU/Linux Slackware

Posted 11-15-2015 at 05:59 AM by jheengut
Updated 11-15-2015 at 06:04 AM by jheengut

A Gaming Laptop working well under a GNU/Linux distribution is not a dream anymore. Though some unwanted drivers like the intel management engine that go undetected is a blessing in disguise, most devices already have a driver in the Linux Kernel. Some of them have to be instructed to be loaded while others are proprietary needing some manually intervention and configuration in some rare cases.

I currently posses a MSI GP60 2 PE Leopard Gaming Laptop onto which Slackware was flawlessly...
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Automatise additional Installation of software in Slackware

Posted 11-09-2015 at 11:11 AM by jheengut
Updated 11-09-2015 at 11:16 AM by jheengut

Slackware being an Advanced Operating System, is the oldest living Free/Libre Open Source Software Distribution in the world. Major tasks are still performed using the text driven ncurses as a Graphical User Interface and expects the Power User to configure the system aka /etc configuration files by hand. A DVD installation covers everything from a file,web,ftp,mail,.. Server to a complete Desktop and in addition to the TeX typesetting system. There is virtually no limit from which media the system...
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Automatise additional Installation software in Slackware

Posted 11-09-2015 at 11:11 AM by jheengut

Slackware being an Advanced Operating System, is the oldest living Free/Libre Open Source Software Distribution in the world. Major tasks are still performed using the text driven ncurses as a Graphical User Interface and expects the Power User to configure the system aka /etc configuration files by hand. A DVD installation covers everything from a file,web,ftp,mail,.. Server to a complete Desktop and in addition to the TeX typesetting system. There is virtually no limit from which media the system...
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in route to testing KDE 5 : Part 1 , the minimal slack install

Posted 05-17-2015 at 02:15 PM by jheengut

Last time I visited , a major uphaul
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Hot and Fun Linux Kernel Compilation

Posted 04-28-2015 at 02:25 PM by jheengut

Hot Question
The hot question on everybodies lips, why should I compile the kernel?

The answer is not simple since it varies to the situation, sometimes a missing drivers, a new sexy hardware that only the latest kernel version supports or testing purposes.

My Answer

Mine had been to find the smallest one that can my machine following each new version from git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git. Any good distro out there...
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