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Not even linux can create symlinks on FAT32

Posted 11-05-2014 at 02:04 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

If you've only briefly dealt with NTFS on linux, you might have noticed that it's possible to create symlinks there, not like the fake "shortcuts", but actual symlinks, that linux read as such.

That may lead the naive mind to think that symlinks are a linux/OS-side feature, and that therefore linux could create symlinks on FAT32. But that's going to be proven wrong on the first attempt.

You can, however, have symlinks on non-FAT partitions pointing to a FAT...
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custom colourful /etc/issue for Slackware

Posted 11-05-2014 at 12:52 AM by number22
Updated Yesterday at 12:58 PM by number22

When you copy and paste these code into your /etc/issue with your vi or vim, you might need to replace ^[ with Control+V then Control+[ in input mode.

Code:
^[[0;32m   _____    ^[[0;34m _                  _
^[[0;32m  / ____|   ^[[0;34m| |                | |
^[[0;32m | (___     ^[[0;34m| |   __ _    ___  | | __ ^[[0;33m__      __   __ _   _ __    ^[[0;35m___
^[[0;32m  \\___ \\    ^[[0;34m| |  / _\` |  / __| | |/ / ^[[0;33m\\ \\ /\\ / /  / _` | | \'__|  ^[[0;35m/ _
...
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ExLight Linux Live DVD with Enlightenment 0.19 :: now based on Ubuntu 14.10

Posted 11-04-2014 at 08:52 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION 141104?
1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn 64 bit, released October 23, 2014).
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.19. Installed from source.
3. I have replaced kernel 3.16.0-5-exton with kernel 3.16.0-21-exton.
4. New software content: AbiWord, Nautilus, SpaceFM, Firefox, Gimp and GParted. Also all necessary additions in order to install programs from source. Study...
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Slackware-14.1-Squid And Privoxy Secure Setup

Posted 11-02-2014 at 06:50 PM by arniekat

Squid is a Caching Proxy Server that reduces bandwidth, improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages so you have a faster Web Experience. Privoxy is a Privacy-Enhancing Proxy. These two proxies can be chained to increase your Web Browser Security. Before you start, take a baseline reading of the information your Web Browser is allowing to leak out. Go to:

http://www.stilllistener.com/checkpoint1/test2/

This website rates your Security...
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File listing to html

Posted 11-01-2014 at 02:55 PM by peonuser
Updated 11-20-2014 at 10:55 AM by peonuser

Downlloaded some pdf files, but wanted to access them from the local server. Did not want to edit several hundred lines into an html file so I create a batch file. Then the job was done in seconds rather than hours. Learned a bit more about sed in the process.

# turn a pdf list into a usable http file for a web server.
ls *.pdf > pdflist
cut -d "." -f1 pdflist > descripts
sed -i -e 's/^/<a href=\"/' pdflist
sed -i 's/$/\"\>/'...
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