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How to build LibreOffice 3.6.7.2 in Slackware 14.2 (in 2017)

Posted 02-15-2017 at 11:34 AM by Yury_T

This build was done on Slackware64 14.2 with some additional packages installed. Considering the build instruments in Slackware, this should be replicatable on any non-Slackware installation. As a result you get LibreOffice installation, capable of working with legacy binary formats; as a nice bonus, the 3rd series LO isn't as badly bloated with non-features as the 4th (same 500 megs, but without support for those formats) and 5th (800 megs) ones.

I won't go into the fine details...
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Chromium OS – Exton Build 170212 – with YouTube and Spotify working fast and responsive

Posted 02-12-2017 at 02:24 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-12-2017 at 03:06 AM by exton (Errors)

About ChromX
I have compiled Chromium OS from source for the second time. My first compiled version of Chromium OS is from 160525. Chromium OS is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web. My Chromium OS Build 170212 is for all 64 bit “normal” Desktop computers and laptops.

How do I run Chromium OS?
Normally you run Chromium OS from a...
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Install a Linux system to a USB stick and get perfect persistence!

Posted 02-11-2017 at 10:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Linux to USB – Installation methods
Many people like to run/test a Linux system without touching/changing their hard drive. There are a lot of installations programs out there for both Linux and Windows. Most of them doesn’t offer persistence though. Very little is written about the fact that the “ordinary” installation program for installations to hard drive (in some cases) also can be used to install a Linux system to a USB stick. Using such an installation method will of course give you...
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How To Recover A Lost Root Password

Posted 02-09-2017 at 05:26 PM by Ztcoracat

This works for Red Hat so I'm not sure if it works for other distributions.

In order to recover the lost root password hit the 'e' key as Grub is booting up.

Look for the kernel line and add rd.break to the end of the kernel line and hit Enter.

Than mnt -o remount, rw /sysroot

Than type passwd and enter a new password and do that twice.

After that you will need to make a .auto relable file because SELinux labeling is wrong...
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Slackware wins LQ's Members Choice Award: Desktop Distro of the Year 2016

Posted 02-08-2017 at 04:14 AM by GazL (GazL's Gazette)

My congratulations to Mr. Volkerding.

Slackware has always had a strong and loyal contingent here on LQ. We have Slackware users here who have been using it for decades and who wouldn't dream of using anything else -- which says a lot: either about it, or them, or both, and I'll let you decide for yourself on that one. -- so it's no surprise that Slackware did well in the vote: it always does.

What I find interesting though is that this year there was no stand-out...
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