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great xmas

Posted 01-11-2013 at 08:52 PM by peonuser

Thought I managed to save 4 or 5 p1 systems, Two servers bit the dust (or at least one more did). Scavenged those machines and a couple of others while cleaning out the closet. Reclaimed items went to the parts closet.

Brother game me an android tablet for xmas. A whole new world in some ways. For the amount of swipes you do, you can easlity have just tuped in something from a command line....... Guess I will get used to it. Sure there are a lot of hacks for it, but I will wait a...
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Moved to Mint Nadia Cinnamon!

Posted 01-11-2013 at 05:08 PM by bhupendra
Updated 01-11-2013 at 05:11 PM by bhupendra (add a line)

With sadness I had to bid goodbye to Ubuntu 12.10. No, it was not Unity, because I quite liked it.
Just that applications began crashing once too often. When this became a constant irritation, the nearest I could think of was Mint. So for now sorry Ubuntu.
I also managed to install Arch Linux on a dual boot with Linux Mint. I tested the installation procedure as described in the Arch Wiki in Virtual Box first. After a few misfires I managed to get it right. Then I backed up all data...
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Tutorial about information gathering and the most important commands

Posted 01-11-2013 at 04:32 AM by error_401
Updated 02-08-2013 at 01:36 AM by error_401

Have you been in this situation?

You have finally installed your first linux and have a problem. Now everybody wants to know what you have installed in order to answer your question. But how to get there?

Little tutorial about gathering information on a linux system.

First know the difference between a normal user and "root". Root is the administrator. You are not normally logging on as root but if it is your own computer you may do so at your...
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news, sorta

Posted 01-10-2013 at 03:48 PM by rainbowsally

The new parser that will be in mc2 3.1 (currently 3.0) is really very nice (based on but changed a bit from the test files recently posted.)

You'll never find a parser that's super-easy to use, but this one is in C (no intermediate file), makes sense in C, and is debuggable in C so debugging both the code and the algorithms is much much easier than something like flex, lemon, or the gazillion other alternatives.

As kind of a challenge, we started the first few passes...
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Installed Nix

Posted 01-09-2013 at 01:49 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
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I recently installed the Nix package manager on my system:

https://nixos.org/nix/

Nix is an intriguing idea: a purely functional and deterministic package management system. Nix allows you to install, upgrade, and remove packages on your system without ever having to worry about breaking the dependencies of other packages already installed on your system. This is impossible, by design. Likewise, after installing new packages, you are free to roll back those changes...
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