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[Correction. The mint version of the url to a local (on your hard drive) repository seems to work, but it's not really right.
After doing this in Kubuntu, it became clear that the two last fields (see below) are subdirs of the third to last field. Still working this out from examples rather than official 'docs' but take a look at this if you are interested in making offline repositories you can modify easily. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ository-35696/...
Pipelight, which allows to run your favorite Silverlight application directly inside your Linux browser. The project combines the effort by Erich E. Hoover with a new browser plugin that embeds Silverlight directly in any Linux browser supporting the Netscape Plugin API. He worked on a set of Wine patches to get Playready DRM protected content working inside Wine and afterwards created an Ubuntu package called Netflix Desktop. This package allows one to use Silverlight inside a Windows version of...
The syntax of "ln" requires full path information of the "source" file. Therefore, if you issue something like "for file in *.foo ; do ln -s ./$file /other-folder/somewhere/$(echo $file | sed s/foo/bar/) ; done", the produced symlinks will be empty.
To avoid that, the command must be:
for file in *.foo ; do ln -s $PWD/$file /other-folder/somewhere/$(echo $file | sed 's/foo/bar/') ; done
[Added a PS about kubuntu getting 'harvested' by mint and openSUSE.]
[Rant at the top this time. Skip down to the dotted line to see if any of these tips are useful to you if you are a mint user. The links at this blog are all now broken. I will correct them with an explanation in a while.]
I used to be a suse/opensuse fan. It's no longer possible to continue with the suse distros though. The last usable version (for me) was 11.4, and that took a bit of effort....