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Recover from hard drive MBR corruption with LVM/LUKS partitions

Posted 11-12-2015 at 09:05 AM by number22
Updated 11-12-2015 at 09:08 AM by number22

Using latest version boot cd or usb rescue disk, which is created by usbboot.img from cd or ftp.slackware.com

create usbboot.img with dd command.(#dd if=usbboot.img of=/dev/sdb bs=1M) (clear usb disk #dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=512).

once boot up:

# cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdxx luksname (sdxx your encrypted luks partition)

After successful enter password:

#vgscan --mknodes
#vgchange -ay
#mount /dev/cryptvg/root /mnt...
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Automatise additional Installation of software in Slackware

Posted 11-09-2015 at 12:11 PM by jheengut
Updated 11-09-2015 at 12:16 PM 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 12:11 PM 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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Slackware 14.1 - Use persistent disk names in lilo and fstab before adding a second hard disk

Posted 11-07-2015 at 05:31 PM by gegechris99
Updated 11-08-2015 at 06:16 AM by gegechris99
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I recently added to a laptop a second SATA Hitachi hard disk (HDD) using a HDD caddy that replaced the CD/DVD drive. This second HDD was from an old laptop whose motherboard died and had a Windows Vista partition and a linux partition.

The first HDD (Toshiba) in the laptop was partitioned as follows:
/dev/sda1 for the swap
/dev/sda2 for the root directory of Slackware 14.1 64bit with ext4 filesystem

After adding the second HDD, the boot process failed...
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Linux fanboys are at it again. This time over security.

Posted 11-06-2015 at 08:59 PM by Randicus Draco Albus

This thread has inspired another blog post.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...0/#post5445443

A newspaper article that examines the Linux kernel from a security perspective with a cursory, but unbiased examination of the issue from both sides, Torvalds and those who advocate better security, is vilified by some Linux users as an attack on Linux and anti-Linux propaganda. Here is yet another...
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