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Slackware-14.1-Hacks-KeePass

Posted 05-19-2014 at 08:17 PM by arniekat

KeePass allows you to keep all your passwords in an encrypted container. It is basically a Password Safe available for various operating systems.

You need to compile and install the following applications from SlackBuilds.org:

libgdiplus-2.10.9
mono-3.2.3
KeePass-2.15

When you try to run KeePass, it will not work on Slackware64. The reason is that the KeePass binary is looking in the wrong location for the libgdiplus binary. To fix this,...
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Slackware-14.1-Hacks-DNSCrypt Proxy

Posted 05-19-2014 at 06:52 PM by arniekat

DNSCrypt-Proxy encrypts DNS traffic between your computer and OpenDNS's Name Servers. You will be using OpenDNS's Name Servers instead of your ISP's Domain Name Servers.

In the following case, 192.168.0.1 is the Local Address of the Router/Gateway. Your address may be different. To find your Gateway Address, use the ifconfig command. The address you want is the "inet" entry. Here is a sample:

# ifconfig
eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>...
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Slackware-14.1-Hacks-Firefox 24.X and Java

Posted 05-19-2014 at 06:40 PM by arniekat
Updated 05-19-2014 at 06:42 PM by arniekat

You need to compile and install the following application from SlackBuilds.org:

jdk-7u55

Note - I could not download any files from the Oracle website without having java already installed and configured for Firefox. What I did is install and configure an old version, jdk-7u21, then I downloaded and compiled the current version, which jdk-7u55. After that, I upgraded the package using the new version.

You will need to download jdk-7u55-linux-i586.tar.gz...
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creating VMDK file for raw disk access by virtualbox on linux host

Posted 05-19-2014 at 03:32 PM by dr_agon

Recently I repartitioned my harddrive and had to recreate VMDK file which is used to access some of my physical partitions by guest machine.
You can do it using the command
Code:
$ sudo vboxmanage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename test.vmdk -rawdisk /dev/sda -partitions 1,3
The result did not satisfy me, because guest machine required RW access to entire /dev/sda.
Looking for description of VMDK format I have found this.
So, I modified the lines in VMDK file...
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New beta version of Pyplate CMS

Posted 05-17-2014 at 01:08 PM by Pyplate

I've made a lot of improvements to Pyplate. New posts can now be saved to a drafts folder before they are published, and they can also be previewed while in the draft area.

I've added a page to the UI where you can export and import the database to XML files. This makes it easier to display the database in a human readable form. You can edit the XML files and re-import them to make changes to the database.

Pyplate now uses a comment template and a sharing template...
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