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Linux Learning and Coolness to be admired with USB3 and eSATA

Posted 10-22-2012 at 01:41 PM by Jaysonfw (Linux Exploits)
Updated 10-22-2012 at 05:55 PM by Jaysonfw

One of the aspects about Linux that I love and sometimes hate, is the ever present opportunity to learn something new. Recently, Linux has seemed to me like a much admired friend, that routinely surprises you with some cool and new thing to be admired I've worked exclusively with Linux as my PC of choice for about 5 years, and am currently running Slackware-14 64 bit. I can honestly say, that from the very beginning, not a month has passed where I haven't learned at least one new facet of Linux....
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The Lost Art of Situational Awareness

Posted 10-21-2012 at 07:39 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I was driving to the store tonight. As I drove through the (seemingly) deserted stretch of parking lot, I came up to a man, woman, and child walking through the dimly lit area. I noticed that they were uncomfortably close to the road, so I started to fade to the left to avoid them. As I approached, the man continued narrowing the gap between my 2 1/2 ton vehicle and his body. His wife wisely stayed to the right with their child...but then an amazing thing happened...

I continued...
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Ad-hoc wifi networking?????

Posted 10-21-2012 at 10:36 AM by davetesc

Each time I think I'm getting somewhere I try to do something new and realise how little I know!!!
Having found a cheap usb wifi dongle I thought it would be easy to connect my two laptops so I could just send files between the two without using a memory stick, guess again, obviously I'm missing the simplest of steps but plodding on. :-)
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Iced Tea does taste good

Posted 10-20-2012 at 05:50 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 10-20-2012 at 06:19 AM by hydraMax
Tags foss, gaming, java

A long time ago I stopped using Java programs because of the proprietary aspect. But I recently tried out Iced Tea on my Gentoo box and it seems to work pretty well, at least with one program, Planet M.U.L.E:

http://www.planetmule.com/

Planet M.U.L.E. is a free clone of a old economics video game, but with much better graphics. It is rather addicting, but somewhat frustrating if you don't take the time to read the how-to-play guide, which explains in detail all the...
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More bunny rabbit videos!

Posted 10-19-2012 at 12:21 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

I've uploaded a few more videos of the cute, furry creatures:

https://frigidcode.com/multimedia/more-bunny-videos/
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