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SlackEX (Slackware 14.2/Current) live USB with kernel 4.5.1 and KDE 4.14.18

Posted 04-13-2016 at 03:37 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 04-13-2016 at 03:48 PM by exton (MORE INFO)

I have made yet another version of SlackEX. It has the latest kernel (4.5.1, released 160412) and the latest KDE (4.14.18) Desktop Environment.

New features in version 160413 of SlackEX
I have replaced kernel 4.4.1-x86_64-exton with kernel 4.5.1-x86_64-exton with support for “everything”. Most important is that I have changed repositories from Slackware 14.1 to Current. I.e. Slackware 14.2. KDE is upgraded to version 4.14.18 (latest KDE version). All other component software is...
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New way to install OracleASM packages from Oracle for RHEL systems

Posted 04-13-2016 at 11:00 AM by JockVSJock

Recently a new kernel has come down for a number of RHEL5 systems where I run Oracle on. Also installed is OracleASM (Automated Storage Management), which is a data volume manager for Oracle databases

In the past, when upgrading a kernel, had to also upgrade OracleASM version to match the newer kernel. I would just go to the Oracle website, browser for the OracleASM version that matches the new kernel, download it, install and test.

Now Oracle has changed the method...
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Posted in RHEL
Views 589 Comments 0 JockVSJock is offline
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[WORK-AROUND] Bug on dragging windows of KDE/QT apps under openbox

Posted 04-12-2016 at 05:54 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-12-2016 at 05:56 PM by the dsc
Tags bug, kde, openbox

If you accidentally (or not) click/hold and drag the left mouse button from the inner area ("client" or "any empty area") in a KDE/QT window, it starts to be dragged/moved along, but it's not dropped when you release the button, unlike the behavior with GTK windows (at least GTK2, I guess). You got to press "enter" or "esc", I guess.

Presumably that doesn't happen under KDE proper/kwin, maybe not even with other window managers, but I didn't...
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I have ESP

Posted 04-10-2016 at 10:47 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

Customer calls in, stating he can't get BGP to come up across an IPSec link from a VyOS instance to another region. He explains that this is his first time messing with BGP, and that the session won't establish. We review his configuration, and for a first-timer, I'm really impressed with his understanding of BGP. Clearly this guy has done his homework, as everything, including odd little quirks of BGP, are all accounted for.

"Well, let's sledgehammer the problem. Ping the...
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Things to Know about Glibc: Protect Your Linux Systems

Posted 04-07-2016 at 06:49 AM by BryanWalters (Online Business Startup - Tips & Suggestions)
Updated 04-07-2016 at 06:54 AM by BryanWalters

On 16th February 2016 a security fault was revealed because of which many devices and apps are at risk – Linux servers being a portion of it. It is a bug identified as ‘glibc bug’ which can cause pain to hundreds of devices, applications and softwares which are internet connected. It lets attacker to lead a code into the memory of the device which in turn causes hacking attacks. The attacker can then control smartphones, internet routers, computers etc. It is initiated in building blocks of the...
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Posted in Business Tips
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