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Traditionally, static configurations of IP addresses were made based on the interface names, which were always constant. When the kernel started doing device probes in a way that interface names would vary from time to time even on the exact same set of NICs, then we needed udev to keep things orderly. Turns out even udev can be fool when you change NICs, or when moving system hard drives to a new machine. New MAC addresses mean the old interface names are unavailable. So network configurations...
I wish Linux had a loopback (stored in a file) or virtual (stored in RAM) disk block device which supported partitions. I know some of you will be jumping the reply button to tell me about the offset option for loopback. Well, no, that isn't it. I want such a device for the purpose of running bootloader installs on. That requires the bootloader to be able to access both the whole device and the partition(s) on what are whole/part related device inodes.
Posted 04-08-2012 at 03:09 AM byhydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
gFifteen, the sliding puzzle game that I coded, is now available as version 0.10.2, with full desktop integration.
* Gentoo users: gFifteen has been accepted into official Gentoo portage, so Gentoo users can install it with "emerge games-puzzle/gfifteen".
* Debian / Ubuntu users: I have made available a .deb package of the latest version, which has been tested successfully on Debian (Wheezy). Presumably it should work under Ubuntu as well. At present only...
I aquired a sweet older p4 d950 with 4 gig of ram. I installed 2-1TB green wd hds and a dvd burner. It has a intel 945 m/b with the intergtrated video all in a mini-atx tower case
It will be more than my wife or I will ever use.
Tintii version 2.6.1 was just recently released. So I thought I'd use the occation to get the word out on this Opensource application. In the Tintii's own words...
"For photographers who love to express colour, use Tintii for colour on black-and-white, colour popping, selective colour, saturation contrast and subtle hue and lightness adjustments. Use Tintii..."
So in simplier terms Tintii will extract the color from everything you do not want to draw focus too. This...