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Howto get newer package versions for Debian Stable

Posted 03-28-2012 at 09:43 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 06-15-2012 at 05:57 PM by craigevil

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New Debian users should obtain all their software from the Debian repositories. The Debian maintainers have gone to a lot of work to ensure that the software in the Debian repositories works well together and is secure. Getting software from non-Debian sources voids the (non-existent) warranty! The combination of package management systems and the advent Linux distributions which supply vast amounts of software fundamentally changes
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How to install oracle java 7 in ubuntu 12.04

Posted 03-27-2012 at 09:33 AM by sridhar11

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. It is the underlying technology that powers state-of-the-art programs including utilities, games, and business applications. Java runs on more than 850 million personal computers worldwide, and on billions of devices worldwide, including mobile and TV devices.

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editing a text file

Posted 03-26-2012 at 08:58 AM by arn2025
Tags awk, text files

i want to edit this text file and remove the column with the arts and also edit the separator & so that they become columns.
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ANNE 2453 3564 M@M.U 1 O&C&TY
JUDE 3453 2345 n@m.u 1 W&Y&TY
wend 3442 3773 h@y.u 1 O&C&TY
fill 3266 7473 g@m.u 1 W&T&TY
feat 3455 5544 1 W&C&TY
carl 3435 6723 1 Y&C&TY
wade 3442 7843 1 L&C&TY
jenw 7863 9028 1 P&C&TY
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My Last Two Blog Entries Suck

Posted 03-26-2012 at 01:36 AM by DevilFreeBSD

The first one is supposed to be a joke response for people tired of sending folks links to "how to ask questions the smart way."

Yeah, its an unabashed ugly bit of venting.

The second one is a smart arse solution to a goal that is actually praiseworthy. So its supposed to be funny because its so lazy and inappropriate.

Well now that I've explained away everything, my blog is officially BORING.
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Intermediate C/C++ Data Interpolation (curve fitting)

Posted 03-25-2012 at 02:16 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 04-19-2012 at 02:02 PM by rainbowsally (Note about obsolete makefile-creator and replacement)

[Note: makefile-creator was far too limited and has been replaced by mc2, makefile-creator the 2nd generation. All the sources can be downloaded at once here:
There may be some differences in the libLQ functions as well, but they should be easily spotted (need '&' prefix, and readPipe() has been renamed pipeRead() for purposes of alphabetically listing by...
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