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Notes on building a 64 bit slackware machine

Posted 03-05-2012 at 06:45 PM by Rod3775

I just bought a bunch of parts and built a 64 bit machine:
Intel Core i5-2500k processor
Intel DP67BG motherboard
8GB DDR3 memory
120GB Solid State Disk (SATA 6Gb/sec)
DVD writer (SATA 1.5 Gb/s)
MSI 3070 wireless dongle (comes with motherboard)
Geforce 8400GS PCI-e video card

I am running the Slackware64-13.37 stable release on it, and discovered a bunch of things that others might find helpful. Subsequent entries will discuss each...
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Starting Again

Posted 03-05-2012 at 04:32 PM by lev0207

I am a retired Software Engineer. I retired at age 57 five years ago in April of 2007. I've spent most of my time travelling or dancing. I don't intend to cover those topics in this Blog. But besides those things I've tried to keep involved in technology areas, especially software.

More recently I began building a website that I'd like to use as a learning platform for me and a teaching platform for others who would like to try out different things. The websites name is Software...
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Chuck Schumer - keeping those smart phone developers in line

Posted 03-05-2012 at 01:24 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 03-05-2012 at 01:42 PM by hydraMax (typo)

FTC asked to investigate Apple and Google over personal data collection

Okay, data privacy is a good thing. But when did it become Chuck Schumer's job to decide what kind of security measures are implemented on smart phones? Schumer states:

"[Smartphone] makers should be required to put in place safety measures to ensure third-party applications are not able to violate a user's personal privacy by stealing photographs or data that the user did not consciously decide
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My Linux Environment

Posted 03-05-2012 at 03:25 AM by maxpolaris

HP Athlon64 X2 Grub .97 PCLinuxOS 32
Linux Mint 12 4 Winbloze

NetGear600 Wireless Router/USB
NAS / MyBookLive 3T reognized and functioning on Mint and Ubuntu. Detected by PCLinuxOS but not yet accessible.

Toshiba Satellite A105 Laptop WinBloze XP CD/DVD Media Drive wireless works
Ubuntu 11

Averatec 3200 Laptop blown HD, CD Keyboard runs Puppy Slitaz Ubuntu...
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Streaming away.

Posted 03-05-2012 at 02:10 AM by peonuser
Updated 03-23-2012 at 09:55 AM by peonuser

Set up the now insignia infocast with chumby 8 software to recieve music from a linux box running gnump3d. Had to run fapg to create an m3u file. Works a lot like a musac. Looking for a linux install so I do not have to depend on a network to allow me to use the unit.

Took the working parts (ram, harddrive from the machine that replaced the server) from my dead server to build another working machine. No more unused atx motherboards....

Started labeling servers: web,...
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