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Oracle on Linux PoC - Start of a Journey ...

Posted 07-12-2011 at 03:38 AM by mufy (From A System Admin's Desk)
Updated 07-12-2011 at 03:44 AM by mufy

Our environment is mostly filled with Windows servers and AIX boxes. Recently there have been some shifts in thoughts for moving towards Linux. As a guy who has had prior experience working on Linux, I was pulled into setup the environment for the proof of concept.

Actual work on the site began last week with storage allocation and switch side configuration for the 2 IBM eServer x366 rack mountable servers. Two days ago I was located physically in our DR site (where the test boxes...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-Claws Mail/GnuPG

Posted 07-11-2011 at 10:43 PM by arniekat

Claws-Mail with GnuPG Encryption

This tutorial will setup Claws-Mail with HTML Mail Viewing, Spam Filtering and GnuPG Encryption. If you use Yahoo Mail or some other service, you will need to get the settings for your email from your provider. The information here came from the Claws-Mail Help and from SlackBuilds.org.

Compile and install the following applications in the following order from SlackBuilds.org

1. libetpan-1.0 (Dependency of Claws-Mail)...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-EncFS/Cryptkeeper

Posted 07-11-2011 at 10:37 PM by arniekat

EncFS is a Command-Line application that creates/manages encrypted folders. Cryptkeeper is a GUI that leaves an icon in your system tray so you can create/mount/unmount encrypted folders using EncFS.

You need to compile and install in the following order from SlackBuilds:

1. orbit2-2.14.19
2. gconf-2.32.2
3. rlog-1.4
4. encfs-1.7.4
5. cryptkeeper-0.9.5

To create the encrypted folder, using the Command Line with a username "user1",...
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Install Chinese input in Fedora 14.

Posted 07-11-2011 at 10:04 PM by brave heart

  1. Select System-> Preferences > Input Method
  2. Enable input method feature
  3. Select input item: Use IBus
  4. Click Input method Preferences
  5. In the Input-Method tab and add the Chinese input method
  6. Click close
  7. Reboot, then choose "pinyin" from the ibus icon.
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How hard could it be? A login manager in BASH

Posted 07-11-2011 at 08:34 PM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

As I have previously elaborated, I hat the Gnome Login Manager. To summarise: it is bulky and slow.

I am currently using SLim as my login manager, for it is fast and very customisable. It however lacks a few features I want:
  1. Render of the date and time
  2. An easy way to receive a list of configured commands to for example, turn the computer off ( from now written as 'power commands' )
  3. UI elements to allow the user to turn the computer off without having to first login

...
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