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Slackware-13.1-Hacks-Bluetooth Mouse Logitech

Posted 03-05-2011 at 11:43 PM by arniekat

Logitech Bluetooth Mouse

NOTE - Blueman applet 1.21 is a GTK based Bluetooth manager. I could not even get the dialog box open in KDE. I used GNOME 2.30 and it worked great. LXDE will probably work also.

The hardware used for this example are:
1. I/O Gear GBU221 USB Bluetooth Dongle
2. Logitech V470 Bluetooth Mouse

Be sure that /etc/rc.d/rc.bluetooth is executable so that bluetooth service will start when your machine is rebooted. If it...
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Jesse Taylor's blog ain't here folks

Posted 03-05-2011 at 01:46 PM by jrtayloriv

If you are looking for the blog of Jesse Taylor (i.e. me), then you are in the wrong place.

The right place for you to go is www.jrtayloriv.net
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Slackware-13.1-Hacks-RaLink 2860 WiFi

Posted 03-04-2011 at 11:48 PM by arniekat
Updated 03-04-2011 at 11:50 PM by arniekat (Formatting Problem)

Asus EeePC 1015PEM RaLink 2860 Wi-Fi Card (RT2860)

I have NetworkManager from GNOME, but you can install wicd-1.7.0 from the /extras directory so you have a wireless applet that will allow you to set up wireless networking.

To get this wi-fi card to work on Slackware 13.1, blacklist the module rt2800pci.

# vi /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf

Add the following line(s) to this file

# This is to fix the module problem on my Asus Eeepc 1015PEM...
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Updated PostgreSQL auto-configure script

Posted 03-04-2011 at 09:35 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 03-30-2011 at 03:19 PM by rocket357

I've altered the postgresql auto-configure script quite a bit since I last posted it. Here's the updated version:

Code:
#!/bin/sh

# configPG.sh:
#
# This script automatically detects system RAM and other resources
# and modifies $PG_DATA_DIR/postgresql.conf to configure the server
# for one of three uses:  web, oltp, or data warehousing.
# 
# Author: rocket357@users.sourceforge.net
# License: BSD
#
# This script
...
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Installing a Brother MFC-J220 printer in Slackware 3.1 32bit

Posted 03-03-2011 at 12:19 PM by trillobyte
Updated 04-29-2013 at 10:44 AM by trillobyte (Updated 04/29/2013)

Distribution: Slackware 13.1 (Update) These procedures relate to Slackware 14.0 64bit as well.
Distribution Edition: 32bit
Driver: mfcj220lpr-1.1.1-1.i386.rpm
Driver: mfcj220cupswrapper-1.1.1-3.i386.rpm
Driver: brscan3-0.2.11-4.i386.rpm
Driver: brscan-skey-0.2.1-3.i386.rpm
SANE version: Sane-1.0.21
CUPS version: cups-1.4.5
***Note***For 64bit Slackware you will need to install at least the glibc-solibs-2.15_multilib-x86_64-7alien.txz and cups-compat32-1.5.4-x86_64-2compat32.txz...
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