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Yet another commented example of why nada

Posted 02-26-2011 at 07:13 AM by AGer (Void cries or bashing time)

As we all know, the Linux desktop share is flat since 2004. Yet another example of why it is so follows.

I have the latest Ubuntu in a VM and update it occasionally. Right now it asks for permission to install 115 updates and download 1 MB. OK, granted.

Unfortunately, there are 5 (five) packages that are missing on the mirror it uses. So, it tries to download them, creates a list of 5 "404 - not found" errors, recommends to check the Internet connection(!),...
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Slackware-13.1-Hacks-USB Installer

Posted 02-25-2011 at 11:24 AM by arniekat

Creating A Slackware USB Flash Disk Installer

This can be used to install Slackware to a netbook. What this does is create a bootable USB Flash Drive with all the packages needed for installation. You only need a 2Gb Flash Stick to create the installer including the packages.
NOTE-You will need an existing Slackware machine to create a USB Installation Stick!
On a Slackware Desktop, I started with a 4Gb Flash Disk plugged into a USB port. When it shows up on your desktop,...
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SATA driver for RHEL 4 installation

Posted 02-25-2011 at 01:48 AM by redhatarun

HI,

HOw do i extract SATA driver from RHEL 5
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Random thoughts

Posted 02-24-2011 at 07:06 PM by Emerald-Rose

Got bored while while trying to get my games working in ubuntu and decided to write a blog. Who knows, some of this may actually be useful to people. I guess my first random thought is the loooooooong chain of events that led me to become a Linux user. Now during the course of this chain i shall number the times i screw up, so let's see how big of a clusterfuck this was. Instead of getting a computer i KNEW could do what i wanted from a site like iBuypower, i bought an Acer to game and practice...
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Going thin...

Posted 02-23-2011 at 12:21 AM by peonuser
Updated 02-23-2011 at 10:02 AM by peonuser

Had not set up an ltsp server in a long long time. Just to keep my fingers in it, I took an 800 mhz amd single core system to use as the server. I think it had Jaunty on it. Upgraded to lucid. The system already had two nics in it so it made things easier.

sudo apt-get install ltsp-server-standalone.
make sure to set the nic to autostart or a bunch of services will not start.
set the ltsp network nic as static.
Altered the dhcp configuration files for the nic...
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