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Posted 01-06-2012 at 07:56 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

I uploaded some planet images I created using techniques from Gimp tutorials. (link, link). It is a lot of fun to create planets and I'd like to create a lot more in the future. I also updated my Xinequery code, adding a Gentoo ebuild, plus some functionality that should make it a little more useful.
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Christmas Computer

Posted 01-06-2012 at 07:53 PM by wagscat123

Ahh... for Christmas I got a new computer

My old computer was a 2005 Dell Dimension B110 with 32-bit 2.53 GHz Celeron 256 MB (upgraded to 1.2) RAM, 40GB (160 GB) and a CD RW (upgraded to a DVD-RW drive) drive. Those specs probably bring back memories of computer history. I remember freaking because it didn't have a floppy drive.
That computer could only virtualize Linuxes before 2008, couln't run 8 preview, barely ran 7, and could barely run openSUSE 12.1 with desktop effects....
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Auto upgrade & Administrative password changing

Posted 01-06-2012 at 05:52 PM by bobacker

I got two new question. 1. I have this problem when I use a Ubuntu, also now with my new Kubuntu.
It tell me I have 6 security update are available and also 20 software upgrade are available, to down on bottom of my task bar. (automatic upgrade system) Went I try to upgrade all these program I get a pop up box saying Another application seems to be using the package system at this time. You must close all other package managers, before you will be able to install or remove any packages....
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Finally getting into it ...

Posted 01-06-2012 at 09:32 AM by sabresong

I've been using Linux for about seven years now, somehow without ever really knowing what I was doing. I use Linux because I like to tinker with my operating system. I can install and remove software from the command line, edit configuration files, change file permissions, create aliases, that sort of thing. And I understand the general theory behind networking, enough to troubleshoot basic connectivity problems on my own. But I never really got much further than that. I bought a couple books and...
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Fun with the find command

Posted 01-05-2012 at 10:37 AM by loadedmind
Updated 05-31-2017 at 07:23 AM by loadedmind

Over the years, I've found some pretty useful find recipes to get the job done in a quick hurry. I thought I'd provide examples of what I needed done and how find helped me do that. I'm sure a quick google search will get you similar findings and more, but perhaps my particular examples will assist should you find yourself in a similar predicament.

**Disclaimer** Before I provide some examples, it's worth mentioning that you should always test this within an environment you...
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