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Slackware-13.1-Hacks-Emptying tmp

Posted 01-01-2011 at 10:09 PM by arniekat

# This will empty the /tmp folder when you shutdown or
# reboot the machine
# Add this line to /etc/rc.d/rc.6

echo "Emptying /tmp"
rm /tmp/* -rf &1>2 > /dev/null

The /dev/null part gets rid of any output/error codes.

I placed it between the following sections in /etc/rc.d/rc.6

# Save the system time to the hardware clock using hwclock --systohc.
if [ -x /sbin/hwclock ]; then
# Check...
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First ISO image of Android 2.2 for Generic x86 appears

Posted 01-01-2011 at 10:02 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

http://code.google.com/p/android-x86...1.iso&can=2&q=

And it came out just in time for the new year. Thanks guys!

You can now run an up-to-date Android from any PC and test it for yourself. You can also run any of the Android apps you know and love on the build.
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The perfect Linux distro: One with a GUI packed into the initrd

Posted 01-01-2011 at 01:17 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

Here's a brilliant idea: What if one of us created a Linux distro with a GUI (and all its dependencies) packed into the initrd and hard-coded into the "init" shell script in its top level as such that it runs at the kernel level? There goes the argument by Windoze geeks that Linux is like DOS.

First, we would have to use a version of the command used to make the initrd that has hook support. That means we would need to base it off of Arch and then define a hook to pass to...
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ATI vs NVIDIA proprietary drivers for Linux.

Posted 01-01-2011 at 01:45 AM by replica9000

My experience with fglrx has not been very good. I've tried using it with three different ATI cards, the HD3200, HD3300, and HD4650. Three nice graphics chip sets. But what good is a nice video card when you have poor drivers? I always seem to have some sort of issue when using fglrx. Either it doesn't like my current kernel, my current xorg, and doesn't play nice with KDE 4. Even when I do get it up and running, I get poor contrast and/or corrupted graphics.

My last working...
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FTW?

Posted 01-01-2011 at 12:31 AM by lupusarcanus (Lone Wolf)
Updated 01-01-2011 at 08:16 PM by lupusarcanus

New Year's Boredom...
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