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Posted 08-19-2011 at 08:50 AM bypsionl0 Updated 08-19-2011 at 12:03 PM bypsionl0
Slackware's package management system is very simple and effective. Run installpkg and all the files in the package get installed in the right place, installation scripts get run and a record of the installation gets stored in /var/log/packages. The time stamp on the file in /var/log/packages also tells you when the package was installed (very handy sometimes).
Of course, if you no longer need the package then you can run removepkg and all of the package's files (not shared by other...
Back in 2008, I started playing Eve Online. Its one hell of a game, some call it "spreadsheets online" because you wind up needing a spreadsheet to play. It's the worlds largest single shard game server. And back in December of '08, it had a linux client.
It was not a true stand alone client, but it was a Cedega crossover. When you installed it it installed the Cedega engine with just what you need to play. Back then the game had 2 graphics options, "classic" and...
Recently purchased a new Panasonic 1080P plasma. The Panasonic has nice streaming features which include - Netflix, Amazon, Pandora, Napster, built in media (Picture, Video, and Audio) playback from USB devices and SD cards, along with a DLNA receiver.
The manual boasts media compatibility with AVCHD and even avi/mpeg4 + MKV!! Something I had to check out, considering our vast movie library is all backed up to MKV files.
The recordings from our Backend show up and play...
Tried again and failed. Still getting that mass/mess of letters and symbols after loading the kernel message. Looks like it's reading the kernel rather than loading it. Did find someone with the same problem, but he used Windows to solve it. http://plugcomputer.org/plugforum/in...p?topic=3680.0
Very reluctant to go down that road. I'll try again sometime, when I'm in the right mood.
Desktop computer knackered
Hardware problems. First the DVD...