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11-05-2014

Posted 11-05-2014 at 09:44 PM by XenaneX

There had been so much going on at the PCLOS forums. I sort of enjoyed the drama but it seems like I really didn't fit in over there. I need politeness like you find at Mepis. Those folks are really nice, but Debian based OSes don't do well for me sometimes.

So, I tried Mageia and I have been really happy with it. A few things have broken from time to time but nothing serious. The last update of Firefox changed my icons and I'm not sure how to get it back like it was but it is...
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A Life in Code

Posted 11-05-2014 at 12:21 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

PHP Code:
#!/usr/bin/env python
import systime

alive 
None

try:
    
birthday time.asctime(argv[1])
except InvalidDateExceptione:
    
sys.exit() # never existed?  Paradox!

deathdate None

if time.now() > birthday and time.now() < deathdate:
    
alive True

def OHNOES
():
    
alive False

minor 
True

while alive and minor:
    
geteducation() 
...
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Not even linux can create symlinks on FAT32

Posted 11-05-2014 at 01:04 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

If you've only briefly dealt with NTFS on linux, you might have noticed that it's possible to create symlinks there, not like the fake "shortcuts", but actual symlinks, that linux read as such.

That may lead the naive mind to think that symlinks are a linux/OS-side feature, and that therefore linux could create symlinks on FAT32. But that's going to be proven wrong on the first attempt.

You can, however, have symlinks on non-FAT partitions pointing to a FAT...
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custom colourful /etc/issue for Slackware

Posted 11-04-2014 at 11:52 PM by number22
Updated 12-27-2014 at 07:59 PM by number22

When you copy and paste these code into your /etc/issue with your vi or vim, you might need to replace ^[ with Control+V then Control+[ in input mode.

Code:
^[[0;32m   _____    ^[[0;34m _                  _
^[[0;32m  / ____|   ^[[0;34m| |                | |
^[[0;32m | (___     ^[[0;34m| |   __ _    ___  | | __ ^[[0;33m__      __   __ _   _ __    ^[[0;35m___
^[[0;32m  \\___ \\    ^[[0;34m| |  / _\` |  / __| | |/ / ^[[0;33m\\ \\ /\\ / /  / _` | | \'__|  ^[[0;35m/ _
...
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ExLight Linux Live DVD with Enlightenment 0.19 :: now based on Ubuntu 14.10

Posted 11-04-2014 at 07:52 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION 141104?
1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn 64 bit, released October 23, 2014).
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.19. Installed from source.
3. I have replaced kernel 3.16.0-5-exton with kernel 3.16.0-21-exton.
4. New software content: AbiWord, Nautilus, SpaceFM, Firefox, Gimp and GParted. Also all necessary additions in order to install programs from source. Study...
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