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Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
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Posted 02-26-2011 at 07:13 AM byAGer (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(!),...
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,...
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...