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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-Firefox 5 Hardening

Posted 07-01-2011 at 10:21 PM by arniekat

Mozilla-Firefox 5 Hardening

The current version of Firefox for Slackware 13.37 is mozilla-firefox-5.0 from the patches directory. Always use the latest version to get the latest security updates. Also, having a HOSTS file will block banners, ads, 3rd party cookies, hijackers and webbugs. The tutorial for the HOSTS file is listed separately.


If you want to play Flash content, compile and install flash-player-plugin...
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Map it.

Posted 07-01-2011 at 10:06 PM by peonuser
Updated 07-02-2011 at 11:20 PM by peonuser

Going to take an nte931 (7805?) if I can find one to use is as part of a dc-dc ps for my Chumby. Then the Chumby will be truly portable.


The avi files on my camera are way to large. might use the following to squish them down into ogv format. Did this once before and it took an over 200 meg file and compressed it to under 6 megs.

Step 1, convert AVI to MPEG file :
Open a terminal and type this command line :
ffmpeg -i theoriginalfile.avi...
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Saving money the techie way...part 2.

Posted 07-01-2011 at 10:59 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

Hevithan commented on my Roku blog post yesterday, so while I was responding I'd realized that in the original post I hadn't even mentioned one of the coolest features we use heavily on our Roku: Roksbox. Here's the "top level view":

Roksbox is a channel for the Roku...just like Hulu, Netflix, Pandora, Amazon Prime, etc... you access it with the same ease and speed as the other channels. (Note: there's a one-time "registration" fee of $15 USD for Roksbox...and...
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GNOME 3 (Fedora 15) -- background and other tweaks

Posted 06-30-2011 at 10:03 AM by kostya
Updated 07-31-2011 at 11:24 AM by kostya

OK now! Have upgraded to Fedora 15 and GNOME 3!!!

Well it's not so bad, though definitely different. One good thing I've always been looking for is a clean desktop space -- this has been achieved. A very different look and feel of the desktop has its positive sides, too. Never liked GNOME, but now I feel better about it.

Not to say that there are no problems running GNOME 3 in Fedora 15. I'll share here just solutions to the problems I haven't found yet in Internet....
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My website

Posted 06-30-2011 at 07:50 AM by bhupendra

My website:
On my website I have my CV, more importantly, I have
written about why I use Linux and especially Ubuntu as my desktop.
I am also in the process of writing about how I designed the website with GIMP, HTML5 and php.
I also hope to write about My diabetes type 2.
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