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Old Laptop Wall Decoration

Posted 12-18-2010 at 12:18 AM by leehanken

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Aim was to recycle an old Windows 98 Toshiba laptop to do something useful or fun.

- Using an installation of Slackware 13.0 and a wireless dongle.

- Script to display email inbox, facebook stream and a number of rss feeds, onto the console.

- Alternatively to play a slideshow of photos.

- Choose a radio station and play in the background, depending on the time of day.

How this was achieved:-
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Chrome OS = Moblin?

Posted 12-17-2010 at 09:44 AM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

I recently have begun to feel that Chrome OS is becoming increasingly like Moblin in regards to look and feel.

Case in point: Many of the Chrome OS features have been backported to the Chrome and Chromium browsers, including the Apps section of the New Tab page and the Web Store as well as the Pinned Tabs feature.

Secondly did you know that if you install a theme the theme can change the background of the New Tab page? I have tried this myself:

ChromiumNewTabPage.jpg...
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Ordering blindly!Obeying and executing blindly!

Posted 12-16-2010 at 03:45 PM by irajjs
Updated 12-16-2010 at 03:52 PM by irajjs (dictation correction)

As every body knows,The U S government has imposed some sanctions on Iranians,one of which is software sanctions.I am going to talk about this sanction which is pretended to be against Iranian government and not against Iranian people.
It is obvious that Iranian government has a lot of possibilities to get and gain all needed software ,while the reverse is true for Iranian people because not many of them can travel abroad to get needed software!
Now the question is that: Does U S government...
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Terminal Game (Snake)

Posted 12-16-2010 at 04:23 AM by thasuresh
Updated 12-16-2010 at 04:34 AM by thasuresh (Already posted)

BSD-Games:

BSD Games is a collection of the classic text based games.BSD has been
considered a branch of UNIX.

To install this, in deb packages derivatives :
$ sudo apt-get install bsdgames

To install this, in rpm packages derivatives :

$ yum install bsd-games


For .deb package like ubuntu use "bsdgames" (Without hyphen)

For .rpm pakage like Fedora use "bsd-games"...
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My Experiment with BTRFS

Posted 12-16-2010 at 04:17 AM by thasuresh

Hai friends,

Last one week fully i spent time wit BTRFS.

Btrfs is a new copy on write filesystem for Linux aimed at implementing advanced features while focusing on fault tolerance, repair and easy administration. Initially developed by Oracle, Btrfs is licensed under the GPL and open for contribution from anyone.

Linux has a wealth of filesystems to choose from, but we are facing a number of challenges with scaling to the large storage subsystems that...
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