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installation in fedora 14

Posted 04-18-2011 at 03:21 AM by magicalshashank31

i have download some software of linux,,,,i want to install it manaually using terminal,,,,,,,,,i dont want to use yum or add/remove software to install pakages..

how can i do it...!!!
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looking for education

Posted 04-17-2011 at 07:52 PM by megasaputra

i have a child. she is one month old. so i am looking for a desktop education linux for my daughter. i search in the internet. i find like opensuse edulife, edubuntu, and sabily. so i want to try one by one. i will choose one of them. yesterday, i have installed sabily. now, i want to download opensuse edulife.
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On "Shareware" Distributions

Posted 04-17-2011 at 04:52 PM by DJ Shaji

I recently came across something called Linux XP, which is a shareware distribution, which
  • is designed to look like Windows XP
  • will "deactivate" itself in 30 days if a serial number is not purchased.
  • is based on Fedora.

My question is this - how is it ethical to take something from the community, and sell it for a price to unsuspecting customers? Surely somebody who's new to Linux is not supposed to know any better, and seeing "XP" in the title and the familiar...
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Brian's new toy

Posted 04-17-2011 at 04:51 PM by brianL
Updated 04-17-2011 at 04:53 PM by brianL

After months of dithering, I acted. Bought a Nokia N900, to use more as a mini-computer rather than a smartphone. Keeping my fingers crossed that I don't **** this up like I've (maybe) done with the SheevaPlug. I'm finding "swiping" takes a bit of getting used to. Might have to upgrade my fingers. Installed Easy Debian successfully.
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Emerge + yaourt + apt-build/checkinstall + debtorrent/apt-p2p

Posted 04-16-2011 at 04:44 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-16-2011 at 05:15 PM by the dsc

Just an idea I had sometime ago, perhaps some bored developer sees it and might want to make it a reality.

It would be quite interesting if such a compiling/packaging system could be made. You compile with whatever flags you want and whatnot just like Gentoo's emerge, then it is converted into a package like apt-build or checkinstall (if emerge doesn't do that already), and then this package is seeded in a community-built meta-repository with many alternatives (somewhat like Arch's...
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