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One keeper, two to throw back

Posted 09-19-2010 at 06:04 PM by caieng

19 September 2010
One keeper, two to throw back: Lubuntu is very good, excellent installer, the best in the business, in my opinion. The newest versions of Salix XFCE, and Mint LXDE are both fatally flawed, could not be installed. n.b. Lubuntu's times are all made using the 32 bit version!! The time to halt is the best in my 12 year testing experience, with any operating system, on x86 architecture.

First, a reminder of how this testing algorithm works:

Hardware:...
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bb to desktop.

Posted 09-19-2010 at 02:23 AM by peonuser
Updated 09-19-2010 at 04:00 AM by peonuser

Took the machine my brother gave me and let it be my desktop. The old desktop was an old p4 that I bought a limping mb for 2 bucks. Probably back it up and wipe the drive. Maybe turn it into a game machine.

Found the chips I needed to test my robotics stuff. Worked!

Several proof of concept items:

1. Built tele-prompter add-on for my computer for about 10 dollars. Used a bash script to control text flow. Works.

2. Turned an old dell gx1 (p2) ubuntu...
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Picasa runs on Linux

Posted 09-18-2010 at 11:09 AM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)
Updated 09-18-2010 at 11:54 AM by Kenny_Strawn



So much for Shotwell: If Ubuntu or Mint distributes the Linux/Wine version of Picasa instead, Linux will become extremely popular.
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Thread in Programming forum needs replies

Posted 09-17-2010 at 10:47 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...gnum-h-832934/

Please reply, not just view and leave.
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I feel spoiled with binaries...

Posted 09-17-2010 at 08:07 PM by MrCode
Updated 12-28-2010 at 09:31 PM by MrCode
Tags solaris, unix

(Yay, something more technically oriented for a change! )

As the title says, I think I've been spoiled by binaries and package managers...

You people are probably going to think I'm nuts, but I've been trying to get Neverball to compile in an OpenIndiana VM that I've set up. Yes, that's right, I'm trying to get a stupid game to compile on an experimental OS (it's that new "spork" of OpenSolaris. I don't know why I care, I just wondered what a UNIX-like...
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