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Linux Kernel build script

Posted 07-03-2010 at 01:27 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)
Updated 09-26-2010 at 08:33 PM by Kenny_Strawn

I have just created a shell script that automates the kernel download and build process for the person who runs it:

http://bazaar.launchpad.net/%7Emango...KernelSetup.sh

When you download it, just type (in a terminal):

Code:
$ chmod a+x KernelSetup.sh && ./KernelSetup.sh
The script (except for make xconfig, which it executes for you but expects...
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Arch Linux Update

Posted 07-03-2010 at 12:12 PM by damgar
Updated 07-03-2010 at 12:23 PM by damgar

Well I had a beautifully crafted and well edited blog entry about my experience getting Arch going, but someone ran over a utility pole just as I was hitting "Post Now" so that's my excuse and you can't prove otherwise!

I have actually installed Arch successfully twice at this point, although I had already formatted the first install due to kernel panics at boot, before I bothered to read about Arch's method of initramfs. I was fairly sure it was an initrd issue, but...
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Thoughts on why we love to hate MS.

Posted 07-02-2010 at 04:24 PM by rich_c

I read an article today entitled "Why do we (Love to) hate Microsoft." An interesting piece but the comments are as, if not more, telling. I, like many others spent many years not knowing any better. My Microsoft user days go back to MSX home computers. At the time, it seemed to me that the philosophy of 'one system to rule them all' was a good one in the interests of interoperability. I quite happily used Windows 3.11 and Windows 95 but then had a brief dabble with SuSE. As a Windows...
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rm

Posted 07-02-2010 at 07:30 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 06-20-2012 at 11:54 PM by Web31337

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How to cleanly delete Linux partitions and install XP and multi Linux OS's on them.

Posted 07-01-2010 at 09:50 PM by navneethr

Hello,
Thanks for your posts. It helped me in getting the solution I wanted. Here is what I finally did...

Deleting the partitions via XP or the 98 bootable CD was not clean and these programs could not cleanly delete the Linux partitions. THe linux partitions have to be deleted via the Linux programs itself.

Procedure:
I used the fedora disk and went into rescue mode. I used the skip option which prevented it from mounting any filesystems and went to...
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