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Posted 05-08-2010 at 06:43 PM by Mr-Bisquit

I live on the Chesapeake Peninsula about 1 mile from the Chesapeake bay.
My goal is to make to the Atlantic Ocean at Ocean City, Maryland and back in a day.
I know that I can go sixty miles in five hours. Using this and the amount I tire plus water loss and energy requirements I probably will hit a "wall" at seventy-five to eighty miles. My current best travel rates are twenty miles in eighty minutes and twenty-five miles in one hundred minutes.
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Lost in KDE

Posted 05-08-2010 at 03:29 AM by AGer (Void cries or bashing time)

I am a Slackware current user. I prefer XFCE, but whenever there is a KDE update I visit KDE. Normally, thanks to the nature of glitches I run over, I do not stay long; this time I just looked at where the notification icons appear.

That is called System Tray, but in order to verify the name I had to go to Add Widgets in Panel Options. That displays a band with widgets and scrolling buttons on each end of it. If I move the mouse directly to the triangle in a scrolling button, it is...
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Strange Behaviour.

Posted 05-07-2010 at 05:55 AM by __raHulk
Tags strange

Hi Friends,

Recently I came upon a new discovery in bash shell that commands which expect input <paths> as parameters like ls, rm works even if you type multiple front slashes
rm /foo/bar/file.txt
works even if we type it as
rm /foo//bar/file.txt
or even
ls /foo/////bar///file or to my surprise
even ///foo/bar/file.txt works. Its a strange behaviour to me as I wonder why it happened. Could anyone explain it more deeply??...
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Boot From Network via PXE

Posted 05-06-2010 at 10:54 PM by morningboy
Updated 05-06-2010 at 11:10 PM by morningboy
Tags linux, pxe, rootfs

Boot from Network via PXE (Eng. Version)


1. using root_fs for i386 we have made before to be able booted from network.
2. root_fs can be booted from Network with Boot From Network facility in BIOS.
3. We will use PXE Technology.


PXE is ... you can read it at

There are several BIOS that have been supported by PXE,...
LQ Newbie
Posted in linux
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Build rootfs for i386/x86

Posted 05-06-2010 at 10:51 PM by morningboy
Updated 05-06-2010 at 11:11 PM by morningboy

Make medium linux for testing and some interests purposes such as:

1. linux that was built is small enough to be inserted into the flash disk or another block device.
2. Can be booted from a laptop, PC, or other x86 standard devices.
3. Software can be installed for testing purposes, such as iptables, ebtables, brctl (bridge controller), vlan, pppoe server / client, pptp server / client, web server, database, nfs, etc..
4. Easy to configure,...
LQ Newbie
Posted in linux
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