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I am blushing.

Posted 11-05-2010 at 02:57 PM by peonuser

Do not know whether I am helping or defeating the linux cause. But I am blushing from my alter ego name being mentioned again on the most recent Revision3/Tekzilla podcast.

Yea, the l293d's came in. Have to now follow God's hacker commandment of "Thall shalt solder".
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Keeping multi-lib Slackware64 up-to-date. . .

Posted 11-05-2010 at 10:00 AM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)

Hi all,

I'm several months into maintaining Slackware64_13.1-multi-lib and I have a few observations.

The basic premise for applying security (and other) updates to Slackware is as follows:
  1. Get your security update notice via e-mail and then read the changelog. (Reading the changelog is a great idea because not all Slackware updates are security updates).
  2. Download the relevant packages from the /patches directory of your Slackware version's mirror (e.g.
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Home router upgrade #2 - NetGear WNR3500L

Posted 11-05-2010 at 08:33 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

Yesterday I bought this cute tiny box for my home net. My previous routers were 2 PCs, first one I used since aug 2009 was P1 200mhz, 64mb ram, recent one is old celeron 2.4 ghz, 1g ram which is much more unstable than P1
These ones were using way too much power and make an excessive levels of noise, so I finally decided to trash this stuff and get myself a small box

Initially I was looking for a cheapest router supporting wifi(I have a laptop and I'm already sick of...
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Reply to an inconsiderate poster

Posted 11-05-2010 at 06:30 AM by archtoad6

Warning contains sarcasm.

Moved from:

Sorry, soppy, I think your post#2 does a terrible disservice to OP & the question. If you've kept your profile up to date, you're a Slacker & likely know nothing about MEPIS, its methods, & its goals. By jumping in w/ an ignorant, & therefore unhelpful, reply you knocked this thread off the 0-reply list prematurely.
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ARM versatile kernels for QEMU [last update 2010-11-05]

Posted 11-04-2010 at 09:54 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 11-04-2010 at 10:06 PM by Web31337
Tags arm, kernel, qemu

WARNING: before downloading any of these binary kernels you should know that there is NO WARRANTY, you are using them AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!
If you are paranoid: yes, I am untrusted source of binary packages, these kernels should only be used for testing purposes, you are adviced not to enable networking for qemu at all.

It is better that you fetch the config and build it yourself using cross-toolkit in your distro.

These binary kernels were tested in Gentoo Linux x86_64...
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