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Installing Slackware 12.2 On An Old Dell Laptop - Part VII

Posted 11-22-2009 at 02:40 PM by stuartd

I guess this is an end to this blog.

In the end I gave up on Slackware 12.2 and downloaded and installed Slackware 13. It works and has got the network.

I really don't know what was happening with 12.2 and I'm disappointed to have had to give up, but I have a lot of studying to do and can't spare the time to work at making the laptop work.

What I miss is learning how that interface stuff works at a fundamental level because I would like to understand...
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lq ftw!

Posted 11-22-2009 at 02:10 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

spent first day on LQ. had no time before. I find it's a great comminity as i specified from the first post i've written when i joined LQ. from google it seems to be best or one of the best forums discussing linux.
nice!
many interesting articles, features all around =) needs time to review it all =)
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Using Chrome OS as a safer way to use the WWW.

Posted 11-21-2009 at 11:36 AM by rich_c

With Google releasing Chrome OS in source code form this week, something occured to me...

It could be a way for security conscious Windows users (OK, I know. The thought of that gives me a headache too!) to perform online transactions like internet banking with a higher degree of safety from malware than they've had previously. Here's how I reckon it'd work:

1. Download Chrome OS from here. You've a better idea where it's coming from that way rather than the BitTorrent...
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Working Scsi Robot DVD Library! Yeah!

Posted 11-21-2009 at 01:24 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

So I finally got off my ass and got a Plasmon D-Series dvd scsi library robot working! Honestly, for basic functionality, it doesn't take anything special.

Steps:
1. Full install of slackware 13.0
2. Make startup script for autofs (or grab it from Alien Bob's page)
3. Configure it to use autojuke (one of the tools from the scsi-changer project):
auto.master should have "/juke /usr/sbin/autojuke" and configure it with /etc/autojuke.conf...
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My first blog

Posted 11-20-2009 at 11:58 PM by gnanam

This is my first blog.

I've posted a new thread in Linux Questions Forums.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...t-size-770555/
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