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Posted 10-25-2009 at 04:23 PM by rich_c

My thanks to Silverbear on the MepisLovers forum for bringing to my attention a genius analogy! It concerns using the CLI.

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Suggestion: forget the old farts who are afraid to type. Tell a young person that using the command line is faster, because it's directly text-messaging the operating system.
I'll certainly use that one!
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The same GTK project with a bug fix

Posted 10-25-2009 at 03:28 PM by radiodee1
Updated 10-25-2009 at 03:56 PM by radiodee1

--10/25/2009--

There was this bug in my GTK project. The correct version number for a package didn't always show up. I fixed that in the most recent version.

Here's the link.

https://sourceforge.net/projects/gaptsearch/

GAPTSEARCH
The idea behind this project is to have a way to search and display package information on a debian system, in a graphical way, without having to become root user.

As a consequence, the program...
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Slack 'n' Me

Posted 10-24-2009 at 10:07 AM by slackd
Updated 10-24-2009 at 10:10 AM by slackd
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Am writing up a blog on my experiences with Slackware. You can check it out here. I will periodically keep it updated, my college work is keeping me busy, so I'll need some time.
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locate: can not open

Posted 10-21-2009 at 11:35 AM by rcmonroig

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Originally Posted by lutusp View Post
Try this:

# updatedb (as root) (if you have problems locating something you know exists)

Then:

$ locate "*.h"

Note the quotes -- this will prevent shell expansion of your argument, so "locate" sees it as you intended regardless of the content of the current directory.


This solved the problem.
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List of PDF Editing tools for Linux

Posted 10-21-2009 at 09:56 AM by sridhar11

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 for document exchange. PDF is used for representing two-dimensional documents in a manner independent of the application software, hardware,and operating system.Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout 2D document that includes the text, fonts, images, and 2D vector graphics which compose the documents.

This is the list of free and open source tools for manipulating PDF documents...
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