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Timers and Tizers

Posted 04-03-2010 at 01:30 AM by Mr-Bisquit

Still working on the g3. Finally installed kde on openbsd. Hoobay!!
Oh and maté is good.
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Future-Proof journal

Posted 04-03-2010 at 01:18 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)
Updated 04-03-2010 at 01:19 AM by William (Dthdealer)

Template for a future-proof journal in HTML and CSS. Future proof for the file is practically plain text and if in the future W3C finally loses its grip and web browsers disappear as we know them, you can still extract your information.

This follows my comment on Penguinator's blog post on Plain Text

There are three basic files
  1. The index
  2. An example journal entry
  3. The CSS file handling all styles for the journal

Pop each into their filenames in the same directory...
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Going nuts with Linux!

Posted 04-03-2010 at 12:16 AM by BOSCO54
Updated 04-03-2010 at 12:21 AM by BOSCO54 (extra line...)

I have decided to learn what Linux is up to. I bought one of those Dummie books and there starts the pain!!! The man who wrote the book is pretty enthusiastic about Linux... Here is a load of mean tricks that I faced at the very first:

- The burning CD software (SONIC) was not able to burn the image CD that comes with the book.
- Tried to use another computer and, after 15 minutes of waiting time, when I thought that everything would be fine, there comes the glitch message...
LQ Newbie
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syslog server setup

Posted 04-02-2010 at 11:23 PM by myubuntu

hey guys, I am trying to setup syslog server in Ubunutu. But I couldnt find the syslog.conf in /etc & also sysklogd in /etc/init.d/, any clue. pls let me know if I need to install syslog server first.....
LQ Newbie
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Desktop environment and window managers application menus are pathetic

Posted 04-02-2010 at 08:39 PM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

When I used to use a Windows machine, I became sick of its menu system. It takes several clicks to get to the 'all programs' menu and applications spam it with entries when they are installed. On the other hand it was easy to organise the contents of the menus, as they were just the contents of the "/Document and Settings/Username/Start Menu" and Allusers directories.

Soon however I started using blackbox ( BB4win ), and the Windows menus became even less attractive. ...
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