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I just want to Thank all of you for putting up w/ me

Posted 05-31-2014 at 04:55 PM by Peter T

I have U14.04 alone on my HP. I did a fresh install and chose to let Linux set a 'logical' partitioning scheme
on it's own during the installation phase. I hope that will be okay for now, because I really am afraid to go in there and tinker.

Someone here was kind enough to mention 'transmission' as the app for torrents in the Linux realm.
I would like to hear more, or have a link posted for me to read.

again ,, thanks

Pete
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Simple "at"-like script thingie to run other things at a given time

Posted 05-31-2014 at 01:00 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 05-31-2014 at 01:16 PM by the dsc (bad phrasing/grammar)
Tags lazyness

Code:
#!/bin/bash
now=$(date +%s)
then=$(date --date "$1" +%s)
sleep $((then-now))
I was just tired to try to figure the syntax and usage of "at", when I just wanted gxmessage to pop up to remind me of something.

Usage: "when 17:20 && gxmessage whatever or whatever you want to start at 17:20"

Change "when" to whatever name you wish to call it. Perhaps "by" is more grammatically...
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Slackware-14.1-Hacks-ClamAV/ClamTk

Posted 05-30-2014 at 08:08 PM by arniekat

ClamAV is an Open Source anti-virus application and ClamTk is the Graphical User Interface for ClamAV.

Before creating the clamav package or installing the package set, create the clamav user and group:

You need to create a "clamav" user and group - SlackBuilds.org suggests uid=210 and gid=210.

# groupadd -g 210 clamav
# useradd -g clamav -s /bin/false -u 210 clamav

Compile the following from SlackBuilds.org in the following...
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How to transfer seeding of uTorrent files to Ubuntu LTS 14.04

Posted 05-30-2014 at 01:00 AM by Peter T

Not only a rookie on Linux, but uTorrents as well.
I am the initial seeder of a dozen+ torrents.
Need help on the transfer process from Win7 to Ubuntu.
Thanks
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Possible key mechanism to disable xscreensaver automatically when watching youtube and the like

Posted 05-29-2014 at 08:07 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

I haven't even tried it yet, it just looks like a good candidate method to mess with eventually:

Code:
top p $mplayer_pid -bd 0.25 n 3 | grep $mplayer_pid | awk '{print $9}'
I saw it here:
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-...4-start-0.html

That would give "larger than zero" numbers when mplayer is playing (I think Debian's/current "top" syntax is a little bit different and requires "b" and "d" separated,...
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