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Run your Slackware 64 bit system with the latest kernel – 3.12.1!

Posted 11-21-2013 at 10:07 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled a very useful (as I think) 64 bit kernel for Slackware 12.0 – 14.1 and/or all Slackware derivatives. For example Slax, Zenwalk, SlackEX and Exton|Defender. The kernel is compiled exactly the same way as Slackware’s latest kernel huge. “My” kernel 3.12.1-exton has even more support for new hardware, etc. Kernel 3.12.1 is the latest stable kernel available from Kernel.org. Released yesterday (20131120).

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running iozone with parameters

Posted 11-21-2013 at 04:40 AM by danibhai

Hi,

Is there any way to run iozone command using 60%write and 40% read on a linux vm , can somebody assist.. !!!
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LFA (Linux For All) 13.10 64 bit with Mate and four other Desktop Environments

Posted 11-20-2013 at 01:16 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

The system is a remaster of Ubuntu 13.10 – codenamed "Saucy Salamander", released on October 17, 2013. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity 7.1 (Ubuntu). I have added LXDE, Mate 1.6.0, Razor-qt 0.4.1 and XBMC 12.0 ("An award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media") as alternatives, so that everyone on the spot (during live operation) can compare the different five Desktop Environments. The system...
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Bash Scripting for Dummies and Geniuses

Posted 11-20-2013 at 10:18 AM by rtmistler
Updated 06-17-2014 at 02:25 PM by rtmistler

One only need look at LinuxQuestions.org to notice the great amount of script (and code) questions and varieties of comments to realize that we all have varying opinions about bash programming.

Many questions are very complicated, as are the resulting answers and script recommendations. I've noticed that two fundamental points are invariably overlooked by the questioners, and many of the comments:

Quote:
"All programming is the use of simple operations to solve complex
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Making a bootable Live-DVD under Ubuntu

Posted 11-19-2013 at 08:49 PM by flshope

A recent article from ExtremeTech at the following link

http://www.extremetech.com/computing...ually-live-for

got me to worrying what I would do if my main boot disk failed. I keep my data files on a second hard disk, which I back up to an external drive on a weekly basis. I don't back up much of the boot disk.

Certainly something I should have is an alternate method of booting the machine. Although I know there are several...
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