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Can MicroHoo topple Google?

Posted 07-31-2009 at 10:38 AM by pereb

Look out, Google; MicroHoo is coming to get you. Wednesday, the deal between Microsoft and Yahoo (“MicroHoo”) was finally signed, after months of speculation and discussion. The number two and number three search engines in the U.S. have joined forces and become one. They simply couldn’t stand to sit back and watch Google corner the market anymore. It was time to topple the giant.

Google is the undisputed heavyweight of search engines; it holds 65% of the search market in the U.S.,...
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Howto install VLC media player 1.0.0 in Ubuntu

Posted 07-31-2009 at 08:34 AM by sridhar11

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, …) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.


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Linux From Scratch Rebuildathon: 64-bit edition Part 2

Posted 07-31-2009 at 08:13 AM by Seph64 (Seph64's Lair)

After the last attempt at installation failed (it had something to do with misplaced headers due to package management failing to pack glibc correctly), I decided to try again. Using the 64-bit LFS CD/Instruction manual to build the toolchain, Gentoo X64_86 to build the base system.

Package Management: It's all in my head. Not a very effective way of managing what gets installed, but it is my preferred method of installing LFS.

And I've backed up the toolchain (before...
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Keeping bad hours!

Posted 07-30-2009 at 09:41 PM by Tyrant01

Hey all,

It seems I am stuck in a rut, and have been for some years now. Basically its this: my sleeping patterns are aweful! I go to be at 2am+ (as late as 4am some days) and get up at 1pm or later the next day. Atrocious! I just can't make myself go to bed earlier, and its bringing me down . I feel bouts of drowsiness throughout the day, I can't concentrate as well, I am (slightly) more irritable, and just generally feel lousy that half the day is gone when I awake. Discipline...
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I have finally gone over to "Member" status.

Posted 07-28-2009 at 07:45 AM by PresGas (President Gas is President Gas again.)

Gosh, what the hell took me so long to get there? It is only 30 friggin' posts!!! Oh yeah, inertia.

Well, I will have to rectify that. I work for a university and we keep discussing portals and I keep holding this site up as the Holy Grail of portal sites.

Here is to posting, blog-ing, and wiki-ing more!
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