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Linux on a Tablet PC - which way to go.

Posted 09-18-2009 at 11:21 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

Which way to go from here? I recently received a Fujitsu Stylistic ST5010 tablet PC with windows xp tablet edition installed. I instantly thought of how great it would be to get linux installed on it but haven't taken the plunge yet... Mainly because there are no distros specifically for tablets! Not to mention, I'm a slackware user.

This leaves me pondering:

1. A lot of the software I looked at seems unmaintained.
2. Matchbox-project looks promising but...
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If Gnome and KDE joined forces

Posted 09-18-2009 at 10:13 AM by archtoad6

I recently read an otherwise excellent article -- Enduring Roadblocks to Linux Acceptance -- on another site. It contained one statement that I consider completely bogus. Here is my reply:

"The world would be better off if Gnome and KDE joined forces." I completely disagree.

No, the world would NOT be better off; because many of the best developers from each project would quit & their talents, time, & energy would be lost to Linux desktop...
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md5sum mismatch when transferring files using ftp

Posted 09-17-2009 at 07:57 PM by sundarams73

Quote:
Originally Posted by rayfordj View Post
my first thought is that it might be a binary file that is transferred as ascii...
confirm that the file is being transferred using binary transfer and see if that helps. There should be a setting or option on your ftp client to use binary transfers for all files.

Thanks Rayford for your reply,

The file type I was transferring are .tar.gz. I used the binary mode to transfer the files.


Thanks
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slackware64 multilib QT issues

Posted 09-17-2009 at 06:13 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

UGH! ok I was trying to compile q4wine for god knows what reason and half the variables in the build/CMakeCache.txt were pointing to /usr/lib64/qt and the other half were pointint to /usr/lib/qt.

I solved my issue by adding
Code:
CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH=/usr/lib$LIBDIRSUFFIX/qt \
on the line right before
cmake \

Hope this helps somebody else with cmake and qt problems.
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Slackware64 nvidia-driver-compat32

Posted 09-17-2009 at 03:45 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 06-10-2010 at 01:16 PM by lumak

EDIT: I added a new script for 195.36.24 as well as a script to compile libvdpau-compat32 on a 64 bit system. I never hear any feedback on this stuff... is it working for other people? Do I have errors anywhere?


ORIGINAL POST:
I'm one of those people that personally don't like installing things on my system without having proper packages made for tracking the files. As such I edited the scripts on SlackBuilds.org for an additional package to support this.
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File Type: txt nvidia-switch32.txt (9.1 KB, 846 views)
File Type: txt nvidia-driver-compat32-195.32.24.SlackBuild.txt (4.0 KB, 12 views)
File Type: txt libvdpau-compat32.SlackBuild.txt (2.7 KB, 9 views)
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