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Steam: Possible Linux Client in the future?

Posted 03-12-2010 at 05:37 PM by Seph64 (Seph64's Lair)
Updated 03-26-2010 at 10:44 AM by Seph64

With Valve Software announcing that Steam and their games based on the Source engine are coming to Mac OSX, I started wondering if they will throw us Linux nerds a bone?

For one thing, a lot of the leg work would have already been done. As in, porting the games Graphics interface from DirectX to OpenGL.

And it seems that there's quite a few (but still small number of) people on the official Steampowered Users Forums who would love to see a Linux version of Steam and...
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Install inxi in Macpup Puppy Linux

Posted 03-12-2010 at 02:16 PM by rokytnji

Posted at my site below with screenshots.

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Did you know how to replace via the ^ command with bash?

Posted 03-12-2010 at 09:05 AM by invalidid
Updated 03-12-2010 at 09:11 AM by invalidid

Hello All!

At first, I want to ask one question about using the popular bash commandline interpreter. Did you know about the ^ command?

If yes, you are a really well expierenced bash-user. If not, you won't loose anything in reading this blog entry. The command ^ is used to substitude some text, typed the last time before you hit the enter key.

One example of how to use it, surely makes the usage clear:
Let's assume you have a directory called "~/temp"....
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Posted in Tips and tricks
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How to install FreeNX server and client in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

Posted 03-12-2010 at 08:57 AM by sridhar11

FreeNX is a system that allows you to access your desktop from another machine over the Internet. You can use
this to login graphically to your desktop from a remote location. One example of its use would be to have a
FreeNX server set up on your home computer, and graphically logging in to the home computer from your work computer, using a FreeNX client.

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I need info how to append acpi=off to grub 2

Posted 03-11-2010 at 10:42 PM by LNBE

The only Ubuntu distro That would boot up on this Toshiba Satillite L505D-GS6000 is Ubuntu 9.10. I could not even boot the live CD without typing acpi=off after the word splash.

Got it installed it runs stable no problems. Yet when I reboot the comp I have to hit ESC to get to grub. Then E key, my arrows to the word spash and type acpi=off. Last CTRL X. It will boot up and seems to run fine.

So how the heck to I edit boot Grub two? Any help or links would be awesome...
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