LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Blogs
User Name
Password

Notices

Old

'Just Enough' computing.

Posted 06-10-2009 at 07:42 AM by rich_c

I've been wanting to put together a smallish, inexpensive system that runs well enough to be usable for some light home user type stuff and to let me have a system I can mess with without fear of breaking the main family machine. Well, I put together a few bits and pieces and I think I've got a system that provides plenty of bang for the bucks I spent on it! I suppose it fits into the same sort of category as modern Nettop machines. Here's some more about it:
http://www.mepiscommunity.org/en/node/613
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 645 Comments 0 rich_c is offline
Old

Windows VS Linux

Posted 06-09-2009 at 11:49 PM by replica9000

Why is it so many people still use Windows? Why not linux?

Linux is free! Plus it's nice that I can have a nicely featured, not bloated, up-to-date system installed in ten minutes with Linux.

Or, I can run to the store, shell out too much cash for a Windows OS, hope I bought the right version that suits my needs, wait almost an hour for it to install, then have to install all of the drivers, reboot the computer countless times. Then buy a bunch more software...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1110 Comments 2 replica9000 is offline
Old

Frustrated.

Posted 06-09-2009 at 10:29 AM by MamaNoob1984
Updated 06-09-2009 at 10:30 AM by MamaNoob1984 (typos)

I am sticking it out..but it seems no one here can help me.

It's not their fault. I can;t really tell them what's going on because i don't even know the specs of my own computer. But I am trying to give them as much info as i can so they can walk me through this flash installation business so I can start actually DOING things on my computer....

But if i don;t get an answer soon i might just go by a copy of Windows next week and install that....horrible, i know, the...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 884 Comments 2 MamaNoob1984 is offline
Old

Notes on upgrading Slackware to 12.2 on Packard Bell EasyNote R1370

Posted 06-08-2009 at 02:58 PM by stefansbv

Please note also that I didn't make detailed notes during the installation process so, some instructions may be wrong or incomplete! This guide is provided “as is" and if you use it, that is at your own risk.

Thanks to LinuxQuestions.org members! Here I found most of the tips that I used to make things work!

* Backup configurations, databases, and user data in /home/user dirs

* Install/Upgrade Slackware from CD/DVD

Existing partitions...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1843 Comments 0 stefansbv is offline
Old

Slackware kookie

Posted 06-08-2009 at 01:39 PM by garyg007

Seen as one of the slackware 'cookies'.
Is it a quote from one of the "mainframe bigots?"

THE LESSER-KNOWN PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES #18 -- C-

This language was named for the grade received by its creator when
he submitted it as a class project in a graduate programming class. C- is
best described as a "low-level" programming language. In fact, the language
generally requires more C- statements than machine-code...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 685 Comments 0 garyg007 is offline

  



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:09 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement

My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration