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Autotools: Somebody Does Understand!

Posted 12-19-2009 at 10:25 PM by CoderMan

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/...tomake_libtool

So, I just recently switched my FOSS project from a single Makefile to autotools. Sadly, my guide for this journey was the official autotools documentation, and it was a less the pleasant experience. In fact, I got so discouraged I actually posted a poll to determine whether it would be less painful to learn autotools or to shoot myself in the foot.

I just came across the above...
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CentOS 5.4 netinstall

Posted 12-19-2009 at 11:51 AM by anand.arumug
Updated 02-10-2010 at 01:25 PM by anand.arumug (Updated an URL)

I just recently tried installing CentOS on a old Toshiba laptop (Model: M45-S269) which has a DVD-RW drive but functions only as a CD drive. So the easiest option for me to install CentOS was through the Internet.

Here is what I did:

1) Depending on your PCs processor architecture download the CentOS netinstall.iso file from
CentOS 5.4 ISOs

2) I followed the steps described in the following URL CentOS NetInstall 5.3 written by Chris Gountanis...
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Fighting with xfce 4.6 installation on debian

Posted 12-18-2009 at 06:04 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 12-19-2009 at 02:42 AM by Web31337

I was kinda disappointed i can't properly install xfce 4.6 on debian lenny with aptitude. Also tried backports with issues like here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ys-4.4-775588/
I decided to go the proven (cloacms++) way of building from sources.
So, i fetched all(almost) files from http://mocha.xfce.org/archive/xfce-4.6.1/src/
and started building. I removed my xfce 4.4 installation and built libraries...
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xlsx2csv Excel (xlsx) spreadsheetML to CSV converter

Posted 12-18-2009 at 03:45 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

Here's something I wrote to convert xlsx to csv. It works very well for me. I have many large spreadsheets to test with, but any additional testing is appreciated.

http://kirk.webfinish.com/2009/12/xlsx2csv/

/bithead
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Patch and Compile Kernel with Custom Boot Logo

Posted 12-18-2009 at 05:54 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-21-2009 at 12:08 PM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG.


Unlike every other distro, Slackware doesn't brand anything. Everything is vanilla. So when you boot, you see the original linux penguin logo at the top of your screen.

Download the latest kernel source from kernel.org. I'll be using here kernel 2.6.32 source and 2.6.32.1 patch. So you understand that you don't need to download the whole kernel source every-time a...
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