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computer mag

Posted 04-17-2009 at 11:12 AM by uinseann

I once picked up a Windows based computer mag up. Yes it's true it was me! the magazine was on the top shelf with THOSE other mags you get, where the people buying them have macs on with their collar turned up. The reason I bought the mag was the fact that I noticed it had some Linux distro's on the DVD (I hate that word ...distro's). I had noticed it said Linux Mint was one of them.

I couldn't give a margaret Thatcher about the Windows stuff, but I have limited bandwidth so it saved...
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BleachBit to cleanup unwanted files on your openSUSE

Posted 04-17-2009 at 02:31 AM by rbkumaran

BleachBit is a simple cool utility to delete unnecessary files on the systemt to free disk space. This includes application and browser cache, temporary fiiles and cookies. Among the many supported application files are Bash, Beagle, Epiphany, firefox, Adobe flash, java, KDE, openoffice,Opera, XChat, rpmbuild etc. Read More
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MinMenu 0.9.1 Released

Posted 04-16-2009 at 05:20 PM by CoderMan

The source code for MinMenu 0.9.1 is available at http://www.indicium.us/cgi-bin/pages/get?view=minmenu.

The application now has support for nested menus. It also has some improved color themes, and a time/date display.
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Genisoimage - Creates ISO-9660 CD-ROM filesystem images

Posted 04-16-2009 at 02:43 AM by sridhar11

genisoimage is a pre-mastering program for creating ISO-9660 CD-ROM filesystem images, which can then be written to CD or DVD media using the wodim program. genisoimage includes support for making bootable “El Torito” CDs, as well as CDs with support for the Macintosh HFS filesystem.

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virtual machine project

Posted 04-15-2009 at 10:29 PM by robertvi
Updated 04-15-2009 at 10:30 PM by robertvi

I'm writing a virtual machine in C. This is mainly to teach myself more about how computers work, but maybe of interest to other people. I was inspired by listening to Steve Gibson on the security now podcast talk about the PDP-8. He is planning to write his own complete operating system for this early computer as a fun project.

The PDP-8's instruction set sounds a bit too restrictive to me, so I have tried to come up with a minimum level of complexity that would allow me to write...
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