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Automatise additional Installation software in Slackware

Posted 11-09-2015 at 11:11 AM by jheengut

Slackware being an Advanced Operating System, is the oldest living Free/Libre Open Source Software Distribution in the world. Major tasks are still performed using the text driven ncurses as a Graphical User Interface and expects the Power User to configure the system aka /etc configuration files by hand. A DVD installation covers everything from a file,web,ftp,mail,.. Server to a complete Desktop and in addition to the TeX typesetting system. There is virtually no limit from which media the system...
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Slackware 14.1 - Use persistent disk names in lilo and fstab before adding a second hard disk

Posted 11-07-2015 at 04:31 PM by gegechris99
Updated 11-08-2015 at 05:16 AM by gegechris99
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I recently added to a laptop a second SATA Hitachi hard disk (HDD) using a HDD caddy that replaced the CD/DVD drive. This second HDD was from an old laptop whose motherboard died and had a Windows Vista partition and a linux partition.

The first HDD (Toshiba) in the laptop was partitioned as follows:
/dev/sda1 for the swap
/dev/sda2 for the root directory of Slackware 14.1 64bit with ext4 filesystem

After adding the second HDD, the boot process failed...
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Linux fanboys are at it again. This time over security.

Posted 11-06-2015 at 07:59 PM by Randicus Draco Albus

This thread has inspired another blog post.

A newspaper article that examines the Linux kernel from a security perspective with a cursory, but unbiased examination of the issue from both sides, Torvalds and those who advocate better security, is vilified by some Linux users as an attack on Linux and anti-Linux propaganda. Here is yet another...
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RaspArch Build 151105 :: Run Arch Linux on your Raspberry Pi 2

Posted 11-05-2015 at 08:45 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 11-07-2015 at 03:22 AM by exton (More INFO)

This version (151107) is my second build of RaspArch
The first version is from 150414. RaspArch is a remaster of Arch Linux ARM. The original compressed system is of 231 MB. After I have added the LXDE Desktop environment, Firefox and Gimp the system increased to 492 MB. RaspArch is a ready-to-go ARM system. It must be installed on a Raspberry Pi 2 computer.

NEWS 151107
A new version of RaspArch is ready. The compressed file rasparch-exton.tar.gz from 151105 was compressed...
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Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) Desktop Screenshots Tour

Posted 11-04-2015 at 08:05 AM by sridhar11

Ubuntu 15.10 will be supported for 9 months for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Core, Kubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin along with all other flavours.This tutorial shows ubuntu 15.10 desktop installation,wallpapers and application screenshots

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