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Lazy administrators!

Posted 10-20-2009 at 02:08 AM by rich_c

I had a support call yesterday that I'm filing under the catagory of "Helping a user work around the limitations of the software." Oops, breached the EULA there! A friend wanted to do a presentation at work but was unable to put the required file on a USB drive due to their being a site policy of no USB drives. Because of an IT security policy presumably, i.e. they donít want a nasty virus. So, my friend had to work around this limitation by burning a CD. Not a very common task for...
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How to install Opera Web Browser in Ubuntu including flash,Java Plugins

Posted 10-18-2009 at 01:58 PM by sridhar11

Opera is a web browser and internet suite developed by the Opera Software company. The browser handles common
Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, IRC
online chatting, downloading files via BitTorrent, and reading web feeds. Opera is offered free of charge for
personal computers and mobile phones, but for other devices it must be paid for.

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Lusus project underway

Posted 10-18-2009 at 02:40 AM by CoderMan

Lusus is a project I recently started working on. It is supposed to be set of games to help teach beginning Latin. I /just/ integrated in a very rough ClanLib GUI for one game. Improvements to the interface and attractiveness, plus more games, should be coming shortly.

Source code (no binaries) available at:

http://indicium.us/cgi-bin/pages/get?view=lusus
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Slackware64 ext4 grub installation trick/guide

Posted 10-17-2009 at 01:41 PM by jedi_sith_fears
Updated 10-17-2009 at 01:44 PM by jedi_sith_fears

Since 13.0, Slackware has an official x86_64 port. There is no grub package by default, and if you simply try to install it, you will get an error. A lot of users, including me, prefer grub over lilo.

It is not so much difficult to install grub on Slackware64, and I finally managed to do it. So it I thought it will be helpful for those who are new to Slackware64 and wants the old grub back. Hence the guide. Hope this will help you guys.

First, we have to keep two things
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Wondering

Posted 10-17-2009 at 11:10 AM by Denki

I just want to know if anyone know's of a replacment player that is free that can replace movie player 8?
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