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Slacklet - a new OS Mod Proposal

Posted 01-08-2010 at 09:49 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 10-20-2010 at 12:04 AM by lumak

If you have read my other post, you'll know I want to install GNU/Linux onto a Tablet PC. I've thought about it long and hard and think that Tablets really deserve an OS design for them.

I propose a Slackware Tablet - Slacklet.

Why?

Slackware is simple to manage and it's the OS I prefer.

Real-world Justifications?

Less work on creating a Tool Chain.
The user can use their main machine running Slackware to compile...
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Wrong keyboard or why I hate to be not at home

Posted 01-07-2010 at 04:17 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

We're having a hardcore repair of floor and walls at home now.
yesterday after i spent a day in a stinky flat(after we painted a floor) i decided to move to my friend's place(from where i'm VNCed now). I needed to work.

the problem is not only because my friend runs windows and i can't copy files to my server(i can only move them to my webserver so i fetch them from here) or do any other simple operation, but the wrong desktop, the wrong keyboard and mouse. it's not mine, i...
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CoderMan: Hacking by Night

Posted 01-07-2010 at 07:44 AM by CoderMan

What do you do when you wake up at 3:00 in the morning and can't fall back to sleep? Well, such is my case, and I find myself programming. You should think my mind would be too muddled to program at this time of night, but apparently not.

Am I a singular case, or is there anyone else out there who has ever coded in the late hours of the morning because they couldn't sleep?
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Chkrootkit 0.49 modifications and notes

Posted 01-06-2010 at 05:03 PM by unSpawn
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Chkrootkit 0.49 was released on 2009/07/30 and I sent some emails to the users mailing list and Nelson after it about changes. Realizing I never got word back I'll just post here. The patch below adds:
0) a new test called which utilizes '(/sbin/)ip' instead of 'ifconfig' because a sniffer (benign or malicious) does not need to have the interface in promiscuous mode (e.g.: 'ifconfig eth0 promisc && tcpdump -p -i any 2>&1>/dev/null &') and 'ip' detects and differentiates...
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A standard Windows desktop is useless - My point of view.

Posted 01-04-2010 at 06:51 AM by rich_c

I read a blog post recently with the above title. While I agree with the sentiment, the detail of the post doesn't cover my reasons for thinking the standard Windows desktop is useless. they are as follows.

Take, for example, any out of the box Windows install as compared to any of the top Linux distros from DistroWatch. Install them pretty much as default and apply any updates. Now which do you suppose you could immediately start working with? I'll allow myself one negative...
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