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[example] Compiling 2.6.32 kernel in Slackware 64

Posted 12-09-2009 at 12:31 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 01:42 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG

Please Note: You should atleast read Alien_Bob's [Eric Hameleers] Guide once if you are new to kernel compiling. I always refer this guide to people who just started kernel compiling since it's very well-written and explained in details. Here is the link.
This is my second kernel compile guide [actually more like a report of my experience]. A few...
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Redhat video training

Posted 12-08-2009 at 10:59 PM by jaymarting (The messy world of technology)
Updated 12-08-2009 at 11:02 PM by jaymarting (Make pretty)

I've been in IT for over 4 years now and playing around with linux just over two of those. Ive recently been getting a little more serious about my training as I reported in my entry about my Preplogic training purchase. And while I want to claim that I fight the good fight the reality is that my tiny company is still primarily windows based despite efforts to bring them over to linux.

It's because of this that I wasn't concerned that my PrepLogic training...
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Charities and FOSS

Posted 12-08-2009 at 04:37 AM by rich_c

Recently I came across someone asking for advice on software to use as they are in the early stages of running a charity. It occured to me that charities should be aware of Free and Open Source Software and how it can help make the most of the donations they receive. Clearly, with FOSS there is the free-as-in-beer element which is important here. With FOSS, charities aren't obliged to pay up front licencing charges but can contribute as and when they are able.

Personally, I'd feel...
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Configuring GRUB2?

Posted 12-08-2009 at 01:59 AM by Seph64 (Seph64's Lair)

I tried following the grub2 article at the gentoo wiki with no success on this issue.

it says to:
if loadfont /boot/grub/unifont.pf2 ; then
set gfxmode="1280x1024x32;1024x768x32;800x600x32;640x480x32;1280x1024;1024x768;800x600;640x480"
insmod gfxterm
insmod vbe
terminal_output gfxterm
if terminal_output gfxterm; then true ; else
terminal gfxterm

insmod png
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Update for those looking to learn Linux - to a nit-picky degree...

Posted 12-07-2009 at 03:21 PM by kcoriginal

I re-found Red Hat 9 - "Shrike" the other day. The Red Hat site had some seriously detailed manuals that go with that. Clear, large, good.

Red Hat 9, I would call, the first of the modern Linux distributions. I know that Debian was in good shape about that time... but... overall the market-share wasn't so hot for Deb at that time.

Now, I am an ubuntu fanatic...!

But, if you feel like ubuntu is masking too much of the nuts and bolts, yet, still...
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