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Zero Reply Threads: Rant

Posted 12-25-2009 at 07:43 PM by ofaring (Debian, This That and the Other)

I am using a Linux distro: Debian. I enjoy it, a lot. I love the flexibility of the system, and when I need info, I find it. How? By searching and taking the time to educate myself. But masses of the questions asked on this forum are idiotic and unnecessary. I can't imagine what it must be like for those individuals who've been using Linux since the early days. I know that there are users on this forum who are intelligent, rational people. I also know that some of them prefer one BSD edition or...
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Return of the Bisquit

Posted 12-25-2009 at 09:32 AM by Mr-Bisquit

The Bisquit is back
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Step By Step Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) LAMP Server Setup

Posted 12-24-2009 at 03:44 AM by sridhar11

In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux, Apache,
MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go. This feature, exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.The LAMP option means you don’t have to install and integrate each of the four separate LAMP components, a process which can take hours and requires someone who is skilled in the installation and configuration of the individual applications. Instead,...
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Web Programming: FUN???

Posted 12-23-2009 at 09:35 PM by CoderMan

Okay, I've always hated web programming. Why? Because all my experience with web programming has been endeavors to create unholy mixes of HTML, JavaScript, and PHP scripts. Any time you try to turn a web page into an interactive application, it always feels like you are trying to contort the web to do something it doesn't want to do and was never meant to do.

Typical scenario: Picture me sitting in front of a Linux box, a Mac, and (through remote connection) a Windows box, adding...
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The best way to do a new installation, but retain users, groups, and passwords...

Posted 12-23-2009 at 10:16 AM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)

I finally figured out the best way to install a new version of Slackware -- completely wiping out the old version in the process -- while still retaining my users' IDs and passwords.

Naturally, this is no problem when following the upgrade process detailed in UPGRADE.TXT (go to telinit 1, remove the old packages, install the new packages, reboot, voilà), but upgrading from Slackware 12.2 to Slackware64_13 isn't supported. So, this is what I did.

A quick note: I always...
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