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Slackware kookie

Posted 06-08-2009 at 01:39 PM by garyg007

Seen as one of the slackware 'cookies'.
Is it a quote from one of the "mainframe bigots?"


This language was named for the grade received by its creator when
he submitted it as a class project in a graduate programming class. C- is
best described as a "low-level" programming language. In fact, the language
generally requires more C- statements than machine-code...
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Content producers dig Linux too!

Posted 06-08-2009 at 11:32 AM by erlik

Content creation used to be the stronghold of Apple and it's OSX operating system, but recently there have been signs that content producers are more and more attracted to Linux. What made me realize that creative software on Linux had made it with the content creation crowd is this poll on the DAZ Studio forums: more than 150 Daz Studio users would like to see a Linux version. What made it important is that DAZ Studio is not Blender: it is a program that is designed for "artistic" content...
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Windows 7

Posted 06-08-2009 at 11:24 AM by pereb

Yes, I realize this is a Linux site, but I just have to talk about Windows 7 here for a minute. Anyone else tried it? Iím sure a lot of you have. Iíve been playing around with the release client on my old spare machine, and even though itís running on some old technology (Pentium 4 3.02 GHz, 1 GB ram Ė basically the minimum Microsoft recommends) I have to admit Iím pretty impressed with what Iíve seen so far.

As much as I generally am not a fan of Microsoftís OS, dealing with it...
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internet connection cannot be accessed from openSUSE(11.1)

Posted 06-08-2009 at 04:17 AM by lemon09

Originally Posted by ronlau9 View Post
What do you use a adsl modem connected to a ethernet card ?
Or are you using a dial modem ?
If you use a ethernet card you have to configure the ethernet card first

i am using the ADSL modem to connect to a LAN
card and i have configured it. now the question is how do i connect to the internet.
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The Hugo Award Novels, 5: 1959, A Case of Conscience

Posted 06-07-2009 at 12:15 PM by chexmix
Updated 06-17-2009 at 12:18 PM by chexmix

After visiting again with The Demolished Man, I knew that I was at least as excited about re-reading novels I'd already hit as I was about reading ones I knew nothing about. Case in point, the Hugo Winner for 1959, James Blish's A Case of Conscience.

I know that I read this as a teenager. I can even remember the cover of the paperback: Father Ramon Ruiz Sanchez looking contemplative, standing next to one of the dinosaur-like "Lithians" who holds a small vase. That's really...
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