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My First Blog Entry

Posted 12-31-2008 at 09:32 PM by weibullguy

This is my first ever, anytime, anywhere blog entry. I have nothing to say that anyone would care to read, but isn't that the point of a blog? I'm just waiting for BLAS to build on my "new" machine and looking for something to keep my fingers busy.

I say my machine is "new" because my wife stole my "old" machine. She recently upgraded to Photoshop CS4. Well, CS4 utilizes OpenGL 2.0. Her GPU didn't support OpenGL 2.0, but mine did. She claims I am...
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Linux Imaging

Posted 12-31-2008 at 03:23 AM by sathiyadev

hi friends,

I have some basic doubts regarding imaging Linux Operating System (OS).

I have a complete back-up of my root partition and boot partition. Back-up is done using DD Utility. Below are the command i followed for back-up

dd if=/dev/sda1 bs=1k conv=sync,noerror | gzip > /tmp/boot_backup.gz (boot partition of 1 GB in size).

dd if=/dev/sda2 bs=1k conv=sync,noerror | gzip > /tmp/root_backup.gz (root partition of 20GB in size)....
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How to use SSH Via HTTP Proxy using Corkscrew in Ubuntu

Posted 12-31-2008 at 01:18 AM by sridhar11

If you want to ssh your vps server or your home computer from your work place (assuming you are using http proxy).You need to use Corkscrew.corkscrew is a simple tool to tunnel TCP connections through an HTTP proxy supporting the CONNECT method. It reads stdin and writes to stdout during the connection, just like netcat.

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pv (Pipe Viewer) - Shell pipeline element to meter data passing through

Posted 12-31-2008 at 01:17 AM by sridhar11

pv (Pipe Viewer) can be inserted into any normal pipeline between two processes to give a visual indication of how quickly data is passing through, how long it has taken, how near to completion it is, and an estimate of how long it will be until completion.To use it, insert it in a pipeline between two processes, with the appropriate options.

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Howto: making slackware packages from source without slackbuilds

Posted 12-30-2008 at 06:33 PM by ErV
Updated 02-21-2009 at 08:50 AM by ErV

[SIZE="5"][b]Making slackware packages from source[/b][/SIZE]

I'm posting this because some people have problems with making packages from source code, and howto where I learned how to do it isn't available anymore.

[color=red][b]WARNING![/b][/color]:
1) howto is pretty short and doesn't dive into details too much (although I initially thought about overview of commonly used build systems).
2) This doesn't work for all packages, only for most...
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