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HOW-TO KMyMoney2 on Slackware 13.0 (x86 32-bit)

Posted 09-07-2009 at 09:19 AM by gegechris99
Updated 08-13-2010 at 04:30 PM by gegechris99 (correction incorrect path in configure option for qt-includes)


I've compiled KMyMoney2 on Slackware 13.0 (32-bit) using feedbacks from these 2 threads in which it was reported that KMyMoney2 was successfully compiled on 64-bit but not on 32-bit:

/usr/local/lib or /usr/local/lib64

Kmymoney2 Slackware64 Sbo Slackbuild Error

So here's a little HOW-TO for those interested in this topic:

1) Install the kde3-compat packages

Install at least the following packages from...
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Installing to a Compaq Armada M300

Posted 09-07-2009 at 06:38 AM by trevorparsons

I'm installing Ubuntu on a Compaq Armada M300 laptop acquired as a cast-off from a client.

I tried the regular Jaunty 9.04 install disk, which failed while trying to boot into the live system, and also during the boot of the direct installer.

I then tried the alternate install disk. This failed while trying to enable the framebuffer. The screen slowly faded to white and back down to black, and stuck there.

For further amusement, I tried the netboot install....
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Ten challenges to Windows users.

Posted 09-06-2009 at 05:21 AM by rich_c

I just read a piece on /. about Microsoft offering a course to BestBuy (U.S. consumer electronics store.) employees that by all accounts amounts to anti Linux FUD! I feel an appropriate response would be to challenge Windows users to do some things I do without fear of repercussions and/or with relative ease, but on their platform of choice... Here goes!

1. Browse the internet with no anti virus running. Firewall optional.
2. Give (Teenage) users permission to install and...
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Slackware64, BCM4312 LP PHY and proprietary Broadcom driver.

Posted 09-05-2009 at 10:45 PM by jimX86
Updated 10-17-2009 at 06:41 PM by jimX86 (changed to `uname -r`; noted addition of slackbuild)

Additional note: A broadcom-sta package has now been added to the Slackbuilds Repository. (It also appears that a patch is no longer necessary for the 2.6.29 kernels. I haven't tested this though... unless I upgrade kernels I'm leaving this alone.)

(Note: onebuck pointed out in the Slackware forum that Broadcom provides a patch for kernel 2.6.29. I had been having trouble finding the correct patches, so I was using the patched Debian source. That's pointless now, so I've deleted the...
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Posted 09-05-2009 at 11:25 AM by openSourceLover

Is there any one here ?
what should I do ?

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