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Posted 05-25-2009 at 10:38 PM by geek745

For those of you who are reading - Penguins 'R' Us has now moved to The old URL will still get you there.

-Facebook phishing was popular this week...
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MinMenu 0.11.0 Released

Posted 05-25-2009 at 03:39 AM by CoderMan

Source code for MinMenu 0.11.0 is available at Binary installers are also available for the i386 and amd64 architectures.

I added a cool new feature to MinMenu that allows the end user to specify any command or program, and to have the standard output of the command or program displayed in the top left corner of the screen. The output displays in a line-by-line ticker style, at the speed specified by the user.

The specified...
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Next up - Firefox is already running, but is not responding.

Posted 05-25-2009 at 03:04 AM by sjampoo

So, I did manage to get lilo into my mbr.

KDE 3.5 runs perfectly.. thus, time to settle down. Screenresolution fixed: had to lookup what kind of graphics card I have ( Nvidia Geforce 8600 GT according to vista ) and installed the driver that I downloaded from ( Thumbs up for Nvidia!)

Firefox works, but I'm missing on Flash. Hmm. Downloaded flash, which is also very easily available at the makers website ( Thumbs up for Adobe ). had the installer point...
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Posted 05-24-2009 at 05:16 PM by uinseann

I am impressed with Ubuntu! I have just set up the audio input to my Mikomi Webcam, tested the microphone with "Sound Recorder", and it works perfectly. So thats it, it's up and running ready to chat with family in America and elsewhere!
LQ Newbie
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LILO - What a fix?

Posted 05-24-2009 at 03:14 PM by sjampoo
Updated 05-24-2009 at 05:42 PM by sjampoo

Since I still want LILO to get onto my MBR, booted aLive-cd(Ubuntu), mounted /dev/sda2 to /home/slack and did a man lilo in /home/slack/sbin

There the option/error that I got during installation is mentioned under the -P section: Something about partition table and wrong values or..

Should do a /sbin/lilo -P ignore as far as I understand?

ubuntu@ubuntu:~/slack/sbin$ lilo -P ignore
Fatal: Cannot open: /etc/lilo.conf
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