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Install Ubuntu kernel updates without rebooting using Ksplice Uptrack

Posted 08-24-2009 at 10:15 AM by sridhar11

Ksplice Uptrack is an update service for the Linux kernel; it automatically delivers security and reliability improvements to your machine, without the disruption of rebooting.

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Apache2.2 ab with ssl

Posted 08-24-2009 at 04:54 AM by zhjim

For all of you who wonder why ab (a.k.a apachebenchmark) gives an error like this
SSL not compiled in; no https support
I finally found out how to enable ssl support in ab.

Here are two minimal configuration options for the httpd-2.2.13 from

With working ssl-ab
./configure --with-ssl --enable-ssl --with-mpm=prefork --prefix=/home/ase/non/install --with-mods-shared=most
Without working ssl-ab
./configure --with-ssl
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Fluxbox/Openbox - calendar in menu

Posted 08-23-2009 at 05:05 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 08-24-2009 at 11:58 PM by lumak

MOVED: added this to the fluxbox wiki as "Calendar Menu" updates may be posted here or there.

Here is a nifty thing to include a calendar printout in your fluxbox menu. It currently coded in bash and is very crude. The print out only looks best when your menu is left justified and the text is mono spaced. An optional fix for this may be to convert spaces to underscore (not yet implemented).

create a directory ~/.fluxbox/cal and place the attached script...
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Posted 08-22-2009 at 04:54 PM by uinseann

Daft name for a Linux installation, but I must say I'm quite impressed with it, especially the amount of programs that come with a standard installation. It is based on Ubuntu (what isn't these days?), except it has the OpenBox Window manager. As usual with it being Ubuntu under the hood, it runs as a live cd, but with it being OpenBox it's very fast. Theres nothing on the black desktop, except some info in the top right hand, you know specs like ram used etc. Just a right click to gain access the...
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GTK project moved to Sourceforge

Posted 08-22-2009 at 11:22 AM by radiodee1


I've moved my project 'Gaptsearch' to Sourceforge. Here's a link to the project:

The idea behind the project is that I like to do all my updates with 'aptitude' from the command line, but at the same time I like a gui for searching through the project database. To this end I made such a gui, called 'gaptsearch', for doing this display work. I don't use the aptitude ncurses interface.
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