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xkb, dead keys, multi keys, xmodmap, etc. Seeking guidance.

Posted 01-05-2009 at 08:40 PM by Mol_Bolom

I have found a bit more information today on xkb and after thinking through it as well as other information I have gathered over the past couple of months, I've come to a new realization that perhaps I've been going about keyboard configuring all wrong. So I've decided that I should seek some of the experienced users for ideas on which aspect of keyboard configurations I should concentrate on.

I gather probably the easiest way for me to configure my system is with two entirely different...
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Tools to delete files securely in GNU/Linux

Posted 01-05-2009 at 01:13 PM by sridhar11

Deleting a file or reformatting a disk does not destroy your sensitive data. The data can easily be undeleted. That’s a good thing if you accidentally throw something away, but what if your trying to destroy financial data, bank account passwords, or classified company information. In this article you will learn number of tools(Shred,Wipe,srm,smem,sfill,sswap,DBAN) to
delete files securely in GNU/ Linux

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How to Install Adobe Flash in Debian Etch/Lenny/Sid

Posted 01-05-2009 at 01:12 PM by sridhar11

In this tutorial we will see how to install Adobe Flash in Debian Etch/Lenny/Sid. Adobe Flash (previously called "Macromedia Flash"') is a multimedia platform created by Macromedia and currently developed and distributed by Adobe Systems. Since its introduction in 1996, Flash has become a popular method for adding animation and interactivity to web pages; Flash is commonly used to create animation, advertisements, and various web page components, to integrate video into web pages, and...
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The importance of searching LQ before asking more questions

Posted 01-04-2009 at 08:37 PM by xri

I think it's been stated a millions times, but these days it's becoming even more true.
This site and others are becoming so complete an thourough that most likely usual Linux questions have been answered in different degrees of detail. All you have to do is choosing the depth that will suit your current needs and time availability.
I visit this site very regularly but most of the time my answers are there. I don't have to add my question to the stack.
Of course posting to help...
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GeoXPlanet being considered for Portage?

Posted 01-04-2009 at 08:52 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I did some googling the other day to see who (if any) was using GeoXPlanet, and I ran across this:

http://bugs.gentoo.org/236353

fraggod contributed some patches to GeoXPlanet some time ago (around release 0.4.4), which I reviewed and added to the project. His patches centered around reverse dns primarily, but he had a few tweaks in there as well (radius xplanet option exposed via the configGUI, as well as a few other options I'd planned to add around 0.5.0) Now it...
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