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Slackware 64 Rocks!

Posted 07-10-2009 at 09:25 PM by stureedy

When I saw the announcement on that Slackware64-current had gone public, I had to try it. (I've been running Slackware as my primary OS--both desktop and server--for years.)

I downloaded the kernels, isolinux, and the slackware64 (packages) directories and begin reading.

OK, first step is to generate a boot CD. No problem! The directions in isolinux/README.TXT provided all the information I needed to make a boot DVD or CD. I opted to make a boot CD...
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Neat sysinfo script for IRC

Posted 07-09-2009 at 10:01 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 07-10-2009 at 11:22 PM by craigevil

inxi" is (#1), or (#2) as root: cd /usr/local/bin && wget -Nc && chmod +x inxi, or (#3) now in debform ---> wget*.deb

$ inxi -F
System: Host craigevil Kernel 2.6.30-1.dmz.1-liquorix-686 i686 (32 bit) Distro Debian GNU/Linux squeeze/sid
CPU: Single core Intel Pentium 4 (HT) cache 1024 KB flags (sse3 nx lm) bmips 5593.87
Clock Speeds: (1) 2793.256...
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First post: building Gnash on Slackware with src2pkg

Posted 07-09-2009 at 10:17 AM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)

I didn't realize I had an LQ for a long time. For a longer time, I didn't think I had much to post. However, I've been thinking that I need a place to keep a bunch of technical stuff I've worked out over time with help from the friendly people at LQ.


In the past day or so, I've been working to build Gnash for Slackware 12.2 to evaluate it as an alternative to the Adobe Flash player. Below are my results so far:
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Eiciel .spec

Posted 07-09-2009 at 06:46 AM by unSpawn

Eiciel allows you to visually edit file ACL entries. You can add and remove users and groups who will be granted permissions through the graphical interface. Eiciel can be used as stand-alone application and as Nautilus extension.

Also-see: (Java-based UI)

I didn't see no package but I know it is in Fedora-extras, I just didn't want to rebuild it....
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TV-Browser Online Digital TV Guide in Ubuntu

Posted 07-09-2009 at 01:46 AM by sridhar11

TV-Browser is a simple Digital TV Guide that supports more than 500 TV channels and 80 Radio stations. TV-Browser collects TV program information from different sources on the internet and presents it neatly as a Digital TV Guide with pictures where there possible (if there are no copyright issues).TV-Browser is a free opensource software licensed under GPL that can run on multiple platforms like Windows, Linux, MacOS & OS/2 as it is Java based and requires only the SUN Java runtime environment...
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