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How to answer questions without wasting too much time

Posted 11-30-2008 at 09:29 PM by ErV
Updated 02-21-2009 at 08:51 AM by ErV

Okay, I've just got through another flamewar, so I decided to write a some info about answering questions without wasting too much time in the process. The content is based on personal experience, my own point of view, and isn't supposed to be absolute truth or something. I also don't expect someone to agree with me. Recommendations are written in random order, and are supposed to prevent wasting too much time typing replies, or breaking your keyboard too quickly.
Beware! Some people probably...
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Video games in Slackware

Posted 11-30-2008 at 02:34 PM by linuxpokernut

First I had to get the nvidia drivers for my card. I was rather amazed that there was a Slackware package and that I did not have to compile from source. That made life a lot easier, or perhaps just this task a lot quicker. Either way it was no problem getting the package. Installing it was a bit trickier than your average Windows or Ubuntu install, but it was't terribly complicated either. All i had to do is quit my x session and log in as root. The install was menu based rather than text so it...
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Install Mplayer and Multimedia Codecs (libdvdcss2,w32codecs,w64 codecs) in Ubuntu 8.10

Posted 11-30-2008 at 02:28 PM by sridhar11

MPlayer is a movie and animation player that supports a wide range of codecs and file formats, including MPEG 1/2/4,DivX 3/4/5, Windows Media 7/8/9, RealAudio/Video up to 9, Quicktime 5/6, and Vivo 1/2. It has many MX/SSE (2)/3Dnow(Ex) optimized native audio and video codecs, but allows using XAnim’s and RealPlayer’s binary codec plugins, and Win32 codec DLLs. It has basic VCD/DVD playback functionality, including DVD subtitles, but supports many text- based subtitle formats too. For video output,...
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Check Your Mysql Server Performance with MySQLTuner

Posted 11-30-2008 at 02:26 PM by sridhar11

MySQLTuner is a script written in Perl that will assist you with your MySQL configuration and make recommendations for increased performance and stability. Within seconds, it will display statistics about your MySQL installation and the areas where it can be improved.

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how to install *.sh file on CentOS?

Posted 11-30-2008 at 01:46 PM by me99

Would anyone know, I am sure someone does, how to install *.sh file on CentOS?
I downloaded the netbeans 6.5 file but now I am not sure how to install it. Thanks, george
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