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First post: building Gnash on Slackware with src2pkg

Posted 07-09-2009 at 11:17 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 07:46 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 02:46 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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Two cornerstones for learning the nitty-gritty!

Posted 07-07-2009 at 09:28 PM by kcoriginal
Updated 07-07-2009 at 09:34 PM by kcoriginal

Part I - - - - Learn Intermediate-Level Networking

After several years as a perfectionist procrastinator... I have learned to recommend Ubuntu, NOW! JUST GET IT INSTALLED SO YOU CAN GET ON WITH LEARNING LINUX! No other distro comes close out-of-the-box. BUT. USE UBUNTU WHILE YOU LEARN ANOTHER, MORE TRADITIONAL DISTRO! Red Hat, BSD, Solaris, CentOS ( <---- my personal favorite... )

Just get started. If you like my title. Then ignore all the flames that this...
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Firefox 3.5: The Good, The Bad, and The "Meh"

Posted 07-07-2009 at 03:52 PM by pereb
Updated 07-08-2009 at 10:26 AM by pereb (Fixed a typo)

Just over a year after Firefox 3.0 set a Guinness World Record for the most downloads in a single day, Mozilla released the official version of Firefox 3.5 last week. While not a full new version, 3.5 packed in a ton of upgrades (fun fact: it was originally numbered Version 3.1, but developers changed the name because they felt it didn’t reflect the amount of new stuff added). I’ve been using the official Firefox Version 3.5 since it came out on June 30, and while it does boast some...
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