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totem player dvd issue?!?!?!?

Posted 08-24-2009 at 06:14 PM by jcrail

could not open location;you might not have permission to open file?

please help me solve this issue, i cant play any dvds.
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Installing Slackware 12.2 On An Old Dell Laptop - Part II

Posted 08-24-2009 at 04:00 PM by stuartd

It's a week or so since I did anything to that laptop. I've got a working OS on it but I don't have a network connection, not to mention X or any other pretties.

First I want to get the network up and running. I know that the NIC works as I explained before, so that's not a problem. It's a Xircom Credit Card Ethernet 10/100+ Modem 56 CEM56-100

I know that the machine is connected to the pcmcia cardbus:

root@achilles:~# lspcmcia -v
Socket 0 Bridge:
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Install Ubuntu kernel updates without rebooting using Ksplice Uptrack

Posted 08-24-2009 at 09:15 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 03:54 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 04:05 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 08-24-2009 at 10:58 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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