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LinSSID – Graphical wireless scanning for Linux

Posted 08-27-2013 at 12:45 PM by sridhar11

LinSSID is graphically and functionally similar to Inssider (Microsoft™ Windows®). It is written in C++ using Linux wireless tools and Qt4.

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Ignoring lines starting with space, and other patterns in bash_history

Posted 08-26-2013 at 12:18 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-26-2013 at 12:22 AM by the dsc

It may be a little bit unsafe to have "rm something" commands in your bash history, if you also have the history easily accessible through up and down keys.

The following line will make bash history ignore "rm" and "shutdown":

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export HISTIGNORE="&:rm *:shutdown *"
I don't know the syntax, but it works.

Some people have add there an expression to make bash's history ignore any line starting with...
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Apache performance tuning

Posted 08-23-2013 at 08:10 PM by Pyplate

I've spent the last few days tuning Apache. I've achieved quite a good performance increase, mostly by disabling unused modules. In tests with siege, my cluster can now handle over 900 transactions per second. Here's the full article on server cluster tuning.
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Something from (almost) nothing.

Posted 08-22-2013 at 03:02 PM by linuxpokernut

I was gifted this little laptop by my brother. He works for a computer repair shop and this was "garbage" from a customer...
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minip@minip-ThinkPad-X40 ~ $ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor	: 0
vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
cpu family	: 6
model		: 9
model name	: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1300MHz
stepping	: 5
microcode	: 0x5
cpu MHz		: 600.000
cache size	: 1024 KB
fdiv_bug	: no
hlt_bug		: no
f00f_bug	: no
...
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Me and Debian

Posted 08-21-2013 at 11:42 AM by brianL

Every few months or so, I get the urge to dual-boot with Debian, and I've done it a few times. But I never keep it for long. Why? Can't say for sure, maybe it's something to do with the feeling of being constrained to do things "the Debian Way". Anyway, it's gone again, and I believe I've finally lost all interest in dual-booting and distrohopping (except, possibly, for LFS sometime). I'll stick solely to Slackware. I've never said any other distro was bad, only that they didn't suit me....
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