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Coexisting Fedora, Ubuntu, and Windows Server 2008

Posted 09-16-2008 at 02:14 PM by chaimarnstein

I recently purchased a new machine - Dell Desktop Inspiron - 250GB HD, 2GB RAM, to serve as a lab machine - basically, teach myself, at least at a basic level, some new technologies that I don't get to work on in the office, where I do internet/intranet infrastructure work.
My first goal is to get get Fedora, Unbuntu, Windows Server 2008 installed on this machine, and bootable to either one.
The machine originally came with most of the HD assigned to the Logical Volume Manager, and...
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Simple Hangman Game

Posted 09-16-2008 at 07:35 AM by ghostdog74

I was so bored today, that i created this simple hangman game to entertain myself. Makes use of a dictionary file called "english" to get random word to guess. No fancy stuff like drawing the man, only number of tries (set to 10)

Code:
#!/bin/bash

awk  'BEGIN{
    dictfile="english"
    l="abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz"
    while (1) {
        srand()
        lm=split(l,letters,"")
...
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Stellarium - Free opensource planetorium on your computer

Posted 09-15-2008 at 06:14 PM by rbkumaran

Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/general/stellarium-free-opensource-planetorium-on-your-computer/" alt="Stellarium - planetorium on your openSUSE">Read at SuseGeek.com</a>
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Pytube - Best YouTube,Google manager, downloader and video converter for Ubuntu Linux

Posted 09-15-2008 at 01:44 PM by sridhar11

PyTube is a GUI for various command-line tools such as:youtube-dl, sox, mplayer, mencoder, ffmpeg and others.It allows you to resize, rotate, apply an external mp3 into a video, generate a 10 to 30 seconds mp3 ring tone.

<a href="http://www.ubuntugeek.com/pytube-best-youtubegoogle-manager-downloader-and-video-converter-for-ubuntu-linux.html">Full Story</a>
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How to: Debian Installation on Acer Aspire 7520 Series!

Posted 09-15-2008 at 01:43 PM by sridhar11

After buying my new Acer Aspire 7520G and to be honest I have been using its default OS for 4 month! That is a Windows using record for me and I am not happy with it since Acer been joking around with the CD-ROM player since it was requested on order. Alright to get to work with Debian I had to replace the OEM CD/DVD Player.

<a href="http://www.debianadmin.com/how-to-debian-installation-on-acer-aspire-7520-series.html">Full Story</a>
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