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Update Packages on Fedora 8!

Posted 12-05-2008 at 09:38 AM by Henry777

Is there a single repository available, where one can download all the update packages, with their dependencies for Fedora 8 at once?
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Old

If - how to use

Posted 12-05-2008 at 02:27 AM by kshfi (Jukka's script corner)
Updated 12-07-2008 at 09:57 AM by kshfi
Tags bash, ksh

Programmers - shell if is command.

Code:
if command exit code is 0
then
    do something 1
    do something 2
fi
Ex.
Code:
if  cp fromfile tofile
then
   echo "Works fine"
else
   echo "Error ???"
fi
[ = test
You can write test or [

Code:
a=1
b=1
test "$a" = "$b"
echo $?
0

a=1
b=2
...
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Old

Dual boot install on Compaq 1540 DM

Posted 12-04-2008 at 05:53 PM by rokytnji

Compaq Armada 1540DM running Windows 95 and Linux Puppy 2.15CE
L4Linux has been wanting me to post some kind of article on here and I think I finally came up with a rare one. My Wife picked up a Compaq Armada 1540 DM , Pentium I 144mhz, 64 or so mb ram, and the hardrive is 2gig . Google Compaq for the specs.

Windows 95 is the main 0/S. The laptop has a bootable Floppy and a unbootable cdrom because bios doesn't give cdrom as an option, (even with compaqs firmware upgrades...
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Old

Linux pains

Posted 12-04-2008 at 06:48 AM by papajon

Somewhat to the annoyance of my family and friends, I am an active, avid, and vocal user and promoter of Linux - especially Ubuntu distros, but really all of Linux and the whole Open Source concept. Now, having said that, there are 2 main areas that our OS needs improvement - ok, maybe 3.
1. connectivity - particularly wireless. I have tried 10+ adapters and only one works without being a tech wizard. My wifes desktop is 15' from my wireless router. She gets barely 2 bars with Ubuntu but...
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Old

Gentoo on the Thinkpad x61s

Posted 12-04-2008 at 03:16 AM by zsejk
Updated 12-04-2008 at 09:11 AM by zsejk

To immediately start putting my money where my mouth is, Gentoo will be put on my Thinkpad x61s (currently running Windows Vista Business 64-bit). I tried it before with some luck, but not a lot, as wireless and sound worked, but emerge crapped out after one too many builds. So in order to prevent this...



-zsejk

[EDIT: before I forget again, to facilitate .mkv: add matroska to USE flags when emerging media players; not needed for mplayer, has it by...
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