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custom colourful /etc/issue for Slackware

Posted 11-05-2014 at 12:52 AM by number22
Updated 12-27-2014 at 08:59 PM by number22

When you copy and paste these code into your /etc/issue with your vi or vim, you might need to replace ^[ with Control+V then Control+[ in input mode.

^[[0;32m   _____    ^[[0;34m _                  _
^[[0;32m  / ____|   ^[[0;34m| |                | |
^[[0;32m | (___     ^[[0;34m| |   __ _    ___  | | __ ^[[0;33m__      __   __ _   _ __    ^[[0;35m___
^[[0;32m  \\___ \\    ^[[0;34m| |  / _\` |  / __| | |/ / ^[[0;33m\\ \\ /\\ / /  / _` | | \'__|  ^[[0;35m/ _
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ExLight Linux Live DVD with Enlightenment 0.19 :: now based on Ubuntu 14.10

Posted 11-04-2014 at 08:52 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn 64 bit, released October 23, 2014).
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.19. Installed from source.
3. I have replaced kernel 3.16.0-5-exton with kernel 3.16.0-21-exton.
4. New software content: AbiWord, Nautilus, SpaceFM, Firefox, Gimp and GParted. Also all necessary additions in order to install programs from source. Study...
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Slackware-14.1-Squid And Privoxy Secure Setup

Posted 11-02-2014 at 06:50 PM by arniekat

Squid is a Caching Proxy Server that reduces bandwidth, improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages so you have a faster Web Experience. Privoxy is a Privacy-Enhancing Proxy. These two proxies can be chained to increase your Web Browser Security. Before you start, take a baseline reading of the information your Web Browser is allowing to leak out. Go to:

This website rates your Security...
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File listing to html

Posted 11-01-2014 at 02:55 PM by peonuser
Updated 11-20-2014 at 10:55 AM by peonuser

Downlloaded some pdf files, but wanted to access them from the local server. Did not want to edit several hundred lines into an html file so I create a batch file. Then the job was done in seconds rather than hours. Learned a bit more about sed in the process.

# turn a pdf list into a usable http file for a web server.
ls *.pdf > pdflist
cut -d "." -f1 pdflist > descripts
sed -i -e 's/^/<a href=\"/' pdflist
sed -i 's/$/\"\>/'...
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ArchEX dual 64/32 bit with LXDE and kernel 3.17.1-1-ARCH

Posted 10-31-2014 at 11:47 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

WHAT IS ArchEX dual build 141031?
ArchEX 64bit/32bit dual is a new (141031) Linux live DVD based on Arch Linux. Arch motto is KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). ArchEX uses kernel 3.17.1-1-ARCH (latest stable kernel) and the LXDE Desktop environment.

Among many other programs, Firefox 33.0.2, Gimp 2.8.14, Wicd and GParted – see this package LIST.

INSTALLATION to hard drive
ArchEX can easily be installed to hard drive of those who so...
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