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Skype, Yahoo!, AIM, ICQ - WTF?

Posted 05-26-2008 at 06:55 AM by ax11

No serious IMs/VoIP-clients are mentioned in the user profile. What's wrong with Jabber/XMPP or SIP? Not proprietary enough? Too safe? Not really privacy-smashing and no annoying ads?
Ah, I forgot: <em>Anybody</em> uses AIM, ICQ and Skype. Well, <em>anybody</em> uses Windoze, I guess...
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SU in slackware

Posted 05-25-2008 at 10:06 PM by shannonbay

Couldn't su from my user to root. Tried making a suauth file, no effect. The solution was adding my user to group wheel.
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Booting into xdm, kdm or gdm with Slackware

Posted 05-25-2008 at 12:04 AM by shannonbay

Edit /etc/inittab to boot into runlevel 4

runlevel 4 kills all the gettys except 6 for cli and 3 or 7 for X.

Then edit /etc/rd.d/rc.4 to choose your desktop manager.

Recommend the slackbook for more info.
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Telstra Clear BroadBand in Slackware

Posted 05-25-2008 at 12:00 AM by shannonbay

Enter details into netconfig command. Also edit addresses in /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1

This does not set up routing however. Use
Code:
route add default gw <gateway>
Now everything should work until you reboot.

To make the gateway permanent, you will need to add that line to rc.d - since rc.inet1 contained code that is supposed to make this happen anyway, I edited the top of the file to remove the case statements on the variable assignments.
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The fastest way to navigate with Nautilius

Posted 05-19-2008 at 10:58 AM by sica07

Here is a tip about how to navigate in GNOME-the fast way. While on the desktop (with no window focused), press the / key to open the Nautilus navigation bar.To navigate to a specific location type the folders path in the bar.Also, you can navigate to the special locations, using the following paths:
<strong>system-settings:///</strong>
Opens the System Settings Window. <a href="http://alinuxblog.wordpress.com/2008/05/16/the-fastest-way-to-navigate-in-gnome/">more...
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