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A new version of Exton-Slack 14.0 is ready!

Posted 05-18-2013 at 12:55 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Exton-Slack current is a new remaster of Slackware 14.0/current 64bit. KDE 4.10.3 (released 130507) is used as Desktop Environment. I have compiled the kernel 3.8.7 in the same way that Slackware’s kernel huge is compiled. This means that there are a lot of native support for modern hardware in “my” kernel 3.8.7-exton. Even more than what is available in Slackware’s original kernel huge. This is my third Slackware system for 64bit computers. Furthermore I have installed Grub2, which can be used...
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How to Install Cinnamon 1.8 on ubuntu 13.04

Posted 05-17-2013 at 09:52 AM by sridhar11

Cinnamon is a user interface. It is a fork of GNOME Shell, initially developed by (and for) Linux Mint. It attempts to provide a more traditional user environment based on the desktop metaphor, like GNOME 2. Cinnamon uses Muffin, a fork of the GNOME 3 window manager Mutter, as its window manager from Cinnamon 1.2 onwards

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Skype with care – Microsoft is reading everything you write

Posted 05-15-2013 at 08:47 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
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How to install Pepper Flash for Chromium Web browser on Ubuntu GNU/Linux

Posted 05-13-2013 at 09:11 AM by sridhar11

This repository provides the pepflashplugin-installer package, which will download and install the newer "Pepper" (PPAPI) version of the Adobe Flash Player plugin for use with the Chromium Web browser on Ubuntu GNU/Linux. The package is similar to Ubuntu's official flashplugin-installer in that it does not include the plugin itself, but instead downloads the plugin and installs it automatically. (Specifically, it downloads the latest Google Chrome package, extracts the Pepper Flash files,...
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An Introduction to Logs for Newbies Pt.. 2

Posted 05-10-2013 at 02:11 PM by Nbiser

In An Introduction to Logs for Newbies: Pt. 1, I took a look at basic log accessing and monitoring.In this one we will take a look at some more advanced logging, but don't worry, you don't need a chainsaw!

First, we will take a look at searching logs using grep. If you want to look for an entry for, say, eth0, you would type:
grep eth0  /var/log/*
This will show you all log entries relating to eth0, which will look somewhat like this:
/var/log/warn:Apr 16 20:20:48  linux-vqbm dhcpcd[12907]:
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