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Knoppix Hopes Dashed...At First

Posted 03-20-2006 at 05:00 PM by mowestusa

For pastors, teachers, and volunteers in the church, trying Linux is made easier by the Live CDs. Live CDs boot from the CD-ROM drive, and offer the chance to run Linux without having to touch the hard drive or removing your Windows install. By far the most popular Live CD is Knoppix. As a Linux user I have tried a number of Live CDs like SimplyMepis, DSL, Slax, Puppy Linux, and Kanotix while learning Linux.

What brings me to this post, is a recent experience with Knoppix. I have...
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New stuff I tried out

Posted 03-19-2006 at 11:04 PM by indeliblestamp

I found out this briliantly useful terminal client called yakuake, which gives a quake-style terminal that rolls down smoothly from the top. Just used it a day, and its already in my essentials list.
Other minor stuff I tried this lazy weekend were Katapult, a simple tool to launch your apps; and an amusing extension for thunderbird <!--break-->that converts your mail to leet speak, morse, ROT13 and a few other nice codes.
This is my 1st blog entry :) I'll put my favourite bash...
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The ultimate gaming experience.........with 24 LCD monitors !!!!

Posted 03-19-2006 at 07:53 PM by WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot

Seeing is believing and what beter way to believe that games can be fun until one can see them properly. Enter Andrew Sabri whose research focuses on display wall user interfaces at the Center for Human-Computer Interaction at Virginia Tech. Using 12 Linux servers and a Multi-Head implementation of the X-Server along with a linux implementation of Chromium which enables them to distribute the OpenGL rendering from the head node to all of the servers - the result, Quake3 running at 10,240x3,072 resolution....
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Rootcheck release 0.7

Posted 03-19-2006 at 02:58 PM by unSpawn

A new version (0.7) of rootcheck is or will be available RSN.
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My First Entry

Posted 03-18-2006 at 10:02 AM by IceChant

I thought on doing it for a while but couldn't find the time for that, I think I'll start with little introducing of myself (not much that might be in the future).
My handle is IceChant.
Age: 20
OS/Distro: Win XP, Slackware 10.2
I know it really nothing but that's a start (I need to start with something, don't I ?).
Heh I never thought writing stuff like that will be so hard I like sitting and thinking "do I really want to do it",anyway...
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