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Life with GNU/Linux/Slackware

Posted 02-08-2006 at 09:08 AM by cwwilson721

Hey, all. Just started the blogging thing here.
My life with linux has been,um, interesting. 99% of the questions I've asked in the Slackware forum get answered by knowledgeable people that also ask the correct questions.

The other forums? Forget about it! Either they answer the wrong question, or don't even bother reading the entire post. (Ex: Asked about setting up a DHCP server, and was told I have to setup NAT, which in the original post was already stated as being setup)...
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Ubuntu The Easy Way

Posted 02-06-2006 at 09:04 AM by leeh

I write this in the hope that it will save people a lot of time and effort when setting up Ubuntu for the first time.

I have set up two computers for the kids, both using Linux and after much experimentation I settled on Ubuntu for the following reasons: Easy to set up, easy to use, it just works!

Well I say it just works, but there's a slight hitch! No restricted formats are included due to the Debian Open Source policy. Now for a newbie such as myself this has caused...
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I am now on Debian sarge

Posted 02-05-2006 at 12:48 AM by lavluda

At last finaly i am on debian sarge. And most of my devices are working on first installation. So i am very much happy. :)
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Constructing "ZoneAlarm for Linux"?

Posted 02-02-2006 at 07:13 PM by unSpawn

Once in a while a question like is there a "ZoneAlarm for Linux"? pops up in LQ-SEC. Usually members tend to tell OP's any firewall handling matters should be done using a front-end if Netfilter-fu is low, but basically that's it. IIRC that too LInux-centric a view: it is not all ZoneAlarm provides. As far as I can remember it checks if the binary has changed, looks up if it's allowed to use the network and if it is allowed to act as server and/or client.

//OK, first...
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I feel so special, so unique

Posted 02-02-2006 at 12:16 PM by FastestHamster

I now have what only 95% of the rest of the internet population has, a blog!

But unlike 95% of the internet population, I actually lead an exciting life, filled with physics, mountain climbing, and compiling software. Oh yeah! It's hard to choose which is my favourite out of the three, I mean, if it wasn't for compiling software, I wouldn't be here, typing this, while I wait for koffice to finish.

Still not finished...

Still not finished...
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