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Installing Slackware 12.2 On An Old Dell Laptop - Part VII

Posted 11-22-2009 at 02:40 PM by stuartd

I guess this is an end to this blog.

In the end I gave up on Slackware 12.2 and downloaded and installed Slackware 13. It works and has got the network.

I really don't know what was happening with 12.2 and I'm disappointed to have had to give up, but I have a lot of studying to do and can't spare the time to work at making the laptop work.

What I miss is learning how that interface stuff works at a fundamental level because I would like to understand...
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mrxvt 0.5.4 notes

Posted 09-28-2009 at 03:56 PM by catkin
Updated 09-28-2009 at 03:59 PM by catkin (Corrected Xfce version)


The attachment is my personal blow-by-blow log of installing mrxvt 0.5.4 on Slackware 13.0 with Xfce 4.4. It includes some useful links and details of configuring:
  • Xfce panel launcher.
  • Xfce menu entry.
  • Initial window size.
  • Foreground and background colours.
  • Profiles.
  • Fonts.
  • End and Home keys.
  • Menus (very basic and sub-menus not working).
  • Copy and paste to clipboard by Shift+Ctrl+C and Shift+Ctrl+V.
  • Setting window, tab and "Task list" titles to
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HOW-TO KMyMoney2 on Slackware 13.0 (x86 32-bit)

Posted 09-07-2009 at 08:19 AM by gegechris99
Updated 08-13-2010 at 03:30 PM by gegechris99 (correction incorrect path in configure option for qt-includes)


I've compiled KMyMoney2 on Slackware 13.0 (32-bit) using feedbacks from these 2 threads in which it was reported that KMyMoney2 was successfully compiled on 64-bit but not on 32-bit:

/usr/local/lib or /usr/local/lib64

Kmymoney2 Slackware64 Sbo Slackbuild Error

So here's a little HOW-TO for those interested in this topic:

1) Install the kde3-compat packages

Install at least the following packages from...
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Slackware 64 Rocks!

Posted 07-10-2009 at 09:25 PM by stureedy

When I saw the announcement on that Slackware64-current had gone public, I had to try it. (I've been running Slackware as my primary OS--both desktop and server--for years.)

I downloaded the kernels, isolinux, and the slackware64 (packages) directories and begin reading.

OK, first step is to generate a boot CD. No problem! The directions in isolinux/README.TXT provided all the information I needed to make a boot DVD or CD. I opted to make a boot CD...
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