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how I got into Linux

Posted 02-29-2012 at 11:58 PM by FlorMarina

ell, today is a good date to start a blog, since is February 29, 2012

Linux...
at first I just said... what's Linux? I had no idea that there was anything besides windows.
Mexico, my children had left to the US, their father also a US citizen was gone... I was alone, sad and getting very depress.
A friend from Seville, Spain, in his effort to help me, suggested for me to learn Linux. I agreed, but I had no idea what he was talking about.
I had never...
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Apache configuration for Xapian Omega on Slackware 13.1

Posted 01-23-2012 at 11:09 AM by catkin

Here's an Apache configuration file for Xapian Omega on Slackware 13.1, to be saved as /etc/httpd/omega.conf

It was developed and tested on Slackware64 13.1 with Xapian Omega 1.2.8 installed by SlackBuild.
Code:
# Apache configuration file for Xapian Omega

<Directory /srv/httpd/htdocs/omega>
    Allow          from all
    DirectorySlash On
    Options        FollowSymlinks
    Order          Deny,Allow

    RewriteEngine
...
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Slacking with Slackware

Posted 12-01-2011 at 09:11 AM by ofaring (Debian, This That and the Other)
Updated 12-01-2011 at 09:14 AM by ofaring

Ok. I've used Debian for quite some time -- although I started with Slackware years back -- and it's been awhile since I attempted anything without a package manager!

I grabbed a copy of Slackware Disc 1 and installed a basic, console-only Slackware.

First snag...WiFi. I live in a busy neighbourhood full of students eager to grab "free" internet off a WEP-encrypted wireless router, so WPA is a must. Well, /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf didn't seem very happy to play...
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Securely backup your $HOME to a remote machine

Posted 10-29-2011 at 08:19 PM by rouvas

SYNOPSIS

A simple and effective script to perform a secure backup of your home directory to a remote machine, with the help of sshfs and rsync. With trivial modifications it can be used to backup any directory.


FOR THE IMPATIENT

Drop this script into your path:

Code:
#!/bin/bash

#
# Specify the name of the user on the remote machine, defaults to the current user
#
REMOTE_USER=${REMOTE_USER:=$USER}
...
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Gaming in Linux; slackware 13.37

Posted 08-17-2011 at 11:23 AM by linuxpokernut

Back in 2008, I started playing Eve Online. Its one hell of a game, some call it "spreadsheets online" because you wind up needing a spreadsheet to play. It's the worlds largest single shard game server. And back in December of '08, it had a linux client.

It was not a true stand alone client, but it was a Cedega crossover. When you installed it it installed the Cedega engine with just what you need to play. Back then the game had 2 graphics options, "classic" and...
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