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HOW-TO KMyMoney with XFCE desktop on Slackware 14.0 (32-bit edition)

Posted 11-18-2012 at 04:54 AM by gegechris99
Updated 11-18-2012 at 09:26 AM by gegechris99


With the recent release of Slackware 14.0, I switched my desktop from KDE to XFCE. Don't get me wrong, I like KDE but it's starting to feel a bit slow on my main laptop (Acer Aspire 7220: AMD Semprom 3500+ 1.8 GHz - RAM 4GB DDR2).

I didn't upgrade from my previous OS (Salix 13.37), but rather made a clean installation. Because I'm using Kmymoney to manage my personal finances and I didn't want to install all the KDE packages just for that application, I made...
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how I got into Linux

Posted 02-29-2012 at 10:58 PM by FlorMarina

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

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 10:09 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.
# Apache configuration file for Xapian Omega

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

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Slacking with Slackware

Posted 12-01-2011 at 08:11 AM by ofaring (Debian, This That and the Other)
Updated 12-01-2011 at 08:14 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 07:19 PM by rouvas


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.


Drop this script into your path:


# Specify the name of the user on the remote machine, defaults to the current user
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