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Installing Slackware and the "Not There File System" (NTFS)

Posted 04-04-2006 at 04:02 AM by Yethic

As I stated in the last blog entry, I downloaded slackware and burnt it to disk.

It is about this time that I should point out that my harddrive was a NTFS partition
i.e. Not resizeable by linux (or even readable unless you have the kernel modules installed)

I had much important data on my harddrive and had already burnt 700+ CD's worth off.But I wanted dual boot so I spent another week getting what seemed like some reliable programs to re-partition my disk before...
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In the beginning.

Posted 04-04-2006 at 03:26 AM by Yethic


It has been a rough year.
Firstly, I decided I wanted to be serious about programming again. I had just missed computers so much while being a mechanical apprentice. Problem was, I had 10 yrs of Visual Basics experience and nothing else.

Secondly, I found I used my computer in pretty defined ways:
  1. For watching/reading my Manga and Anime collection (which is in many different formats)
  2. For aquiring/distributing my Manga and Anime collection (which
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