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Old 01-31-2006, 08:37 PM   #346
Registered: Jan 2006
Distribution: CentOS 5.3, Mac OSX 10.6.8
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i have done a whole java program in linux
Old 02-01-2006, 11:31 AM   #347
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: Annapolis
Distribution: Ubuntu
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Forensic Data Capture

Created credit card size LFS CD. Boots suspect's PC, plug in a USB hard drive and use dd to create a forensically admissable image of the drive onto the USB drive. The whole process takes less than an hour. If the suspect's drive is small enough I can use one of those micro USB hard drives and the whole forensic data capture kit will fit into your shirt pocket.
Old 02-01-2006, 06:23 PM   #348
Registered: Jan 2006
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that is cool thing you have done in Linux
Old 02-15-2006, 06:29 AM   #349
Registered: Sep 2005
Distribution: Debian
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The coolest think is:

- watching dvd on a k6-2 450mhz, 64mb ram and tnt2 32mb. Thanks to mplayer
Old 02-16-2006, 01:48 PM   #350
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: England, Cheam
Distribution: Fedora Core 6
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The coolest things I have done in linux is do my ict coursework and then play sim city 2000 using wine.
Old 02-17-2006, 06:31 AM   #351
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: China
Distribution: redhat(Fedora Core)->Debian Sid->Slackware
Posts: 91

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The coolest thing I have done in linux is that I can do anything I want in GNU/Linux
Old 02-23-2006, 12:33 AM   #352
Registered: Feb 2006
Distribution: Red Hat 9
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-Learning shell scripting and messing with it to do everything you normally would. Currently working on a gameserver managment panel using webmin and sh scripts.

-Running webservers/voice servers/and gameservers
Old 02-23-2006, 11:45 AM   #353
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: USA & Canada
Distribution: Slackware 12.0
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Cool nice

Originally Posted by cramer
-Learning shell scripting and messing with it to do everything you normally would. Currently working on a gameserver managment panel using webmin and sh scripts.

-Running webservers/voice servers/and gameservers
i'd play games all day given the chance....

have a really good day

- perry
Old 02-27-2006, 10:01 AM   #354
Registered: Jan 2006
Location: Israel
Distribution: Windows Xp, Slackware
Posts: 316
Blog Entries: 3

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Compiled kernel without knowing much.
Old 02-27-2006, 04:14 PM   #355
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: UK
Distribution: Slackware 12.1
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Compiling my own optimised Firefox build from source.
Old 02-28-2006, 08:16 AM   #356
Registered: Feb 2006
Distribution: Ubuntu 8.04; Debian Etch
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Got a call late sunday night cause a friends computer was not working. System would boot but go Blue Screen when you tried to log in. She'd been trying to repair it all day using windows repair with no sucess. She needed a file for a paper due on monday that she needed to finish.
Burnt a copy of Knoppix poped it in and it's been running fine ever since. Not only can she access her papers but she can im, listen to music, whatever she wants.

Linux is Definately Cool!!!
Old 03-03-2006, 06:56 AM   #357
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Registered: May 2004
Location: India
Distribution: Red Hat, mandrake, Fedora,Knoppix
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Got my wifi working and connected my laptop with my wifi network. Also configured samba and shared files between WINDOWS and LINUX. Den became totally insane and got my netwrok completely on FC 4 LINUX with things like connection sharing and last and the least got each and every peice of my hardware gettin running on LINUX.

Old 03-03-2006, 07:58 AM   #358
Registered: Feb 2006
Location: Bridgend, Wales
Distribution: Kubuntu 10.04.25 (Feb 2011)
Posts: 172

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Coolest thing done..?

Install Slackware 10.1 kernel 2.4.x on a laptop running WinXP, then get:

1. X and get KDE 3.3 running, then
2. compiled and installed, then
3. USB PnP up and running, then
4. 64bit WEP WiFi working, and finally this morning
5. Getting my soundcard recognised.

All thanks to 2 week's part-time, late night head-scratching and help from LQ users.

Next stop WPA... then all of the above again, but on a desktop server machine.
Old 03-03-2006, 12:18 PM   #359
Registered: Jul 2005
Location: Maine, USA
Distribution: OpenSUSE, Gentoo, Fedora, Ubuntu, Mandriva, others
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1. Run a webserver.
2. Develope web applications.
3. Learn PHP.
Old 03-23-2006, 11:44 PM   #360
Registered: Jul 2005
Location: india,coimbatore
Distribution: Fedora core 4
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The coolest thing i have done is being able to record audio and encode it into AMR format and decode it again from AMR into WAV and play it. This was big break through for the project i was working on. And more i always enjoyed proganmming using c in linux.

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