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Old 11-02-2009, 01:58 PM   #571
smeezekitty
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how about running linux on a 486 with 12 MB ram a VGA video card with no VESA and a 400 MB HDD + a BROKEN cd drive
 
Old 11-03-2009, 09:58 AM   #572
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coolest thing i've done with my linux??

making plans for world domination....

XD at least your Terminators won't crash :P

James
 
Old 11-08-2009, 12:02 AM   #573
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how about running linux on a 486 with 12 MB ram a VGA video card with no VESA and a 400 MB HDD + a BROKEN cd drive
the pitty is taht with that you cannot install debian. It has obligation for a 2.6.26 kernel. Slackware is better, because the binutils are done for 2.6.24

Slack is better than debian for old machines !!
 
Old 11-08-2009, 12:02 PM   #574
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Mars_NWE emulator for dos client on IPX network. (Thousand years ago) It was a Restaurant and they needed a Novell server for the 3 client computer to share the centralized clipper database. So we made a RedHat based(7.1 or something I can't remember) Mars Novell emulator server.

And I Implemented a Microsoft ISA(proxy) server clone Squid proxy server into Windows 2003 network. The squid server was Active Directory integrated and the users were denied/permitted through Group-Policy in AD. Friend of mine(M$ administrator) were really pleased to get this thing sorted out by zero money. Based on CentOS 5.3

Laz
 
Old 11-09-2009, 01:07 PM   #575
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Oh i forgot... i hacked my school's wireless password in under an hour - now i can play all the crappy flash games i want, where i want

Next is their proxy... any help anyone?

James
 
Old 11-09-2009, 01:17 PM   #576
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Installed a Debian dual boot setup at Kinko's while the employees ran their mouths with each other.
 
Old 11-25-2009, 02:03 AM   #577
ywzhaifei
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met with vim.
and learning so much things from linux.
 
Old 12-02-2009, 03:57 AM   #578
raju.mopidevi
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Smile

cooolestttttt !!!

hahahah...

i had done many things on linux. perhaps not by my own. with the help of this forums and google search I had done many things.

Actually I was interested in Linux after getting so much headache in windows. I was unable to control virus effects in windows so i had choosen to use linux.

At the begining of my linux learning, i had installed opensuse 10.2, then Red hat, ubuntu, openSUSE 11.0 KDE 4.0 ...........finally openSUSE 11.0 KDE 3.5.
KDE 4.0 has a lot of bugs. Solving this bugs and getting my choice is became my daily war.

* I had played videos in Mplayer
* I had enabled touchpad drivers for my laptop
* I had learned to install several softwares through shell.
* I had learned to modify my GRUB boot options theme. (penguin theme)
* For my miniproject i had installed Network Simulator ( NS2) and successfully done it.
* Presently I am doing project which can be run in linux only.
 
Old 12-07-2009, 07:54 PM   #579
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Helped configure a linux based web server network (two webservers at the moment) (squid, mysql, apache, php,nfs) and helped build this website and its children
http://www.paulmiller.com/
(hosted on the webservers i helped build)
 
Old 12-08-2009, 10:41 AM   #580
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The coolest thing I have done on Linux is rm -rf /*
I wanted to do that with my Slackware installation before installing Fedora 12, but Slackware's implementation of rm seems to protect against that.

The coolest things for we were finding out how beautifully simple programming can be, compared to the hell you have to go through to program in Windows.

Also I found out how modular and customizable an OS can be, just using it teaches you about your computer!

Also, the computer I am using is my first computer that cost $0 for software! (I initially had Windows 7 Beta (MS let you download it for free), but I switched to Linux way before the final paid version came out)
 
Old 12-10-2009, 01:55 PM   #581
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xine. I love it. SOOOOO much faster than WMP.
 
Old 07-22-2010, 12:18 PM   #582
frieza
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installed and configured dd-wrt (latest micro-ssh-NEWD build) on a WRT54G V.8 and configured a virtual interface and iptables rules to forward 2 publick ip addresses to a squid and 2 virtual interfaces on a web server, a task that would otherwise require a pc running a firewall distribution (or any stripped down linux distro) with 2 nics and a switch or a commercial firewall, also disabled the web interface to save ram on the machine (something that can't be done with the stock firmware on a linksys router)

Last edited by frieza; 07-22-2010 at 12:20 PM.
 
Old 07-22-2010, 02:49 PM   #583
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Quadruple booted Mac OS X 10.6, Gentoo, Ubuntu, and Windows all on one 120gb hard drive. Now THAT was scary. And everything still works.

Last edited by mrwall-e; 07-22-2010 at 03:01 PM.
 
Old 08-04-2010, 05:38 PM   #584
eveningsky339
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The coolest thing I've done on Linux is use Linux.
 
Old 08-04-2010, 06:03 PM   #585
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installed and configured dd-wrt (latest micro-ssh-NEWD build) on a WRT54G V.8 and configured a virtual interface and iptables rules to forward 2 publick ip addresses to a squid and 2 virtual interfaces on a web server, a task that would otherwise require a pc running a firewall distribution (or any stripped down linux distro) with 2 nics and a switch or a commercial firewall, also disabled the web interface to save ram on the machine (something that can't be done with the stock firmware on a linksys router)
That's pretty cool. I got mine to act as an openvpn server. dd-wrt is one of the most useful little linux incarnations I've played with.
 
  


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