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Compile from source: install, organize, update and remove software with PORG

Posted 04-09-2016 at 07:38 AM by Michael Uplawski
Updated 09-12-2017 at 12:43 AM by Michael Uplawski (cosmetics, Screen Shot replaced)

After a few years that I have made only good experience with paco and then porg, I feel like recommending the tool to everybody who wants to or has to install software differently than by using the utilities, which are usually provided by a Linux-distribution.

The tool was originally developed for Linux From Scratch, paco (PACkage Organizer) was the old name of what is now called porg for Package ORGanizer. porg protocols changes to the file-system as well as some of the properties...
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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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