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Building software from source

Posted 05-09-2021 at 08:56 AM by hazel
Updated 05-11-2021 at 04:56 AM by hazel

In the early days of Linux, a lot of people found themselves having to build programs from source. Nowadays many users have never done this or wanted to do it. And that can be seen as a great step forwards because it means that Linux is now an operating system for ordinary people and not just for hackers and geeks. And given all the bad things that one can say about Windows -- the instability, the malware, the constant "phoning home", the unfair EULA conditions, the invasions of privacy,...
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Openbox keybinding for keyboard "version" of mouse's middle-click paste

Posted 05-08-2021 at 06:34 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 05-10-2021 at 10:31 AM by the dsc

I thought it already existed natively, but apparently it does not. Maybe it can be done directly on rc.xml's keybindings themselves, but in order to get it to work it seemed easier as a separate one-liner "script":

Code:
xdotool getactivewindow windowmap windowraise keyup Alt keyup v type --delay 0 "$(xclip -s primary -o) "
For a "left-alt+v" keybinding, to be set on rc.xml, or whatever it's done in other environments/WMs. I'm not sure all the...
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Exton|Defender SRS, 64 bit – a live “Spin” of Fedora “Rawhide” (upcoming Fedora 35) with Cinnamon 4.8.6 and kernel 5.13.0-rc-fedora35

Posted 05-04-2021 at 03:24 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 05-04-2021 at 03:26 PM by exton

Exton|Defender SRS, 64 bit – a live “Spin” of Fedora “Rawhide” (upcoming Fedora 35) with Cinnamon 4.8.6 and kernel 5.13.0-rc-fedora35 – Build 210504

Exton|Defender SRS is a Linux system available as a Live DVD based on Fedora Rawhide, 64bit. (Rawhide is the development version of Fedora). Exton|Defender is for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. Exton|Defender aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing...
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Telnet SMTP

Posted 05-04-2021 at 02:14 AM by ted_chou12

Code:
openssl s_client -connect smtp.gmail.com:465 -crlf -ign_eof
> EHLO localhost
> AUTH PLAIN base64(username@gmail.comPa$$w0rd)
> MAIL FROM: <username@gmail.com>
> RCPT TO: <ted.chou@linuxquestions.org>
> DATA
> Subject: Testing123
hello...
hey
quit
.
> quit
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SlackEX Current (Slackware 15.0 BETA) 64 bit Live DVD with LXQt ::: Build 210501

Posted 05-01-2021 at 07:14 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 05-01-2021 at 10:34 AM by exton (More INFO)

SlackEX Current (Slackware 15.0 BETA) 64 bit Live DVD with LXQt ::: Run latest Slackware 64 bit live and create your own live installable Slackware system with Refracta Snapshot ::: Build 210501

NEWS ABOUT SlackEX 15.0 BETA with LXQt
Because I like Slackware so much I’ve made a new extra version of SlackEX 15.0 BETA. This time with LXQt as Desktop environment. LXQt is a lightweight Qt desktop environment. It will not get in your way. It will not hang or slow down your system....
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