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The fork

Posted 10-07-2012 at 08:30 AM by ButterflyMelissa
Updated 10-07-2012 at 04:48 PM by ButterflyMelissa

hey there,
It's been ages since I posted something here, but, my view is that if and when someone posts anything, it'd better be worth posting. Do not waste anyone's time with, I'm not about to waste your time...

The word anyone out there is scared of:


...there, I scared you. Had one just this weekend. Arch update. Somehow the kernel didn't compile, somehow glibc didn't want to update, somehow some manual intervention had to...
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Posted 03-07-2012 at 01:12 PM by ButterflyMelissa
Updated 03-07-2012 at 01:18 PM by ButterflyMelissa

Well, nobody said Linux is boring - well, I did'nt anyway.

This one's for all those Archers out there. So, here's a new install,and you want to update the system before proceeding. Good practice, so you enter

pacman -Syu
in the console (at first, that's all there is), pacman gets a once-over, so you re-issue the upgrade command...and get (after downloading and all)...
not enough disk space
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More disk...

Posted 03-03-2012 at 06:02 PM by ButterflyMelissa


Been a while...I moved house, so, I've had some stuff on my hands/mind/whatever else...
Okay, today, a new Arch install. On a 80Gb drive. With a 250Gb secondary hard drive as slave drive.
Why? Well, simple.
Let's consider a partitionig scheme:
100 Mb as boot
memory * 2 as swap (why not)
2Gb as user space
and the rest as OS space.
Why? Well, my current install gets cramped. I stuck to de defaults of the installer and...
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Hitting the pause button

Posted 10-23-2011 at 01:38 PM by ButterflyMelissa

I have to, dont like it, but I have to. At any rate, the project is'nt dead, just zombie for other *** to fry first...

Watch this space for more, if you wanna!

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Old buildroot

Posted 10-07-2011 at 01:54 PM by ButterflyMelissa

Buildroot has been suggested here before. I downloaded it already and was looking for a tutorial. Well, I found one.

Next, why not try buildroot to set up something?

The question some will ask is: why?
The answer: to get (back) to the essence of Linux: Open Source.
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