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OK I don't really have a good title yet but I figure I can post works in progress and other tips I've come across or other interesting things.

A script to extract RPMs

Posted 11-30-2008 at 12:44 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 11-30-2008 at 11:59 PM by lumak

Since my blog is a guide to random things... here is a nice bash script to extract RPMs to a directory named after them self where the RPM can be located anywhere... that is, relative to the current directory or exact path

# This script is in the public domain.
# A simple script to extract RPM files automagically
# Honestly... why isn't this feature built into
# the rpm tools?! unless I missed something...
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NAT, SCSI-changer, Plasmon D Series, and Slackware

Posted 11-20-2008 at 01:19 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 11-21-2009 at 01:58 AM by lumak (changed blog category)

UPDATE: new blog note on how I somewhat got it working!

To prove the power of open source and linux to my roommate, I'm going to get his Plasmon D Series dvd robot working under linux as a NAT box that will not only be accessible from windows but hopefully the PS3 and capable of trans coding incompatible files. I have mostly been researching the topic and I believe I have all the software... Then why isn't it done yet? configuring... and figuring out the damn system. Though...
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