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DVD's fixed.

Posted 08-21-2009 at 03:50 PM by mudherm

I can now play DVD's in glorious living technicolour.....

...and use ssh over an unfriendly http_proxy.

(The 2 issues were related actually.)

What's next in the list?

Webcam would be nice I guess.....
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moving up with Slackware64

Posted 08-20-2009 at 03:52 PM by mudherm

Well I've upgraded my server to Slackware64 and after the HDD in my Sony Vaio VGN-SZ320CP began making some inappropriate noises I installed Win 7 64bit and Slackware64-current.

Now, I'm sat at work behind a http_proxy trying to get ssh to connect to my server at home. I can connect using windows but not from a console in Slack. I can't research the ProxyCommand because, unsurprisingly, the proxy blocks access to corkscrew and won't let me download connect. Just so you know - I'm...
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Posted 06-15-2009 at 03:16 AM by mudherm

LQ should be a good place to record my challenges with Linux. I'm starting out with Slackware 12.2.

I've setup software RAID and installed Firebird as the SQL database.

I've also installed Tomcat. Next step is to link Appache and tomcat but I'd really like to try Slackware64 so am wary about doing too much before that.
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