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Slackware 14.1 - Use persistent disk names in lilo and fstab before adding a second hard disk

Posted 11-07-2015 at 05:31 PM by gegechris99
Updated 11-08-2015 at 06:16 AM by gegechris99
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I recently added to a laptop a second SATA Hitachi hard disk (HDD) using a HDD caddy that replaced the CD/DVD drive. This second HDD was from an old laptop whose motherboard died and had a Windows Vista partition and a linux partition.

The first HDD (Toshiba) in the laptop was partitioned as follows:
/dev/sda1 for the swap
/dev/sda2 for the root directory of Slackware 14.1 64bit with ext4 filesystem

After adding the second HDD, the boot process failed...
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Linux fanboys are at it again. This time over security.

Posted 11-06-2015 at 08:59 PM by Randicus Draco Albus

This thread has inspired another blog post.

A newspaper article that examines the Linux kernel from a security perspective with a cursory, but unbiased examination of the issue from both sides, Torvalds and those who advocate better security, is vilified by some Linux users as an attack on Linux and anti-Linux propaganda. Here is yet another...
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RaspArch Build 151105 :: Run Arch Linux on your Raspberry Pi 2

Posted 11-05-2015 at 09:45 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 11-07-2015 at 04:22 AM by exton (More INFO)

This version (151107) is my second build of RaspArch
The first version is from 150414. RaspArch is a remaster of Arch Linux ARM. The original compressed system is of 231 MB. After I have added the LXDE Desktop environment, Firefox and Gimp the system increased to 492 MB. RaspArch is a ready-to-go ARM system. It must be installed on a Raspberry Pi 2 computer.

NEWS 151107
A new version of RaspArch is ready. The compressed file rasparch-exton.tar.gz from 151105 was compressed...
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Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) Desktop Screenshots Tour

Posted 11-04-2015 at 09:05 AM by sridhar11

Ubuntu 15.10 will be supported for 9 months for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Core, Kubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin along with all other flavours.This tutorial shows ubuntu 15.10 desktop installation,wallpapers and application screenshots

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The decline and fall of the Linux forum - Episode II : Initiation rights in the Linux dojo...

Posted 11-03-2015 at 10:21 AM by cynwulf
Updated 08-19-2017 at 06:44 PM by cynwulf


Yet another opinion piece, so be warned. This is what happens when someone has spare time in between the usual chaotic stupidity known as "the working day".


I read - and I expect some of you did as well - jkirksey1889's thread "I found a simple fix to all of my Linux problems".

It took me right back to the 80's in that it reminded me of Daniel waxing on and waxing off. Daniel as you may recall...
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