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Nvidia 352.41 Playing Bad with GNU/Linux Slackware

Posted 11-15-2015 at 06:59 AM by jheengut
Updated 11-15-2015 at 07:04 AM by jheengut

A Gaming Laptop working well under a GNU/Linux distribution is not a dream anymore. Though some unwanted drivers like the intel management engine that go undetected is a blessing in disguise, most devices already have a driver in the Linux Kernel. Some of them have to be instructed to be loaded while others are proprietary needing some manually intervention and configuration in some rare cases.

I currently posses a MSI GP60 2 PE Leopard Gaming Laptop onto which Slackware was flawlessly...
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Scary massive Debian-testing upgrade went well, it seems

Posted 11-12-2015 at 04:52 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

Probably the largest upgrade I've done so far, at least in the last five years or so. Most individual upgradeable packages, if selected individually, would require uninstalling half of the system. But "mark all upgrades" on synaptic in contrast required uninstalling just a few obscure packages, seemingly not affecting anything I use often. There were a few bugged packages, but the bugs didn't seem to apply to me, so I upgraded them anyway, as there was no choice.

But the...
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EXTON OpSuS (openSUSE 42.1) KDE 64 bit Linux Live USB - Build 151112

Posted 11-12-2015 at 09:32 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 11-13-2015 at 11:11 AM by exton (More INFO)

EXTON OpSuS 42.1 KDE is based on openSUSE Leap 42.1, released 20151104.

ABOUT
EXTON OpSuS KDE uses kernel 4.1.12-1 and KDE 4.14.10. Installed programs: Among many other programs, Firefox, Thunderbird, Gimp, SMPlayer, NetworkManager, GParted and LibreOffice. You'll run the system as root or as the ordinary user live. Root's and live's password is root/live. EXTON OpSuS can easily be installed to hard drive (of those who so desire). That is directly while running the system from...
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Recover from hard drive MBR corruption with LVM/LUKS partitions

Posted 11-12-2015 at 09:05 AM by number22
Updated 11-12-2015 at 09:08 AM by number22

Using latest version boot cd or usb rescue disk, which is created by usbboot.img from cd or ftp.slackware.com

create usbboot.img with dd command.(#dd if=usbboot.img of=/dev/sdb bs=1M) (clear usb disk #dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=512).

once boot up:

# cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdxx luksname (sdxx your encrypted luks partition)

After successful enter password:

#vgscan --mknodes
#vgchange -ay
#mount /dev/cryptvg/root /mnt...
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Automatise additional Installation of software in Slackware

Posted 11-09-2015 at 12:11 PM by jheengut
Updated 11-09-2015 at 12:16 PM by jheengut

Slackware being an Advanced Operating System, is the oldest living Free/Libre Open Source Software Distribution in the world. Major tasks are still performed using the text driven ncurses as a Graphical User Interface and expects the Power User to configure the system aka /etc configuration files by hand. A DVD installation covers everything from a file,web,ftp,mail,.. Server to a complete Desktop and in addition to the TeX typesetting system. There is virtually no limit from which media the system...
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