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My Linux Environment

Posted 03-05-2012 at 03:25 AM by maxpolaris

HP Athlon64 X2 Grub .97 PCLinuxOS 32
Linux Mint 12 4 Winbloze

NetGear600 Wireless Router/USB
NAS / MyBookLive 3T reognized and functioning on Mint and Ubuntu. Detected by PCLinuxOS but not yet accessible.

Toshiba Satellite A105 Laptop WinBloze XP CD/DVD Media Drive wireless works
Ubuntu 11

Averatec 3200 Laptop blown HD, CD Keyboard runs Puppy Slitaz Ubuntu...
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Streaming away.

Posted 03-05-2012 at 02:10 AM by peonuser
Updated 03-23-2012 at 09:55 AM by peonuser

Set up the now insignia infocast with chumby 8 software to recieve music from a linux box running gnump3d. Had to run fapg to create an m3u file. Works a lot like a musac. Looking for a linux install so I do not have to depend on a network to allow me to use the unit.

Took the working parts (ram, harddrive from the machine that replaced the server) from my dead server to build another working machine. No more unused atx motherboards....

Started labeling servers: web,...
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Firefox/Iceweasel Addons I use

Posted 03-04-2012 at 04:00 PM by jere21

Packaged in Debian
xul-ext-adblock-plus     Advertisement blocking extension for web browsers
xul-ext-cookie-monster   makes it very easy to manage cookies in a whitelist-based way
xul-ext-debianbuttons    Buttons for querying Debian-related pages with Iceweasel/Firefox
xul-ext-https-everywhere extension to force the use of HTTPS on many sites
xul-ext-itsalltext       Iceweasel/Firefox extension to edit textareas using an external editor
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More disk...

Posted 03-03-2012 at 05:02 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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why do we strive?

Posted 03-03-2012 at 02:13 PM by hplc

I was thinking about the technological progress humanity have done, how very fast we went from pure mechanical solutions to the microchip, and the never ending ongoing progress towards better and better, smarter and smarter devices. Iphone, Ipad, bluetooth, wifi, more and more UPNP and AUTO builtin, devices that can make contact with other devices in the name of "user friendlyness"

Todays industrial robots that manufactures our cars, tvs, computers, cloths and whatnot takes...
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