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Emerge no more

Posted 04-15-2009 at 10:06 AM by bitpicker (Bitpicker's Blog: Random musings and rants)

I guess it's now official: I'm an ex-Gentoo user.

I have Ubuntu on my notebook and most people I brought over into the fold I set up with a *buntu as well. I don't care for KDE or Gnome myself, and in Gentoo on my desktop I had Xfce running.

Last Saturday pushed me over the edge.

There was a major upgrade. I had been out of town for half a week so I had skipped one of my two update sessions when I tackled this one. It included recompiling gcc and installing...
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does any1 know the codes for this programes

Posted 04-15-2009 at 03:13 AM by kitiya

Instead of producing the summation of the given non-negative integer,
modify this program and make it create only one
thread that will calculate the factorial. When the thread finishes execution,
the parent thread will output the factorial calculated by the child thread.

b. Besides of producing the summation of the given non-negative integer,
modify this program and make it create two threads.
One thread is to produce the summation of the given...
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acripper - Automatically Rip Audio CDs to ogg,mp3 in openSUSE

Posted 04-15-2009 at 01:22 AM by rbkumaran

Automatic Command-line Ripper (acripper) is a free opensource tool for ripping and encoding CD tracks on the fly. It also tries to get the CD information from, a CDDB website and writes it to the encoded files. If no information from is available, it then tries to read CD information (CD title, artist name, tracks names) from a text file names “titles.txt” in the working directory. Read More
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Running Windows on Linux

Posted 04-14-2009 at 07:51 AM by Krautnribs

Originally Posted by xaxol View Post
I use vmware. It is easy to install (vmware has a good installation guide) and use. I have used it on Ubuntu/Suse10/FC4.
I have a computer that lost it's windows OS, so all I have is PCLinuxOS installed, Will this vmware run alone or do I have to have windows installed. If I must install windows I'll have to find a new legal copy which cost me money.

I've used quicken and need to use it on my linux system.

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xclip - Copy contents from command line to X clipboard in openSUSE

Posted 04-14-2009 at 01:54 AM by rbkumaran

xclip is a command line interface to the X11 selections (X11 clipboard). It can also be used for copying files, as an alternative to sftp/scp, thus avoiding password prompts when X11 forwarding has already been setup. xclip reads from Standard Input or from one or more files and copy it to the X11 clipboard making it available to the X applications.Read More
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