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Posted 03-30-2009 at 01:54 PM by shannonbay

Fixed sound for my regular users (sound worked fine for root in KDE). Was a simple matter of adding user to group audio, which I did through KUser.
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Uhoh... ethernet card problems again...

Posted 03-30-2009 at 01:41 PM by shannonbay

So it turns out Slack 12.2 didn't really fix the card. However I found a driver (tg3) on so will try modprobe -vv tg3 next time eth0 disappears. Not sure if I would need to do anything else. If all else fails, perhaps it's a firmware issue as suggested.

Have downloaded the ATI vga module, will set that up later.

I forgot to mention that I figured out how to make lilo boot straight into Slackware - just comment out 'prompt' in lilo.conf and then...
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not able to run lftp using a script

Posted 03-30-2009 at 07:33 AM by vjayraghavan

I am not able to run lftp using a script... Manual log in works fine... But when i try to run through a script with out password it fails... Below is the script which i am executing using lftp -f command ...

debug 10 
open sftp://<IP>
user test test
mget -O  /massupload/ /*.gpg

Below is the error log

<--- ************************** >>>> W A R N I N G <<<< **************************
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Slackware 12.2

Posted 03-30-2009 at 05:33 AM by shannonbay

I installed Slackware 12.2 today, after getting a copy from a mate at uni. The new version has resolved the problems I had with my network card disappearing.

I took the opportunity to redo my partitions:

sda1 Boot Primary Linux ReiserFS 5996.23
sda3 Primary Linux 10001.95
sda5 Logical Linux...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) to Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) Beta

Posted 03-30-2009 at 01:59 AM by sridhar11

Ubuntu 9.0 is the upcoming version of the Ubuntu operating system. The common name given to this release from the time of its early development was “Jaunty Jackalope”.This tutorial will explain how to upgrade ubuntu 8.10 to ubuntu 9.04 beta.

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