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sidux, antiX, and SimplyMEPIS

Posted 11-17-2008 at 02:55 PM by masinick
Updated 11-17-2008 at 03:31 PM by masinick

sidux 2008-03 has been an excellent release in the third quarter of this year. I wonder what Q4 will bring to sidux 2008-04? Last year, we got a 2007-04 and a 2007-04.5 Christmas Edition. Will we see that again? Great software, this is my daily default desktop system, cutting edge, fast, flexible, yet surprisingly solid.

Nevertheless, I have an extremely solid desktop system to back up sidux, the always stable (even in TEST form!) SimplyMEPIS. I have 6.0, 6.5, 7.0, and now the...
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to clear the screen during run time

Posted 11-17-2008 at 11:42 AM by Aravinda Bhat G

Can anyone please tell me is there any built in function in C (i am using Fedora 8) to clear the screen during run time..?
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delay in c

Posted 11-17-2008 at 11:39 AM by Aravinda Bhat G
Updated 11-17-2008 at 11:43 AM by Aravinda Bhat G

can anyone please tell me how to include
time delay in a C program....?(I am using Fedora 8)
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Using serial port with opengl

Posted 11-17-2008 at 06:58 AM by nasr-noor

Hi all,
I use glut library and read from serial port in my program.
when I read a special frame from serial port, I redisplay the window with glutPostRedisplay().But it doesn't work and glutPostRedisplay didn't has any effect on my window.
note: I use thread for reading serial port.
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Why I came to use Ubuntu

Posted 11-16-2008 at 06:32 PM by Avoura
Updated 11-16-2008 at 06:38 PM by Avoura

I started using Linux back in the late 1990s. Back then it was dialup on Windows 95, and I was getting fed up with Windows 95 and its constant crashing and other problems, so I read about Linux somewhere, and downloaded Red Hat Linux, and installed that.

However, there were a number of problems with that, including no support for my Creative soundcard nor the modem, and it did not automount the hard drive partitions other than root, and I did not know how to fix that. So I gave up...
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