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Quantizing AI Models with LlamaCpp: A Bash Script for Slackware64-current

Posted 05-11-2024 at 05:08 AM by rizitis
Updated 06-05-2024 at 03:22 AM by rizitis (add link for updated script)

As the demand for AI models continues to rise, optimizing these models for efficiency becomes increasingly important, especially in resource-constrained environments like Slackware64-current. In this blog post, we'll explore a bash script that automates the process of quantizing AI models using LlamaCpp, a powerful toolkit for model compression and optimization.

In this post, we'll delve into the world of model quantization and introduce LlamaCpp,...
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How to connect Apple AirPods to Linux (Slackware 15 and current)

Posted 03-08-2024 at 11:21 AM by r1w1s1
Updated 03-08-2024 at 11:44 AM by r1w1s1

I`m using KDE Plasma 5

#### Step 1.

Open your terminal.

In the root directory run the command:

kate /etc/bluetooth/main.conf
#### Step 2.

Find the next line:

#ControllerMode = dual
Change "dual" to "bredr". The final code must be:

ControllerMode = bredr
After save(CTRL+S) ask for root password...
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Slackware-Current update procedure

Posted 02-12-2021 at 07:10 AM by deNiro
Updated 02-16-2021 at 04:56 AM by deNiro (updated info)

updated: Febr 14 2021 ( blacklisting in slackpkg has changed, updated the procedure)

The notes I now use to upgrade: Slackware-current

/etc/slackpkg/blacklist contains:
# all kernel packages, unless I planned kernel upgrade
# This one will blacklist all SBo packages:
# This one will blacklist all alienbob packages:
# This one will blacklist all Multilib packages:
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PsychOS486 for i486DX/i586/i686 computers with CD-ROM drives

Posted 12-01-2020 at 02:02 PM by TheOuterLinux

PsychOS486 for i486DX/i586/i686 and newer computers

PsychOS486 is a GNU/Linux distribution with i486DX computers in mind, hence the name. In other words, a numeric co-processor is required and the newer the computer, the better; i586 and i686 users are fine as well. PsychOS486 was made possible by "editing the snot" out of Slacko Puppy 5.3.1, a Slackware 13.37-compatible Puppy Linux distro. After booting, you are presented...
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"Is Slackware dead 2020" thread closed

Posted 08-07-2020 at 11:11 PM by kingbeowulf

The discussion collapsed into nonsense before I could post my non-useful, dead Slackware, Year Linux Desktop, desktop. I had lost track of the discussion since I have had to continue to work with a 20% pay cut in the viral apocalypse that is the USA.

So here is a desktop showing neofetch etc for gandalf (main box, Slackware64-current multilib), aragron (new miniITX build, Slackware64-current), arwen (Lenovo Thinkpad T510 Slackware64-current), beorn (hobby server for gopher, httpd,...
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