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Vodafone 3G Dongle (Huawei K3772) working on Slackware.14.0

Posted 06-27-2013 at 10:01 AM by rouvas
Updated 06-27-2013 at 10:19 AM by rouvas

Using the information available at I have successfully connected and used this dongle with my Slackware.14.0 installation.

For the impatient, use lsusb to ensure that you dongle is recognized by you system, something like:

Bus 002 Device 003: ID 12d1:1526 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
should be displayed. Use the HEX codes as in 12d1:1526 to feed the following command:...
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A new version of Exton-Slack 14.0 is ready!

Posted 05-18-2013 at 12:55 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Exton-Slack current is a new remaster of Slackware 14.0/current 64bit. KDE 4.10.3 (released 130507) is used as Desktop Environment. I have compiled the kernel 3.8.7 in the same way that Slackware’s kernel huge is compiled. This means that there are a lot of native support for modern hardware in “my” kernel 3.8.7-exton. Even more than what is available in Slackware’s original kernel huge. This is my third Slackware system for 64bit computers. Furthermore I have installed Grub2, which can be used...
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HOW-TO KMyMoney with XFCE desktop on Slackware 14.0 (32-bit edition)

Posted 11-18-2012 at 04:54 AM by gegechris99
Updated 11-18-2012 at 09:26 AM by gegechris99


With the recent release of Slackware 14.0, I switched my desktop from KDE to XFCE. Don't get me wrong, I like KDE but it's starting to feel a bit slow on my main laptop (Acer Aspire 7220: AMD Semprom 3500+ 1.8 GHz - RAM 4GB DDR2).

I didn't upgrade from my previous OS (Salix 13.37), but rather made a clean installation. Because I'm using Kmymoney to manage my personal finances and I didn't want to install all the KDE packages just for that application, I made...
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how I got into Linux

Posted 02-29-2012 at 10:58 PM by FlorMarina

ell, today is a good date to start a blog, since is February 29, 2012

at first I just said... what's Linux? I had no idea that there was anything besides windows.
Mexico, my children had left to the US, their father also a US citizen was gone... I was alone, sad and getting very depress.
A friend from Seville, Spain, in his effort to help me, suggested for me to learn Linux. I agreed, but I had no idea what he was talking about.
I had never...
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Apache configuration for Xapian Omega on Slackware 13.1

Posted 01-23-2012 at 10:09 AM by catkin

Here's an Apache configuration file for Xapian Omega on Slackware 13.1, to be saved as /etc/httpd/omega.conf

It was developed and tested on Slackware64 13.1 with Xapian Omega 1.2.8 installed by SlackBuild.
# Apache configuration file for Xapian Omega

<Directory /srv/httpd/htdocs/omega>
    Allow          from all
    DirectorySlash On
    Options        FollowSymlinks
    Order          Deny,Allow

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