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Old 03-14-2007, 11:16 PM   #1
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There've been a lot of upgrades going on in the LQ Network, so I wanted to send a quick summary in case you missed anything.

LQ Wiki:
The LQ Wiki recently received a code upgrade and minor face lift, where numerous feature enhancements and bug fixes were applied. We're now 10 articles away from our next goal of 3,000. The site now also accepts OpenID. Help us build the largest general Linux knowledge base on the web.

Your favorite Linux download site has now facilitated over 3,000,000 Linux distribution downloads.

LQ Radio:
The LQ Radio site also recently received a code upgrade and minor face lift, where numerous feature enhancements and bug fixes were applied. We plan to bring back the LQ Radio Interview Series in the near future (and already have some fabulous guests lined up). We've also expanded our ogg support. Add this feed ( ) to your favorite podcatcher. A new podcast will be posted on 3/15.

All three of these sections recently received a code upgrade and have enhanced usability and more features. We plan on significantly expanding these original and user generated content sections this year.

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LQ Screenshots:
LQ Screenshots continues to grow and is regularly adding new shots. View the latest distributions at LQ Screenshots.

Jeremy's Blog:
I just moved my blog over to Wordpress and will be adding a bunch of new features and widgets in the comings days. Add this RSS feed ( to your favorite aggregator.

As you can see, we've been fairly busy the last few weeks. In the coming weeks I'm happy to announce that the main forum will hopefully be receiving the code upgrade I've long promised. Once that's done, we'll work through the backlog of feature requests that we've gotten, but if you have a suggestion for a new feature or even a new site, please don't hesitate to let us know. I'd like to once again thank each and every LQ member for making LQ one of the premier Open Source resources available. Visit to discuss this update.


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Today's Date: 03-14-2007

Activity since: 03-01-2007

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Title: "PPTP conection from laptop at home to Remote server" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by linuxdawg67)
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Title: "bond 3 NICs into 1 produces a lot of tcpdump" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by Winanjaya)
o 0 Replies, 2 Views, Last Post: 11:08 PM, 03-14-2007 by Winanjaya

Title: "Compile a c++ program in Ubuntu 5.10" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by nuwandias)
o 0 Replies, 3 Views, Last Post: 11:07 PM, 03-14-2007 by nuwandias

Title: "Build Mplayer on LDK5910" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by black_cat)
o 0 Replies, 4 Views, Last Post: 10:45 PM, 03-14-2007 by black_cat

Title: "Tried to set time with hwclock and entered something wrong!" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by Rhiaanon)
o 1 Replies, 7 Views, Last Post: 11:03 PM, 03-14-2007 by PTrenholme

Title: "Files restricted to only root user" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by Peter_APIIT)
o 0 Replies, 3 Views, Last Post: 10:38 PM, 03-14-2007 by Peter_APIIT

Title: "Integrated mail server" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by tanveer)
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Title: "ICS on LINUX" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by sierhuis)
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Title: "gcc compile static & .so" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by linuxcrazyguy)
o 10 Views

Title: "OpenSUSE vs. Slackware" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by kalabanta)
o 7 Views

Title: "usb devices no work in ubuntu 6.10 kernel" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by leong3779)
o 7 Views

Title: "gnuplot, pull X data from file, specify Y data at cmd line?" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by hedpe)
o 8 Views

Title: "writing a gnome panel applet" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by epoo)
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Title: "MD5 and SIG" (Date Posted 03-14-2007 by oasisbhrnw)
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Question: OpenSUSE vs. Slackware Which is better?
o 'OpenSUSE' (0 Votes)
o 'Slackware' (0 Votes)
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Question: this question
o 'was created to confuse ppl' (0 Votes)
o 'contains a secret message for the faithful' (1 Votes)
o 'is not really a question (more of an explanation)' (0 Votes)
o 'lillustrates the lack speel checkering for the boxes when creating poll options' (1 Votes)
o 'has nothing to do with anything a sane person would think about' (1 Votes)
o 'if a computer dumps it's core in the forest and nobody was around . . .' (0 Votes)
o 'yes aka (if the computer was in the forest how was it powerd? laptop? OLPC? solar? generator?...' (0 Votes)
o 'capital letter I (eye) and lower case l (L) also look the same in my browser (IlIlIlI)' (0 Votes)
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Question: Which hardware would recommend?
o 'I would pick ATI over nVidia!' (0 Votes)
o 'I would pick nVidia over ATI!' (11 Votes)
o 'I would pick Intel over AMD!' (1 Votes)
o 'I would pick AMD over Intel!' (5 Votes)
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Question: What does the command su mean
o 'Super User' (7 Votes)
o 'Substitute User' (5 Votes)
o 'Switch User' (15 Votes)
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Question: How long does it take you to set up your distro
o 'More than 4 hours' (0 Votes)
o '2 to 4 hours' (3 Votes)
o 'less than 2 hours but longer than an hour' (0 Votes)
o 'less than an hour' (0 Votes)
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Question: Which is the most stable?
o 'Slackware' (4 Votes)
o 'Arch' (0 Votes)
o 'Debian' (2 Votes)
View Poll Results:

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