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Old 12-15-2008, 01:29 PM   #16
craigevil
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So Smxi is a Sidux tool that you run on Debian? If so, can you elaborate on how this works to make system maintenance easier on a Debian system.

smxi sgfxi svmi :: docs index page
http://smxi.org/docs/

If you use irc a lot you may like inxi as well.

Tech Patterns :: New: inxi - fork of infobash - try it!
http://techpatterns.com/forums/about1133.html

$ inxi -F
System: Host craigevil running Linux 2.6.27-9.slh.1-sidux-686 i686 Distro sidux 2007-04.5 - Έρως christmas special - kde-full - (200712260138)
CPU: Dual Core Intel Pentium 4 cache 1024 KB flags (sse3 nx lm) bmips 11171.8
Clock Speeds: (1) 2792.946 MHz (2) 2792.946 MHz
Graphics: Card Intel 82915G/GV/910GL Integrated Graphics Controller X.Org 1.4.2 Res 1280x1024@60.0hz
Audio: Card Intel 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio Controller driver HDA Intel
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Version 1.0.17
Network: Card Intel 82562ET/EZ/GT/GZ - PRO/100 VE (LOM) Ethernet Controller driver e100 v: 3.5.23-k4-NAPI at port dcc0
Disks: HDD Total Size: 160.0GB (30.5% used) 1: /dev/sda WDC WD1600JS-75N 160.0GB
Partition: ID:/ size: 103G used: 46G (47%)
Info: Processes 107 Uptime 2:04 Memory 436.7/493.8MB Client Shell inxi 0.8.9
 
Old 12-15-2008, 06:10 PM   #17
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Hi
For donkey years I was either on Mandrake/Mandriva or Slackware. Only recently did I decide to give Debian based distro a go.

I used closed source code so I am not a purist. In fact I drive a car that has a brand....clean my teeth with a brand etc. This implies some Debian purists will now view me as some kind of horny guy...heh heh. But the reason why I like sidux....apart from the generally better irc...is it works...and smxi makes dist upgrades a breeze.

I do not object to someone taking a distro and rebranding it....as long as they obey the GPL ...because I do respect code rules as well.

sidux says they will not have any closed source stuff on their site...and I respect that. But they seem tolerant to discuss those nasty things on irc altho one or 2 chatters do seem more purist than Debian users?

Mandrake was a rebranded Red Hat....the list is endless. So I am not too sure why we need to get excited that someone has brought out a new distro. Distrowatch reports more than 500 distro and no-one seems to be too upset with that?

2) I am thinking of rebranding sidux...using smxi scripts..and calling it
sidoz....its tag is...World's most secure operating system?
(I did not steal this gimmick from another os)

watch my youtube here....(link deleted too sexy)

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