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    Holy super mega thread resurrection Batman!! ...

    Holy super mega thread resurrection Batman!!

    This conversation is almost 7 years old!!! Maybe it would be a good idea to start another thread? :D
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    I'm not really sure what's going on here, but I...

    I'm not really sure what's going on here, but I wonder if it is really only when you're using emacs, or does any X related application kill it. Does it happen if you try to open an xterm or any...
  3. Thanks guys. Segfault: I tried your...

    Thanks guys.

    Segfault: I tried your suggestion, but it appears that file is unwriteable. :(

    Maybe the guy who made the original comment was just lying?
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    To get a root prompt, you can do this, sudo...

    To get a root prompt, you can do this,
    sudo -sThen type your password.
  5. I guess this is a bit high-level for most folks...

    I guess this is a bit high-level for most folks (including me) :(

    Ah well. Thanks for reading :)
  6. Alter a running process without killing it

    In the comments section of this blog, the commenter "Pratik" claims that you can edit a running bash script, without killing it, and have the changes picked up by the running script. He claims you...
  7. Thread: x86 assembly

    by smolloy
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    Here is the latest version of my code. Now it...

    Here is the latest version of my code. Now it returns multiple input arguments, and is starting to look very much like an assembly version of bash "echo". :)

    global _start

    section .data
    ...
  8. Thread: x86 assembly

    by smolloy
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    Here is the one I have found most useful. PC...

    Here is the one I have found most useful.

    PC Assembly Language

    I'm slowly working my way through it, and have found that my understanding has come on in leaps and bounds since I started. He...
  9. Thread: x86 assembly

    by smolloy
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    Cheers Gerard. Here's an updated version of the...

    Cheers Gerard. Here's an updated version of the asm file. Incredibly, the executable fits into less than 200 bytes!

    I have to admit that even though I can't think of a single good reason to use...
  10. Thread: x86 assembly

    by smolloy
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    x86 assembly

    Greetings all! Long time no see, and all that.... :)

    Lately, I've decided to teach myself some assembly language. I know assembly is a little useless these days, given the optimising power of a...
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    Thanks for your opinions guys. I was thinking...

    Thanks for your opinions guys.

    I was thinking about the LGPL, but wy understanding was that it was primarily written for C/C++ libraries. Do you know if it's applicable for Python as well?
    ...
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    Choosing a license for a software package

    Hi all,
    I'm nearing the first release of a set of Python modules that I hope to encourage others in my field to use, and I'm having trouble navigating the huge number of possible free licenses.

    I...
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    I don't understand. You have the equation, and...

    I don't understand. You have the equation, and you have the necessary values to calculate the parameters you need. All you need to do is code it in Matlab. So why do you need our help?

    Also,...
  14. I remember Virgin gave me a disc to "install my...

    I remember Virgin gave me a disc to "install my wireless" when I first signed up with them. The problem was that it wouldn't work with the 64 bit Vista installation I had ("Sorry sir, we only...
  15. The myth of lack of support for Linux from ISPs

    (Posted this in the Newbie forum since it seems like a trap that Newbies might fall into. If the mods think this should be moved into the Coffee Lounge, please feel free :mrgreen:)

    I live in the...
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    Damn. Sorry about this. Try, yum search...

    Damn. Sorry about this. Try,
    yum search ncurses
    yum search libtinfo
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    Try sudo yum install ncurses-libs

    Try
    sudo yum install ncurses-libs
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    Problem 1: You need to install libtinfo. Try,...

    Problem 1: You need to install libtinfo. Try,
    sudo yum search libtinfo

    Problem 2: You need to change your keyboard layout to "UK English". Should be somewhere in "System/Settings" (or...
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    sudo mnt device_name mount_pointRemember to...

    sudo mnt device_name mount_pointRemember to exchange "device_name" for the name of the partition you're mounting (e.g. /dev/sda), and "mount_point" for the location at which you'd like to mount the...
  20. Thread: Wasted space?

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    Wasted space?

    Hi guys,
    Long time no see!

    Since it has been such a long time since I've logged on, I can see a lot of differences to the website -- all of which are great!

    Except one.

    It seems to me that...
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    When you downloaded it, it should have saved some...

    When you downloaded it, it should have saved some executable file on your system. Something like "itunes.exe". Try running that with wine.

    By the way, normally it's a good idea to try to run...
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    Hi there. Welcome to the forums :mrgreen: You...

    Hi there. Welcome to the forums :mrgreen:

    You don't really download things "into" wine. Instead, download the Windows executable, and run it with Wine.

    You can normally do this by...
  23. It looks like stuff is missing from sources.list....

    It looks like stuff is missing from sources.list. That file lists all the repos that apt will use to try to find packages to install when you use the "apt-get install" command.

    We need to find a...
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    Have you tried removing (not upgrading) all the...

    Have you tried removing (not upgrading) all the compiz components?

    Auto-updates always manage to leave some problems behind....
  25. And the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list.d ?

    And the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list.d ?
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