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    Mandriva still sucks...?

    Mandrake sucks.

    I began as a Linux user two years ago on MDK 9.1. I remember how horrible it was.

    The other day I decided to give Mandriva 2005 Limited Edition and once again, in my opinion...
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    Real or Protected?

    I've been using Linux for about 2 years now.

    I began with MDK 9.2 and moved into Slackware 9.1 about year-ish ago.

    One thing I've always wondered;

    I came from a Windows world, like most of...
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    http://img166.imageshack.us/img166/4828/screenshot...

    http://img166.imageshack.us/img166/4828/screenshot31qj.th.png
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    Lilo corrupt

    I thought I had fixed the problem but now it has returned.

    It worked once, then the power went out and now I'm getting the imfamous L 99 loop when Lilo is supposed to be loading. I've tried...
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    You should just be able to put all the tgz's into...

    You should just be able to put all the tgz's into a folder and do;

    installpkg *.tgz

    Then next time you boot into KDE it will be 3.4.1.

    As for the rpm2tgz, it'd be best to just get some...
  6. Dual Booting between three hard drives [SOLVED]

    Alright I've run into a few issues.

    For one, let me explain my drive layout and then we'll get to the situation at hand.

    Drive 1: Hitachi SATA150 Drive, 80GB, 7,200 RPM; Dedicated to Windows XP...
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    I use Linux for the following reasons: - I've...

    I use Linux for the following reasons:

    - I've seen a bug announced, and then a patch released 8 hours later.
    - Security.
    - Stability.
    - Speed.

    I'm not a Computer Science Major YET. I'm only...
  8. Thread: MAC vs PC

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    Poll: In terms of software; OSX roxors the soxor off...

    In terms of software;

    OSX roxors the soxor off anything the PC has to offer. Nuff' said really.

    In terms of innovation;

    PPC kills x86 in this area.

    In terms of hardware;
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    bash-3.00# modprobe usbstorage modprobe: Can't...

    bash-3.00# modprobe usbstorage
    modprobe: Can't locate module usbstorage
    bash-3.00# modprobe usb-core
    modprobe: Can't locate module usb-core
    bash-3.00# modprobe usb-uhci...
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    I think Teamspeak has a Linux client. I'd look...

    I think Teamspeak has a Linux client.

    I'd look into using that for VoIP.
  11. Depends on the DE/WM and your distro mate. ...

    Depends on the DE/WM and your distro mate.

    Most distros can be installed via pkgtool in Slackware. Other DE/WM's that can't include Enlightenment. You can do it however I suggest manually...
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    If you think the whole multiple terminal concept...

    If you think the whole multiple terminal concept is cool, you should really check out the screen command.


    man screen

    Will give you all the info you need.
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    As for eMule, google "aMule." GTK-Gnutella is...

    As for eMule, google "aMule."

    GTK-Gnutella is a good one aswell.
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    Next time you should pay attention to what you're...

    Next time you should pay attention to what you're doing. Maybe actually looking at the screen before you decide to start pounding random keys and clicks would be a good idea...?

    Windows users. ...
  15. Here is a screenshot of my KDE 3.4 desktop. It's...

    Here is a screenshot of my KDE 3.4 desktop. It's not really to my standards; however my girlfriend uses the PC at times and this theme is very inviting and user-friendly. The really nice thing is...
  16. Have you tried Internet Connection Sharing in...

    Have you tried Internet Connection Sharing in Windows?
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    Furthermore you should also know that in order to...

    Furthermore you should also know that in order to write to the partition you'll need a newer 2.6 kernel. NTFS write support isn't available with the default Slackware 2.4.29 kernel.
  18. Here's a screeny that will show you where the...

    Here's a screeny that will show you where the Administrator Mode button is.

    Clicky!

    It probably didn't appear because you were logged in as root. The nice thing about this little feature...
  19. Oh, I must have it backwards then. Maybe MS...

    Oh, I must have it backwards then.

    Maybe MS normally runs at 96 dpi and Linux runs at 76 or something?

    Anyways, yes, if you install the fonts with KDE font installer it will be available in...
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    LEXAR JumpDrive 128MB and Slackware 10.1

    Alright, I finally gave in and bought a JumpDrive (I'm still not convinced it was worth the 25 bucks, prolly coulda got it cheaper, screw Wal-Mart, but whatever).

    This is the first time I've ever...
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    I've only ever installed Slackware on one laptop....

    I've only ever installed Slackware on one laptop.

    Needless to say Slackware isn't a distro that is laptop-friendly. I've only ever seen a Slacktop install go smoothly once (and I've seen lots of...
  22. The biggest burden of using Linux is figuring out...

    The biggest burden of using Linux is figuring out how to do things on your own. There is an entire library full of documentation on the internet. Google Linux Documentation Project.
  23. The Easiest Way: Get the fonts. Easiest way...

    The Easiest Way:

    Get the fonts. Easiest way being that you have a Windows XP system laying around somewhere. Find your fonts directory (C:\WINDOWS\Fonts I think). Copy these files to your system...
  24. Thread: Gnome2.10

    by Social Burn
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    Dropline GNOME. (http://dropline.net/gnome/) ...

    Dropline GNOME.

    This is a "hacked" version of GNOME built entirely for Slackware systems. It's very nice and features an auto-update utility built on Slackware's native pkgtool system.
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    Nevermind, mouse died again.

    Nevermind, mouse died again.
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