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    Really cool post/site - had fun looking at them...

    Really cool post/site - had fun looking at them and thinking sometimes "no way that's real", only to see another angle :)
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    Linux isn't necessarily about breaking things and...

    Linux isn't necessarily about breaking things and tinkering to your heart's desire, though I'm not going to lie I tend to favor distros like this (Gentoo, for example).

    I view Linux as being a...
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    I also wish them the best of luck. Overall, I...

    I also wish them the best of luck. Overall, I think it's an excellent distro - if it weren't for the issues I described it'd be a no-brainer for me to choose my favorite. I've just done too many...
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    I've been a Gentoo user since (roughly) the...

    I've been a Gentoo user since (roughly) the 2004.1 release and have always come back to it. I've tried a large variety of distros (one of the more interesting/obsure being Sorcerer). My biggest gripe...
  5. I recommend trying and seeing for yourself :) ...

    I recommend trying and seeing for yourself :)

    There's only so much someone can say about a distro without becoming too opinionated about it (it's very easy to do, since they're often chosen on...
  6. Between those three, it's personal preference as...

    Between those three, it's personal preference as all three are good disros.

    The one *I'd* personally use as a primary OS of the three is OpenSUSE - I've always found it to be/feel more well...
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    I agree that Gentoo isn't for a novice. But if...

    I agree that Gentoo isn't for a novice. But if you follow the handbook carefully, you can get a successful install. My advice is simply not to get frustrated. It could take a little while to get it...
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    How about, possibly, making a subforum in...

    How about, possibly, making a subforum in Programming and Scripting where people post their own programs (for others to use and/or critique)?

    idk...similar suggestion but thought i'd give my own...
  9. thanks for the short and simple suggestion but...

    thanks for the short and simple suggestion but i'm going to try and work this into a bash script down the road, and i have little experience with python. I probably should start learning python soon...
  10. that works really well. thanks a lot for the...

    that works really well. thanks a lot for the explanation of all the parts also. that helped a lot. i'd see examples online but had trouble understanding exactly what they do :)

    i noticed that, if,...
  11. Deleting all text before a given character using sed

    I'd like something like this:

    [ebuild N ] sys-libs/readline-5.1_p4
    to become this:

    readline-5.1_p4
    ...but, ideally, i'd want this in the end:

    readline
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    i don't know how to help, but that does sound...

    i don't know how to help, but that does sound like an extremely long time. USB drive? (i get that from the "sda") how big's the drive?

    it only takes a few seconds to format my 40gb drive in my...
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    My family's Cuban but I was born in the United...

    My family's Cuban but I was born in the United States
  14. Thread: giving up

    by josolanes
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    one thing, about linux, that still amazes me (2...

    one thing, about linux, that still amazes me (2 years into using it) is how easy it is to see a program's code. i love it...it gives me a fairly comfortable feeling knowing that nothing is hidden...
  15. thanks for giving me a start on this. i'll look...

    thanks for giving me a start on this. i'll look into what you've talked about. if i need any help, i'll post back...thanks a lot :)
  16. Listing files on a local (LAN) site..general help needed

    My goal is to make a small website, only accessible at my house, that would allow whoever accesses it to browse to my server's music, movies, etc and allow them to play them

    I'd just like general...
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    I now have the bookmarks menu working, but it is...

    I now have the bookmarks menu working, but it is pretty slow. It now takes about 5 more seconds to load fvwm becasue of this.

    EDIT: I got it :)
    Now it's pretty fast. It takes about 1.2 seconds to...
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    Finished the recent program menu (with code).....can someone help with sed??

    I successfully got the recently run program menu working now:
    in my .fvwm2rc file (the menu part)

    # Recently run apps
    DestroyMenu MenuFvwmRecentlyRun
    AddToMenu MenuFvwmRecentlyRun "[ Recently...
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    Fvwm menu code questions....please help

    OK, in my root menu I'm looking for a way to make two dynamic menus within it, each with a different purpose.

    I want one menu, opening within the root menu, to look up, find, and list my favorites...
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    OK...I read up on more of what I want to do, and...

    OK...I read up on more of what I want to do, and I found out exactly what it is. I'd like to make my computer diskless and install and run programs from the server...so the server, in essence, is my...
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    Question about making a Live Distro

    OK, this seems like a newbie type of a question so I felt it was necessary to ask it here.

    Here is my situation: I have a home server with an 80GB harddrive. It has about 6GB's free. I have my...
  22. I agree with everything farslayer said. I have...

    I agree with everything farslayer said. I have experience with DSL on a system very similar to yours, Werebeagle, (Pentium II, 32MB ram, onboard video,...) and DSL worked fairly well. It gave the...
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    Check http://www.distrowatch.com for a pretty...

    Check http://www.distrowatch.com for a pretty comprehensive list of distros. The top 5 or so in the list on of most popular distros on the right are (mostly) newby friendly and should be fairly easy...
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    I have Klipsch 4.1's running on an Audigy 2...

    I have Klipsch 4.1's running on an Audigy 2 Platinum. I set the speaker volume to around 50% and adjust from the computer. When the computer volume is around 50%, there almost seems to be too much...
  25. Thread: Sticky posts

    by josolanes
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    you're welcome :) glad i could help :D

    you're welcome :)
    glad i could help :D
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