In order to create a Slackware package, you will need to have the binary files for the package you want to create. Obviously this means you will need to either have the binary files already available in your system, or you will have to build the binary files from the source [...]
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Installpkg installs Slackware packages just like pkgtool does, except it does it on the fly without you needing to choose from menus. The basic usage command is:
root# installpkg foo.tgz
This command will install foo.tgz into your system. However, newer files in the package will overwrite older files existing on your system. You will want to make [...]
E-Book readers are gaining ground yet again, after the renewal of the Kindle; Asbis has released the utterly slim Prestigio Libretto PER3162B e-Book reader. Featuring a 6-inch (800?600) e-ink display with media player, the e-book can play audio and video both. Besides high-quality display the $300 Prestigio Libretto PER3162B has 2GB of internal memory, [...]
WebMarX is a browser- and platform-independent bookmark manager. It is a browser-independent bookmark manager for Linux and Windows. Find stored links quickly and open them in the program of your choice.
WebMarX let you decide, which program to use for any bookmark or decides it for you automatically. Easy drag and drop tagging helps to keep [...]
The purpose of a personal experience essay is to share and elaborate on an appealing experience from your life. A personal essay is sometimes even called a life experience essay and can be difficult to write for many students.
A personal experience essay focuses on your experience and the importance of that experience and impact that [...]
Unlike the early days when Linux provided a learning platform for people who couldn’t afford UNIX, price seems the least important reason.
What about the Microsoft alternative? Again, we saw that as barely a factor. People just like Linux.
People say that change is the only constant in the universe. A young man with a brain tumor [...]
In a move officials say will spur more end-user interest in its software, Novell is going to open up a community effort around its SUSE Linux Professional operating system.
The software will be used as a foundation for a new community project called the OpenSUSE Project, which opens up shop on Tuesday at www.opensuse.org.
The Waltham, Mass.-based [...]
Knoppix is a Live-CD distribution. You burn it to a CD, put the CD into the CD drive and reboot into a Linux environment. When you are done, take out the CD and reboot. It is a swiss army knife of utilities useful for many tasks. However very few books have been so far written [...]
GNOME 2.6 is just around the corner, and I figured out that many GNOME users would like to know what’s in store. So I installed GNOME 2.5 (development version for 2.6) in my box, and came up with a list of the new stuff that are coming up.