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Text is just so unfriendly

Recently I decided to make a change. While I have long had Debian, in one or another iteration, installed as the operating system on my personal laptop, I thought it was time to try something new. 1,138 more words


My perfect distro: Salix 14.1

Is Salix the perfect distro? Some might argue that it is, others will argue that it isn’t. Basically, it all depends on what you want from a distro: Do you want the system to be as exposed as possible (and therefore as configurable as it possibly can be), or do you want a distro that shields you from the nitty-gritty, and just offers an array of GUI tools to configure everything.  3,359 more words

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Run your Slackware 64 bit system with the latest stable kernel – 3.17.1!

I have compiled a very useful (as I think) 64 bit kernel for Slackware 12.0 – 14.1 and/or all Slackware derivatives. For example Slax, … 168 more words


Update bash at Slackware 11 with the latest patch against shellshock bugs CVE-2014-6271 CVE-2014-7169 CVE-2014-7186 CVE-2014-7187

I still have Slackware 11 machines … so I had to recompile the bash

I took a moment to read this nice blog related to shellshock: … 556 more words