The other day a friend of mine wanted to see if I could install Slackware64 14.1 on a MacBook that he received. It was an older model, and the previous owner had wiped out the disks trying to get various Linuxen installed. My friend already had a freshly minted
I just submitted the RetroShare 0.5.5c SlackBuild. I recommend that all users of Slackware RetroShare upgrade. The approval should be coming shortly, so you should soon see it in the main SlackBuilds site.
Please support my work. Slackware Linux remains among the top 20 most "visitied" distributions on the DistroWatch website, though such numbers mean next to nothing when determining distribution worthiness. As the oldest surviving Linux distribution, Slackware possesses remarkable staying power. Nonetheless, while most respect the distribution, Slackware bears a fearsome
I am happy to report that SlackBuilds has accepted my submission and you should shortly be able to easily install RetroShare on Slackware machines!
If you are not familiar with this series, see part 1. One of my favorite features of the Gnome 3 shell is how it deals with workspaces. See, when I was a younger Hacker, I loved the idea of workspaces, and I spent a lot of time thinking about how
I really like the Slackware Linux distribution; I like that it gives powers users a lot of freedom, and delivers simplicity, clean builds, and solid stability. I would consider myself something of a power user of desktops, meaning that I want to leverage my desktop to work efficiently doing real
Here is something that I find really entertaining about Ruby: d/ruby-1.9.1p430-x8664-2.txz: Rebuilt. [note, the problem described below does not seem to affect x86_64 but the package was rebuilt anyway to keep things consistent] Forgot to do the magic dance. Thanks to Vincent Batts. The magic