Until we meet again, Slackware

It seems I have come to the point where I no longer find Slackware fit for me. This post is not intended as some “I’m leaving Slackware! Farewell!” drama, that you may find at LQ. I believe no one cares about what I choose to use. I just feel that if I am going to give up maintenance of my SlackBuilds, I should at least provide some reasoning. Also, I am sad it all came to this and just want to vent. I guess my own blog is the right place.

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Rotate text in Inkscape

I am preparing a figure where I need to label several violin plots. I do not have enough space under the figure to fit everything without looking cluttered. So, I want to make the labels slanted at 45 degrees. How to do it in Inkscape?
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Spreadsheet cells’ contents length

I need to compare a list of UniProt identifiers to a database of protein-protein interactions. All IDs in my list are 6 characters in length, while the database I am comparing to has many entries that are longer. I want to clean these up, since nothing from my list will match to them and I also want to speed searches by making the database smaller.
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Use local time

I dual-boot Linux and Windows. I want to make Linux use the local time from the BIOS, because this is what Windows uses. I searched around and all I found were tutorials for systemd. This is useless for CRUX so I resorted to reading the manual…

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Own ports and packages repos for CRUX

I’ve been using CRUX as my main system for couple of months now. My PC has an nice CPU and lots of RAM, so compiling stuff on it is not a problem. This is not the case with my old ThinkPad x230, though… So, I want to turn the packages created on my PC, into a packages repository for the laptop, running the same distro.
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