Monthly Archives: December 2013

32bit GTK2 dialogs on a Slackware x86_64 -multilib system

I made my Slackware64 14.1 multilib. Programs that are 32bit run fine, including the non static Skype from SBo. However, the GTK2 file open dialogues of 32bit programs like Adobe Reader and KompoZer did not display any icons.

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Skype on pure Slackware64

If the only 32bit program you need is Skype, you probably do not want to “contaminate” your 64bit Slackware with a compat32 layer and replace your stock gcc-* and glibc-* just for it. Well, there’s a solution to this.

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Comparing two folders

Every now and then I need to compare two folders and list the differences. I would usually just use Meld, but sometimes it is more handy to get the output in the terminal. The thing is I always forget the … Continue reading

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