Author Archives: slackalaxy

Webcore fonts

I’ve been using the Webcore fonts available at SBo, since many years and always followed the post-install instructions in the README. However, I decided to post them here, for my own convenience.

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Tale of Two Wastelands

Let me start by saying that this post has nothing to do with Slackware or Linux. I am a Fallout 3 / New Vegas fan and recently I had to set up Tale of Two Wastelands. Unfortunately, I was not … Continue reading

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VESA framebuffer

I never really cared about VESA framebuffer. Since Slackware 13.0, the system would automatically switch to the native screen resolution when booting. That is, if I used the open source video drivers. When using the proprietary drivers of NVIDIA for … Continue reading

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Broadcom Corporation BCM4322 driver

I bought a refurbished Dell Latitude E6400. After changing the hard disk to a new SSD, I installed (of course) Slackware64 14.2 on it. Everything went fine, but the WiFi was not supported out-of-the-box. However, there was a very easy … Continue reading

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Trimming trees with TreeBeST

I needed a program that can easily trim branches from a phylogenetic tree and came across TreeBeST (Tree Building guided by Species Tree). TreeBeST is a neat and versatile program that builds, manipulates and displays phylogenetic trees and seems to … Continue reading

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