Tag Archives: slackware

Upgrading to Slackware -current

I do not use -current, but since Slackware 14.0 is just around the corner I need to test my SlackBuilds on it. So, I booted my Slackware64 13.37 DVD and did a direct netinstall of -current on my desktop PC. … Continue reading

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EMBOSS and primer3

I finally figured it out. Since primer3 version 2.2.3, its EMBOSS wrapper eprimer32 somehow did not work. I was wondering what the problem was and did not submit any updates of my primer3.SlackBuild for the sake of compatibility with EMBOSS.

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Convert the kernel source to no-smp

Back in the days of Slackware 12.2 I used the generic nosmp kernel with my old laptop. I used the patch fromĀ /extra/linux-2.6.27.7-nosmp-sdk/ to switch the kernel source from SMP to non-SMP. All went well until the kernel was upgraded with … Continue reading

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Menu entries in E17

Every now and then I get this ideas to use the amazing Enlightenment17 — a truly beautiful semi desktop environment. The problem with it was that no menu file was provided by default. Recent versions include a menu file, but … Continue reading

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More firewall scripts

Following this discussion at LQ, I would like to take a note of a few more options for a rc.firewall:

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