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by steev
Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Distros of interest and why.
Replies: 254
Views: 36993

Re: Distros of interest and why.

Porteus, because it's a continuation of Slax which was one of my favorite live distros. https://porteus.org/ Another one I'm interested in right now (but haven't tried yet) is Kongoni It's a free sofware-only Slackware derivative. I am mainly interested in is its ports system, PIG (Ports Installatio...
by steev
Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: My call for a fast booting distro
Replies: 27
Views: 5415

Re: My call for a fast booting distro

Just tried out e4rat on my Slackware netbook that has a slow 5400rpm hard drive. My boot time is now about 57 seconds (from the time I turn the power on to a full KDE desktop connected to the internet) Maybe about 10 seconds of that was the firmware/bootloader. I didn't check my boot time before usi...
by steev
Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Installing .run file?
Replies: 3
Views: 1490

Re: Installing .run file?

/bin/sh is a symlink to /bin/dash on Linux Mint. Maybe this script requires bash? Try "bash framework-3.7.1-linux-mini.run" edit: disregard that. ".run" files are usually shell scripts with a tar archive attached, but this one is actually a 32-Bit binary. Like the person above said you will need to ...
by steev
Sat Jun 11, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: brainteaser, count number of hidden files / dirs in folder ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1514

Re: brainteaser, count number of hidden files / dirs in fold

just for fun, some alternatives using ls and grep #number of hidden files in folder/directory ? ls -A1 | grep -c '^\..\{1,\}[^/]$' #number of all files, including hidden files in folder/directory ? ls -A1 | grep -cv '/$' #number of hidden subdirectories in folder/directory ? ls -A1 | grep -c '^\..\{...
by steev
Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Back In Time - How To Restore?
Replies: 4
Views: 1147

Re: Back In Time - How To Restore?

Did you also update your boot/grub/grub.cfg?

It passes something like "root=UUID=4eae5f69-a379-454a-b0e1-d94569537a14" as a boot parameter to the kernel.
You'll need fix the UUID like you did for fstab.
by steev
Thu Mar 17, 2011 12:42 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to backup your stuff UNIX-style
Replies: 41
Views: 60630

Re: How to backup your stuff UNIX-style

I think the correct permissions for /tmp are 1777 (this prevents users from deleting files that don't belong to them)
Otherwise the script looks fine.

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