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I thought I'd give an update on my previous post regarding my machine. I have since set aside the Antec case, as it was too cramped and had an inadequate, proprietary power supply to boot. The picture below shows a Elite 120 with a Seasonic 620W modular PSU, and the RAM is upgraded to 12 GB instead of just 8.  This case allows more room for airflow. Also, the CPU is upgraded to an A10-5800K, topped off with a Zalman CNPS90F cooler. I am a very satisfied Slacker!

It is running -current, with KDE 4.9.5. Couldn't ask for better, IMHO!
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+Miguel De Anda Thanks. If you ever want to get another one like it, I got all my stickers at http://www.unixstickers.com/
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Ryan McQuen
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Help!

3.14.5 is panicking on my Thinkpad T410. This never happened on the 64-bit version, but has happened twice on 32-bit.
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I'm also using btrfs just for playing around. But I never using btrfs root volume directly. I always create several subvolume inside it (i.e. usr, var, data), then mount the subvolume into designated directory.

PS: I'm still using xfs for production
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I'm a big time Arch and Puppy user and I'm thinking about moving distros and saw a review about Slackware and got really excited about it but how does it compare against Arch? Sorry if I came off as a fanboy.
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One way to think about what slackware is all about, is that slackware seeks to preserve as much of a UNIX-like experience as possible.  If you are familiar with UNIX overall (i.e. not just the Linux side of things), understanding the benefits of that UNIX-like experience can make slackware very appealing in that sense.
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Mike Sackett

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Anyone have luck getting the YouCompleteMe vim plugin compiled? It keeps failing, with a message saying that it ran out of virtual memory. I have tried everything to no avail. I am trying to compile it with c++ support, using the command './install.sh --clang-completer'
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I saw some issues on the Github page related to that. You might try creating a new issue though, to get more specific support.
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Slackers! Who is running wicd out there?

I think I have been too aggressive in disabling net services in /etc/rc.d ... what does everyone else do?
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wpa_gui is all you really need.
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Does anyone understand kwriteconfig? Or can point me to something CLI-based that will configure KDE? I posted this to the KDE community and no one responded. :^(
 
Hi!

I am trying to write a shell script to configure KDE. I would like to change things like:

Application Appearance/Graphical Effects: Low Display Resolution and Low CPU

Startup options: Turn off confirm logout

Desktop Effects: Suspend desktop effects for fullscreen windows

My googling has led me to 'kwriteconfig'. But I have no idea how to use it! I can't seem to find what or where any of the entries would be.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

:-)
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Mike Sackett

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What is the preferred method of getting the latest KDE packages on -current? Grabbing source and modifying the Slackbuild, or grabbing it with Slackpkg+ from the Alien repo? Also, is it difficult to make Slackpkg+ cooperate with current? It appears the latest build on Current is 4.10.3, am looking to try 4.13.1. 
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Running like a champ :)
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Hex Static

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Me using arch-ports on slackware64 why be confined toa few tools when you can use some from other systems as well
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you have to borrow the package from vectorlinux get it running then go to the directory in the terminal then type arch-makepkg -d --asroot  if you are not root then do su or sudo then it will download compile and make it into a slackware package then all you have to do is install the package
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Vim users:

Is there an advantage to not having "xterm_clipboard" support? I think I would want it, but often there are things I don't know, so does someone know why it would be compiled without?

If there isn't a good reason, I plan on starting an LQ thread requesting it ...
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Thanks +Martin Matějek!
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Pity they encoded the audio with a bitrate of  2 bit/min.
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QtCurve won't apply. I have QtCurve-KDE4 & QtCurve-Gtk2 installed from slackbuilds.org.

I've tried clearing out ~/.kde/cache-HOSTNAME and /var/tmp/kdecache-USER. No dice. Whatever theme I apply, the window decorations stay on Oxygen.

Any ideas?
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A while ago (https://plus.google.com/u/0/+GerardoZamudio/posts/Hoph23bFRiA) I was wondering how Slackware was able to get on Akamai's CDN and this video seems to answer that :p Wonderful presentation by +Vincent Batts from 2011.

See if you can spot Pat before getting too far into the video!
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Bryan Harris's profile photoRyan McQuen's profile photoJim Cole's profile photoZen Floater's profile photo
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LinuxFest SouthEast gets all the Slackware love! I felt like the only Slackware user at LinuxFest NorthWest. :^(
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Noob question. Is Slackware a LTS or a 9 month release?
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We aren't talking about magic? Seriously.
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"Skype 4.3 for Linux also drops direct ALSA support in favor of using PulseAudio."

Does this mean it's no longer possible to use it on Slackware?
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Unless you can convince them to drop it. Aye, that is the crux of the matter. : ^(
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Mike Sackett

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Hey gang, 
I was looking into ways of optimizing my Slackware system to run on my SSD and came across the idea to move /tmp to a tmpfs in order to minimize writes to my SSD.  I thought this sounded like a great idea, as I usually end up having to clean out my /tmp on shutdown anyway.  

I didn't think about pkgtool and sbopkg, which store the files they need in the /tmp directory.  Any ideas on a workaround so that this method will work OK without breaking sbopkg and pkgtool? Possibly moving the necessary files out of /tmp at shutdown and then moving them back on startup?  Other thoughts? 
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excellent article  going to look for a old chrome book
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Nook GlowLight ereader

I couldn't stand reading ebooks on iphone/tablet/laptops anymore so sprung for this ereader (on sale).  I had just upgraded to calibre-1.39 using  Alien Bob's package (thanks buddy!). 

Calibre (and Slackwar/Xfce) recognizes the Nook flawlessly.   First up: Dave Miller's Homebrewing Guide!
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I'm getting errors on gsettings commands that were working just fine recently. Here is the script I am running:

https://github.com/ryanpcmcquen/linuxTweaks/blob/master/mateSetup.sh

And the errors are shown in the screenshot.

Anyone know what is going on here?
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Good to know, thanks for the report back on the issue :)
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Mike Sackett

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Great little video from the people at drefooty.org. the site is under construction currently, but sounds like it will be another great Slackware resource. Which option do you prefer, manual configuration or the network-manager tool?

Slackware Linux Hidden SSID Configuration Option: http://youtu.be/Un4ArqeYemg
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Good to hear +Bruno Queiros
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Alguna manera de tener varias version de #JDK  en #Slackware  ?
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set environment variables according to your needs. for ex:
export JDK_HOME=/usr/lib/java
export CLASSPATH=.:/home/enrico/aspectj1.5/lib/aspectjrt.jar
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/lib/java/bin:/home/enrico/aspectj1.5/bin
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Posts to fan the flames of discontent ;)
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...and simpler. 500k lines is really terrific. 
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