Slackware Package Management - slackpkg & sbopkg
28/02/2015

Slackware Package Management - slackpkg & sbopkg
When I first used Slackware Linux my main concern was package management, not because of dependency tracking but lack of packages in the slackpkg repos, after a little searching I found slack builds, I thought this was really nice, the only issue I found was how do I track everything and keep it all up to date without having to w...

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How To Use Cmus/C* Music Player On Slackware Linux
28/02/2015

How To Use Cmus/C* Music Player On Slackware Linux
To use Cmus on Slackware Linux we first need to install a few slack builds.
  • faad2
  • ffmpeg
  • libmp4v2
  • cmus
So go to slackbuilds.org, search for each build you need and install them. If you don't know how to use slackbuilds, it's pretty easy there's...

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How To Hide A Processes From Other Users In Linux
15/02/2015

How To Hide A Processes From Other Users In Linux
If you're using the Linux kernel versions 3.2 or above you can hide processes from other users so only root and the user that owns the process can see the processes. All you have to do is remount the proc filesystem with the Linux kernel hardening option hidepid. The hidepid options defines how much info about a process we want to ...

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How to Resume Broken Download With wget
02/02/2015

How to continue a broken download with wget
This is a short tutorial on how to continue a broken download with wget, the basic syntax for this is bellow. wget -c url wget --continue url wget --continue [options] url If you have a partly downloaded file you can continue the download, like in the example below. Say I was half way through downloading the big 2.2 gigabyte FreeBS...

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Installing Slackware Linux from a usb
29/01/2015

Installing Slackware Linux from a usb
The first thing we need to install Slackware from a usb is get the usbboot.img, go to the Slackware mirrors page here. Once you've selected a mirror go to the Slackware version you want and then usb-and-pxe-installers/usbboot.img. Now that you have your usbboot.img it's time to put it ...

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A easy minimal Slackware desktop/laptop install
28/01/2015

A easy minimal Slackware desktop/laptop install
In this tutorial I'll show you how to get a pretty minimal Slackware install with minimal issues. You can get Slackware much more minimal then this, but you'll have some annoying issues with dependency's and they can be a real pain to work out where with this install you should avoid most of them issues. The Slackware iso I'm using i...

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How to do a minimal Debian install from usb/cd
22/06/2014

How install a minimal Debian system from usb/cd
In this is a tutorial I'll show you how to install and setup a minimal Debian system from a cd or usb. First we need to download the iso file you can download the 32bit version here and the 64bit version [url link=http://cdimage.debian....

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How to setup php, mysql, apache and phpMyAdmin on Debian
22/06/2014

How to install and configure php, mysql, apache and phpMyAdmin on Debian
In this tutorial I'll show you how to setup php, mysql, apache and phpMyAdmin on Debian Linux what you need for this is a minimal Debian install if you are not sure how to do that have a look at my tutorial for doing a minimal Debian install [url link=/post/how_to_do_a_minimal_debian_install_from_usb_or_cd]here[...

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