Did you know that you don’t necessarily need flash to view YouTube videos? You don’t actually need to even visit YouTube to be able to watch a cool video that a friend gave you a link to. All you need is youtube-dl, a neat program written and actively maintained by Ricardo Garcia Gonzalez which allows […]
Window Maker desktop
Gray/Orange themed Window Maker running on Debian Testing/Unstable, showing Mozilla Firefox, Liferea, xterm and lots of dockapps on the right. I guess I got a bit tired of blue.
Clear Window Maker desktop
Gray/orange themed clear Window Maker desktop running Debian Testing/Unstable, showing some application icons and dockapps.
LFS and the Hurd
I’m currently trying out LFS again. I’m using BLAG (basically FC5) as the base, and I’m reminded once again at how slow doing things with source is. I hear people complain about how slow YUM is, but compared with using source AND using all the test kits it is extremely fast. In a few days […]
Zenwalk: A Slackware desktop alternative
Zenwalk is a lightweight desktop oriented Slackware based GNU/Linux distribution that aims to be fast and user friendly. It is still quite new, but the growth, as well as the progress of development, has been pretty fast so far. I’ve taken a hike with the latest release, Zenwalk 4.0, and here’s what I can say […]
Zenwalk netpkg GUI
This shows a GUI version of netpkg while installing.
Thunar on Zenwalk desktop
Here we see two thunar file manager windows on Zenwalk where the active window shows the content of a Zenwalk CD.
Lilo setup (Zenwalk)
The good old lilo still lives on Slackware and derivates like Zenwalk here. This shows a qemu shot of a dialog asking where to install the “Linux Loader” (lilo).
The sense of gNewSense
The latest distribution to be endorsed by the Free Software Foundation as a 100% Free Software distribution committed primarily to software freedom is gNewSense. It is based onUbuntu Dapper and is because of that recognized as the most advanced pure Free Software distro, at least according to the FSF: Ted Teah, FSF’s free software directory […]
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