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How can I get wine to support outputting to pulseaudio (through ALSA compatibility layer) with 32 bit Windows programs on Slackware64?

So, I have a working multilib setup as per the slackbook instructions. I have wine successfully working with 32 bit Windows programs (namely Skyrim and Deus Ex: Human Revolution). And I have ...
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Gamepad in GNU/Linux, continuous button press

I have two Playstation 3 gamepads connected to my Slackware based system. Everything works as it should, I have two devices as /dev/input/js*, which I can cat and see data coming from. I can also play ...
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Slackware ./configure error

I'm new to slackware. i'm trying to install freetds on my slackware 14.0 but i get this error when i run ./configure config.log say: gcc: error: unrecognized command line option '-V' gcc : fatal ...
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How can i keep an entry in my routing table, even when the associated interface goes down?

I have a linux box set up as my internet router. I have the eth0 interface connected to the lan, and the eth1 interface connected to a pppoa modem and configured with dhcp to my public ip. Due to ...
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59 views

How to use one nic for storage traffic & other for network traffic?

I have a Slackware Linux machine with two network interface cards and I want to use one interface for network traffic and other for storage traffic. As this is Slackware, I don't know if this could ...
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Installation of flash player for Slackware/KDE4/Firefox

Help Please, From the instruction in the readme.txt file that was with the download sudo cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/firefox-15.0.1/browser/plugins sudo cp -r usr/* /usr I have the lib file @: ...
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Creating a folder RW in a ReadOnly FIle System on Slackware

I have mounted the complete partition sda2 as read-only by playing around the start scripts. It has made the complete system RO except /dev folder. I wonder Why..? Also, i want only one folder like ...
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Linux/Slackware 14.0 newbie: Why does flash player work only under root?

So I decided to install Slackware to start learning more on Linux. One thing that I have noticed, is that when I log in as root, the flash player works for sites like Youtube, it just pops up a ...
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1answer
89 views

Mount WebDAV share on Salix

I'm trying to mount a WebDAV share on Salix OS, a Slackware based distro. Initially I only got the davs://something.com:port address; after Googling I found that I needed to use gvfs-mount, but when ...
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89 views

Spanish special characters printed as garbage

I am using slackware, and trying to print Spanish characters. When I use echo *special characters* they display perfectly, but when I write a java program that accepts command line arguments, ...
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1answer
244 views

Installing only what I need for Slackware on VMware Player

I am trying to install Slackware 14 on VMware using as little space as possible but still be able to access any features I need. I do okay until I get to the part where it asks for the packages I ...
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How iconify xterm when it loses focus?

I am attempting iconify a xterm terminal when it loses focus in fluxbox. I am following this wiki: http://fluxbox-wiki.org/index.php?title=Make_xterm_act_like_a_PC_game_console And so far, I've got ...
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1answer
167 views

How can I make monodevelop render text in KDE?

Monodevelop from git in KDE 4.10.2 does not render text in code edit tabs I tried with xfce and text is rendered ok there. I tried disabling composition with alt shift f12 and restarting x server ...
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Failed Slackware Setup - Internet Permanently Broken

I am new to Linux. I tried to install Slackware 14 on a fresh partition, with the rest of the HD as free space, except for the small "Dell" partition that seems to be necessary. I got Slackware ...
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482 views

IPTables - unknown error 4294967295

I've moved an old Slackware 11 installation from a physical PC to a virtualized in ESXi. Everything seems to work fine except for one rule in iptables, namely the row: iptables -t filter -I INPUT -m ...
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Scripting an 'empty' password in /etc/shadow

I've written a script to add CVS and SVN users on a Linux server (Slackware 14.0). This script creates the user if necessary, and either copies the user's SSH key from an existing shell account or ...
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1answer
218 views

How can i add a custom xf86 mode for my Slackware system?

I'm running Slackware 14 in a virtual machine on Hyper-V. The maximum screen resolution offered by xf86 system is 1152x864 (reported by xrandr). I'd like to add a mode for 1600x1200 resolution so I ...
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190 views

Where are screen saver applications on Slackware 14?

I want to find out where screensaver applications are in Slackware 14, because screensaver "sonar" manpage says it has to be setuid.
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1answer
737 views

How Do I Get Dual Monitors To Work in Slackware 14 using XFCE?

Just installed Slackware 14 and using KDE both monitors work great. I can stretch the desktop across both monitors. However, if I startx using XFCE I can't seem to figure out how to configure the dual ...
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700 views

How to dual boot existing windows 7 laptop with linux (slackware destribution)?

I have a dell laptop loaded with windows 7. The partitions I see looking at the disk manager are the following : One ΟΕΜ partition 39mb, one ntfs partition 218,20gb (boot, pagefile, primary), and one ...
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mounting a multi-drive USB enclosure in linux

I have a OWC Mercury Elite 2-bay USB drive enclosure (OWCMEPT934AL2C). I have it set on "individual" settings for the disks, so the 2 disks show up as two separate drives on my Mac (no raid, or ...
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198 views

Why does my Slackware 13.37 freeze with a kernel bug?

My Slackware 13.37 started to freeze from time to time. Mouse and keyboard stops working, while xmms still playing the song. I paste my syslog and I hope someone could see the reason it crashes. BUG: ...
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All my vmplayer virtual machines are 'busy' after upgrade in Linux

I upgraded from Slackware64 13.37 to current (pretty close to the new version 14.0 - kernel 3.2.29) and installed vmplayer 5.0.0 build-812388. The installation of vmplayer was only possible with the ...
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How to provide an alternate library path for one application only?

After installing the infinality font configs and recompiling freetype with some patches wine won't recognize freetype anymore. I've tried statically linking only freetype by modifying a slackbuild ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-bloc(8,2)

I am a spanish speaker so excuse me for my bad english. I am learning how to compile slackware kernel, so I have downloaded linux-3.2.7.tar.bz2 from http://www.kernel.org Conditions: Slackware ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to mount a disk image, created with dd, to a directory on a mounted external usb hdd?

I have an image of my home (/dev/sda3) partition, which I've created using the "dd" command. dd if=/dev/sda3 of=/path/to/disk.img I've deleted the home partition via gparted in order to enlarge my ...
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Making grub boot into chroot directory

I am trying to make grub boot into a chroot directory /slack containing a Slackware Linux installation. This directory was created by issuing the following command: installpkg --root /slack a/*.t?z ...
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1answer
325 views

Slackware - Assigning routes (IP address ranges) to one of many network adapters

I am using a Slackware 13.37 virtual machine within VirtualBox (current). I currently have a number of Ubuntu VMs on a single server, along with this Slackware VM. All VMs have been set up to use ...
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135 views

User belongs to different groups when logging in via control alt F1 than via ssh or su, including su -

Made a guest account for a friend to access my machine and restricted him to a very small set of permissions. That seems to work as expected using ssh, when running id and groupsthe correct groups are ...
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DHCPD (Slackware) - Disabling auto-generation of gateway as DNS server

Good day, I am using a Linux workstation on Slackware 13.37. One "problem" I have had to deal with ever since 11.0 is the following: DNS servers are queried and determined at startup by DHCP ...
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Forcing monitor resolution in VirtualBox VM on Linux Guest

I am working in a VirtualBox 4 VM running Slackware-current. I have added an external monitor, and am attempting to set up both of them to run in their native resolutions, but am having no luck. I am ...
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1answer
475 views

VMware tools patching - Kernel 2.6.37+ (Slackware 13.37) Graphics Drivers Not Working

Good day, I am using Slackware 13.1 in VMware Fusion 3 (latest) on my OSX10.6 laptop. I recently upgraded my Slackware 13.1 machine which is directly installed on a spare PC to Slackware 13.37, no ...
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1answer
870 views

is there a slackware linux netinstall?

Is there a netinstall for Slackware Linux? If so, where? I cannot seem to find one on their mirrors. Why not? Am I looking on the wrong mirror? I need a netinstall because I'm making a netinstall DVD ...
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2answers
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Running Chrome on Slackware

I am new to Slackware and most Linux distributions. I have properly installed the Chrome package, yet like most other packages, I do not think it created a binary for me to run; or at least I don't ...
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1answer
644 views

Linux groups for standard user

I have recently migrated to Slackware from Debian. I have done this for the purpose of learning, as such, I have a question. I have looked at the list of groups available on my system via less ...
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1answer
663 views

Xorg - FVWM - Dual Monitors connected to same display independently

I am using Slackware Linux 13.37 with FVMW2 as my window manager. I have a pair of monitors that are different physical dimensions (a 21" widescreen, and a 19" standard display) which I use to do my ...
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2answers
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Unlocking My CPU's 64-bit Goodness

I'm expanding my RAID array (Linux software RAID) and have run into what appears to be a hard limit of 16TB on the XFS file system. Poking around on Google seems to indicate that this is a result of ...
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flock: bad number: myfile.lock

I try to put a lock on a file like this: flock -e myfile.lock The result is: flock: bad number: myfile.lock Doesn't matter whether file exist or not, or whether I'm root. I even tried chmod ...
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Why are there special versions of GNOME maintained for Slackware?

Newbie here. I'm thinking about going from Ubuntu to Slackware and I just saw on Wikipedia that there is a number of projects that maintain GNOME binaries especially for Slack. So that made me wonder, ...
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Slackware on Virtual Box: Where do i find /dev/hdx?

I'm trying to install Linux (Slackware) on Virtual Box using the steps provided here. After setting up virtual box and logging into pre-install as 'root', Step 17 tries to partition the disk using ...
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543 views

How do I configure auto-login in Linux?

Im using Vector Linux and I want to login automatically every system starpup instead ask for user and password. P.S. Vector Linux is based in slackware and uses shell to ask user and password
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iwconfig - Can't Configure Wireless Network

I've beenhaving some trouble getting my wireless network card working on my Slackware 12 box. Currently it identifies the card and can scan for networks, but I can't seem to join a network. Here's ...
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USB Wireless Adapter (Belkin F7D4101) in Slackware?

I've used Linux for a long time, but never really needed to get into hardware and drivers and all that. Now that I'm trying to install a Wireless LAN USB adapter (Belkin F7D4101), I'm finding the ...
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How does Slackware handle security updates?

I use a distribution that uses apt for package management and am accustomed to letting apt grab a list of package changes. I generally let it install all the needed security updates. I've been ...
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Bin file installation problem: “cannot execute binary file”

I downloaded Qt SDK file (530 MB and file is ok) qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2010.05.1.bin. I typed in the console (slackware), like in the manual for installation at the site: chmod u+x ...
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How to set a character set per application in *nix?

I am attempting to set a character set of IBM850 on slackware linux for a particular application (epic5). Im using rxvt-unicode and have setup LANG/LC_*=en_US. Now if I set the encoding to IBM850 in ...
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537 views

Removing default mysql on Slackware 13

I was playing around the default mysql that comes with Slackware 13, and I think I broke it somehow. I don't want to fix it, I'd like to start from scratch, building from source and everything, but ...
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1answer
691 views

fdisk (Linux) partitioning RAID 0

I'm trying to create partitions for a Slackware installation on my computer (beside Windows 7) just to have a nice distribution running mostly for school but when I run fdisk and print the partition ...
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Slackware init rd_local problem

I have made an error in the rd_local file which, Linux is having problem starting up because of this. Is there any way I can edit this file without starting up or am I screwed?
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Linux slackware 13 automatically lock, ktorrent start automatically

Can someone tell me what to do for lock automatically slackware 13 if not used for n minutes ? What can i do to start automatically the ktorrent (a bittorrent program for linux) on system starts on ...