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Oct
27
revised Delaying kernel upgrades on Arch Linux
Add stuff about how to get this to happen at shutdown.
Oct
27
answered Delaying kernel upgrades on Arch Linux
Oct
25
comment Why different behaviour of trapping EXIT vs INT
For what it's worth, I see this same behavior on Arch linux, 64 bit, bash 4.3.30(1)-release
Oct
24
answered Why distros don't have a unique version which continously provide updates?
Oct
23
answered Arch Linux: Should I keep the dhcpd service if I'm using connman?
Oct
21
answered The vim navigation sweet spot, medium-distance jumps
Oct
19
comment Switch to TWM in Fedora 20
Bravo! twm is still a fast, lightweight window manager with interesting concepts incorporated. Be sure to investigate doing your own menus, and modifying what mouseclicks on the background can do.
Oct
17
comment What is the purpose of xeyes?
I agree with Jimmij on this question.
Oct
13
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Oct
10
comment What Did Users Do or Use Before the Make Command?
You could look at DEC's VMS OS and its ecology. I'm pretty sure that VMS didn't have a standard build tool until MMS (h71000.www7.hp.com/doc/73final/5825/5825_idx.htm) which if I recall correctly arrived in the early 90s, 10 or 12 years after VMS was introduced.
Oct
10
comment What Did Users Do or Use Before the Make Command?
There's an underlying question inside your question. You could also ask "If I need GCC to compile GCC, how did GCC ever spread?" or "If I need GCC to compile GCC, how did they get GCC 0.9, in order to compile GCC 1.0?" and maybe the answer has different details, but illustrates the same principle. T-diagrams or Tombstone diagrams can be used to illustrate this general principle: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tombstone_diagram
Oct
8
comment Apache redirect full URL with RewriteRule
@hellb0y77 - turn on mod_rewrite logging and see what happens. The directive is: RewriteLogLevel 3, and you probably want to specify the log file with: RewriteLog /var/tmp/rewrite.log or some directive like that. The log file output isn't terrifically natural, but you might be able to puzzle it out.
Oct
3
answered Apache redirect full URL with RewriteRule
Oct
3
comment Apache redirect full URL with RewriteRule
Can you do something like use Firefox's "Live HTTP Headers" add-on, and watch the redirection take place? With HTTP, just looking at a log file sometimes doesn't give you the whole picture.
Sep
30
answered How do programs detect home directory (other than $HOME)
Sep
26
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24
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Sep
20
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Sep
20
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Sep
19
comment Is it possible to run the 2.4 linux kernel and RTLinux 3.2 on modern hardware?
If you find out (by experience or otherwise) could you update the question with your experience? I doubt you'll get a good answer, and that you'll have to try it yourself. Also, at one point I had a 400MHz Gateway PC that could dual boot Slackware 3.2 and 13.1, the earliest and latest Slackwares I could find at the time. My guess is that new hardware would run 2.4 just fine.