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RPM Build hand out for the Bozeman LUG!

I couldn't figure out how to add this to the meeting announcement, so here it is.

Advanced User Forum Created


I would like to announce, a new old forum, for advanced topics on scripting, kernel compiling, packaging deb/rpm, networking, etc... etc...

This used to be a PCLinuxOS forum, but not any more. The Admin wanted to branch out to include any help for Linux, so we took the forum out of the PCLinuxOS community. Most of us use that distro however, so for a while, I guess that will be the focus by default.

What a Jerk.

Is this guy just an idiot? Or something more sinister, like a puppet?

Does he actually believe his own crap?

"Linux is great. It's a free, open-source operating system (OS) based on work done by Linus Torvalds in the early '90s. Again, it's free, powerful and easy to ...

Creating a local Synaptic Repository using ad-hoc wireless (PCLinuxOS)

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I created a tutorial of sorts for creating a local repo for synaptic, it is written for PCLinuxOS (RPM) but the same process could be used for DEB repositories for any system that uses the Synaptic Package Manager. You can find it here:

My distro!


I know most here are Ubuntu or Fedora, for the most part. And Bodhi is the MAN! as far as I'm concerned, but,

This article pretty much sums up how I feel about my distro of choice:

Helena Linux Class

I went to sign up for the Linux class at the Helena Adult Learning Center. There was only one other person signed up with 6 minimum required. Looks like it's going to get canceled. I am very disappointed!

PCLinuxOS Minime 2008 Released

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Here is a little MiniMe 2008 (296mb) you can play with and customize the way you want. Comes with kernel, Alsa 1.0.15 and a very basic KDE 3.5.8 desktop. Also included on the livecd are ndiswrapper support files supporting various wireless network cards and more…

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