The Haus

Sunday, June 1, 2003

More Fun with Linux

Tonight I got my Slackware installation setup so I can print to LPD on my main box from my kids' box. Right now, it only works in Linux, since I don't feel like messing with Samba for the moment. I'm not sure exactly what it is, but there is something inherently cool about networking (especially printing or sending files across it securely). I know from a computing standpoint, it's pretty small beans. Still, I find it to be cool. In the last analysis, that's all that really matters.

I also got the Crossover plugin working properly. I had to install it as a regular user (instead of root) to get Windows Media Player to work properly. I hate having to use that, but it's the only way I can listen to ESPN Radio or the NHL broadcasts during the season. Crossover plugin installed much more easily and runs far more snappily (if that's a word) under Slackware 9 than Mandrake 9.1.

News for 06/01/2003

Recent Headlines

January 5, 2015: It Returns!
August 10, 2007: SCO SUCKS IT DOWN!
July 5, 2007: Slackware 12.0 Released
May 20, 2007: PhpBB 3.0 RC 1 Released
February 2, 2007: DOOM3 1.31 Patch

January 27, 2007: Join the World Community Grid
January 17, 2007: Flash Player 9 for Linux
December 30, 2006: Darkness over Daggerford 1.2
December 19, 2006: Pocket Tunes 4.0 Released
December 9, 2006: WRT54G 1.01.1 Firmware OK with Linux/Mac

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