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Installing Slackware Linux

Installing Slackware Linux

Installing Slackware Linux Installing Slackware Linux (Post #1) Slackware Linux is one of the oldest Linux distributions remaining. Over the years, it has stayed true to its roots and form. Here’s what the author, Patrick Volkerding has to say about it. http://www.slackware.com/info/ The Slackware Philosophy Since its first release in …

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How Linux boots

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As it turns out, there isn’t much to the boot process: 1. A boot loader finds the kernel image on the disk, loads it into memory, and starts it. 2. The kernel initializes the devices and its drivers. 3. The kernel mounts the root filesystem. 4. The kernel starts a …

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Speeding up your internet connection under Linux and Windows

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(Setting up DNS caching) 1 Good old dry theory 1.1 Introduction The internet is going thru an evolution, faster pc’s, more reliable connections etc… But the greatest evolution are the capacity of the lines. What where telephone line are now ISDN lines or cable modems. But there are still people …

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