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The Suncoast Linux Users Group (affectionately known as SLUG) is a loose-knit informal group of Linux users and enthusiasts in West Central Florida (the Suncoast/Greater Tampa Bay area). Our purpose is to provide mutual support and assistance for Linux users in the area, and to promote the use of Linux to others.
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On Sat, 2015-03-21 at 10:33 -0400, Dylan William Hardison wrote: > -- but as a group it's important we have a published code of conduct. Just be careful that it does not become something like union rules. Rules can be manipulated quite easily by someone with an axe to grind. I once s... 1 10
by rsmoot
I'll be making a few other replies to address specific issues, but there seems to be some confusion about what is meant by code of conduct, why we need to adopt one, and what that means. 1) We're not adopting a code of conduct as a *reaction* to anything. There hasn't been any event to tri... 3 4
by Art Eaton
On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 10:33:49AM -0400, Dylan William Hardison wrote: > This is no huge change, because generally SLUG people are decent folks > -- but as a group it's important we have a published code of conduct. So > I've been adapting an existing code of conduct to our needs.... 2 5
by Samuel Elliot
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On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 2:01 AM, <rsmoot@tampabay.rr.com> wrote: > My Panasonic Lumix camera produces *.mov video files. > I have not found a choice in Kdenlive NLE Projects profile > that accepts .mov video files. You may want to use OpenShot. It works on .mov (Quicktim... 2 2
by rsmoot
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On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 12:27 AM, Eben King <eben01@verizon.net> wrote: > I tried to install xmem, and as soon as I released the mouse to mark it > "install this", it told me: > > ,-- > | xmem: > | > | Package xmem has no available version, but exist... 2 4
by Eben King
Try updating your package list and make sure your sources list is up to date... Thus Eben King hast written on Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 12:27:19AM -0400, and, according to prophecy, it shall come to pass that: > I tried to install xmem, and as soon as I released the mouse to mark > it &q... 1 1
by Eben King
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partition management Topics Posts Last Post
On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 2:32 PM, Eben King <eben01@verizon.net> wrote: > I had a disk with partitions 1-4. I deleted #1, leaving 2-4. Is there a > way to renumber them 1-3? > > -- > -eben QebWenE01R@vTerYizUonI.nOetP ebmanda.redirectme.net:81 > LIBRA: A bi... 1 1
by Eben King
On Sat, 2015-03-07 at 14:32 -0500, Eben King wrote: > I had a disk with partitions 1-4. I deleted #1, leaving 2-4. Is there a > way to renumber them 1-3? > Unless that drive was purely data storage, you will have a lot of broken programs looking for files on the wrong partiti... 1 1
by Eben King
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parallel compression Topics Posts Last Post
Look at pigz, a parallel version of gzip.  I have used it on 48 core machines with great success.  There is also a parallel variant of bzip2, but it will be more CPU intensive. Sent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device -------- Original message -------- From: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.... 1 1
by Eben King
Thus Eben King hast written on Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 01:50:48PM -0500, and, according to prophecy, it shall come to pass that: > What's a good, fast, parallel compression program? I want to > compress directories, so like so: > > tar cf - DATADIR | COMPRESS -o archive.tar.xx &g... 1 1
by David Nicol
network hardware Topics Posts Last Post
You really need to define "Cheap". Since you didn't, I am going to redefine your question to some ideas I am kicking around that you may have the same troubles with and/or may have some ideas. But, any of the sub $100 routers are basically the same. You can buy some dirt c... 1 1
by Eben King
Have you looked into cheap switches? Linksys used to have an 8 port switch that was around $20. Staples and Office Depot used to have them in stock. I haven't looked lately, so that may no longer be the case with everything going wireless these days. _________________________________________... 1 2
by Jeff
KVM recommendations Topics Posts Last Post
The issue you are having is probably not due to the KVM, but the Raspberry Pi itself. You stated that you cannot use the hot key *FROM* the Pi to the other device. If it works in the other direction, it is most likely due to either the Pi not sending the interrupts to the switch or a keyboar... 1 1
by Eben King
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Re: slug Digest, Vol 57, Issue 13 Topics Posts Last Post
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grub vs UUIDs Topics Posts Last Post
Why not just generate new UUIDs for /dev/sdbX as the last line of your backup script? e.g. # sudo tune2fs /dev/sdb1 -U `uuidgen` "It is one of the essential features of such incompetence that the person so afflicted is incapable of knowing that he is incompetent... ..To have such kno... 1 2
by PiousMinion
[JOB] Linux AWS Sys Admin - 100% Telecommute Topics Posts Last Post
On Thu, 19 Feb 2015, Daniel Swift wrote: > My client is a rapidly growing technology company looking > ... is it spam yet, when a non-participant sends the same email to several LUG mailing lists over a few days? -- Russ herrold earlier today: To: Main Discussion List f... 2 2
by Pete Theisen
corrupt / Topics Posts Last Post
On Mon, 2015-02-16 at 12:14 -0500, Eben King wrote: > out of /var/lib/apt/lists/ before aptitude would start, so apparently it's > corrupt. Its modification time is about the time the last backup finished. Do you have an earlier backup? If so, restore from that to replace the corr... 2 11
by Logan Anderson
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On 02/15/2015 08:00 PM, SLUG Automailer wrote: > ================================================== > Suncoast Linux Users Group (SLUG) Meeting Schedule > ================================================== > > > SLUG - Pinellas > --------------- > > Wedne... 0 0
by Pete Theisen
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