When Slackware released its first test version of Slackware64, I installed it on a separate partition to try it out. I was immediately impressed by the performance boost of some programs, especially some graphic programs I use.
Since I compile most programs that are not available on a standard Slackware installation from source, I didn’t have [...]
After some requests, I created a Slackware package with the lgeo parts library. It can be downloaded from my site.
If you prefer, you can download the library from the author’s website and use the SlackBuild to create your own package.
I created an updated package with the LDRAW Library of Lego pieces that includes all parts up to September, 16th, 2009.
The “unix-complete” file from ldraw.org has not been updated for years, so this package was based on the Windows file “complete.zip” but can be used without any problems under Slackware.
As always, the package can be [...]
Some time ago I promised to give some basic instructions on how to create nice images of Lego constructions with POV-Ray on Linux. Now that Christmas is arriving, I finally found some time to convert my own instructions into something that can almost be called a “tutorial”
What will you need:
LeoCAD – to “build” [...]
For those who use LDView on Slackware-current and noticed that it suddenly stopped working: the problem is in the latest update of the “boost” library:
Thu Dec 17 20:51:37 UTC 2009
This latest update does not include the *-mt (=multi-thread) libraries, as the “normal” version is already multi-threaded.
The solution to get LDView working again is simply [...]