So you installed one of the beta versions of LibreOffice and it seems to work fine. But you had OpenOffice.org running in your local language and can’t get used to “File”, “Tools”, etc. menus and want them back in your own language you got used to after all these years.
The Document Foundation does not [...]
Is it possible to change the boot logo in Slackware?
This is a question that pops up once in a while on IRC and the forums, and the answer is yes, but there are some little details to take care of.
I made a step-by-step how-to once for myself, so I thought I might as well put [...]
Today DVDAuthor 0.7.0 was released.
It has several new options for locale encoding and subtitles. The complete ChangeLog can be read here.
I tested this new version with tovid and DeVeDe, the two front-ends I use for DVDAuthor, and everything worked fine.
The updated SlackBuild has been submitted to SlackBuilds.org and the pre-built packages are available on my [...]
Fixing problems with Linux systems is something I like. I’ve been in the support business for most of my professional life, and solving a difficult problem still gives me that satisfaction
Recently I upgraded a system that was still running Slackware 13.0. It’s a not-so-new system, but should be good enough to serve [...]
The Document Foundation released a binary tarball of the second beta version of LibreOffice 3.3.0
Packages for both the 32- and 64-bits versions are available on my site. Remember that it is still a beta release and is not recommended for production.
Yesterday I installed Slackware on a computer that came with a Debian-derivative installed. Nothing against Debian, but I’m more used to Slackware, and the hard drive had enough space left…
This box is an all “no-brand / low-price” system, but has very reasonable specs: Quad-core AMD GHz processor, 4GB memory, 400GB hard drive, NVIDIA 6150SE nForce [...]
When experimenting with the new Snort version 2.9.0 I ran into some problems with Barnyard2. It would simply crash with errors like:
ERROR: Unknown record type read: 104
Fatal Error, Quitting..
I started looking for information on the internet (Google is our friend…), and found out that at least I was not alone
Basically, I found [...]
A few days ago Snort 2.9.0 was released. The official announcement can be read here.
This new version brings some essential changes to Snort that needed special attention.
libdnet is a “simplified, portable interface to several low-level networking routines” and has a SlackBuild on SlackBuilds.org.
daq is a new “Data Acquisition library” that can use several [...]
Just over a month ago I wrote about the release of Nagios 3.2.2 and now it’s time to update already
Nagios announced the release of version 3.2.3 a few days ago, resolving a few bugs. According to the announcement updating your installation is recommended.
Since the ChangeLog is quite short, I copy it here:
Fixes problem where [...]
The day before yesterday was an exciting day for users of OpenOffice.org, as it was the day The Document Foundation announced the birth of LibreOffice.
LibreOffice is a productivity suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and available on a variety of platforms. It is free software and therefore free to download, use and [...]