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How To Easily Block Websites Directly From The /etc/hosts File On The Most Popular Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. In this article I will show you how to block sites on your local computer (in order to forbid yourself or others to visit some sites, obviously) directly from the /etc/hosts file, on your Linux system. There

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How To Install VirtualBox 4.3.0 Beta 1 On Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Virtualbox is a popular virtualization software, working on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The latest version (unstable) is Virtualbox 4.3.0 Beta 1. In this article I will show you how to install

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How To Install The Nvidia 319.49 Linux Display Drivers On Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. The Nvidia 319.49 Display Drivers for Linux have been released, a while ago. It brings support for the following GPU chipsets: GeForce GT 740A, GeForce GT 745A, GeForce GT 755M, GeForce GT 625, GeForce GTX 645, GRID

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Slackel Live KDE 4.10.4 Has Been Released Yesterday + Download Links

Hello Linux Geeksters. Slackel Live KDE 4.10.4 has been released yesterday. As you may know, Slackel is a Slackware based Linux system, with applications and tools from Salix OS, another Slackware derivate. Slackel Live KDE 4.10.4 uses the stable KDE

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How to Install VLC on Slackware 14.0 Via Command Line Interface

Hello Geekster. In this article I will show you how to install VLC 2.0.3 on Slackware 14.0. Actually, it is quite simple, all you have to do is download the vlc*.txz and install it with installpkg: Grab VLC: # wget

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How to Update Slackare 13.37 to Slackware 14.0

Hello Linux Geeksters. In this article I will show you how to Update / Upgrade your Slackware 13.37 to Slackware 14.0 via command line interface. Follow these steps for a propper update/upgrade. Step 1. Add the 14.0 repositories: # echo

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How to Install Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.4 / 19.0 Beta 1 on Linux Systems

In this article I will show you how to install Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.4 or Mozilla Thunderbird 19.0 Beta 1 on your Linux System. Thunderbird 17.0.4 is a stable version and Thunderbird 19.0 Beta 1 is unstable. It depends on you

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How to Install Wine on Slackware 14.0

In this article I will show you how to install Wine on your Slackware 14.0 Linux System. It is easy, just download the Wine package from sourceforge.net and install it. Download Wine from sourceforge: * for 32 bit systems (this

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How to Install and Enable Sudo on Slackware 14.0

I think it is not necesarry to explain what is sudo and how to use it. Those who do not know what sudo is, read this! The Slackware Systems do not have sudo installed and enabled by default. So, in

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How to Install FluxBox 1.3.2 / 1.3.3 on Slackware 14.0

Because the Slackware community is not as big as the Ubuntu one, the Slackware tutorials are less that the Ubuntu ones. (Yes, this is a Captain Obvious afirmation) So, in this article I will show you how to install the

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