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I just got the news that Texstar isn't doing well. A very respected and well liked member of the Linux community. https://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.php/topic,146233.0.html Ten years or so ago Texstar was on an unexplained absence for a considerable time and everyone in a position to know was ve...
- Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:57 pm
- Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
- Topic: Converting tar.gz to deb files
- Replies: 6
- Views: 168
That capability of alien is designed to convert Slackware .tgz files to deb or rpm files. Slackware tgzs are precompiled binary packages in a standard directory format. Most tar.gz files are not this sort, but rather are source code that needs to be compiled. Alien is useless for those. Even in the...
- Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:06 pm
- Forum: Site Help
- Topic: I wrote a tutorial (twice), was logged out whilst writing it?
- Replies: 25
- Views: 531
Yesterday I spent some time writing a tutorial in this section of the forum. It took a while. When I went to preview it I was logged out. :( So I logged in again, wrote a shorter version of the tutorial & the same thing happened. I then logged in again & tried to write this post & it wouldn't let m...
I "get" Adrian's position. It makes sense to have a wait and see attitude before bailing on GitHub, at least in the short term. That said, MSFT has proven to be ruthless when it comes to extinguishing their competition. I personally am not convinced they have anyone's best interests at heart except ...
MSFT (Ballmer) characterized Linux as a "cancer", infecting everything it touched. Now the shoe is on the other foot.It sounds like it is not difficult to move to Gitlab. I really hope it's a good alternative because people need an alternative to a MS owned operation.
Does that mean people should run from github? I don't know. Maybe there is not a good alternative right now. But I would not be happy about this new move by MS. Gitlab: https://about.gitlab.com/ https://thenextweb.com/dd/2018/06/04/devs-are-flooding-to-gitlab-amidst-github-microsoft-acquisition-rum...
- Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:07 pm
- Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
- Topic: 32bit & 64bit Browser - Super fast and everything works.
- Replies: 19
- Views: 636
- Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:14 pm
- Forum: Mepis Help
- Topic: Strange -- can't access Distrowatch content
- Replies: 19
- Views: 1012