Category Archives: Linux

If you do not know what Linux is read my Introduction To Linux. Most of the pages here are the results of hours of frustration. They are here in hopes that they will save others from the frustration of getting certain things to work in Linux.

Run OS X in Linux with qemu

It is possible without too much difficulty to get OS X Leopard running as a guest in a virtual machine with Linux as the host without too much difficulty. It is illegal as far as I know unless you have Linux running on real Apple hardware and don’t want to reboot just to use OS X but if [...]

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Serial Barcode Scanner in Linux

I had a very difficult time finding a way to get a simple serial barcode scanner to work in Linux. USB barcode scanners are a cinch because they are basically like usb keyboards. However with a serial device there has to be something to direct the input from /dev/ttyS0 to the keyboard buffer.

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Slashem and Nethack Survivors guide

Slash’EM survivors guide Having successfully ascended a Valkyrie on Nethack I moved on to more exciting things like Slash’EM. I have found Slash’EM to be every bit as good as Nethack, a little more challenging and much more interesting. This guide will hopefully get you started in playing and save you some frustrations and many, [...]

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World Domination

The World Domination Project is a Real Time Strategy game inspired by
the board game Axis and Allies utilizing the Stratagus engine.

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SL-modem in Linux

SL-modem in Ubuntu I’ve spent many hours trying to get my modem to work in Ubuntu 6.10. The answer was way to simple: Init3 = AT+MS=34

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Linux Virus

Spyware/Viruses in Linux By David Stone November 28, 2006 AD CS343 – Operating Systems I Fall Semester, 2006 Dr. Barry Myers Abstract The purpose of this paper is to investigate the possibility of viruses in Linux and to demonstrate how viruses work and spread. We will look at the fundamental security differences between Linux and [...]

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