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 you’re in this boat you can also use Virtual Box which officially supports OSX guests on Apple hardware. If you don’t have Apple hardware you’re only option is qemu and now it’s possible with having to manually patch qemu.
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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. Continue reading Serial Barcode Scanner in Linux
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, many stupid deaths.
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I am no longer working on this project. Anyone who has the desire can take it over. I would be happy to help in what way I can.
The World Domination Project is a Real Time Strategy game inspired by
the board game Axis and Allies utilizing the Stratagus engine. It will
emphasize strategy and not “see who can build the most units the
fastest.” Resources are not gathered like in other RTS’s, rather they
are distributed after a fixed interval of time based on how much land a
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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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28, 2006 AD
Operating Systems I
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 Windows that
make viruses so common in Windows and almost unheard of in Linux.
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