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start [2009/05/22 15:06]
alien Homepage reorganisation. Make the important parts more visible.
start [2011/10/02 17:25] (current)
alien Old 11.0 stuff has moved to the archive but this page did not reflect that.
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 Repository mirror: Repository mirror:
-  * [[http://slackware.org.uk/people/alien/slackbuilds/ | slackware.org.uk]]+  * [[ftp://ftp.slackware.org.uk/people/alien/slackbuilds/ | slackware.org.uk]]
  
-Additional packages containing patented software that can not be hosted on the slackware.com server (like lame, libdvdcss, faac, vlc): +Additional packages containing patented software that can not be hosted on the US-based slackware.com server (like lame, libdvdcss, faac, vlc): 
-  * [[http://slackware.org.uk/people/alien/restricted_slackbuilds/ | slackware.org.uk restricted_slackbuilds]]+  * [[ftp://ftp.slackware.org.uk/people/alien/restricted_slackbuilds/ | slackware.org.uk "restricted_slackbuilds"]]
  
 === Scripts / tools === === Scripts / tools ===
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   * A patch for the [[http://www.slackware.com/~alien/hotplug/|hotplug net.agent script]] - you need this if you use Slackware 10.1 or older and have problems with wireless and WPA   * A patch for the [[http://www.slackware.com/~alien/hotplug/|hotplug net.agent script]] - you need this if you use Slackware 10.1 or older and have problems with wireless and WPA
   *  I wrote a number of alternative installers for Slackware 11.0.\\ As a bonus when you buy the official CD set of DVD, you will find those also in the directory ''/miniiso-pxe-usb-installers'' on the Slackware 11.0 DVD and on CD 5. This directory is not found on official Slackware mirrors.\\ __**NOTE:**__ Slackware 12.0 has officially supported USB and PXE installers in the directory ''/usb-and-pxe-installers'' so there is no need for me to have copies of them on my own site as well.   *  I wrote a number of alternative installers for Slackware 11.0.\\ As a bonus when you buy the official CD set of DVD, you will find those also in the directory ''/miniiso-pxe-usb-installers'' on the Slackware 11.0 DVD and on CD 5. This directory is not found on official Slackware mirrors.\\ __**NOTE:**__ Slackware 12.0 has officially supported USB and PXE installers in the directory ''/usb-and-pxe-installers'' so there is no need for me to have copies of them on my own site as well.
-    * [[http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackboot/usb/|USB installer]] - boot from a USB stick instead of using a CDROM or floppies, and then install from an NFS server or local disk partition (or from a CDROM of course!\\ I know some people who are unable to get their computer to boot from the Slackware CDROM for instance) +    * [[http://www.slackware.com/~alien/archive/11.0/slackboot/usb/|USB installer]] - boot from a USB stick instead of using a CDROM or floppies, and then install from an NFS server or local disk partition (or from a CDROM of course!\\ I know some people who are unable to get their computer to boot from the Slackware CDROM for instance) 
-    * A [[http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackboot/pxe/|PXE installer]] - with this you can boot from the network instead of using a CDROM or floppies+    * A [[http://www.slackware.com/~alien/archive/11.0/slackboot/pxe/|PXE installer]] - with this you can boot from the network instead of using a CDROM or floppies
  
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 In case you wondered; the //blinkenlights// image at the top of this page is a constant reminder of my entry into the "real world" of computers. This [[http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/B/blinkenlights.html|leaflet]] hung on a wall in my room when I started my first night-time job as application developer / technical sales support engineer. In case you wondered; the //blinkenlights// image at the top of this page is a constant reminder of my entry into the "real world" of computers. This [[http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/B/blinkenlights.html|leaflet]] hung on a wall in my room when I started my first night-time job as application developer / technical sales support engineer.
  

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