NetworkManager on Slackware 13.37

I found a very easy solution for having NetworkManager installed on Slackware Linux, even without using dirty tricks as I did with Slackware 13.0. How? Take a look at rworkman’s packages for XFCE 4.8.0 😉 In the extra/packages you will find packages for NetworkManager, both the system and the applet. I would also install the … Continue reading “NetworkManager on Slackware 13.37”

A Generic Quicksort Implementation in C

As assignment for Data Structures and Algorithms course, we had to work with a modified version of the quicksort algorithm. It came obvious that for modifying a qsort you need to implement it It is difficult to find a clear quicksort algorithm implemented, so I wrote it. Here is the generic C implementation of the Quicksort … Continue reading “A Generic Quicksort Implementation in C”

How to install MintMenu on Debian (lenny, sid)

I really like (and miss) Linux Mint Menu (mintmenu), so I installed it on my Debian Sid box and here is how I managed it: Install mintsystem and mintmenu deb packages (see the links above) Help it to recognize your applications by symlinking some files in /etc/xdg/menus (as root): ln -s ln -s … Continue reading “How to install MintMenu on Debian (lenny, sid)”

Configure Slackware 13.1 for Macbook Pro 6,2

In this post I would like to share with you some configurations and tweaks for using our beloved Slackware Linux 13.1 (also current) with the last generation of Macbook Pro, having Intel Core i5 and Corei7 CPUs. It should also work for past Intel based generations of Macbook Pro. Maybe also on some non Pro … Continue reading “Configure Slackware 13.1 for Macbook Pro 6,2”

Network Manager on Slackware 13.0, the dirty and easy way

I love to be back to Slackware, my very first distribution. However, there are a couple of things that I’m missing from the other more comfortable distributions. From among them, I totally miss Network Manager. I saw many people asking in forums on how to install Network Manager in Slackware 13.0. There is Wicd, already … Continue reading “Network Manager on Slackware 13.0, the dirty and easy way”