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    Perl, DBI and SQL: Searching

    I'm working on my first project with SQL, and am writing a very basic bookshop website. I have a Postgres database full of books, and am trying to write the search engine. I'm using Perl and DBI, and...
  2. Thread: Mathematics

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    Mathematics

    I'm off to learn Computer Science at university soon, and although it doesn't seem very necessary, I'd like to enhance my mathematical ability first.

    I was wondering if anyone here are...
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    Re: BASH Scripts -- my first and ideas for more

    Thanks for that, I'll add in a condition to check for that.

    And thanks for the advice and links, they look useful at a glance, I'll have a more in depth read later :-)

    Cheers!
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    Re: BASH Scripts -- my first and ideas for more

    feh is an image viewer which can be used to display background images. I use a very minimal desktop (Rat Poison most of the time), and that's what I use for background images :-)
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    BASH Scripts -- my first and ideas for more

    Hiya!

    I'm learning BASH scripting at the moment, and I've just written my first script to display a random background image -- I didn't like any of the existing scripts which did the same job, the...
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    Re: Computing as a career

    Thankyou, your time is appreciated.

    Aetherius, just out of sheer curiosity, which uni are you attending?

    I'm going to have to do some hard thinking over the next couple of days. I'll phone...
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    Re: Computing as a career

    Thankyou very much for the replies, I'm at school at the moment and it's not all sinking in but I'll have a good read later. I really appreciate it, keep it coming!

    My problem at the moment is,...
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    Computing as a career

    Computing has for a long time now been a great hobby of mine, and I've been into GNU/Linux for a couple of years. My actual knowledge is somewhat hit and miss (I'll have quite detailed knowledge in...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Hey, thanks for the great guide.

    I have Ubuntu on my Thinkpad, which I can now access from my Windows box, but only connecting directly, by typing the IP. If I just double-click on the icon in...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install GNU Emacs with antialiasing

    Sorry, I'm not sure why you're getting that error. Are you sure you ran the first tla command?

    If you still get the error, maybe someone else can help.
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    Re: HOWTO: Install GNU Emacs with antialiasing

    I added the recommendation, cheers :)
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    Re: HOWTO: Install GNU Emacs with antialiasing

    I'm not 100% sure how Emacs is packaged in the repositories, but I'm almost certain this won't work. Emacs needs to compiled with xft support.
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    Re: HOWTO: Install GNU Emacs with antialiasing

    Argh, sorry, I put the wrong line in :-#

    I'll change that now.
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    HOWTO: Install GNU Emacs with antialiasing

    Emacs is an amazing piece of software, but it's also hellishly ugly by default.

    Here, I'll show you how to get it from CVS with antialiasing and GTK support, like this;
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    Re: HOWTO: Xubuntu with thunar file manager

    Just to say thanks a lot for this guide, it helped a lot! Rox was the one thing (well, that and the search dialogue) that made me shudder about Xubuntu. Now it's almost perfect!
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    Building a media centre

    I plan to start building a media centre soon, and I want to run Linux on it (of course).

    After having looked at the existing options (MythTV, Geexbox) I've decided none of them really fit the bill...
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