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That is expected of course. What was not obvious...
That is expected of course. What was not obvious to me was a program which comes with Slack 13.37 called gkrellm. As I dig into this the use of "sensors" becomes less relevant.

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6,906
Posted By slak0
accessing temperatures under Slackware
What I did was to write down the values in the PC Health area of bios and compared them with values from sensors.
in0: corresponded to Vcore, Temp2 is the CPU temp, Temp1 does not seem connected,...
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Posted By slak0
accessing temperatures under Slackware
I have been trying to access bios info regarding temperatures under my Slackware 13.37 OS.
I first looked at /proc/acpi/processor/CPU0/throttling where I found my active state to be T0 and my state...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 06-22-2012
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Posted By slak0
I won't attempt to understand how Reelbox is...
I won't attempt to understand how Reelbox is created/configured as I have enough with Slackware. I think we can both be confident that the respective boxes are properly built and configured. If we...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 06-13-2012
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Posted By slak0
[SOLVED} increase size of original KolourPaint object
I was able to find a means to increase the size of a bmp file.
1) Use convert (Slackware command from ImageMagick) to create a postscript file.
2) Use gv to view the created file.
3) There are...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 06-09-2012
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Posted By slak0
increase size of original KolourPaint object
I have a circuit drawing built with KolourPaint which when printed is about 1/5 the size at which it was drawn on the screen.
Is there a secret squirrel trick to increase the size of the original...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 04-30-2012
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Posted By slak0
mplayer snapshot commands not working
About 8-12 months ago I wrote a script that pulled together several mplayer commands to perform various activities. One allowed me to press the s-key to take snapshots with my webcam. Useful for...
Forum: Slackware 04-09-2012
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Posted By slak0
converting mouse to pci
Need to free up a usb port for webcam. What does xorg.conf look like in order to work if I move mouse to PCI port via a converter plug?
Forum: Slackware 04-09-2012
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Posted By slak0
FWIW instead of using separate remove and install...
FWIW instead of using separate remove and install programs I used old pkgtool to do both. WORKS SUPER!!
Forum: Slackware 04-09-2012
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Posted By slak0
End solution: HP agreed to replace the printer
End solution: HP agreed to replace the printer
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 03-31-2012
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Posted By slak0
Configuring XMMS to play Audio CDs
After thrashing about in the wilds of Googland I came up with the following configuration steps. I had it working at one point but it sure ain't worin now! Could someone look at it and see where I...
Forum: Slackware 03-03-2012
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Posted By slak0
I neglected to point out that I am running as...
I neglected to point out that I am running as root via su in xfce on Slackware 13.37. I also tried to backup /etc and got the same insufficient privs message on over 50 files. I checked some of the...
Forum: Slackware 03-01-2012
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Posted By slak0
K3b permission problem
When I set up to backup /home to a DVD I am incurring a problem with K3B ver. 2.0.2 saying I (root) has insufficient privileges to access /home/myuser/hp-check.log file. It also does this to the...
Forum: Slackware 02-25-2012
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Posted By slak0
Firefox 8 install on slack 13.37
I know this is a bit tardy response but other matters got in the way.
I have since scanned the web and think I have a process to upgrade from FF4 to (now) FF10. I used to just download from the...
Forum: Slackware 02-19-2012
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Posted By slak0
Printer won't print but 1 page
OS: Slackwar 13.37
Printer: hpDeskjet 1000 j110
Printer Drivers/Software: HPLIP 3.11.3a (min was 3.10.9) and Cups
The printer will print the first of n-pages but from page 2 on it prints the page...
Forum: Slackware 02-19-2012
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Posted By slak0
Replace PS/2 Trackball with USB optical mouse
Was able to pull the PS/2 plug on trackball and after changing PS/2 to IMPS/2 and adding the line:
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"my optical mouse is working fine save I think I'll slow it down a...
Forum: Slackware 02-12-2012
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Posted By slak0
Replace PS/2 Trackball with USB optical mouse
Running Slackware 13.37 original without updates.
Need to replace my trackball with optical mouse temporarily.
There is no xf86config file anylonger but xorg.conf file is produced automatically.
I...
Forum: Hardware 12-25-2011
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Posted By slak0
Deskjet 1000 hp- commands
I have installed an HP Deskjet 1000 j110 on my Slackware system (13.37).
I am trying to print more than 1 page out of 2 or more. No luck so far. Found that there are about 30 odd commands like...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 11-21-2011
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Posted By slak0
The problem was resolved when recently I...
The problem was resolved when recently I accidentally move the cursor and struck the button which was very fortuitous and moved the "unified folders" to the right. Apparently I had buried them to...
Forum: Slackware 11-12-2011
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Posted By slak0
Firefox 8 install on slack 13.37
Slackware 13.37 stores Firefox 4 in different directories than is suggested for Mozilla says to use for Firefox 8.0 (/opt/firefox). Which should I use? If I use /opt/... how do I remove the old...
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Posted By slak0
Perhaps you could use: bash-4.1$ str="a0=bus...
Perhaps you could use:
bash-4.1$ str="a0=bus a1=car a2=truck"
bash-4.1$ nustr=`echo $str | sed "s/a.=//g"`
bash-4.1$ echo $nustr

I think the problem of occurrence is the use of the "^".
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 11-03-2011
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Posted By slak0
Problem with Thunderbird 4.0 display layout
Somehow things went all wrong with my Thunderbird's (4.0) Layout. I cannot get back to the display layout I had originally after installing. The current layout is "wide" and the "custom" layout is...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 09-19-2011
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Posted By slak0
Change voice in festival
I installed festival under /opt/TTS so presume that precedes in the following unless noted otherwise.
I examined festival/lib/siteinit.scm and found the default voice was: ...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 09-19-2011
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Posted By slak0
Festival halting
I finally got festival text 2 speech to work. I followed a set of instructions but had to make edits to set it up to work (albeit a few warnings). At the end I tried using quit with double quotes...
Forum: Slackware 09-16-2011
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Posted By slak0
Thunderbird 3.1.9 deletes from drafts
I am using Tbird as it came with Slackware 13.37 and everytime I send something I get a message 1 or 2 drafts deleted. Should it be doing that? If not has this been reported ? How can I find out...
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