Archive for August, 2012

Slackware, Amarok and Transcoding

As I’ve recently been importing CDs in as FLAC, I want something that can transcode this for me when and manage my collection when working with my iPod. Amarok has now finally re-gained transcoding support as of 2.4: However, trying this in Slackware 14.0 RC3, it doesn’t work – trying to copy FLAC tracks to […]

Posted on August 27, 2012 at 11:09 am by Carlos Corbacho · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: KDE, Linux, Slackware

USB 3G Modem on Slackware – DNS

A follow up from last years post – clearly having not played around with the 3G card since last year, it’s only today I realised that DNS wasn’t actually working. PPPD was correctly requesting the nameservers from the remote peer, but by default, puts them into /etc/ppp/resolv.conf. This isn’t terribly helpful. PPPD will try to […]

Posted on August 24, 2012 at 11:02 pm by Carlos Corbacho · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Linux, Slackware