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Running OpenBoard in a window

OpenBoard home page Download my patch Github discussion Slackbuild (Slackware users) These days I'm forced again to do lessons from remote. My school asked me to refer to Google Meet for the videoconferences and one thing I disliked was the Jam interactive whiteboard, which is...

Building your own mozilla-sync-1.1 server

NB: DOES NOT WORK WITH FIREFOX 29 AND LATER More info:  http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/setting-up-your-own-mozilla-sync-server/ (for Slackware users) http://docs.services.mozilla.com/howtos/run-sync.html File synchronization (or syncing) in computing is the process of ensuring that computer files in two or more locations are updated via certain rules. In one-way file synchronization, also called...

How to backup a server with rsync via ssh login without password

Rsync is a fast and extraordinarily versatile file copying tool.  It can copy locally, to/from another host over any remote shell, or to/from a remote rsync daemon.It offers a large number of options that control every aspect of its behavior and...

Running two php/mysql/mariadb versions on the same apache web server

In a web server  very old applications must coexist with new ones. Usually old applications are no more mantained and still require old versions of php and mysql, while recent apps claim to use the latest features of your apache, php...