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dos2unix missing (Ubuntu 10.04)

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dos2unix missing (Ubuntu 10.04)
Yet another “feature” from the developers of ubuntu to simplify life. “dos2unix” and “unix2dos” are missing in version 10.04 (Lucid).
First of all, install dos2unix package:
sudo aptitude install tofrodos
Then if you want “dos2unix” type “fromdos” and if you want “unix2dos“, type “todos“.

Debian on the Lemote YeeLoong

Loongson Club logoLemote YeeLoong dragon mascotSo, I bought myself a Lemote YeeLoong 8089B “notebook”. Well, actually its more a netbook. As I had such god success with Debian on my SGI O2, I wanted to try a more modern MIPS based device. Something that I could actually use for something other than just show of as fancy old school hardware to my buddies. Lemote’s YeeLoong with its Chinese “dragon chip” Loongson, a reverse engineered, MIPS compatible CPU, provided me with just that thing.

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