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Some of the material available at this site is configured to be downloaded by the visitors. Reasons are here . Links on this page allow you to download all such material.
Material suitable for direct access is listed first :
Material available for download is divided into `items', tabulated below. Each major item is a single compressed archive to be downloaded by the visitor. For linux systems, each archive is a .tgz file. For dos/windows systems, each archive is a .zip file.
Before downloading any other items, please take a few minutes to download and expand the appropriate version (linux or dos) of the item how2xpnd . This is a 4-step procedure :
1. Choose your OS : gnu / linux or dos / windows
2. Expand the archive you just obtained in 1 :
downloaded the archive 1how2lnx.tgz .
To expand it, do the following : $ gzip -cd 1how2lnx.tgz | tar xf -
This yields the desired local directory, ./how2xpnd.lnx
[ If your OS is dos or windows, you downloaded the archive 1how2dos.zip
To expand it, do the following at the dos-prompt :
> pkunzip -d 1how2dos.zip
This yields the desired local directory, .\how2xpnd.dos ]
3. Familiarise yourself with the contents of the local directory how2xpnd.xxx . It contains information which enables you to easily acquire, expand, and install/use all other items. It also provides means for checking each downloaded archive against contamination, before you accept it.
4. Read the item
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then do this: ... $ gzip -cd 1how2lnx.tgz | tar xf -
(for dos, do this: > pkunzip -d 1how2dos.zip )
|for linux||for dos|
||table of check-values for all downloadable archives||
||some gandhi quotes. also complete autobiography in english||for linux||for dos|
||some pictures (.bmp) and sounds (.wav)||
||`build your own privacy' comm programme, v 0.3. GPL||
||`keyless' protocol for secure exchange of files, v 0.6 . GPL||for linux||for dos|
||BhugvudGita in Sanskrit, using mhrastri font|
||the NASM assembler. also sample programmes in NASM. GPL|
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date of last site-update : 20131127