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debian lenny - STABLE bug.

Posted 07-21-2010 at 12:21 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

I have just lost my backup data thanks to STABLE versions of stupid GUI "xfburn".
Of course it was mainly my fault I didn't check if it was written okay or not and just put that away then removed source files from hard disk. Im now wondering what's on that DVD disc, some space looks to be non-empty but mounted disc is empty. Quest for future. Luckily, the data wasn't that way important so that's why I didn't check it, in oppose to other discs I've written that day.

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Debian Lenny + GUI = ?

Posted 02-24-2010 at 11:01 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags debian, gui, lfs

Yet another - to debian.
Few days ago I was trying to make a backup and write it on DVD. But failed to do so with:
1. nautilus (recently i used that, it was a simpliest way)
2. xfburn (i use xfce)
3. brasero.
All of them either hang or fall when I add too many files. Well, what the heck if I don't have any other choice? I need all of those files.
I was beginning to think about frontend to "genisoimage"... say, a GTK app, allowing to create an...
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Fighting with xfce 4.6 installation on debian

Posted 12-18-2009 at 06:04 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 12-19-2009 at 02:42 AM by Web31337

I was kinda disappointed i can't properly install xfce 4.6 on debian lenny with aptitude. Also tried backports with issues like here:
I decided to go the proven (cloacms++) way of building from sources.
So, i fetched all(almost) files from
and started building. I removed my xfce 4.4 installation and built libraries...
Posted in desktop linux
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