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Warning about "slimjet", a chrome-based browser

Posted Yesterday at 01:24 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated Yesterday at 01:26 AM by the dsc

It's something like chrome with some extra add-ons/minor-but-good UI tweaks, claiming improvements in speed I guess.

But, unlike (Chr)Opera, Chromium, or Vivaldi, installing it (at least with their provided .deb installer) will mess up with your install of Chrome!

It kind of replaces it, I'm not sure the extent of the mess yet.

After just taking a look at it, and trying to run chrome as usual, it will display a message, "please run slimjet with the...
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Winter Vacation is almost over

Posted 04-21-2017 at 07:54 AM by onebuck

My time in Florida is almost over. Less than 9 days left in the sun & fun state. I'll miss the convenience having the golf course so close. I can jump on the # 8 tee just outside my back door. Been fun!

I play with a Tuesday men's group and we choose a course that we want to play near by. I have played Legends several times, which is a Palmer designed course. Really challenging course with beautiful greens that are protected by loads of bunkers that can challenge your sand game....
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Free, possibly ill-advised advice: firefox beta/aurora in Debian

Posted 04-21-2017 at 05:55 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-21-2017 at 06:01 AM by the dsc
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I was until very recently using mostly google chrome, which I more or less solely (together with chromium; opera and vivaldi so far seem somewhat redundant, albeit not bad, and perhaps not even as redundant as chromium, which is much closer to chrome obviously) periodically cycle with firefox in recent years, abandoning for a while whichever seems sluggishier.

I had Debian testing's default firefox version, whichever it is. But only a few days with the "aurora" (the beta-est...
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ExTiX 17.4 – “The Ultimate Linux System” – with LXQt 0.11.1, Nvidia 381.09 and kernel 4.10.0-19-exton – Build 170418

Posted 04-18-2017 at 05:18 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have made a new version of ExTiX – The Ultimate Linux System. I call it ExTiX 17.4 LXQt Live DVD. (The previous version was 17.2 from 170320).

ABOUT
ExTiX 17.4 LXQt DVD 64 bit is based on Debian 8.7 Jessie/Debian 9 Stretch and Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus, released 170412. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed LXQt 0.11.1. LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment....
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A new light version of exGENT (Gentoo) live is ready – Build 170412

Posted 04-13-2017 at 02:29 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 20170412 about exGENT (Gentoo) 64 bit
I’ve made a light version of exGENT with only a few necessary packages pre-installed. It uses LXQt 0.11.0 as Desktop environment and kernel 4.10.4-aufs-gentoo-exton-s. The ISO file is of only 1090 MB compared to exGENT version 170407, which is of 2620 MB. Study all packages installed in Build 170412.

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exGENT Build 170412 running Firefox and Netflix

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