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exGENT (Gentoo) live 64 bit with Xfce4 and kernel 3.18.1-gentoo-exton

Posted Yesterday at 04:33 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 20141227
I’ve made yet a new version (20141227) of exGENT. Now with Xfce4 and Lxqt. It is for the 64 bit architecture. I call it exGENT 2015 Xfce4 Live DVD. It replaces version 20141130. Version 141227 of exGENT uses kernel 3.18.1. (The latest stable kernel). The ISO file is of 1690 MB due to the fact that this version has a lot of packages preinstalled. Among them four different Web Browsers: Firefox, Opera, Chromium and Seamonkey. Despite this exGENT version 141227 runs surprisingly...
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Ubuntu disaster (blank screen after software update), Debian recovery

Posted 12-26-2014 at 08:57 PM by flshope

A few weeks ago, I did a routine Ubuntu software update. When I rebooted after the update, all I got was a blank screen.

Actually, it was just my backup computer, a 2003 Pogo Linux desktop (http://www.pogolinux.com/) whose dated hardware is still working fine. The machine -- Pogo2003 -- was recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04, which caused me some initial display anomalies because Ubuntu dropped the Nvidia display driver I was using (Nvidia-96). The display was pretty messed up but not...
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Pogoplug does linux.

Posted 12-26-2014 at 06:04 PM by peonuser
Updated 12-26-2014 at 06:05 PM by peonuser

A 486 laptop running floppy based Pitux linux connected via rs232 to a Pogoplug v2 running Arch linux. Knew I would find a use for that old laptop yet.

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Dear World

Posted 12-24-2014 at 07:47 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I survived another year. I know eventually you'll get the best of me, but until then better luck next go-round...
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Microsoft below the surface.

Posted 12-24-2014 at 04:17 PM by peonuser

Microsoft Surface is just another touchpad. Why not get a generic touch pad for a fraction of the cost that will virtually do the same thing.

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