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ExLight Linux Live DVD 64 bit with Enlightenment 0.19.1 and kernel 3.18.0-10-exton

Posted Yesterday at 06:37 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated Yesterday at 11:38 AM by exton (Forgot)

WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION 150126?
1. ExLight is now based on upcoming Ubuntu 15.04 (alias Vivid Vervet) and Debian Jessie.
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.19.1.
3. I have replaced kernel 3.16.0-21-exton with kernel 3.18.0-10-exton.
4. ExLight’s ISO file is now a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily be transferred (copied) to a USB pen drive. You can then even run ExLight from the USB stick and...
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The linux war stories: episode 1 - SCO...got to start somewhere

Posted 01-25-2015 at 11:11 PM by binary_pearl

While I should keep the company I worked for a secret out of respect; it was a major retail chain in the US with about 7000 locations at the time.

The year was 2007. I had only been working for 2 years in my career, and I had already advanced to the infrastructure team. At that time we were still using SCO Unix 5.0.5 or 5.0.7 on all of the servers at each location.

Out of the normal chaos, a semi-urgent request came. Apparently there were certain server models that...
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Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with the latest stable kernel – 3.18.3!

Posted 01-24-2015 at 08:41 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.18.0-10-exton, equivalent to Kernel.org’s stable kernel 3.18.3, released 150116.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.18 kernel

READ MORE...
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Ethernet disconnects on battery power/ac power is unplugged.

Posted 01-22-2015 at 01:18 PM by s.verma

This problem may be due to the fact that laptop-mode tools is running and it's configuration has entry

DISABLE_ETHERNET_ON_BATTERY=1
in file /etc/laptop-mode/conf.d/ethernet.conf

or may be in /etc/laptop-mode/laptop-mode.conf file.

So change it to
DISABLE_ETHERNET_ON_BATTERY=0
and now restart the laptop-mode service.

(If you do not know how to (re)start a service, then search on google for how to start/restart a service...
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DebEX Gnome 64 bit with Gnome 3.14, Mate 1.8.2 and kernel 3.18.0-8-exton

Posted 01-22-2015 at 09:59 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 150122
I have made a new version of DebEX 64 bit Gnome Live DVD. It replaces version 141014. It’s a pure Debian system. It uses Gnome 3.14 and Mate 1.8.2 as Desktop environments. Gnome 3.14 is winning back disillusioned Linux users. I have installed Nvidia’s proprietary graphic driver 340.65 in this new version of DebEX. Furthermore Google Chrome to make it possible to watch Netflix movies. All other installed packages have also been updated to the latest version as of 150122.
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