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DebEX KDE, build 140821, with KDE 4.13.3 and kernel 3.16

Posted Today at 08:58 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have made a new version of the extra version of DebEX, wich I call DebEX KDE Live DVD. (The first version is from 140626). It’s a pure Debian system. I.e.: There are no Ubuntu or Kubuntu elements involved. DebEX KDE uses KDE 4.13.3 as Desktop environment. (The latest stable version of KDE). Study the full package list.

Screenshot of the KDE Desktop in version 140821 of DebEX KDE

Note: There are two versions of DebEX. DebEX Barebone with Xfce 4.10.1 (build 140819)...
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Setup FTP server using VsFtp and Configure Secure FTP connections on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

Posted Yesterday at 10:13 AM by sridhar11

vsftpd is a GPL licensed FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux. It is secure and extremely fast. It is stable. Don't take my word for it, though. Below, we will see evidence supporting all three assertions. We will also see a list of a few important sites which are happily using vsftpd. This demonstrates vsftpd is a mature and trusted solution.

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DebEX Barebone build 140819

Posted 08-19-2014 at 12:14 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

The DebEX Barebone ISO is now a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily be transferred to a USB pen drive. You can then even run DebEX Barebone from the USB stick and save all your system changes on the stick. I.e. you will enjoy persistence! Read this INSTRUCTION. NetworkManager has been removed. It doesn’t go together with Wicd when it comes to configuring wireless networks. I’ve added the applications GParted (partition editor), AbiWord, Icedove (Thunderbird) and AlsaPlayer. Study the...
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Auxiliary script to rename multiple files adding a zero-padding to them

Posted 08-19-2014 at 12:37 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

From this blog:

http://www.walkingrandomly.com/?p=2850


Code:
#!/bin/bash
num=`expr match "$1" '[^0-9]*\([0-9]\+\).*'`
paddednum=`printf "%03d" $num`
echo ${1/$num/$paddednum}
Usage example:

for i in *.png;do mv $i `./zeropad.sh $i`; done


Possibly there's some syntax to do just that only with the "rename" command, though.
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LFA build 140817, 14.04.1, 64 bit, with Unity (Ubuntu) and three other Desktop Environments

Posted 08-17-2014 at 10:53 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-17-2014 at 11:14 AM by exton

LFA (Linux for All) is a remaster of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, codenamed Trusty Tahr, released July 25, 2014. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). I have added LXDE, Razor-qt and XBMC (An award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media) as alternatives, so that everyone on the spot (during live operation) can compare the different four Desktop Environments. The system language is English.

Kernel 3.15.0-0-exton...
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