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Plain Wheezy Workstation

Posted 07-15-2012 at 03:53 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)
Updated 01-24-2013 at 03:24 AM by nglbrkr (network manager was blocking nfs mount)

Simpler as wheezy approaches stable.

Install Wheezy with LXDE and ssh server

Enable contrib and non-free

Follow the entry to get the machine onto the skolelinux nw.

aptitude install ibus-anthy scratch lmms kdegraphics kdeedu inkscape scribus-ng gvrng drpython freemind ttf-mscorefonts-installer ttf-larabie-deco ttf-vlgothic escputil vlc gcompris dia vym kcalc kdenlive python-easygui chromium flashplugin-nonfree bluefish audacity icedtea-plugin ntp...
Posted in skolelinux
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Iceweasel caching

Posted 07-15-2012 at 02:15 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)
Updated 07-15-2012 at 02:19 AM by nglbrkr

lifted from
and not yet tested in school

$ vim /etc/iceweasel/pref/iceweasel.js
// This is the Debian specific preferences file for Iceweasel
// You can make any change in here, it is the purpose of this file.
// You can, with this file and all files present in the
// /etc/iceweasel/pref directory, override any preference that is
// present in /usr/lib/iceweasel/defaults/preferences
Posted in skolelinux
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plain wheezy install

Posted 03-19-2012 at 03:46 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)
Updated 07-15-2012 at 03:50 AM by nglbrkr

-====== old============

add contrib and non-free to each line

add for scratch
deb squeeze main

aptitude update

aptitude install inkscape scribus-ng gvrng drpython evince xpdf kolourpaint4 kturtle freemind ttf-mscorefonts-installer ttf-larabie-deco ttf-vlgothic scim-anthy escputil spe flashplugin-nonfree vlc gcompris tuxpaint ktouch dia ksnapshot kmplot...
Posted in skolelinux
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other debian as skolelinux workstation

Posted 03-19-2012 at 03:18 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)

This is lifted from

#aptitude install nfs-common ldap-utils libpam-ldap libnss-ldap nscd
(accept defaults for ldap)

#mkdir -p /skole/tjener/home0

#echo "tjener:/skole/tjener/home0 /skole/tjener/home0 nfs bg,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,timeo=14,intr 0 0" >> /etc/fstab

(may use nolock option if you have troubles)

add the machine in...
Posted in skolelinux
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plain squeeze install

Posted 03-19-2012 at 03:06 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)


deb squeeze main contrib non-free
deb-src squeeze main contrib non-free
deb squeeze/updates main
deb-src squeeze/updates main
# squeeze-updates, previously known as 'volatile'
deb squeeze-updates main
deb-src squeeze-updates main...
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