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ExTiX 15.3 with LXQt 0.9.0 and kernel 4.1.0-3-exton

Posted 08-08-2015 at 11:57 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-08-2015 at 11:55 PM by exton (More info)

I have made a new version of ExTiX The Ultimate Linux System. I call it ExTiX 15.3 LXQt Live DVD. (The previous version was 15.2).

ExTiX 15.3 LXQt DVD 64 bit is based on Debian 8.1 Jessie/Ubuntu 15.04. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed LXQt 0.9.0. LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment. It is the product of the merge between the LXDE-Qt and the...
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Make bash scripts wait in line until other instances have finished their job

Posted 08-06-2015 at 03:04 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-06-2015 at 06:34 PM by the dsc

# It seems to work, but who knows. May have some terrible flaw and ruin your life. Your entire life.
# "${0##*/}" is the script name ("$0") stripped of any parameters ("##*/"), by the way.

if ls /dev/shm/${0##*/}-ticket* 2> /dev/null ; then
	while [[ -e "/dev/shm/${0##*/}-ticket$n" ]]; do
		n=$(( $n + 1 ))
touch /dev/shm/${0##*/}-ticket$n
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Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with kernel 4.1.3!

Posted 08-06-2015 at 04:44 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 4.1.0-3-exton, equivalent to’s stable kernel 4.1.3.

What’s new in kernel 4.1? (Linux 4.1 is a major update to the Linux kernel)

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Another Pointless Endeavour

Posted 08-06-2015 at 04:10 AM by Randicus Draco Albus

(Arch users might want to skip to the end and start yelling at me without reading my rant.)

While searching for something BSD-related recently, I accidentally stumbled upon Arch BSD. I knew doing a little research was a bad idea, but curiosity got the better of me. Their website, especially the forum, was very illuminating.

What is the mindset behind this project?
So this is ... just "FreeBSD + pacman + different init"?
The answer?
Also ArchLinux is
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Running jnlp on Windows 7 as Administrator

Posted 08-03-2015 at 09:30 AM by MensaWater
Updated 08-03-2015 at 12:24 PM by MensaWater

OK - This isn't really Linux but is related to work I do as a System Admin wherein we use Cisco DCNM (Fabric Manager) to manage our Cisco MDS 9513 SAN switches. In addition to installing the Fabric Manager jnlp on our local Windows 7 workstations we install the Device Manager jnlp (element-manager.jnlp).

We did a recent upgrade to DCNM 6.2(5a) on our main Fabric Manager server (Windows 2008 R2) and upgraded the switches to 6.2(5) version of NX-OS. (One must run a version of DCNM/Fabric...
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