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RaspArch Build 160312 :: Run Arch Linux on your Raspberry Pi 3 or Pi 2

Posted 03-12-2016 at 05:40 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

ABOUT RaspArch
This version (160312) is my third build of RaspArch. The first version is from 150414. The second is from 151107. This version (160312) is especially made for the new Raspberry Pi 3. Version 160312 of RaspArch can of course also run on the “old” Raspberry Pi 2. RaspArch is a “remaster” of Arch Linux ARM. The original compressed system is of 231 MB. After I have added the LXDE Desktop environment, Firefox and Gimp the system increased to 558 MB. RaspArch is a “ready-to-go” ARM...
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Fix for "unconfigurable" samba/CIFs/etc on Debian

Posted 03-10-2016 at 03:05 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

Quote:
>On Tue, Mar 08, 2016 at 03:33:21PM +0100, Francesco Potortì wrote:
>> I identified the problem source: this version of Samba does not accept
>> "security = share" any more and the /etc/init.d/nmbd script fails.
The
>> reason is that:
>>
>> # samba-tool testparm --parameter-name="server role"
>> WARNING: Ignoring invalid value 'share' for parameter 'security'
>> ERROR: Unable to load
...
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RaspEX – Build 160308 – with OpenCPN pre-installed, now especially for Raspberry Pi 3

Posted 03-08-2016 at 10:39 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

RaspEX – Build 160308 based on Ubuntu 15.10 – with OpenCPN – especially made for Raspberry Pi 3

OpenCPN is a free software (GPLv2) project to create a concise chart plotter and navigation software, for use underway or as a planning tool. OpenCPN is developed by a team of active sailors using real world conditions for program testing and refinement.

REPLACEMENT
This build (160803) replaces build 151029 which can run only on Raspberry Pi 2 computers. Build 160803...
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It runs from command line but not from cron or init script

Posted 03-08-2016 at 09:43 AM by MensaWater
Updated 03-08-2016 at 12:01 PM by MensaWater

This question has been posted many times over the years both here at LQ and other sites. Accordingly I'm making this a blog post in the hopes people will find it useful.

When one run things at command line they inherit the environment of the user running them as set by things such as /etc/profile, $HOME/.bashrc, $HOME/.profile and/or $HOME/.bash_profile.

There are many environment variables that can impact a script. You can see all the environment variables you...
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Google Chrome flags for Performance (ver 49)

Posted 03-07-2016 at 04:07 AM by ugjka
Updated 03-17-2016 at 01:41 PM by ugjka

These are the settings I use with Google Chrome to get most of my machine (Dell Vostro 1015/ 3Gig ram)

Type about:flags in the adress bar or copy paste the chrome urls


GPU rasterization
chrome://flags/#enable-gpu-rasterization
Set to Enabled


Number of raster threads
chrome://flags/#num-raster-threads
Set to "Number of threads/cores your cpu have"


These two will increase Javascript...
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