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Exton|OS 64 bit with Mate and kernel 3.19.0-5-exton :: build 150211

Posted 02-11-2015 at 09:38 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-11-2015 at 12:15 PM by exton

NEWS 150211
A new and much better version of Exton|OS is ready. I have replaced kernel 3.16.0-21-exton with kernel 3.19.0-5-exton. (Kernel.org‘s stable kernel 3.19.0, released 150209). With kernel 3.19.0 there is no real need to use Nvidia proprietary graphic drivers since this kernel has better support for the open-source Nvidia driver Nouveau than any other older kernel.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.19 kernel

Desktop Environment and programs
The Desktop...
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Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with the latest stable kernel – 3.19.0!

Posted 02-11-2015 at 04:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.19.0-5-exton, equivalent to Kernel.org’s stable kernel 3.19.0, released 150209.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.19 kernel

READ MORE...
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Slackware-14.1-DnsCrypt Proxy 1.4.3

Posted 02-08-2015 at 08:49 PM by arniekat

How To Secure DNS with DNSCrypt-Proxy. DNSCrypt-Proxy secures your communication between your computer and a DNS Resolver. This particular setup optionally caches the DNS entries within RAM, which speeds things up for DNS queries. If you want/need to cache them on your hard drive, pdnsd would be a better solution.

Source - SlackBuilds.org and ArchLinux Wiki

Compile and install:
1. ldns-1.6.17
2. libsodium-1.0.2
3. dnscrypt-proxy-1.4.3
...
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Slackware-14.1-Pdnsd 1.2.9a

Posted 02-08-2015 at 04:17 PM by arniekat

Pdnsd is a proxy DNS server with permanent caching (the cache contents are written to hard disk on exit) that is designed to cope with unreachable or down DNS servers (e.g., in dial-in networking).

Create the following user and group. I picked a number so as to not conflict with the uid's-gid's assigned by SlackBuilds.org

# groupadd -g 313 pdnsd
# useradd -d /dev/null -s /bin/false -u 313 -g 313 pdnsd

SlackBuilds has version 1.2.7, but I used...
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Does youtube know what you've been doing elsewhere?

Posted 02-07-2015 at 09:43 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 02-07-2015 at 09:44 PM by the dsc (grammer, me guess)

I'm a recovering addict in chess (not any good though, just enough to experiment some of the sweet taste ov victory, sometimes), and every now and then I have a relapse. I used to watch some chess videos on youtube, but sometime ago I unsubscribed those channels, deleted the chess-related history for a bunch of "pages" back, and I've been marking "not interested" in chess-related suggestions, and they were decreasing in number.

But now, yesterday, I had some binge-chess...
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