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ArchEX dual 64/32 bit with LXDE and kernel 3.17.1-1-ARCH

Posted 10-31-2014 at 10:47 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

WHAT IS ArchEX dual build 141031?
ArchEX 64bit/32bit dual is a new (141031) Linux live DVD based on Arch Linux. Arch motto is KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). ArchEX uses kernel 3.17.1-1-ARCH (latest stable kernel) and the LXDE Desktop environment.

Among many other programs, Firefox 33.0.2, Gimp 2.8.14, Wicd and GParted see this package LIST.

INSTALLATION to hard drive
ArchEX can easily be installed to hard drive of those who so...
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DB Cluster Utils - a Python script for managing a MySQL cluster

Posted 10-28-2014 at 04:26 AM by Pyplate

I've been working on some code to manage a cluster of MySQL servers. I'm calling it DB Cluster Utils, and you can take a look at it in Github: I've written documentation for it which you can see at

It's pretty basic at the moment, but it does everything I need. I can start and stop replication, demote the master server and promote a slave, and a few other...
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ExTiX is popular (again)!

Posted 10-26-2014 at 05:10 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 10-26-2014 at 11:09 AM by exton

ExTiX 14.2 has been downloaded more than 1700 times (!?) since wrote about the new version yesterday (141025). Only from I don't know how many times people have downloaded ExTiX from the Swedish Linux Society's server.
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Long time no talk.

Posted 10-26-2014 at 01:10 AM by peonuser

Have not made an entry in a long time. Accidently killed my pogoplug and my beaglebone black. I will probably find a fix eventually for the both of them. Still have my arch PII box, but I need to update it.

Think I have made a zillon ota foil based tv antennas. The foil antennas do not get all the channels, you almst have to have a good metal antenna to complement a foil antenna.
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ExTiX 14.2 64 bit, build 141024, with Gnome 3.14

Posted 10-24-2014 at 08:08 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 10-24-2014 at 08:22 AM by exton

ExTiX Linux Live DVD 64 bit is based on Debian Jessie/Ubuntu 14.10 (released 141023). The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed Gnome 3.14 (in ExTiX 14.2, build 141024) respectively Razor-qt 0.5.2 (in ExTiX Light, build 141019). The system language is English in both versions of ExTiX.

NEWS ABOUT ExTiX 14.2 build 141024
ExTiX Gnome is now based on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. Gnome has been upgraded to version...
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