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Exton|OS Light build 150727 :: Based on Ubuntu 15.04 with kernel 4.0.0-4-exton (4.0.7)

Posted 07-27-2015 at 12:23 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 150727 about Exton|OS Light Live CD – ISO file of 777 MB
I’ve made a new extra version of Exton|OS based on Ubuntu 15.04 (alias Vivid Vervet) 64 bit with only a minimum of packages pre-installed. Among them a terminal emulator (LXTerminal), a Web Browser (Chromium), PCManFM (file manager), NetworkManager, GParted (Partition Editor) and Synaptic (Package Manager). I give you the pleasure of installing all extra packages you need after a hard disk installation of Exton|OS Light. Use Synaptic...
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ExLight Linux Live DVD 64 bit with Enlightenment 0.19.7 and kernel 4.0.0-4-exton

Posted 07-26-2015 at 06:35 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 15.04 (alias Vivid Vervet) and Debian 8.1 Jessie.
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.19.7.
3. I have replaced kernel 3.18.0-10-exton with kernel 4.0.0-4-exton.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 4.0 kernel

The Desktop Environment is Enlightenment 0.19.7. (Beauty at your fingertips). Kernel 4.0.0-4-exton...
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LQ Questions of ... Question

Posted 07-23-2015 at 02:50 PM by rtmistler
Updated 07-27-2015 at 07:20 AM by rtmistler

In volunteering to monitor LQ questions, I'm looking at new questions that are incomplete or just bad questions.

These are my notes intended to submit to Jeremy once this monitor period has progress sufficiently.

Update 7/27/15 - Stopping this activity. Conclusions + follow-up (some shown within) Due to my time requirements this week I likely will not have sufficient time to keep pace as I did a few days last week. Not all the questions were ideal for the canned response....
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Android-x86 KitKat 4.4.4 build 7 with GAPPS and kernel 4.0.8-exton-android-x86

Posted 07-22-2015 at 07:14 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Android-x86 KitKat 4.4.4 Exton build 150721, version 7, is a total rebuild.
I’ve added Mesa (3D Graphics Library) 10.5.9 for better Graphics performance. It has enabled hardware acceleration for Nvidia (Nouveau) and VMware (vmwgfx). The system can run live (from CD or a USB stick) on almost all laptops (and some Desktop computers). For example Acer (Aspire), HP, Samsung, Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo, Thinkpad, Fujitsu, Panasonic and Ausus laptops. The Android system is distributed in the form of...
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The art of training a new employee

Posted 07-21-2015 at 12:46 AM by binary_pearl

This blog is a rough draft of an idea that I just came up with, to explain how I go about training new Linux admins/engineers. My goal here is to help people who need to train new employees bring people up to speed as quickly as possible, without burning them out in the process. Think of the 'Price is Right' 'spinwheel' where the goal is to get as close to $1.00 without going over.

Over the last 5 years, I have now trained 6 Linux engineers / admins, whatever you want to call...
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