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Apparently [[ *"$a"* == $b ]] is DIFFERENT from [[ $b == *"$a"* ]]

Posted 04-25-2017 at 11:11 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-25-2017 at 11:25 PM by the dsc

a="foo/bar" ; b="foo/bar/gee" ; [[ *"$a"* == $b ]] && echo -e "\n 1 - b contains a; *a* = b \n" ; [[ $b == *"$a"* ]] && echo -e "\n 2 - b contains a ; b = *a* \n"

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$ a="foo/bar" ; b="foo/bar/gee" ; [[ *"$a"* == $b ]] && echo -e "\n 1 - b contains a; *a* = b \n" ; [[ $b == *"$a"* ]] && echo -e  "\n 2 - b contains a ; b =
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Android-x86_64 Nougat 7.1.1 Build 170423/170422 with GAPPS and kernel 4.11-rc7/4.10.11-exton-android-x86_64

Posted 04-23-2017 at 11:56 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 170423: AndEX Nougat 7.1.1 with kernel 4.11-rc7-exton-android-x86_64 respectively kernel 4.10-11-exton-android-x86_64 and GAPPS
My new builds of Android-x86_64 Nougat 7.1.1 have GAPPS pre-installed. I.e. Google Play Services, Google Play Store 7.6.08.N-all, Gmail and YouTube 12.09.58. Also many other apps. For example: Spotify 8.4.0.539, Clash of Clans 8.709.23, File Manager 2.0.0.355, Google Earth, Google Maps 9.48.2, SnapTube 4.3.0, Firefox 53.0 and Google Chrome 58.0. The two systems...
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Warning about "slimjet", a chrome-based browser

Posted 04-22-2017 at 01:24 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-22-2017 at 01:26 AM by the dsc

It's something like chrome with some extra add-ons/minor-but-good UI tweaks, claiming improvements in speed I guess.

But, unlike (Chr)Opera, Chromium, or Vivaldi, installing it (at least with their provided .deb installer) will mess up with your install of Chrome!

It kind of replaces it, I'm not sure the extent of the mess yet.

After just taking a look at it, and trying to run chrome as usual, it will display a message, "please run slimjet with the...
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Winter Vacation is almost over

Posted 04-21-2017 at 07:54 AM by onebuck

My time in Florida is almost over. Less than 9 days left in the sun & fun state. I'll miss the convenience having the golf course so close. I can jump on the # 8 tee just outside my back door. Been fun!

I play with a Tuesday men's group and we choose a course that we want to play near by. I have played Legends several times, which is a Palmer designed course. Really challenging course with beautiful greens that are protected by loads of bunkers that can challenge your sand game....
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Free, possibly ill-advised advice: firefox beta/aurora in Debian

Posted 04-21-2017 at 05:55 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-23-2017 at 05:03 PM by the dsc
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I was until very recently using mostly google chrome, which I more or less solely (together with chromium; opera and vivaldi so far seem somewhat redundant, albeit not bad, and perhaps not even as redundant as chromium, which is much closer to chrome obviously) periodically cycle with firefox in recent years, abandoning for a while whichever seems sluggishier.

I had Debian testing's default firefox version, whichever it is. But only a few days with the "aurora" (the beta-est...
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