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Slackware-Current-Acer C720 Setup 3

Posted 01-07-2015 at 09:03 PM by arniekat


In order to map the ChromeBook's Hotkeys, compile and install:


Create the file ~/.xbindkeysrc

$ vi /home/user_name/.xbindkeysrc

# Backward, Forward, Full Screen & Refresh is just for web browser
"xvkbd -xsendevent -text "\A\[Left]""
m:0x0 + c:67

#Full Screen
"xvkbd -xsendevent -text "\[F11]""...
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Old time Winter, at least that's what the weather analyst call it.

Posted 01-07-2015 at 12:46 PM by onebuck
Updated 01-07-2015 at 12:52 PM by onebuck


We just got a 6 inch snowfall and things are bitterly cold therefore very dangerous for everyone. I now live in a small town and do not have to worry about clearing a long lane or access to my barn. That task(s) were a killer in itself.

Just paid a guy to clean my short driveway. Worth every dime to keep from having another heart attack.

I am going south for a while to warm these bones up and get some golf in. With low gas prices the trip will be cheaper...
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ExTiX 15.1 Light 64 bit is ready!

Posted 01-05-2015 at 02:59 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 01-05-2015 at 03:00 PM by exton

NEWS about ExTiX Light 150105
My lighter version of ExTiX is also based on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. It uses Razor-qt as Desktop Environment, Slim as Login Manager and kernel 3.16.0-21-exton, equivalent to’s stable kernel 3.16.4, released 141005. (Razor-qt is an advanced, easy-to-use, and fast desktop environment based on Qt technologies. It has been tailored for users who value simplicity, speed, and an intuitive interface). All packages in ExTiX Light 15.1 have been updated...
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Bleak outside, cabin fever and our new car.

Posted 01-04-2015 at 12:26 PM by onebuck
Updated 01-19-2015 at 03:24 PM by onebuck (update)


It's snowing and wet with wind. Overcast with no sunshine for the past few days. I like to walk at least twice daily since I no longer live on the farm. Hard work that I cannot due any longer because of my health. I walk to my iPod music to get a good cadence for cardiovascular workout for my heart. I could use my bicycle but the area is covered with snow & ice. In my younger days I delivered mourning & evening newspaper routes using my bike with riser bars along with...
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ExTiX 15.1 64 bit is ready!

Posted 01-04-2015 at 03:18 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 01-04-2015 at 03:20 AM by exton

ExTiX Linux Live DVD 64 bit is based on Debian Jessie/Ubuntu 14.10. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed Gnome 3.14 (in ExTiX 15.1, build 150104) respectively Razor-qt 0.5.2 (in ExTiX Light, build 141019). The system language is English in both versions of ExTiX.

NEWS ABOUT ExTiX 15.1 build 150104
1. ExTiX Gnome is now based on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. Gnome has been upgraded to version 3.14. (Not in...
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