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The decline and fall of the Linux forum - Episode IV : Sadly Linux got popular

Posted 01-09-2017 at 08:40 AM by cynwulf
Updated 05-18-2017 at 09:49 AM by cynwulf

The decline and fall of the Linux forum - Episode IV : Sadly Linux got popular...

(...and what you can't do about it)


This may be the final installment. I wasn't going to write this one at all. In fact after the last one, I left LQ for quite a while and perhaps during that time, things cooled off, or perhaps I did not feel the urge to publish my thoughts on this. But as issues with Linux forum culture and certain types of users, still seems...
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ExLight 64 bit Linux with Enlightenment 0.20, kernel 4.9.0-11-exton and Refracta Tools (create your own Ubuntu system)

Posted 01-05-2017 at 07:24 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NOTE: Version 170105 replaces version 161016.
1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 16.10 (alias Yakkety Yak) and Debian Jessie/Stretch.
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version (from 0.19.12).
3. I have replaced kernel 4.8.0-21-exton with my special kernel 4.9.0-11-exton corresponding’s stable kernel 4.9. If you want to use “my” kernel in another Ubuntu/Debian system...
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Happy New Year!!!!

Posted 01-01-2017 at 08:45 AM by onebuck


A new beginning for us to have more happy days throughout the new year. My wife informs me we are done for now with work on the winter home here in Florida. Amen!!

I have a few small things to get done that are necessary. So my task stack is FIFO for now. Playing Gardner and landscaper to improve the looks on the outside. Our HOA just covers the maintenance not improvements so we need to get things looking better. We need to rearrange since some of the floral has...
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Exton|OS Build 161231 with Mate 1.6.0, Refracta Tools (build your own live Ubuntu system) and kernel 4.9.0-11-exton

Posted 12-31-2016 at 06:17 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 12-31-2016 at 09:02 AM by exton

NEWS 161231 ABOUT Exton|OS with Mate 1.16.0 and Refracta Tools
The Desktop Environment is Mate 1.16 (A fork of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems). Program content in build 161231: Refracta Tools, Firefox, Google Chrome (for Netflix), Gimp, Vlc and GParted. Also all necessary additions in order to install programs from source. All packages have been updated to the latest available...
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Loving the Arduino.

Posted 12-26-2016 at 04:24 AM by peonuser
Updated 04-11-2017 at 07:57 AM by peonuser

Have a barebones arduino working with the enc28j60 via battery power as a minimal web server..

Next project is to use arduinos as a/d converters for use the parallel port and the Rpi.

Made a usb ethernet gadget with the RPi zero.
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