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Softpedia and MeX Linux

Posted 02-17-2015 at 10:03 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

MeX Linux build 150214 was reviewed by Softpedia the same day

HEADLINE: Arne Exton, the creator of numerous distributions of GNU/Linux, including the untroublesome and fast Exton|OS, had the pleasure of informing us today, February 14, about a new build for its MeX Linux computer operating system based on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn), Debian 8 Jessie, and Linux Mint 17.1 (Rebecca).
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A new version of EXTON OpSuS (openSUSE) is ready!

Posted 02-17-2015 at 04:44 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

EXTON OpSuS 13.2 KDE is based on openSUSE 13.2, released 20150108. EXTON OpSuS KDE uses kernel 3.16.7 and KDE 4.14.4. Installed programs: Among many other programs, Firefox, Thunderbird, FileZilla, Gimp, Vlc, Network Manager, Samba client, GParted and LibreOffice. Study the full list of PACKAGES. You’ll run the system as root or as the ordinary user live. Root’s and live’s password is root/live. EXTON OpSuS can easily be installed to hard drive (of those who so desire). That is directly while running...
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OpenBSD /etc/ipsec.conf for AWS VPC VPN

Posted 02-16-2015 at 10:57 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 02-18-2015 at 11:11 AM by rocket357

Disclaimer: I am an AWS employee. This blogpost is my own configuration and does not reflect a supported configuration for AWS VPC VPN. This *should* work for you, but YMMV.

I've been testing a configuration for ipsec between an OpenBSD-5.6 (STABLE) machine and AWS VPC VGW. One thing to keep in mind is that OpenBSD's ipsec implementation is policy-based, whereas AWS is route-based, so you'll run into some issues when leveraging dynamic routing. For the time-being, I'll stick...
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home network topology

Posted 02-15-2015 at 11:54 AM by WestCoastSunset

Because of additions to the home network, I have been recently thinking of expanding the home network using a wifi extender of some sort. Of course before I do anything I want to consider what would accomplish my goals with the least amount of money invested. This is what we have:

* 3 laptops (2 linux debian (1 not used much) and 1 windows metro) 2 of which are ibm t410s and 1 toshiba satelite (the one not in much use)

* 1 older printer that connects via ethernet cable...
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Run the world’s most popular Linux system with the latest kernel – 3.19.0!

Posted 02-14-2015 at 04:55 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-14-2015 at 04:58 AM by exton

NEWS/CHANGES in MeX Linux build 150214
All packages in MeX Linux have been upgraded to the latest version by 150214. Cairo-Dock has been replaced by Docky. The most important change is that I have replaced the install program Ubiquity with MeX Installer. The installation to hard drive is now so simple that a 10 year old child can do it. Watch a SLIDESHOW of the hard drive installation process. Also: Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca is based on Debian and Ubuntu 14.04. MeX build 150214 is based on...
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