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Install the latest kernel (3.11) for Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit systems

Posted 09-18-2013 at 01:00 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.11.0-7-exton, equivalent to’s latest kernel 3.11, released 130902.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.11 kernel

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Got X11 working.

Posted 09-17-2013 at 09:07 PM by ReaperX7

Finished the main chapter of X-Windows for BLFS today and fired up the twm (tiling window manager) that is more or less a very basic desktop environment with a few X-Terminals (xterm) open, and got a few more packages built.

I'm now working on the X Forms Common Environment (Xfce) UI to give me a basic desktop environment to work from and after that I'll be looking into the Xfce applications as well.
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Install appgrid on ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

Posted 09-17-2013 at 11:30 AM by sridhar11

App Grid can essentially be seen as an equivalent to the Ubuntu Software Center, but done differently. The hope is that you will be able to discover and install apps for your computer with pleasure. This is a initial release, so there are still many improvements that could be made.

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How to increase "SHARED MEMORY"

Posted 09-17-2013 at 03:17 AM by pantdk


1) Check the requirement of the user - say it is 75 % of RAM

2) Check RAM (free -m)

3) Calculate new shared memory size, 75 % in our example - say it is 105 G

4) Follow below steps

# sudo cp -p /etc/fstab /etc/fstab_`date +%d-%m-%Y`

# sudo vim /etc/fstab

tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults,size=107520m 0 0

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LFS-7.4 and BLFS-7.4

Posted 09-16-2013 at 08:40 PM by ReaperX7

I've been tinkering with a build of LFS-7.4 and BLFS-7.4 (basically a post-Developer release of the SVN edition I have), and have learned a lot of GNU/Linux as of late.

Currently I'm in the middle of Chapter 24 X-Windows system and just finished building the xorg drivers before I left for work.

I've also gotten partially through Chapter 4 Security, but I want to wait until I get X11 up and running with Xfce and all apps especially Midori Browser, installed through a...
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