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Tiny optimizations that you might forget every time you (re)install linux

Posted 06-18-2016 at 04:29 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

I don't (re)install that often, so I completely forgot there were some types video-acceleration options that could be set in a tiny xorg.conf to speed things up a little. Fortunately it's a paralell install to one I'm sort of abandoning, so I still have it:

Code:
Section "Device"
        Identifier "Intel Graphics"
        Driver "intel"
        Option "AccelMethod" "sna"
#	   Option      "TearFree"
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Chromium/chrome adobe flash player. That was confusing

Posted 06-18-2016 at 03:47 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

I was trying to install flashplayer on chromium by symlinking with chrome's flashplayer, then I found out that you actually need to point out as flags something like "flashplayerpath=path" and also a version flag for some reason. Somewhere it was suggested that you could add it to a /etc/chromium-browser/default file that exists, and by deafult does nothing, but has a "CHROMIUMFLAGS" variable "set as empty".

Then I came up with a grep/sed line to get...
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Setup DHCP server on ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Server

Posted 06-16-2016 at 09:26 AM by sridhar11

A DHCP Server assigns IP addresses to client computers. This is very often used in enterprise networks to reduce configuration efforts. All IP addresses of all computers are stored in a database that resides on a
server machine.

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etcetera.

Posted 06-13-2016 at 03:52 AM by peonuser

Gosh I hae not logged in a long time, need to look and see what is in the forums.
Passed on getting an RPI zero,because by the time you get the cables you are better off just gett9ing an a except for the speed boost.
The most recent version of raspian seems to be more stable.
Been running kodi in the living room.. kind of neat. Makes up for not having an appletv or roku box.
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ExLight 64 bit Linux Live DVD with Enlightenment 0.20.99.0 and kernel 4.6.2-exlight

Posted 06-12-2016 at 04:56 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION 160612?
1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 16.04 (alias Xenial Xerus) and Debian 8.5 Jessie.
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment ("Beauty at your fingertips") to version 0.20.99.0 (from 0.19.12).
3. I have replaced kernel 4.2.0-16-exton with kernel 4.6.2-exlight.
4. ExLight’s ISO file is now a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily be transferred (copied) to a USB pen drive. You can then even run ExLight from...
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