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New Softpedia articles about my Linux builds

Posted 07-29-2015 at 11:03 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Softpedia has written two new articles about my latest Linux builds.

About ExLight:

About Exton|OS Light:

One reader said this about Exton|OS Light: I installed it on a Toshiba Satellite A105-S4034 notebook computer...
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Soldering Station...check!

Posted 07-29-2015 at 01:53 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

Got a new Weller Soldering Station recently, so I've been pursuing my interests in electronics and computer hardware. After spending 20+ years in the software side of the house (both as a programmer and as a sysad/engineer), I've finally started to really understand the hardware side of the house (well, I have much to learn, but it's starting to come together).

My first order of business has been to build out a desk variable power supply with a 480 Watt Antec PSU I had laying around....
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Exton|OS Light build 150727 :: Based on Ubuntu 15.04 with kernel 4.0.0-4-exton (4.0.7)

Posted 07-27-2015 at 01:23 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 150727 about Exton|OS Light Live CD – ISO file of 777 MB
I’ve made a new extra version of Exton|OS based on Ubuntu 15.04 (alias Vivid Vervet) 64 bit with only a minimum of packages pre-installed. Among them a terminal emulator (LXTerminal), a Web Browser (Chromium), PCManFM (file manager), NetworkManager, GParted (Partition Editor) and Synaptic (Package Manager). I give you the pleasure of installing all extra packages you need after a hard disk installation of Exton|OS Light. Use Synaptic...
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ExLight Linux Live DVD 64 bit with Enlightenment 0.19.7 and kernel 4.0.0-4-exton

Posted 07-26-2015 at 07:35 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 15.04 (alias Vivid Vervet) and Debian 8.1 Jessie.
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.19.7.
3. I have replaced kernel 3.18.0-10-exton with kernel 4.0.0-4-exton.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 4.0 kernel

The Desktop Environment is Enlightenment 0.19.7. (Beauty at your fingertips). Kernel 4.0.0-4-exton...
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LQ Questions of ... Question

Posted 07-23-2015 at 03:50 PM by rtmistler
Updated 07-27-2015 at 08:20 AM by rtmistler

In volunteering to monitor LQ questions, I'm looking at new questions that are incomplete or just bad questions.

These are my notes intended to submit to Jeremy once this monitor period has progress sufficiently.

Update 7/27/15 - Stopping this activity. Conclusions + follow-up (some shown within) Due to my time requirements this week I likely will not have sufficient time to keep pace as I did a few days last week. Not all the questions were ideal for the canned response....
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