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Bye proprietary.

Posted 06-14-2015 at 05:08 PM by peonuser

Downloaded the latest openbsd 5.7 install floppy. There is now one less machine running Microsoft product.

Found an interesting quirk with grep. On Debian it is not a big deal, but with Arch it is. You need to add the -a argument on Arch Linix if you want to scrape a file of text and get results instead of just a match flag, Either way works with Debian Linux.

cat weather | grep "Updated"
cat weather | grep -a "Updated"
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SlackEX 64 bit with KDE, kernel 4.0.4, Nvidia 346.72 and Google Chrome (for Netflix)

Posted 06-12-2015 at 01:03 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

A new version of SlackEX is out today (150612). I have now included Nvidia’s Graphic driver 346.72 and Google Chrome (for watching Netflix movies).

Slackware is the first widely-used Linux system, which is still developing. Slackware has existed since 1993. Gammal är äldst (The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune) as we say in Sweden.

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youtube-dl says bye bye to ffmpeg

Posted 06-11-2015 at 06:36 AM by jheengut

I use the python program youtube-dl almost on every website to download videos legally.

There have been/are some website whereby the protocol used is not understood by youtube-dl.

So a more powerful program such as ffmpeg is used if it can parse the particular stream. Advantage of ffmpeg was that the command used was simple to use and the ability to modify the options were easy. But its greatest problem was that it could not resume the download and had to start from...
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AndEX (Android-x86) 5.1.1 Lollipop with GAPPS and kernel 4.0.3 – Build 150610

Posted 06-10-2015 at 01:33 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 06-11-2015 at 03:32 PM by exton (More info)

NEWS 150611
I have discovered a serious error in Build 150610. I have therefore released a new version of AndEX today (150611). I ask all who have downloaded Build 150610 to contact me so I can send you the new error free ISO of 150611.

NEWS 150611 about AndEX Lollipop 5.1.1 with kernel 4.0.3 and GAPPS
My new build of Android-x86 Lollipop 5.1.1 has GAPPS pre-installed. I.e. Google Play Services, Google Play Store, Maps, YouTube and more apps. For example: Facebook,...
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Many games (3D and others) can run on my Android-x86 KitKat 4.4.4 Build 6

Posted 06-09-2015 at 01:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Installing Game apps on Android-x86 KitKat 4.4.4 build 6 with GAPPS, kernel 4.0.0-exton-android-x86 and Mesa 10.5.4

One member on said this yesterday: KitKat Build 6 has indeed great 3d performance, I tested some games and all run VERY fast:
Clash Of Clans
Max Payne
Grand Theft Auto 3

To verify that I did test installations today of some games: Clash Of Clans, Max Payne, Grand Street Auto 5, Juventus Fantasy Manager 2015, Shoot The...
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