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If you have a computer that freezes when you touch your Wacom tablet when you touch it, you will need to install a kernel patch. This should work on any version of linux.
1. Computer running any version of linux
2. A Wacom tablet that crashes linux when used
3. Working internet to get source code of linux and patch
4. Willingness to spend 1 day to get it to work
5. Knowledge of the command line
6. Root access
7. Development tools and...
NEWS 160207 about Exton|OS Light Live DVD ISO file of 912 MB
Ive made a new extra version of Exton|OS based on upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 (alias Xenial Xerus) 64 bit with only a minimum of packages pre-installed. Among them a terminal emulator (LXTerminal), a Web Browser (Google Chrome so you can run Netflix), PCManFM (file manager), NetworkManager, GParted (Partition Editor), Samba (so you can reach your Windows computers) and Synaptic (Package Manager). I give you the pleasure of installing...
Posted 02-05-2016 at 06:34 AM byYury_T Updated 02-09-2016 at 10:16 PM byYury_T
Couple of days ago, I've run into a problem with 340.* NVIDIA driver not being able to load on this system -- some issue with IRQ sharing (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi....php?p=5494905). The previous 304.* series driver(s) worked okay for years on the very same hardware, with 3.* series kernel.
As nobody offered any advice, I've had a notion of trying to install the 304.* driver (304.131, actually). However, while it was building okay, it couldn't load the kernel...
SlackEX is based on Slackware Current/14.2. Slackware is the first widely-used Linux system, which is still developing. Slackware has existed since 1993. The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune or as we say in Sweden: Gammal är äldst.
NEW FEATURES in version 160203 of SlackEX
I have replaced kernel 4.3.1-x86_64-exton with kernel 4.4.1-exton-huge with support for “everything”. Most important is that I have changed repositories from Slackware 14.1 to Current. I.e. upcoming...