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Shut up and Hack

Posted 06-27-2014 at 12:06 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I'm nearly 75% through a bottle of Merlot, so this blog post may not be here tomorrow afternoon after I sober up a bit and get a chance to read it. Suffice it to say this won't be one of my typical technically-inclined posts.

I read something tonight that bothered me. I happened upon a brilliantly written blog about a young woman's struggle for finding her self worth and her identity. It brought tears to my eyes as I read through her setbacks, her victories, and eventual vindication....
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A new extra version of DebEX with KDE 4.13.1 and kernel 3.15.0-6-exton

Posted 06-26-2014 at 03:12 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

DebEX NEWS 140626
I have made a new extra version of DebEX, wich I call DebEX KDE Live DVD. It’s a pure Debian system. I.e.: There are no Ubuntu or Kubuntu elements involved. DebEX KDE uses KDE 4.13.1 as Desktop environment. (The latest stable version of KDE). Study the full package list.

KERNELS
DebEX Barebone (version 140509) uses kernel 3.14.1-amd64 – latest Debian kernel. DebEX KDE uses kernel 3.15.0-6-exton equivalent to Kernel.org’s stable kernel 3.15.0, released...
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Interesting blog post about zswap functionality

Posted 06-25-2014 at 03:31 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Tags ram, swap, zswap

Zswap is basically like a "fake swap partition" inside the RAM itself, but instead of just "moving" things from one place to another in the RAM, these things are compacted, instead of being written to the actual swap partition, on the HDD. Or so I understand. It then squeezes more out of the RAM than with non-compressed use, at some cost of CPU due to the compression/uncompressions, and monitoring, but sparing access to the swap partition on the HDD.

https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/c...ality7?lang=en
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On the road - part 5..."that van"

Posted 06-23-2014 at 09:54 PM by Hevithan
Updated 06-23-2014 at 09:55 PM by Hevithan (Spelling errors)

So, if you have read my past posts you'll know where this van was picked up from. San clemente. Our time in the van was limited, just a short trip from LA until a small border town in Arizona, but it is a defining experience to the entire trip. These 2 girls, Erin and Danielle, where our saviors from LA. They picked myself, Shaun, and light up from San clemente and we planned to ride all the way to Arkansas. We drove from there down interstate 5 (a major motorway/freeway) until we hit a small Highway...
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Have you ever noticed?

Posted 06-23-2014 at 08:50 PM by rokytnji
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That a lot of good full time Linux users have Hall Monitor syndrome.

"That it is illegal. That it is spelled wrong. That it violates. No, you'll shoot your eye out.
That does not meet the standards. Mine is best. F the rest. "

It is almost like when the bully took ones lunch money in grade school.
It turned them into a raving control freak advancing into adult hood.

I mod at other Linux forums. I mod at Windows/Mac forums also....
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