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Smokeping and Slipknot

Posted 07-09-2015 at 07:45 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

Random thoughts ahead...

I'm riding the train back home from work, headphones blasting Slipknot and reviewing my VPN mesh latencies on my laptop...thinking about this past year and three months or so. Seattle has been a fun city.

I had a crazy busy day today. We managed to get my team's work queue down to zero. Didn't last long, mind you, but just being able to do that for even a brief moment was an accomplishment. Following a holiday certainly helps, of course...but...
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Gnome 3 and Debian Stretch

Posted 07-09-2015 at 08:41 AM by jere21
Updated 04-21-2016 at 08:38 AM by jere21

EDIT 2015-08-04: Window resizing issue fixed.
EDIT 2015-11-01: Add more install tips. Modal dialog issue fixed.
EDIT 2016-01-17:
EDIT 2016-03-30: Nautilus (Gnome Files) settings.
EDIT 2016-04-21: Hint for terminal alternative to Gnome openweather extension.


See also the the Jessie issues.

Current bugs:
  1. Fixed: Window resizing
    Gnome 3.16 came with an issue where the mouse pointer doesn't change to "resize" look on
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E-cigarettes not endorsed by American Lung Association

Posted 07-08-2015 at 09:01 PM by BenCollver

The purpose of this post is to set the record straight on e-cigarettes.

I received a problem report on my personal web page [1]. It resembled spam, but I replied anyway. The response appealed to my sense of charity, and suggested that they are supported by the American Lung Association [2]. I asked the American Lung Association and they responded [3] that they do NOT support this charity nor do they endorse e-cigarettes [3].

The tobacco habit drains the wallets and...
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SlackEX 64 bit with KDE, kernel 4.1.1, Nvidia 352.21 and Google Chrome (for Netflix)

Posted 07-07-2015 at 03:13 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

A new version of SlackEX is out today (150708). I have now included Nvidia’s Graphic driver 352.21, VirtualBox 4.3.28 and Google Chrome (for watching Netflix movies).

Used kernel
4.1.1-x86_64-exton

What’s new in kernel 4.1? (Linux 4.1 is a major update to the Linux kernel)

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...
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RaspEX (Edition 150706) for Raspberry Pi 2 based on Debian 8, Ubuntu 15.04 and Linaro

Posted 07-06-2015 at 03:28 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 07-12-2015 at 11:31 AM by exton

NEWS 150706 ABOUT RaspEX
My first version of RaspEX is from 150318. I have now upgraded the whole system again. RaspEX is a Linux ARM system for Raspberry Pi 2. It is based on Debian Jessie (Debian 8), Ubuntu Vivid Vervet (Ubuntu 15.04) and Linaro (Open Source software for ARM SoCs). In this new version (150706) I’ve installed Wicd Network Manager and added support for Adobe Flash in Chromium (so you can watch YouTube).

Softpedia review
RaspEX version 150508 was reviewed...
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