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ExLight 14.04 Linux Live DVD version 140104 with Mate

Posted 01-04-2014 at 05:35 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 01-04-2014 at 07:13 AM by exton

WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION 140104?
1. ExLight is now based on upcoming Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr 64 bit (to be released in a stable version in April 2014).
2. ExLight’s ISO file is now a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily be transferred (copied) to a USB pen drive. You can then even run ExLight from the USB stick and save all your system changes on the stick. I.e. you will enjoy persistence! I’ve found two scripts which make the installation to USB very simple. The scripts are...
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Happy new year!

Posted 01-03-2014 at 05:05 PM by peonuser

Sure everyone ran their own bash script to count down to the new year.

Got a chromecast for xmas. I probably would not use it as a regular streaming device. but it would be good for a teaching situaton combined with the Nexus 7.

Using bash script to scrape web pages and then create and or update a new web page of the scraped information. Make your own news journal without all the ads.

Found some minimal code to use your computer as a teleprompter. Had...
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Convert Metric <-> Imperial

Posted 01-03-2014 at 05:14 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 04:24 AM by druuna

Converting from metric to imperial and vice versa using bc.

Here are a few examples in the form of functions:

# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
# - Imperial to metric
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #

  • pounds to kilograms
PHP Code:
# Function : lbToKg
# Syntax   : lbToKg <pounds>
#
# Convert pounds to kilogram
function lbToKg() { 
...
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wireless lan on raspberry pi

Posted 12-29-2013 at 11:47 PM by drask
Updated 12-30-2013 at 12:17 AM by drask

I just had to rebuild my raspberry pi again. It seems to keep eating its sd card for some reason. I decided to forgo the gui this time since it's a headless server. I just access it via ssh and vnc and I think I'm ready to drop vnc. Generally all I use X for is editing files in leafpad, and I can just as easily run pluma locally and connect over sshfs.

I have a pretty simple wireless setup - an open wireless network with no keys or certificates (I live on a farm, I'm not concerned...
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slackware 14.1/ xorg-server rendering issues

Posted 12-29-2013 at 06:39 PM by Rod3775

It seems that several packages in 14.1 are not quite ready for prime time.

upower doesn't deal with the rearrangement of usb-hid devices in /sys/class. The problem is in the udev files in the package, not the code. The latest source on the web is OK, but the slackpkg is a couple of revisions older.

GTK-3 doesn't draw non-sensitive buttons correctly.

But the biggest problem seems to be with the new (version 14) xorg-server. There was a big push for xcb...
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