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systemd 219 && systemd-networkd changes

Posted 02-22-2015 at 08:45 AM by serafean
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The recent update to systemd sent it to version 219. Per the changelog, .network files gained two new configuration values
After the upgrade, my Gentoo box stopped routing packets to the internet. NAT was setup correctly, so the issue couldn't be there.

It appears that systemd by default sets the forwarding sysctl of each interface to 0. In order for packets to be forwarded, this must be set to 1. /etc/sysctl.conf was of no help.
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Mozilla seems to work okay with Chrome's flash player

Posted 02-21-2015 at 11:16 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 02-23-2015 at 05:44 AM by the dsc

I'm not really a fan of flash, but since I'm trying to switch from Chrome to Iceweasel, which seems to be less sluggish in my machine, and I don't like the idea of using a plugin from the late 90s when I have to, I decided to try the wrap-around trick/plugin I've found. It seems to be working normally, as fas as I can tell.

It had a few more dependencies than stated in the how-to, but the make/configure output...
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ExTiX 15.1.1 KDE with KDE Frameworks 5.7.0 and kernel 3.19.0-5-exton

Posted 02-21-2015 at 12:49 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-21-2015 at 05:24 PM by exton

NEWS ABOUT ExTiX 15.1.1 KDE build 150221
In this new extra version/build I have replaced Unity/Ubuntu with KDE 4.14.4 (latest) and KDE Frameworks 5.7.0. KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms. All common KDE packages are installed - packages LIST. I have added LibreOffice (the whole suite), Google Chrome (to make it possible to watch Netflix movies),...
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The real McCoy!

Posted 02-19-2015 at 03:40 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS ABOUT DebEX KDE build 150219
I have made a new version of DebEX KDE Live DVD. It replaces version 150116. It’s a pure Debian 8 system. I.e.: There are no Ubuntu or Kubuntu elements involved. (One could also say it’s The real McCoy!). DebEX KDE uses KDE 4.14.3 and KDE Plasma Desktop 5:84 as Desktop environment. (The latest stable version of KDE) and kernel 3.19.0-5-exton. I have installed Nvidia’s proprietary graphic driver 346.35. Furthermore Google Chrome to make it possible to watch...
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Softpedia and MeX Linux

Posted 02-17-2015 at 11:03 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

MeX Linux build 150214 was reviewed by Softpedia the same day

HEADLINE: Arne Exton, the creator of numerous distributions of GNU/Linux, including the untroublesome and fast Exton|OS, had the pleasure of informing us today, February 14, about a new build for its MeX Linux computer operating system based on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn), Debian 8 Jessie, and Linux Mint 17.1 (Rebecca).
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