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The Ultimate Linux System with kernel 3.13.3 – latest

Posted 02-16-2014 at 06:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-22-2014 at 04:52 AM by exton

NEWS about ExTiX 14 version 140222

1. The ExTiX ISO 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 ExTiX 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 quite ingenious.
2. Another big improvement is that ExTiX 14 can run from RAM. Use Boot alternative 2 (Copy to RAM...
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Why use Linux?

Posted 02-15-2014 at 04:33 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I found something memorable about Linux on the Internet. I reproduce it here. The author is unknown to me.

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We tell people we use Linux because it's secure. Or because it's free, because it's customizable, because it's free (the other meaning), because it has excellent community support...

But all that is just marketing bullshit. We tell that to non-Linuxers because the wouldn't understand the real reason. And when we say those...
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exGENT 2014 (Gentoo) 32 bit with Gnome 3.10 and kernel 3.13.2-gentoo-exton

Posted 02-13-2014 at 09:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 20140212
I’ve made yet a new version (140212) of exGENT 2014. Now with Gnome 3.10. It is for the 32 bit architecture. I call it exGENT 2014 Gnome Live DVD. It replaces version 20130423 of exGENT, which had Cinnamon as Desktop environment. Cinnamon is no longer “needed” since Gnome version 3.10 has everything that Cinnamon has (and more). Version 140212 of exGENT uses kernel 3.13.2. (The latest stable kernel from Kernel.org). Study the LIST of all installed packages.

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C programming

Posted 02-11-2014 at 07:09 PM by redd9

I suppose once I learn Java, I should really try and get a handle on C. I've heard Java is C with training wheels, so I'd like to learn C. Also, it is a more powerful language, and I would like to submit a patch to the Linux kernel one day. Just a random thought.
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Boot trouble

Posted 02-10-2014 at 06:19 PM by redd9

Well, I guess it's time I start posting to my blog, seeing as I've been a member for a few months new. I'll start off by sharing something that I think might help some newbs, because it freaked me out when it happened to me. After installing Windows (AFTER Linux, which I shouldn't have done) and then rebooting, I was greeted by a nice message that said 'Operating system not found. Press Control-Alt-Delete to restart'. I didn't even know if it was a problem with Windows or Linux. Anyway, I got my...
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