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ExLight Linux Live DVD with Enlightenment 0.19.12 64bit

Posted 10-31-2015 at 10:04 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 12-22-2015 at 02:14 PM by exton

WHATS NEW IN ExLight Build 151031?
1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 15.10 (alias Wily Werewolf) and Debian 8.2 Jessie.
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.19.12. All included packages have been updated to the latest available version as at October 31, 2015.
3. I have replaced kernel 4.0.0-4-exton with kernel 4.2.0-16-exton.
4. ExLights ISO file is now a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily be transferred...
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RaspEX Build 151029 based on Ubuntu 15.10 with OpenCPN pre-installed

Posted 10-29-2015 at 11:28 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

RaspEX Build 151029 based on Ubuntu 15.10 with OpenCPN

OpenCPN is a free software (GPLv2) project to create a concise chart plotter and navigation software, for use underway or as a planning tool. OpenCPN is developed by a team of active sailors using real world conditions for program testing and refinement.

ABOUT RaspEX Build 151029
RaspEX is a Linux ARM system for Raspberry Pi 2. It is based on Debian Jessie (Debian 8.1), Ubuntu Wily Werewolf (Ubuntu 15.10,...
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Slackware on ASUS Zenbook UX303 L

Posted 10-28-2015 at 09:38 AM by Tonus (My GNU/Linux and me)

As I stated in my first post, dealing with Debian testing with apt-get and aptitude made me mess quite everything... Thinking all this automation wasn't for me, I recalled Slackware had a -current flavor that might by more up to date than stable release.

I decided to make the switch.

First problem, I had no more usb stick available... But fortunately, grub2 offers the hability to boot straight from an iso image :

- Edit
Code:
/etc/grub.d/40_custom
-...
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Dual boot on ASUS UX303 L

Posted 10-28-2015 at 09:35 AM by Tonus (My GNU/Linux and me)
Updated 10-28-2015 at 09:39 AM by Tonus

So the Goal was to install Debian.

I started with this link (in french) : http://www.forum-des-portables-asus....ws-uefi-2-3-1/

Basically, you will have to :

- check that the drive has GUID table (GPT)
- check the BIOS options (disable secure boot, no CSM/Legacy boot)
- write down how the drive is parted and resize the destination part if necessary
- create the bootable usb stick with rufus (here in french)...
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My GNU/Linux and me

Posted 10-28-2015 at 09:34 AM by Tonus (My GNU/Linux and me)

Hi all !


First some of personnal history for my first blog post :

I started linux with Slackware 9.0 on an already old VAIO laptop in 2003. I learned a lot running it till Slackware 12.1

Then, while I met my wife, the hardware was becoming old. She had brand new Mac devices and was changing quite often her smartphone. I then shifted for a while with OSX and (jailbroken) iOS devices at home while forced to go with Windows at work. Thanks Google,...
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