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ATX Bench power supply build

Posted 08-12-2015 at 01:04 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

Still waiting on parts, but I've gotten the rails toggle switch and standby/power LEDs soldered in, and I have the load resistor in as well. Binding posts are holding up the entire show. Should be delivered today, I hope. After desoldering half of the dead electronics in the house, it felt good to put something together (even if I'm still not done).

In other news, my ATmega328P board is coming along nicely (not that I've actually *tested* it, as I'm waiting for the *ahem* bench...
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[openbox] Some environment variables to fix irregular QT5 styles

Posted 08-11-2015 at 08:11 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-19-2015 at 03:39 PM by the dsc
Tags openbox, qt3, qt4, qt5

Code:
export QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE=qtcurve
export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=kde
Some QT5 applications (systemsettings"5" -- why not call it systemsetting5, so the 5 is both the S amd the 5????!!!111 If you're going to change the binary name at least make it kooler) would use some default QT5 style, even when other QT5 (I guess) applications were already using the correct theming. Ops, nope, now I recall, I had it enforced by ksysgyard -style or exporting the style override at the...
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Been too long

Posted 08-10-2015 at 11:57 PM by zaivala

It has been so long I forgot I even *had* a blog here.

Welcome to another installment of "I don't know what I'm doing, and this is not how you do it anyhow."

That machine only ran Ubuntu for so long before I started beating my head (which had not yet absorbed enough) against walls and getting little help. Then a friend bought me a 64-bit Win7 Pro disk. I was running Lighthouse64 and Puppy on it from time to time.

A few months ago, I was given...
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ExTiX is very popular (again)!

Posted 08-10-2015 at 08:42 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-11-2015 at 03:33 AM by exton

ExTiX LXQt build 150808 has been downloaded about 7000 times in two days. From SourceForge.net (http://sourceforge.net/projects/extix/) and from the Swedish Linux Society (ftp://ftp.svenskalinuxforeningen.se/...butions/exton/)

ExTiX is also right now No. 17 on Distrowatch's list over the World's most popular Linux systems: http://distrowatch.com/index.php?dataspan=1 (for the last seven days).
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ExTiX 15.3 KDE with kernel 4.1.0-3-exton

Posted 08-10-2015 at 08:39 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-10-2015 at 02:31 PM by exton

ExTiX 15.3 with KDE 4.14.12 together with KDE Frameworks 5.9.0 is ready!

ExTiX 15.3 KDE uses kernel 4.1.0-3-exton.

Login
Log in to KDE from Slims login page as the ordinary user extix with no password or as root with password root.

Installed packages
Study the full LIST.

READ MORE...
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