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ExTiX 17.4 – “The Ultimate Linux System” – with LXQt 0.11.1, Nvidia 381.09 and kernel 4.10.0-19-exton – Build 170418

Posted 04-18-2017 at 05:18 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have made a new version of ExTiX – The Ultimate Linux System. I call it ExTiX 17.4 LXQt Live DVD. (The previous version was 17.2 from 170320).

ExTiX 17.4 LXQt DVD 64 bit is based on Debian 8.7 Jessie/Debian 9 Stretch and Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus, released 170412. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed LXQt 0.11.1. LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment....
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A new light version of exGENT (Gentoo) live is ready – Build 170412

Posted 04-13-2017 at 02:29 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 20170412 about exGENT (Gentoo) 64 bit
I’ve made a light version of exGENT with only a few necessary packages pre-installed. It uses LXQt 0.11.0 as Desktop environment and kernel 4.10.4-aufs-gentoo-exton-s. The ISO file is of only 1090 MB compared to exGENT version 170407, which is of 2620 MB. Study all packages installed in Build 170412.

exGENT Build 170412 running Firefox and Netflix

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A few rpi setup notes.

Posted 04-11-2017 at 07:49 AM by peonuser

Basic setup
install jessie os
do updates
install vim mc


Check Ethernet & Wifi Before continuing make sure the Ethernet cable is connected in and you can ping out from the Pi:


You will also want to set up your WiFi dongle. run

sudo shutdown -h

now and then plug in the WiFi module when the Pi is off so you don't cause a...
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Working on a new Project

Posted 04-09-2017 at 01:53 AM by coryfernandez
Updated 04-09-2017 at 01:55 AM by coryfernandez

Since joining I have not posted anything. But wanted to now share that I am starting on a special project named project: "Cody". Currently still in preproduction and concept, the story is about a dog going on an adventure.
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Exporting / importing Chrome/Chromium's search engines through command line + sqlite3

Posted 04-08-2017 at 03:01 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-08-2017 at 03:05 PM by the dsc

I don't know anything about it, except that it seems to have worked without problem:

OK . . . you can do this on a Mac (or a Linux box, I presume) by manipulating a SQLite database. Presumably you could do the same thing on a PC with a command line tool euqivalent to sqlite3 that's available in a *nix environment.

Here's the steps (with Chrome quit in each case):

(1) Open a terminal; get to the Chrome application data "Default" directory.
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