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Exton|OS Light Live CD 64 bit with Openbox 3.5.2 :: build 141007

Posted 10-07-2014 at 11:51 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 141007 about Exton|OS Light Live CD – ISO file of 703 MB
I’ve made a new extra version of Exton|OS based on upcoming Ubuntu 14.10 (alias Utopic Unicorn) 64 bit with only a minimum of packages pre-installed. Among them a terminal emulator (LXTerminal), a Web Browser (Chromium), PCManFM (file manager), NetworkManager, GParted (Partition Editor) and Synaptic (Package Manager). I give you the pleasure of installing all extra packages you need after a hard disk installation of Exton|OS Light....
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Kernel 3.16.0-21-exton (’s stable kernel 3.16.4)

Posted 10-06-2014 at 05:33 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.16.0-21-exton, equivalent to’s stable kernel 3.16.4, released yesterday (141005). It is not yet possible to compile kernel 3.17 (also released 141005) for Ubuntu systems.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.16 kernel

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Banana Pi MySQL and GlusterFS Clusters

Posted 10-04-2014 at 08:46 PM by Pyplate

I recently set up a Banana Pi MySQL cluster and a Banana Pi storage cluster using GlusterFS. Each cluster is built with four servers running Raspbian OS. The storage cluster has a hard disk connected to each node.

The MySQL cluster uses one node as a master, and the other three nodes are slaves. The first time I set up replication, I logged into each server via ssh and entered commands into the MySQL shell. I've been working on a script to automate the process. So far the...
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New mirrors for all Exton Linux distributions

Posted 10-02-2014 at 12:55 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 10-02-2014 at 12:58 PM by exton

All Exton Linux distributions are being mirrored here (from 20141001):

and alternatively here:

This means that all Exton distributions now can be downloaded from five different places.

All Exton Linux distributions are also hosted by The Swedish Linux Society. They can be reached HERE. Fourteen (14) exton distributions can also be downloaded from - Fast, secure and free downloads from...
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it"s moving along

Posted 10-02-2014 at 12:20 AM by pierre2

well - the 'net finally is, anyway.

the 'phone company finally has upgraded it's tower from 3g up to HSPA+
which is just 3.5g in reality. ..

initially it was just as bad, as before, but they seemed to have also changed
the upstream as well. so now it's working somewhat better
- that is it doesn't freeze / time out as much.

the probability of 4g is still some years away,
as that is still only available in the major urban areas....
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