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siduction tips for beginners!

Posted 05-18-2015 at 06:28 AM by beachboy2
Updated 05-19-2015 at 04:38 PM by beachboy2

From its outward appearance, siduction may appear to be just another Debian-based Linux distribution, but don't let that fool you. Here be dragons!

I have put together a few short, but essential, tips for newcomers wishing to install and use siduction which is a full rolling Linux release based on Debian Unstable (sid).

Tip #1:
As an absolute minimum, it is essential to read the siduction Quick Start Guide before even thinking about proceeding further.
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in route to testing KDE 5 : Part 1 , the minimal slack install

Posted 05-17-2015 at 02:15 PM by jheengut

Last time I visited , a major uphaul
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Arduino music

Posted 05-15-2015 at 08:20 PM by peonuser

Arduino has a predefined sketch for out putting music to a speaker.

If you are familiar with sheet music, you can create a text file that has the noted and timing. But to use data on the Arduino takes a bit of manipulation/

So if you created a file with the following data:


You could use a bit of freebasic to extract the data to cut and paste into the sketch. Freebasic is free and is available for most platforms.
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My brain is a Jelly Doughnut

Posted 05-15-2015 at 01:33 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

Ok, so that's not *precisely* what he said.

Today it occurred to me that it's scary how easy BGP and ESP are to configure...on OpenBSD...and by proxy, pfSense.

There exist other network vendors (I dare not mention in name, lest they haunt my sleep tonight), for whom configuring ESP is the equivalent of stapling your tenders to a ceiling fan and then turning it on high.

TL;DR: Ouch.

That's enough for today.
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Who needs KDE or Gnome? part 2

Posted 05-13-2015 at 06:56 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

LFA (Linux for all) build 150513, 64 bit, uses only Fluxbox as Window Manager and Cairo-Dock as Desktop Interface.

Screenshot of the Desktop

PROGRAM content etc
Among many other programs Google Chrome (so you can watch Netflix movies), GParted (a free partition editor for graphically managing your disk partitions), BlueGriffon Web Editor (works almost like Dreamweaver), Synaptic Package Manager, SMPlayer (a free media player with built-in codecs that can play...
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