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Exton|OS Light Live CD 64 bit with Openbox 3.5.2 :: build 140910

Posted 09-10-2014 at 04:39 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 140910 about Exton|OS Light Live CD – ISO file of 692 MB
I’ve made a new extra version of Exton|OS 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. Use Synaptic for that. You can of course also install new...
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Debian doesn't mount pen drive correctly.

Posted 09-07-2014 at 01:31 AM by s.verma

There is a case of Debian when after installing it via pen drive made by unetbootin (or may be any other usb iso creater), it works fine with a full desktop environment except for one thing, "the pen drive/removable drive doesn't mount with read/write or just incorrectly"

For this just edit your /etc/fstab file and find line starting from something /dev/sdx1 where sdx is going to be your pen drive and comment it out e.g. if I have only one hard disk then it would be /dev/sda,...
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Slackware-14.1-SquidGuard 1.4

Posted 09-06-2014 at 09:28 PM by arniekat

Note - You must have Squid installed and working to use SquidGuard! Squid and SquidGuard are very touchy with regards to file permissions!

SquidGuard is a combined filter, redirector and access controller plugin for Squid. squidGuard can be used to:

1. Limit the web access for some users to a list of accepted/well known web servers and/or URLs only.
2. Block access to some listed or blacklisted web servers and/or URLs for some users. **)
3. Block access...
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hplip scanner: error during device i/o

Posted 09-06-2014 at 08:04 PM by vik

OK, this one was really annoying. I was able to print successfully using my HP printer but hp-scan/xsane would give me this error: "Error during device I/O." Then it would walk me through installing the proprietary plugin, which I had already installed from

I ran hp-setup, hp-plugin, and hp-check hoping to find something obvious. Then a thread reminded me to check syslog, and I found this:
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Slackware-14.1-Squid 3.4.7

Posted 09-06-2014 at 05:52 PM by arniekat

Squid is a Caching Proxy Server that reduces bandwidth, improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages so you have a faster Web Experience.

Compile and install Squid-3.4.7 ( has version 3.1.23, but I used the current version of Squid-3.4.7. You can use the SlackBuild framework to compile)


With thanks to and Arch Wiki

If you will be using the default user "nobody",...
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