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Posted 05-03-2010 at 03:05 PM by Mr-Bisquit

http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=13827

http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.p...=27227&start=0
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debian

Posted 04-24-2010 at 06:37 AM by Mr-Bisquit

I was on the forums as sossego; but, since I have a tendency to be emotional and not much on censorship, I have been banned from there.

It was a nice ride.
however, I really do suggest people use Debian because it can be scaled.
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Debian Lenny + GUI = ?

Posted 02-24-2010 at 10:01 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags debian, gui, lfs

Yet another - to debian.
Few days ago I was trying to make a backup and write it on DVD. But failed to do so with:
1. nautilus (recently i used that, it was a simpliest way)
2. xfburn (i use xfce)
3. brasero.
All of them either hang or fall when I add too many files. Well, what the heck if I don't have any other choice? I need all of those files.
I was beginning to think about frontend to "genisoimage"... say, a GTK app, allowing to create an...
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Fighting with xfce 4.6 installation on debian

Posted 12-18-2009 at 05:04 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 12-19-2009 at 01:42 AM by Web31337

I was kinda disappointed i can't properly install xfce 4.6 on debian lenny with aptitude. Also tried backports with issues like here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ys-4.4-775588/
I decided to go the proven (cloacms++) way of building from sources.
So, i fetched all(almost) files from http://mocha.xfce.org/archive/xfce-4.6.1/src/
and started building. I removed my xfce 4.4 installation and built libraries...
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Debootstrap Yourself, or "What is a good distro for my old computer?" (2)

Posted 12-01-2009 at 09:28 PM by ofaring (Debian, This That and the Other)
Updated 12-04-2009 at 09:53 AM by ofaring (Just a couple of minor changes.)

And why am I doing this instead of a normal install? Well, that involves a rain storm, an experiment, and an eBay purchase. The end result was not being able to boot from the CD-ROM. Since it's too old to boot from USB, and flashy new Linux kernels have forsaken floppy installs, my options narrowed considerably. During the course of my research I stumbled across "debootstrap", and the rest is written below.

This entry is the continuation of this post.

An obvious...
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