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Kernel 3.10

Posted 07-10-2013 at 06:59 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.9.10-2-exton, equivalent to’s latest kernel 3.10, released 130701.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.10 kernel

If you want to install "my" new kernel READ THIS:
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Arse covering...

Posted 03-01-2013 at 07:05 AM by mafiltenborg (Living with Linux)
Updated 03-01-2013 at 07:07 AM by mafiltenborg

At work I have a Debian box, which serves as sniffer, logger, data injector and a whole array of other odds and ends. All the stuff it's not possible to coerce the company-issued standard Windows box to do.
That's nice. Linux happily goes to work and gets the job done.

Now, my company recently merged with another american company. And as a consequence of this, new, strict regulations apply to what tools we're allowed to use.
This includes ONLY properly licensed software....
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Distro Hopping

Posted 10-31-2012 at 12:50 PM by scorpioofthewoods

We all do it at one time or another. At some point(s) the urge hits you for whatever reason to try another distro. So lately I have been distro hopping.

I was happily using Debian Sid some time ago for quite awhile. But then my time became limited and things got a little crazy when Gnome 3 started rolling in. So at that time I switched to Ubuntu. Ubuntu is great when you don't have much time to play with your OS and just want things to work (for the most part). I have used it for...
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Howto enable sudo in Debian

Posted 09-20-2012 at 12:21 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 09-21-2012 at 11:20 AM by craigevil

Debian unlike other distros like Ubuntu does not come with sudo enabled by default. That said it is easy enough to set it up.

How to setup sudo:

1) Use visudo to edit your sudoers file
2) Add your user to the sudo group
adduser foo sudo
3) Or you can use gksu, or kdesu on KDE.

Or you can follow the simple steps here:
Debian Reference Chapter 1. -
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Dell Inspiron 1525 BIOS update Debian

Posted 08-19-2012 at 10:06 AM by jere21
Updated 09-02-2012 at 08:27 AM by jere21

Based on, which goes a bit more in detail. Basically I just copied the relevant parts. Thanks!

Dell's official Linux support labelled OMSA currently only works for rpm based distros, but not for Debian. So do it manually

Install smbios packages:
ii  libsmbios-bin   2.0.3.dfsg-1.1   Provide access to (SM)BIOS information -- utility binaries
ii  libsmbios2      2.0.3.dfsg-1.1   Provide
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