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A runc script to create a debian repository

Posted 09-07-2013 at 07:25 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-07-2013 at 07:29 PM by rainbowsally (added link)

Today's Features
  • A debian package repository creator.
  • Testing runc as a shell function (direct execution of C/C++ code).

[See also "Run C/C++ code as a script" http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...script-35691/]

I took kubuntu for a spin (installed on an old computer) to see if I could convert it to mint after kubuntu was installed. The kubuntu installer was a little better.. by a mainingful notch, at least for the...
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MintBox

Posted 08-18-2012 at 02:43 AM by pierre2
Tags maté, mint, mintbox

Been playing with this for a while now,
seems quite a good gadget - to play wih.
this one came with Mint13 - cinnamon - partially installed.
just had to complete the install - username, location etc.

haven't used cinnamon before - so was keen to 'give it a run'.
probably prefer Mate - though - but happy to use either. . .

the H/W is quite up-to-date & uses several usb's to connect,
the video is via hdmi & sound vis 2.5mm socket....
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No Micro$oft to install

Posted 09-05-2011 at 08:48 AM by pierre2
Updated 09-05-2011 at 08:50 AM by pierre2
Tags hdd, install, mepis, mint

New PC:-
Blank HDD - the shop actually used FreeDos to test the HDD
& gave a leaflet on how to Erase that & install W7.

But- that didn't happen

so into the DvD drive went a Puppy4 cd & thus create four new partitions & erase the FreeDos

and then:- the Mepis11 onto sda3 & /home on sda6
followed by Mint10 onto sda1 & /home onto sda6
with sda4 in reserve, for future use.

works well ...
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Linux Mint on an old machine

Posted 06-18-2010 at 11:53 AM by stuartd
Tags mint, windows

I was given an old machine by a friend and I took it to work, where we have very few machines for people to use. It's a drop-in centre with very little money.

I put Windows on it to start with (XP Home) because that's what all our service users are used to. Every day a nag popped up telling us that we had nn days until the system expired and we'd have to register it.

I don't blame Microsoft for doing this. I can understand that they want people to pay for using their...
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Window-Jacking

Posted 03-26-2009 at 11:25 AM by thebusker

well, I window-jacked my wife's vista box. It is now Minty Fresh.

Grabbed me a USB, these instructions and altered the boot order on her machine. I give it about two weeks before she's a convert.

My main machine is a Frankenstein beasty. The box was some old Pentium III which was gutted and overhauled. Old 1999 monitor, industrial strength sound card, wireless only, 64 bit chipset... it's a study in contrast.

Initial load was with Windows 7. Tried that...
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