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Distro Hopping

Posted 10-31-2012 at 11:50 AM 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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Upgrade from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10

Posted 09-03-2012 at 11:25 AM by flshope
Updated 09-05-2012 at 08:37 AM by flshope (Correcting textual errors)

Since this is my first entry, I need to define a few of my boundary conditions. I have two primary computers, both from Pogo Linux. The machines are configured as follows:

"Pogo2011":
- Pogo model Altura M3, purchased Sep 2011
- 3-processor AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 450 Processor, 3200 MHz
- 8 GB RAM
- 2 500 GB Seagate HDs
- GF108 [GeForce GT 430] nVidia Corporation
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64-bit) as of 04 Aug 2012

"Pogo2003":...
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LFS 7.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

Posted 07-21-2012 at 11:33 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:23 AM by druuna (Updated to current situation.)

I noticed that a lot of people try to build LFS using Ubuntu as host and are struggling, this article describes how to make Ubuntu compliant, create the partition and lfs user and set up the toolchain (basically chapters 1 to 5.9).

Warning: The latest stable LFS version is not 7.1.
The information below can be used as a reference for newer LFS versions. Do keep in mind that steps/actions are probably (slightly?) different in newer versions!


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From Ubuntu to Mint

Posted 12-05-2011 at 08:46 AM by Itchakilla

Hi Everyone!

I wanna give a try to Mint, how do I change from Oneiric Ocelot to Mint?

Thnks!!!
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Make it so!

Posted 09-04-2011 at 02:21 AM by m3rl1n

Jean-Luc Picard: captain of star ship Enterprise. His log entries always intriged me. I guess I will be using 'my blog' as a log just like he does. It is not coincidental that I use his name. In 1985 I had an awkward experience as I was expectingly staring at my newly purhased Tandy 1000ex. I remember waiting for something bad to happen to the A:> (a-prompt) on my amber monochrome screen.

There were no programs available other than a dull calendar, at the time supplied on a 5.25"...
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