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15-year-old desktop kept alive with Debian 9 and Xfce (but not GNOME)

Posted 06-29-2018 at 11:25 AM by flshope

I have a 15-year-old Pogo Linux Altura desktop machine using an AMD Athlon(TM) XP 2400+ 2GHz processor. I call it Pogo2003. The machine has 1 GB of RAM and two 120 GB hard disks. Despite its age, the machine shows no indication of hardware deterioration. So it has become a bit of an obsession and hobby of mine to keep it running with a current operating system. It serves as one of two backups to my primary machine (Pogo2011), which is only seven years old.

Until recently, the machine...
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DebEX Barebone Build 170822 with LXDE: Create you own Debian 9 “Stretch” system in the easiest possible way!

Posted 08-22-2017 at 01:00 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 170822 about DebEX LXDE – a Refracta Build
A new version of DebEX Barebone with LXDE and kernel 4.12.0-12-exton (equivalent to Kernel.org’s latest stable kernel 4.12.8) is ready. All packages have been updated to the latest version as of August 22, 2017. DebEX Barebone is now based on Debian 9 Stretch and Debian unstable – Sid. I have replaced Google Chrome with Firefox 55.0.2 (for Netflix).

What’s new in kernel 4.12?

Important about Refracta
You...
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Ubuntu+Debian Installation for Dual-Boot from Two Hard Drives

Posted 07-22-2017 at 12:53 PM by flshope
Updated 01-15-2018 at 01:43 PM by flshope (Update on Thunderbird/gmail problem)

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I have a six year old desktop machine from Pogo Linux (my hostname: "Pogo2011"). The machine has been running Ubuntu since it was new and is now at 16.04.2 LTS. The machine has an AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 450 Processor, 64 bit, 8 GB RAM, and two 500 GB SATA hard disks. One drive contains the OS and the other, my own data files. This is my primary desktop, though I have a 14 year old desktop ("Pogo2003" running Debian 8.8) and a 9 year old HP laptop...
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Brother HL-2140 B&W Laser Printer under Debian 9 only prints blank pages: a fix

Posted 07-04-2017 at 05:28 PM by flshope

I recently installed Debian 9.0 on my primary machine (Pogo2011). This installation is dual boot with Ubuntu 16.04 and each OS booting from a separate hard disk, each with its own Grub installation. The machine had Debian 8.8 previously. I decided to do the Debian 9 installation as a clean install (rather than as an upgrade) because the 8.8 was a bit messed up (let me not go into that here). The Debian 9 install was done from a netinst CD. It appeared to be a textbook-successful install. The post-install...
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Debian 9 - 64bit on ACER E5-573

Posted 08-14-2016 at 07:00 AM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)
Updated 08-30-2018 at 09:07 AM by error_401 (Updated for Debian 9)

This is another update on last years laptop now with Debian 9.5 in 64bit with KDE
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Got a bit of issues with KDE and decided that a complete re-install was the best way. Used Debian 9.5 with a Netinst CD-ROM. (for simplicity and speed - I had no time to fumble and make the network and stuff work via the terminal. Burning a CD and booting to the installer was way quicker and a complete install gets rid of...
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