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RaspAnd 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) for Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2 Build 160625 with GAPPS, Wifi and Bluetooth working

Posted 06-25-2016 at 10:48 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 06-25-2016 at 10:50 AM by exton (MORE INFO)

RaspAnd Build 160625 is an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow system which can run on Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2. I have finally managed to include Google Play Store and other GAPPS. This version of RaspAnd is faster and more responsive than RaspAnd Lollipop Build 150924/160315.

Wifi and Bluetooth support
This new version of RaspAnd has support for Wifi and Bluetooth (on Raspberry Pi 3). RaspAnd runs very well on the new Raspberry Pi 3 computer. The system runs also on the “old” Raspberry...
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Why "easy" distributions are difficult

Posted 06-23-2016 at 08:58 PM by xri
Updated 06-23-2016 at 10:30 PM by xri
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In retrospect, I wonder why so many seasoned users have (over the years) recommended me to go for "easy" distros, that have been "scientifically" designed for all users. I wish somebody had told me to go for the "hard" ones. That would have saved me a lot of pain.
My problem with the "easy" distros has been that everything would be fine at the beginning and all I needed to know was point-and-click sequences in order to start working. Maybe some basic...
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Tiny optimizations that you might forget every time you (re)install linux

Posted 06-18-2016 at 03:29 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

I don't (re)install that often, so I completely forgot there were some types video-acceleration options that could be set in a tiny xorg.conf to speed things up a little. Fortunately it's a paralell install to one I'm sort of abandoning, so I still have it:

Code:
Section "Device"
        Identifier "Intel Graphics"
        Driver "intel"
        Option "AccelMethod" "sna"
#	   Option      "TearFree"
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Chromium/chrome adobe flash player. That was confusing

Posted 06-18-2016 at 02:47 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

I was trying to install flashplayer on chromium by symlinking with chrome's flashplayer, then I found out that you actually need to point out as flags something like "flashplayerpath=path" and also a version flag for some reason. Somewhere it was suggested that you could add it to a /etc/chromium-browser/default file that exists, and by deafult does nothing, but has a "CHROMIUMFLAGS" variable "set as empty".

Then I came up with a grep/sed line to get...
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Setup DHCP server on ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Server

Posted 06-16-2016 at 08:26 AM by sridhar11

A DHCP Server assigns IP addresses to client computers. This is very often used in enterprise networks to reduce configuration efforts. All IP addresses of all computers are stored in a database that resides on a
server machine.

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