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Manage your software sources in Debian, Ubuntu and Mint

Posted Today at 07:36 AM by hydrurga
Updated Today at 07:48 AM by hydrurga

The following information concentrates on the latest long-term versions of Debian, Ubuntu and Mint, namely Debian 9 (Stretch), Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic) and Mint 19.x (Tara, Tessa, Tina, ...), but should be applicable, with modifications, to any Debian-derived distro.

Note that the instructions don't cover the addition or deletion of repositories to/from your software sources. It is intended rather as a diagnostic tool when apt update is generating errors that appear to...
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Get Brackets working on Ubuntu >=18.04 and Mint 19.x

Posted Today at 04:03 AM by hydrurga
Updated Today at 07:49 AM by hydrurga

The problem
Brackets, the useful web development editor and environment, can be downloaded as a deb archive from However, the package has a dependency on libcurl3, while Ubuntu Bionic and variants, and later versions, use libcurl4. Installing the package will therefore install libcurl3, and remove libcurl4, curl and any packages that depend on these. Not recommended.

This problem has existed for quite some time now, has been reported as an issue several...
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Exton|OS 64 bit – based on Ubuntu 19.04 – with Budgie Desktop 10.5, Refracta Snapshot, Calamares Installer and kernel 5.1.3-exton

Posted 05-21-2019 at 11:31 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 190521 ABOUT Exton|OS with Budgie Desktop 10.5 and Refracta Snapshot
The Desktop Environment in this Exton|OS build is Budgie 10.5. (Budgie is focused on simplicity an elegance. Designed with the modern user in mind). Program content in build 190521: Refracta Snapshot, Calamares 3.2.4, Firefox, Gimp, SMPlayer, SMTube, and GParted. Also all necessary additions in order to install programs from source. Calamares is an installer framework. By design it is very customizable, in order to...
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Epson WorkForce WF-7710 network scanning (Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic)

Posted 05-19-2019 at 07:36 PM by bittner (Notes on Linux)
Updated 05-19-2019 at 07:59 PM by bittner

I recently bought an Epson WorkForce WF-7710 multi-function printer, scanner and fax. WF stands for "wide-format": it scans and prints up to A3 and similar sizes.

Printing works out-of-the-box from GNU/Linux, verified on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic. The device is detected and installed automatically as soon as you add it to your LAN. Printing from mobile devices is also supported, verified on iOS devices via WiFi with a PDF and a photo, which is printed borderless and cropped to...
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Latest Ubuntu/Debian kernel

Posted 05-18-2019 at 11:48 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

All who want to run the latest kernel for 64 bit Ubuntu/Debian systems can download "my" kernel 5.1.3-exton.

What’s new in kernel 5.1?

Download link...
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