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Ambiance-blue seems to be a another GTK "mandatory alternative" theme for firefox

Posted 10-22-2016 at 10:43 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 10-22-2016 at 10:48 PM by the dsc

Firefox lately hasn't been working quite properly with any other theme than Adwaita, GTK3's default. Even Debian's firefox (now firefox again), even though it's still GTK2, somehow, apparently.

The main (perhaps only) problem is that "tooltips" will be black on black, both UI tooltips and alo the "native" tooltip when you hover a link.

If one doesn't hate Adwaita more than one hates not having legible tooltips, then firefox can be run as
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DEBIAN - unable to start X Server

Posted 10-22-2016 at 05:21 AM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)

Sometimes it happens that x won't start

- No graphical interface login (kdm) (gdm) do not start
- Terminals are available except for #7 which normally is the x Server's
- When trying to start the x-Server from a console logged in as normal user we get errors
- Error is: unable to start core services

It may be a problem with a full harddisk.
It seems that the syslog can under some circumstances become quite large (several...
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Exton|OS Light Build 161021 :: Based on Ubuntu 16.10 with kernel 4.8.0-25-exton (4.8.1)

Posted 10-21-2016 at 02:41 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 10-22-2016 at 05:19 AM by exton (MORE INFO)

NEWS 161021 about Exton|OS Light Live DVD – ISO file of 970 MB
I’ve made a new extra version of Exton|OS based on Ubuntu 16.10 (alias Yakkety Yak) 64 bit with only a minimum of packages pre-installed. Among them a terminal emulator (LXTerminal), a Web Browser (Google Chrome – so you can run Netflix), SMPlayer, SMTube (YouTube browser which allows to browse, search and play YouTube videos), PCManFM (file manager), NetworkManager, GParted (Partition Editor), Samba (so you can reach your Windows...
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RaspEX for Raspberry Pi 3/2 – Build 161019 – based on Ubuntu 16.10 with LXDE and kernel 4.4.21

Posted 10-19-2016 at 12:14 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 10-19-2016 at 12:16 PM by exton

NEWS 161019 about RaspEX LXDE for Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2
I have upgraded the whole system and replaced the old kernel 4.1.20 with kernel 4.4.21. RaspEX Build 161019 is a Linux ARM system for Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2. It is based on Debian Jessie (Debian 8.6), Ubuntu Yakkety Yak (Ubuntu 16.10, released 161013) and Linaro (Open Source software for ARM SoCs). In this new version (161019) I’ve installed Wicd Network Manager and replaced Chromium with Firefox with better support for YouTube. I...
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ExLight Live DVD – based on Ubuntu 16.10 – with Enlightenment 0.20 and kernel 4.8.0-21-exton

Posted 10-16-2016 at 07:31 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 10-16-2016 at 07:33 AM by exton

NOTE: Version 161016 replaces version 160810.
1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 16.10 (alias Yakkety Yak) and Debian 8.6 Jessie.
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.20.
3. I have replaced kernel 4.6.0-10-exlight with my special kernel 4.8.0-21-exton corresponding’s stable kernel 4.8.
4. ExLight’s ISO file is now a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily...
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