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Android-x86_64 Pie 9.0 with GAPPS (Google Play Store etc.), Aurora Store, F-Droid and Netflix – Build 190912

Posted Today at 12:41 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated Today at 12:43 PM by exton

NEWS 190912 about AndEX Pie 9.0 with GAPPS
A new build of AndEX Pie is ready. It has GAPPS (Google Play Store etc), Aurora Store, F-Droid, Netflix and many other apps pre-installed. My new build of Android x86_64 – andex_x86_64-pie-9.0-gapps-netflix-1600mb-190912.iso can be installed to hard drive or on a USB stick. You can also run the system live. I.e. from a DVD or a USB stick. On some computers you’ll have to start up AndEX 9.0 in compatibility mode (VESA) though. The sound and video...
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CPU temperature stuff for cpufreqd, from the Debian forum

Posted 09-17-2019 at 12:03 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

Just to compile my "findings" here



[SOLVED] - it turns out that the driver I thought I needed to use, it8718, was only one of the drivers detected by sensors-detect (or detect-sensors, whatever), other one I've missed was actually called just "coretemp". I thought it was a label, not an actual driver. My sensors.conf hadn't a section for such driver though. I've googled a
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"Rofi" seems to be the best alt+f2 / fbrun replacement for Openbox

Posted 09-10-2019 at 10:25 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 09-11-2019 at 08:06 AM by the dsc

Not to be confused with ROFL.
Fbrun is quite nice, does what is supposed to, but the history corruption is quite disappointing.
Gmrun looks nice, but is terribly limited, you can't launch a command with any parameter, "foobarizer /path/to/file --foo --bar" becomes just "foobarizer." Yet it seems somewhat noticeably slower than FBrun.

I thought I could have an improvised replacement with something like bash -c "$(zenity --entry)", but it's...
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Have I got news for you! Netflix works in ChromX Build 190824 after installing Firefox ESR!

Posted 09-06-2019 at 11:06 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Netflix works in ChromX Build 190824 after installing Firefox ESR!

Do it like this -
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A word on partitioning and permissions (for newbies)

Posted 09-06-2019 at 07:53 AM by zeebra

Unless you are completely new to GNU/Linux and/or have no idea what you are doing, ALWAYS use 1. manual partition setup when installing a distro! If you don't you have absolutely no control over what happens, you learn nothing, you (probably) end up with a bad setup and you can't plan for persistence. Besides that, auto-partitioning will usually whipe your whole disk!

There are other setups as well across various distroes, don't use these! MANUAL PARTITIONING IS WHAT YOU WANT. It's...
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