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Run Raspberry Pi’s PIXEL Desktop on a PC or Mac – an Exton modified Build 180315 with Refracta Tools

Posted 03-15-2018 at 09:14 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 03-17-2018 at 04:52 AM by exton

NEWS 180316 about Raspberry Pi Debian Pixel – 32bit – an Exton Build
My second Debian Pixel Build from is from 170425. My third build is from 180316. Study all included packages – latest by 180316. I’ve added NetworkManager and also Wicd, which makes it easier to configure wireless connections. Choose the one which works for you.

Most important changes in Build 180316
This build replaces version 161223 and 170425. I’ve upgraded Raspbian/Debian from Jessie to Stretch –...
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Random Notes on the wxQT port.

Posted 03-11-2018 at 10:48 PM by Mill J
Updated 03-11-2018 at 10:50 PM by Mill J

Hello everybody

I recently decided to check out the wxQT port of wxWidgets. I was hoping for a bridge into the great unknown of Android. While wxQT has been around for several years, the documentation is still very, very scarce.

I did get wxQT built for android but using it is another issue altogether. There is proof that wxQT runs on Android, here are some references:!to...ev/LUyC7Gn6aCE

wxQt Android Notes by Mariano Reingart also includes screenshots...
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Slave to the dotfiles.

Posted 03-09-2018 at 05:09 AM by GazL (GazL's Gazette)
Updated 03-09-2018 at 07:04 AM by GazL

Linux Journal re-runs the Editor Wars.
Vim: 35%
GNU Emacs: 19%
So, probably no surprise there to anyone.

I think Emacs suffers because it has some bad initial behaviours and some awkward or hard to remember key strokes. These can mostly be fixed of course through customisation but it takes a lot of time and effort, not to mention learning a little elisp along the way!

Up until recently I was a 'vi' kind of guy, 'elvis'...
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1.2 Entropy is Confused

Posted 03-02-2018 at 05:11 PM by Gyroman (Computational Entropy)
Updated 03-02-2018 at 05:16 PM by Gyroman

I hope my last post demonstrated the unreliability of the Wikipedia on this subject.. more to come on that point.

If this blog inspires your interest in the subject and like most people here you are inclined to follow up with your own research, I encourage you to do so and confirm my conclusions.. I would only caution not to comment adversely unless actually you know what you are talking about.. Questions accepted anytime..

A fair test question would be "Can you...
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Exton|OS 64 bit – based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – with Budgie Desktop, Refracta tools, Calamares Installer and kernel 4.16.0-rc3-exton

Posted 03-01-2018 at 08:31 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 03-03-2018 at 05:49 AM by exton

NEWS 180301 ABOUT Exton|OS with Budgie Desktop 10.4 and Refracta Tools
The Desktop Environment in this Exton|OS build is Budgie 10.4. (Budgie is focused on simplicity an elegance. Designed with the modern user in mind). Program content in build 180301: Refracta Tools, Calamares 3.1.12, 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 satisfy...
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