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Android KitKat 4.4.4 x86 – Exton build – for laptops

Posted 03-02-2015 at 03:01 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 03-20-2015 at 04:33 PM by exton (Added info)

I have compiled an Android x86 system (KitKat 4.4.4), which can run live (from CD) or be installed on almost all laptops (and some Desktop computers). For example Acer, HP, Samsung, Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo, Thinkpad, Fujitsu, Panasonic and Ausus laptops. The Android system is distributed in the form of an ISO file as the rest of my Linux distributions. I.e. you must (as usual) burn the ISO file to a CD if you want to run the system live on your computer or install it to hard drive. Read about how...
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timer.c:331: fatal error: RUNTIME_CHECK(isc_time_no w((&now)) == 0) failed

Posted 03-09-2015 at 10:34 AM by MensaWater
Updated 04-14-2017 at 02:55 PM by MensaWater

Posting this because all I found on line were multiple links to a single google post about this error.

On a RHEL5.10 system this morning I did a "dig" and got the error:
timer.c:331: fatal error: RUNTIME_CHECK(isc_time_now((&now)) == 0) failed

Clearly the message is related to time and in the US this past weekend we switched to daylight saving time (in my case we went from EST to EDT). Initially I thought it was because the system I was on didn't...
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Things to Know about Glibc: Protect Your Linux Systems

Posted 04-07-2016 at 06:49 AM by BryanWalters (Online Business Startup - Tips & Suggestions)
Updated 04-07-2016 at 06:54 AM by BryanWalters

On 16th February 2016 a security fault was revealed because of which many devices and apps are at risk – Linux servers being a portion of it. It is a bug identified as ‘glibc bug’ which can cause pain to hundreds of devices, applications and softwares which are internet connected. It lets attacker to lead a code into the memory of the device which in turn causes hacking attacks. The attacker can then control smartphones, internet routers, computers etc. It is initiated in building blocks of the...
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Preserving your existing Home partition when installing a new distro

Posted 07-01-2016 at 10:19 AM by beachboy2
Updated 03-21-2017 at 05:41 PM by beachboy2

Preserving your existing Home partition when installing a new distro

IMPORTANT

Regardless of the following suggestion on how to preserve your current Home (/home) partition, it is ESSENTIAL to also make a BACKUP of all existing personal data, just in case anything goes wrong!

The backup, to an external hard drive or similar, should include the following:

bookmarks.html (Firefox in my case)
Email profile folder (Thunderbird in my...
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The Holy Grail for Linux users.....a USB wifi adapter that works “out-of-the-box”!

Posted 01-15-2017 at 08:43 AM by beachboy2
Updated 03-25-2018 at 05:24 AM by beachboy2

One of the most common complaints on LQ Forums and other Linux forums is about wifi cards or adapters not being recognised in Linux.

Here are some typical lamented cries:

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But it works perfectly in Windows. Why doesn’t it work in Linux?
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How do I get my Ralink, Atheros, Broadcom, Realtek, Edimax etc wifi card working in Ubuntu/Mint/Debian etc?
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Can anybody recommend a wifi card that works "out-of-the-box in Linux”?
Here...
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