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ExLight 64bit UEFI, Build 200703, based on Debian “Bullseye” (upcoming Debian 11) with Enlightenment 0.23.1, Refracta Snapshot and Calamares

Posted Yesterday at 02:48 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 200703 ABOUT ExLight
I’ve made a new version of ExLight with the Enlightenment 0.23.1 Desktop environment, Refracta Snapshot (create your own Debian Bullseye System), Nvidia Graphics Driver 440.100 and Calamares 3.2.26-1 Installer Framework. The very nice Enlightenment theme NightBlue is used. It will be used also after a hard drive installation.

New sources 200703
This new version of ExLight is based on Debian testing 11 Bullseye. Build 200703 is a total rebuild...
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qtrans - offline dictionary

Posted Yesterday at 10:45 AM by pmv

qtrans is an offline dictionary which uses:
- Babylon dictionaries (*.dic, *.BGL)
- stardict (*.dict, * (*.ifo))
- dictd (*.dict, * (*.index))
- plain text (*.dic.txt) with the format [expression] [tab] [definition]
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Update: My Journey Through Computerland

Posted 07-01-2020 at 11:29 AM by zaivala
Updated 07-01-2020 at 12:40 PM by zaivala

OK. I'm old. People ask me to tell them about my journey with Linux, but it goes back further than that.

When I was a Senior in High School (1969), living in the Los Angeles area, we first heard about pocket calculators. We laughed. Who would want to pay $250 for something to help you with basic math? Sure, the idea that computing had come that far was exciting.

I went to college, Sterling, Kansas. The school had a mid-frame computer, a new thing for them, and was...
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One way to prepare for sudden SSD failure

Posted 07-01-2020 at 09:55 AM by beachboy2
Updated Yesterday at 03:10 AM by beachboy2

Why SSDs die a sudden death:

There are several ways to prepare for sudden SSD failure.

Here I am using Grsync to manually backup the home folder (/home/fred) regularly to a second drive (/media/drive2).

However, one essential refinement must be added to the usual Grsync backup procedure before the drive...
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Purism - Librem5

Posted 06-30-2020 at 08:59 AM by zeebra
Tags librem5, purism

So it seems like all other GNU/Linux projects on mobiles, the Librem5 have run into some issues. In an answer to my previous post about the Librem5, someone talked about the Librem5 running into massive issues and possibly not shipping at all, despite contrary information from Purism, the company behind the Librem5.

We have seen this before as well. A couple of big examples is the failure of the Ubuntu Edge and Ubuntu on mobiles in general. Due to proprietary hardware and the hardware...
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