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Resolving SBo packages dependencies

Posted 08-30-2018 at 07:28 AM by igadoter

When I started this thread I didn't realize it will grow up into something more complicated. Essentially at the end it should full package builder - based on bunch of scripts.

The first it was to realize how to build full file of dependencies (abbr. dep file) for package. Dep file is just text file - each line is link to web page for package. In time...
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Wrestling With Choosing A Stable Or Rolling Distro

Posted 08-28-2018 at 12:42 PM by Mulsimine (Just Starting Out)
Updated 08-28-2018 at 01:35 PM by Mulsimine

  • I specifically chose Debian (with XFCE) because I don't have the system build for something as resource intensive as Mint / Ubuntu / KDE, it touts a very large and well tested software repository, the distro is unlikely to vanish, I read it required very little system maintenance for general upkeep, and because I liked the projects long and illustrious history.
  • I chose Stable release because I am new to Linux, I read stability means less time lost playing with the system vs using your
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ANNOUNCE: Gridcoin-Research now available on

Posted 08-26-2018 at 08:57 PM by kingbeowulf

Gridcoin-Research is now in the SBo pending queue. Gridcoin (GRC) is a cryptocurrency based on bitcoin, but instead of burning up the electrical grid, the GRC awards are based on participation in BOINC scientific computing projects.

Send bug reports to the usual places.

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Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with the latest kernel 4.18.3!

Posted 08-20-2018 at 06:02 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-20-2018 at 06:03 AM by exton

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 4.18.3-exton, equivalent to Kernel.orgs latest stable kernel 4.18.3 released 20180818.

Whats new in Linux kernel 4.18?

Install kernel 4.18.3-exton in Ubuntu/Debian based distributions
My self-compiled Ubuntu kernels can be used in all types of modern Ubuntu systems, including Mint. They can even be used in Debian Stretch (Debian 9) and Debian Buster (upcoming Debian 10). ...
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ExTiX 18.8-2 with Budgie 10.4 Desktop, Refracta Tools and kernel 4.18.0-exton Build 180819 for older non-efi computers

Posted 08-19-2018 at 05:08 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

About ExTiX 18.8-2 with the Budgie Desktop
Ive made a new extra version of ExTiX with Budgie Desktop. Budgie is focused on simplicity and elegance. Designed with the modern user in mind. Only a minimum of packages are installed in ExTiX Budgie. You can of course install all packages you want. Even while running ExTiX Budgie live. I.e. from a DVD or USB stick. Study all installed packages in ExTiX Budgie.

All four ExTiX systems are based on Ubuntu and Debian....
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