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ExTiX 18.2 with Deepin 15.5 Desktop, Refracta snapshot, Calamares 3.1.9 Installer and kernel 4.15.1-exton – Build 180206

Posted 02-06-2018 at 10:45 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS about ExTiX 18.2 Deepin 180206
I’ve released a new version of ExTIX 18.2 Deepin today with Calamares 3.1.9 installed from source and kernel 4.15.1-x86_64-exton. Calamares is an installer framework. By design it is very customizable, in order to satisfy a wide variety of needs and use cases. All packages have been updated to the latest available version as of today. Study all installed packages in ExTiX Deepin Build 180206.

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It's funny because it's true...

Posted 02-06-2018 at 07:02 AM by GazL (GazL's Gazette)
Updated 02-06-2018 at 07:05 AM by GazL

This entertaining and rightfully sarcastic presentation from fosdem 18 is a must see for anyone who has had to suffer through building other people's programs from source. It certainly resonated with me as a Slackware user.

"How To Make Package Managers Cry", by Kenneth Hoste

Go check it out when you have a spare 20 minutes.
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AndEX Oreo 8.1 (Android-x86_64) – Build 180202 – with Google Play Store working very well!

Posted 02-02-2018 at 11:54 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 180202 about AndEX Oreo 8.1
My first build of AndEX Oreo 8.1 is from 180103. My new build of Android x86_64 – andex_x86_64-oreo-8.1-gapps-windows-launchers-1060mb-180202.iso can be installed (manually) 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 8.1 in compatibility mode (VESA) though. NOTE: You can run AndEX Oreo Build 180202 on newer laptops and Desktop computers. The sound and video...
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iMac disappoints too, ya know.

Posted 01-29-2018 at 08:17 PM by Habitual (Spock's Brain)

So, this 2017 iMac. Nice computer. I went "retail" (meaning w\out upgrades) for the express intention of getting the "user's perspective" since I know my brain goes from A to Z in about 1s, I find my tolerance for slow computers is an issue for me. I thought this would be helpful for my work. So I bought this rig as is from BestBuy, off the shelf and took it home. What I have found out to be true for Intel and the Linux world is still true for the Mac World as well.
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10 Years on Linux

Posted 01-28-2018 at 12:09 PM by wagscat123

Hi all,

What was once an annoying series of questions that pestered some of the dads in my Boy Scout troop has evolved into a way of life and passion for me.

In the few years before, I had gotten into messing with the inerds of Windows. Dual-booting XP and 2000 was enigmatic, setting up workgroups, and setting up things like mmc snap-ins that formatted floppies or defragmented the computer were fun past times. After having a childish allegiance to Windows and defending...
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