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pi zero is neat

Posted 08-18-2016 at 04:03 PM by peonuser

Finally have my hands on some pi zeros. Very interesting.
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Debian 8.5 64bit on ACER E5-573

Posted 08-14-2016 at 07:00 AM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)

This is an update on last years laptop with Debian 8.5 in 64bit with KDE
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As google has stopped support for the 32 bit version of chrome I have updated the known laptop with Debian 8.5. Just did a complete re-install from CD-ROM. Easier than to fumble with the 32bit and try to bring it to 64bit. At the same time we'll see what is working now.


ACER Aspire E15 E5-573-74BW
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The decline and fall of the Linux forum - Episode III : The Microsoft 'x86 Monopoly'

Posted 08-11-2016 at 08:45 AM by cynwulf
Updated 08-12-2016 at 10:33 AM by cynwulf

Foreword

And here we go again with another opinion piece and long awaited 3rd installment in this acclaimed series... As with the award winning "decline and fall of the linux forum" and it's sequel, this is merely a platform for some theorising and surmising and exploring just what drives people to participate in such mediums. The fact remains however that we can surmise and theorise all we like and it won't change a damned thing.

Introduction
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Bash variables storing the output of commands run them at each variable statement, not just at some eventual invocation

Posted 08-10-2016 at 04:30 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-10-2016 at 04:33 PM by the dsc
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Meaning that a script line such as:

nowstatus=`mpc | grep '#' | cut -d '/' -f1`

Is running mpc, grep and cut at its very statement, not only from an eventual "echo $nowstatus".

Therefore, in scripts that parse differently the same output of a given command, it may be preferable to first store this output in a temporary file, and then parse this file rather than running the same command several times. Such as in the lines added below their equivalent...
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ExLight is very popular!

Posted 08-10-2016 at 07:51 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-11-2016 at 04:59 AM by exton (More INFO)

ExLight Linux Live DVD has been downloaded about 2000 times per week the last two months. I have therefore made a new upgraded version of ExLight today (160810). I have also created a new special WordPress site for ExLight.

WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION 160810?
1. ExLight is now based on Ubuntu 16.04.1 (alias Xenial Xerus) and Debian 8.5 Jessie.
2. I have upgraded the Desktop environment Enlightenment (Beauty at your fingertips) to version 0.20.99.0 (from 0.19.12).
3. I have...
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