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What is ExTiX 13 64 bit?

Posted 12-09-2013 at 12:21 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

ExTiX 13 64 bit is based on Ubuntu 13.10 released on October 17, 2013. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed Gnome 3.10 and Gnome Classic 3.10 (a perfect replacement for Cinnamon). The system language is English.

NEWS 131209
I've replaced kernel 3.12.0-2-exton with kernel 3.12.0-7-exton (Kernel.org's stable kernel 3.12.4, released 131209). I've also installed the lastest version of Vlc (version 2.1.1) from...
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Date and time functions

Posted 12-09-2013 at 11:34 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:25 AM by druuna (Small changes to layout)
Tags date, seconds, time

A handful of date and time related functions that might come in handy.
  • Convert a date or time string to seconds from epoch
PHP Code:
# ------------------------------------------------------------------ #
# Function : dateToSecs
# Syntax   : dateToSecs "[date]"
# Convert a date or time string to seconds from epoch.
# ------------------------------------------------------------------ #
function dateToSecs() {
  [[ $
# -eq 0 ]] && date --utc 
...
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Install the latest stable kernel (3.12.4) for Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit systems

Posted 12-09-2013 at 06:03 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.12.0-7-exton, equivalent to Kernel.org’s latest STABLE kernel 3.12.4, released today (131209).

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UEFI Drove Me Home... to Puppy

Posted 12-07-2013 at 03:14 PM by zaivala

OK, you read my last blog.

I tried everything. LinuxMint Olivia 64 wrote its entire self to my hard drive. But it would not boot. Still got Windoze, only used my D: (sda4) partition. Thought I'd try the latest Ubuntu.

I got about 4 steps into Ubuntu, NOT including saying "Install", and tried to back out as it did not have good options to select. Then I noticed I no longer had ANY WINDOWS. Contacted ASUS techs, and got no help. Was running Mint off a livedisk...
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A new version of ArchEX dual 64/32 bit is ready!

Posted 12-06-2013 at 11:23 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 12-08-2013 at 02:25 PM by exton

WHAT IS ArchEX dual?
ArchEX 64bit/32bit dual is a new (131206) Linux live DVD based on Arch Linux. Arch motto is KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). ArchEX uses kernel 3.12.3-1-ARCH (latest stable kernel) and the LXDE Desktop environment.

INSTALLATION to hard drive
ArchEX can easily be installed to hard drive of those who so desire. Use ArchEX Installer. I.e. while running ArchEX live from the DVD. Read this INSTRUCTION.

Install ArchEX to a USB Pen Drive
Can...
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