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wifi is now really working.

Posted 04-04-2017 at 08:13 AM by peonuser

After doing some research, I was able to make my original rpi work as an access point. Perfect match for my old nexus 7 2012.Had to go to jessie and change the wifi driver. Adafruit had a good tutorial on how to set it up. Went on to set up a simple lamp with linux apache2 php and mariadb. Installed the gui and then installed xrdp and it works great too.

Now to do the same for an rpi zero so I can carry it around in my pocket or thereabouts. Another "InTRAnet of things"...
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tux.jamestown LUG

Posted 04-01-2017 at 09:57 PM by keithterrill

No Fools Day Joke

I am attempting to organize a Linux Users Group (LUG) in the Jamestown NY area. I have one other person who uses Linux and wants to be apart of this LUG.

I am putting out notices asking for anyone who wants to be part of this LUG to contact me (us) at

The Near Future

In the near future we will establish:
  1. A meeting place
  2. a web page
  3. regualr scheduled meeting times (monthly?)
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ArchEX (Arch Linux) with LXQt, kernel 4.10.5-1-ARCH, Yaourt and Calamares installer – Build 170327

Posted 03-27-2017 at 11:59 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

ArchEX 64 bit is a new (170327) Linux live DVD based on Arch Linux. Arch motto is KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). ArchEX uses kernel 4.10.5-1-ARCH and the LXQt Desktop environment. LXQt is a lightweight Qt desktop environment. It will not get in your way. It will not hang or slow down your system. It is focused on being a classic desktop with a modern look and feel.

What’s new in ArchEX Build 170327?
I’ve installed Calamares , which is a distribution-independent...
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Setting up DNS in 2017 - A record to TLSA

Posted 03-23-2017 at 02:28 PM by serafean
Updated 03-23-2017 at 03:14 PM by serafean

I set off on the journey to set up DNS as correctly as I could. After reading through a lot of stuff, here are my findings:
This example server will have on IP, and will run a web server, and an email server.
This is more of a setup dump than tutorial, but might point someone in the right direction...


First, create an A (AAAA for ipv6 ) record for the domain :
Code: 1800 IN A
Basic explanation of the entry
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ExTiX 17.2 – “The Ultimate Linux System” – with LXQt 0.10.0 and kernel 4.10.0-14-exton – Build 170320

Posted 03-20-2017 at 11:03 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have made a new version of ExTiX – The Ultimate Linux System. I call it ExTiX 17.2 LXQt Live DVD. (The previous version was 16.5 from 161012).

ExTiX 17.2 LXQt DVD 64 bit is based on Debian 8.7 Jessie/Debian 9 Stretch and Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed LXQt 0.10.0. LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment. It is the product...
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