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ExTiX 19.0 with Deepin 15.5 Desktop, Refracta snapshot, Calamares 3.2.2 Installer, Kodi 18.0 and kernel 4.20.0-rc4-exton – Build 181208

Posted 12-08-2018 at 06:55 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 181208 ABOUT ExTiX Deepin 19.0
I’ve released a new version of ExTiX Deepin today with Calamares 3.2.2 and kernel 4.20.0-rc4-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 181208. ExTiX is based on Debian and Ubuntu 18.10.

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Sometimes Openbox' own rc.xml "application" settings will work when devilspie doesn't

Posted 12-06-2018 at 10:19 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

For whatever reason Devil's Pie stopped working with the geeqie "move" dialog. My preferred GTK3 theme is kind of broken and will naturally create a window that's kind of crunched in itself, but it can be circumvented by determining its size. For a long while it worked with Devil's Pie, for some reason it stopped working.

But fortunately Openbox' own settings can fix it:

       <application role="dlg_dest_folder" >
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"Are we there yet?"

Posted 12-06-2018 at 08:03 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 12-07-2018 at 02:45 AM by rocket357

Windows has this nasty habit of spamming a dhcp server with DHCPINFORM messages unless the dhcp server provides a proxy auto-configuration script. As I've not yet found a way to make Windows stop doing this, I've set up the following in my dhcpd.conf:

option autoproxy-script "";
The above is for OpenBSD dhcpd. For dnsmasq:

Or for ISC dhcpd:

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Updated 8.3 Build

Posted 12-03-2018 at 12:01 PM by rsmereka
Updated 12-03-2018 at 12:24 PM by rsmereka (Fix packages list)
Tags blfs, lfs

I have made a bunch of changes to my 8.3 LFS/BLFS build.

LFS/BLFS 8.3 Build Notes
Asus G75GW-XT1, i7 (740QM, 1.73GHZ, 8GB RAM, 1TB Seagate Momentus)
Building Host: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS i386 boot from USB
complete test LAMP server, no GUI, no wifi
i386, PAE kernel
.config PAE settings:
two partitions:
20gb data /dev/sda1
4gb swap /dev/sda2
no separate
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