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AndEX (Android-x86) 5.1.1 Lollipop with GAPPS and kernel 4.0.8 – Build 150914

Posted 09-14-2015 at 08:10 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 09-17-2015 at 01:44 AM by exton (Build 150914 replaced by Build 150916)

NEWS 150916: Build 150914 has been replaced by Build 150916
Build 150916 is totally error-free. Everything just works!

NEWS 150916 AndEX Lollipop 5.1.1 with kernel 4.0.8 and GAPPS
My new build of Android-x86 Lollipop 5.1.1 has GAPPS pre-installed. I.e. Google Play Services, Google Play Store, Maps, YouTube and more apps. For example: Facebook and OfficeSuite 8. The ISO is called android-x86-5.1.1-lollipop-kernel-4.0.8-exton-GAPPS-571mb-150916.iso. AndEX 150916 is totally...
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Debian 8 on ACER Aspire E15 -

Posted 09-09-2015 at 04:29 AM by error_401
Updated 09-09-2015 at 03:44 PM by error_401

A new laptop with Debian 8 with KDE

Just bought the latest from ACER an

ACER Aspire E15 E5-573-74BW

Nice laptop. Nice large screen, keyboard with num block, touchpad. Intel i7 processor and 8 GB of RAM.


It took longest...
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Debian Jessie - 3 weeks in

Posted 09-07-2015 at 12:33 PM by WestCoastSunset
Tags 8.1, jessie

Well, I've been using Jessie for about 3 weeks now and after a rocky start, everything is going smoother. Samba was not a big all night process this time since I backed up my /etc folder before doing a fresh install (along with my home folder of course).

Cinlerra & Firefox installed without a hitch since as of right now they are just downloadable binaries. Audacity, and Avidemux would not install without first upgrading some libraries. I believe this might have been due to an...
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Adding a "copy image to clipboard" editor (not really) to geeqie

Posted 09-07-2015 at 01:22 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 09-07-2015 at 01:22 AM by the dsc (closing tag with the wrong tag)

First you need some script or command-line application that does that to begin with. Apparently things like xsel and xclip used to be able to do that, but that's no longer the case, if it ever was.

But some people have come up with scripts that do that. I've copied one from somewhere that looks somewhat like those found here:

But there's a problem when you add this...
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idiosyncrasy (?) with gnuplot -- or just pilot error?

Posted 09-06-2015 at 10:56 AM by flshope

I just ran into the damnedest idiosyncrasy with gnuplot ( I was doing my routine spending/budget plots when suddenly gnuplot bombed with a cryptic message. I spent all morning figuring out what was wrong. In the end, as usual, it was pilot error ...

I am plotting a data file with up to 12 blocks of data (counted as 0, 1, 2, ..., 11), where each block is separated by a blank record. The command

plot "datafilename" every :::07::07
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