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Run Raspberry Pi’s PIXEL Desktop on a PC or Mac – an Exton modified Build 201108 with Refracta Snapshot

Posted 11-08-2020 at 05:33 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Run Raspberry Pi’s PIXEL Desktop on a PC or Mac – an Exton modified Build 201108 with Refracta Snapshot (so you can create your own Raspberrypi Debian 10 Pixel system)

NEWS 201108 about Raspberry Pi Debian 10 Pixel – 32bit – an Exton Build
My previous Debian Pixel Build from is from 191102. Study all included packages in Build 201108 – latest by 201108. I’ve added NetworkManager and also Wicd, which makes it easier to configure wireless connections. Choose the one which works...
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Run latest SlackEX (Slackware) – Build 201105 – 64 bit live and create your own live installable Slackware system with Refracta Snapshot!

Posted 11-05-2020 at 12:37 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Slackware is the first widely-used Linux system, which is still developing. Slackware has existed since 1993. In comparison with for example Ubuntu and Linux Mint, many people believe that Slackware is “difficult”. Any novice can quickly learn to use Ubuntu they say. My remaster of Slackware Current (14.2), which I call SlackEX 14.2/Current 64 bit Linux Live DVD, is however just as easy to use as Ubuntu and/or Linux Mint. Some tend to complain that the Program Management in Slackware is awkward....
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Workaround for the GTK file dialog causing segfaults or something on appimage versions of Inkscape

Posted 11-05-2020 at 08:46 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Tags gtk, inkscape

https://gitlab.com/inkscape/inkscape...note_423123594

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike Neilly
[...] Downloading the newer schema file from https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gtk/-...er.gschema.xml and installing it in /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/org.gtk.Settings.FileChooser.gschema.xml, running "glib-compile-schemas ." in that directory and using Alt-F2 r to restart gnome-shell seems to resolve the issue with Inkscape 1.0.1.
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MeX 64 bit Linux – Build 201031 – based on Ubuntu 20.10 with Cinnamon 4.6.4 Desktop environment and Refracta Snapshot :: Create your own ISO

Posted 10-31-2020 at 03:29 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

MeX 64 bit Linux – Build 201031 – based on Ubuntu 20.10 with Cinnamon 4.6.4 Desktop environment and Refracta Snapshot :: Create your own installable live Ubuntu system!

NEWS/CHANGES 201031
Mex Linux is no longer based on Linux Mint. MeX Build 201031 is based only on Debian and Ubuntu 20.10. I have replaced the original kernel with “my” special kernel 5.9.1-exton. All installed packages in MeX Linux have been upgraded to the latest version by 201031. This version of MeX uses...
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Apparently Linux works in a way that makes perhaps a bit more likely for one to think an USB hdd is going bad

Posted 10-30-2020 at 07:10 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 10-30-2020 at 07:14 AM by the dsc
Tags lunux, usb

I was googling a lot to figure out what could be happening, but already under the assumption that one of the HDDs I have in a USB dock station was about to fail definitively. In fact, part of my reading was around trying to understand if maybe Linux itself doesn't deal well with this kind of set-up, in ways that could be perhaps more damaging than the normal internal usage of the HDD.

But then I found a piece of information suggesting that maybe what happened was just that the USB...
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