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Installing Simon Voice Recognition Software

Posted 10-25-2015 at 10:32 PM by Ztcoracat

Installing the dependencies wasn't what I'd call fun.
It took about 10 hours to do so.

After running the build script for Simon several times and it continued to complain that opecv wasn't installed when in fact it was installed; I began to think that maybe Slackware needed a different version of Simon.

That pkg that is needed is here:

Once you install all...
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LFA Build 151024, 64 bit, with Fluxbox as Window Manager and Cairo-Dock as Desktop Interface

Posted 10-24-2015 at 05:53 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 12-22-2015 at 01:14 PM by exton

About Linux For All (LFA)
The system is based on Ubuntu 15.10, codenamed Wily Werewolf and Debian Jessie (Debian 8.2). Its a total rebuild. I.e. nothing is left of the old LFA system.

The system language is ENGLISH.

NEWS 151024
A new upgraded version of LFA is out. All installed packages have been updated to the latest version as of 151024.

Program content etc
Among many other programs Google Chrome (so you can watch Netflix movies), GParted...
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Exton|OS 64 bit with Mate 1.10.2 and kernel 4.2.0-16-exton :: Build 151022

Posted 10-22-2015 at 01:10 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 12-22-2015 at 01:15 PM by exton (MORE INFO)

Exton|OS build 151022 is based on Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit released today (October 22, 2015) and Debian Jessie (Debian 8.2). Exton|OSs ISO file is a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily be transferred (copied) to a USB pen drive. You can then even run Exton|OS from the USB stick and save all your system changes on the stick. I.e. you will enjoy persistence!

NEWS 151022
A new and much better version of Exton|OS is ready. I have replaced kernel 4.0.0-4-exton with kernel 4.2.0-16-exton...
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Upgrade of 2003 machine to Debian 8 -- a bumpy ride

Posted 10-19-2015 at 10:53 AM by flshope

I have a 2003-vintage machine that remains useful despite its age, and I am determined to keep it running as long as I can as a backup to my main machine. The 2003 machine was born with Red Hat 9, migrated to Ubuntu, and finally to Debian 7 last December when Ubuntu dropped support for the display card.

Yesterday, after much study of the release notes,

I decided to proceed with the upgrade...
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Keeping OpenBSD up to date with security (errata) patches

Posted 10-19-2015 at 07:09 AM by cynwulf
Updated 10-22-2015 at 04:26 AM by cynwulf


I've seen people struggling with this on the web and decided to write a short 'blog' on the subject - hopefully some will find this useful. Before we begin, please note that this is not a professional guide, wiki, manual, documentation, nor am I providing guarantees of any kind. If you stumble across this article in a few years time, follow it and break your system - or hose your employers server(s) and get sacked - it's your fault.

What this is NOT...
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