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Manage your software sources in Debian, Ubuntu and Mint

Posted 05-23-2019 at 07:36 AM by hydrurga
Updated 05-23-2019 at 11:15 AM by hydrurga

Introduction
The following information concentrates on the latest long-term versions of Debian, Ubuntu and Mint, namely Debian 9 (Stretch), Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic) and Mint 19.x (Tara, Tessa, Tina, ...), but should be applicable, with modifications, to any Debian-derived distro.

Note that the instructions don't cover the addition or deletion of repositories to/from your software sources. It is intended rather as a diagnostic tool when apt update is generating errors that appear...
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DebEX Gnome 64 bit non-efi with Gnome 3.30 (latest), Refracta snapshot, Calamares and kernel 4.19.0-exton Build 181030

Posted 10-30-2018 at 02:43 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

About DebEX
All three syst
ems/distributions are a based on Debian Buster/Sid (upcoming Debian 10). Budgie Desktop 10.4 is used as Desktop environment in DebEX Barebone/Budgie. Gnome 3.30 is used in DebEX Gnome. KDE Plasma Desktop 5:47 is used in DebEX KDE. The system language is English (in all three versions of DebEX).

NEWS 181030 about DebEX Gnome a Refracta non-efi Build
I have made a new extra version of DebEX, which I call DebEX Gnome Live DVD. Its a pure Debian...
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Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with the latest kernel 4.18.3!

Posted 08-20-2018 at 05:02 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-20-2018 at 05:03 AM by exton

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 4.18.3-exton, equivalent to Kernel.orgs latest stable kernel 4.18.3 released 20180818.

Whats new in Linux kernel 4.18?

Install kernel 4.18.3-exton in Ubuntu/Debian based distributions
My self-compiled Ubuntu kernels can be used in all types of modern Ubuntu systems, including Mint. They can even be used in Debian Stretch (Debian 9) and Debian Buster (upcoming Debian 10). ...
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DebEX KDE/Plasma with Plasma 5:42, Refracta tools, Calamares Installer and kernel 4.15.4-debex Build 180221

Posted 02-21-2018 at 08:14 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 180221 about DebEX KDE Plasma a Refracta Build
I have made a new version of DebEX KDE Plasma Live DVD. It replaces version 171203. Its a pure Debian system. (Unstable/Experimental). I.e.: There are no Ubuntu or Kubuntu elements involved. DebEX KDE Plasma uses the KDE Plasma Desktop 5:42 as Desktop environment. It uses kernel 4.15.4-debex (4.15.4). I have replaced Wicd with NetworkManager. It works better. I have replaced Google Chrome with Iceweasel 52.6 (for Netflix). Ive also...
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SONY XPERIA X Compact - data transfer

Posted 09-15-2017 at 08:29 AM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)
Updated 09-15-2017 at 08:31 AM by error_401

Got a new phone and ran into the usual trouble of how to get my pics and stuff on the phone to my computer.

Tried a couple of manual hacks which can work but are awkward such as mounting the device. The security on the new Android 6 + 7 messes up quite a bit of stuff there and all I want to do is transfer files back and forth. Pics from the phone to the computer some music to the phone.

SOLUTION

KDE Connect works just great

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