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Exton|OS Light Build 161021 :: Based on Ubuntu 16.10 with kernel 4.8.0-25-exton (4.8.1)

Posted 10-21-2016 at 03:41 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 10-22-2016 at 06:19 AM by exton (MORE INFO)

NEWS 161021 about Exton|OS Light Live DVD – ISO file of 970 MB
I’ve made a new extra version of Exton|OS based on Ubuntu 16.10 (alias Yakkety Yak) 64 bit with only a minimum of packages pre-installed. Among them a terminal emulator (LXTerminal), a Web Browser (Google Chrome – so you can run Netflix), SMPlayer, SMTube (YouTube browser which allows to browse, search and play YouTube videos), PCManFM (file manager), NetworkManager, GParted (Partition Editor), Samba (so you can reach your Windows...
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Bash xdotool+wmctrl "daemon" that maximizes "almost maximized" windows

Posted 10-01-2016 at 08:16 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Tags openbox, wmctrl

I find annoying that, for whatever reason, it seems that some windows get "almost maximized" (I have the impression that some browsers do that by "design", even though I'm not sure), and then I end up clicking in a desktop pixel instead of the scroll bar or something. In my case that action is assigned to show the desktop/minimize all windows.

So here's what I just came up with so far, for a 1280x1024 resolution:

Code:
while true ; do sleep 3
...
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Exton|OS Light Build 160728 :: Based on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS with kernel 4.6.0-9-exton (4.6.4)

Posted 07-28-2016 at 03:04 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 160728 about Exton|OS Light Live DVD ISO file of 885 MB
Ive made a new extra version of Exton|OS based on Ubuntu 16.04.1 (alias Xenial Xerus) 64 bit with only a minimum of packages pre-installed. Among them a terminal emulator (LXTerminal), a Web Browser (Google Chrome so you can run Netflix), PCManFM (file manager), NetworkManager, GParted (Partition Editor), Samba (so you can reach your Windows computers) and Synaptic (Package Manager). I give you the pleasure of installing all...
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[WORK-AROUND] Bug on dragging windows of KDE/QT apps under openbox

Posted 04-12-2016 at 06:54 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-12-2016 at 06:56 PM by the dsc
Tags bug, kde, openbox

If you accidentally (or not) click/hold and drag the left mouse button from the inner area ("client" or "any empty area") in a KDE/QT window, it starts to be dragged/moved along, but it's not dropped when you release the button, unlike the behavior with GTK windows (at least GTK2, I guess). You got to press "enter" or "esc", I guess.

Presumably that doesn't happen under KDE proper/kwin, maybe not even with other window managers, but I didn't...
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Opera Presto had the best GUI ever. Ever.

Posted 02-21-2016 at 11:27 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

I can't speak anything about the web-rendering part, which seemed at very least okay, in pair with firefox and chrome, if not somewhat better, sometimes. Even there the GUI alone could give it an edge sometimes as it had a button where you could choose to display/download no image at all, only display already cached images, or operate normally. Other browsers may even have that function, but it's hidden deeper in a less customizable GUI.

And customization was so easy and powerfull....
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