Xubuntu 17 To Debian 9 Update Results

If you followed my last, hastily written, explanatory post HERE, you probably thought that I was a little crazy, trying to update an existing Xubuntu 17.04 system to the new release of Debian, 9.0 named “Stretch”. Well, I followed the instructions that I posted there from start to finish, and the results are: [drum roll…

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Xubuntu to Debian

One of my daughters is running Xubuntu on her laptop. Since the latest release of Debian (9.0 “Stretch”) should, in theory, have packages and kernel which are updated and superior to her 17.04 install of Xubuntu, I’m going to try a direct update from Xubuntu to Debian using dist-upgrade. First, I will do a complete…

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OpenSource Privacy

I’ve blogged a bit about OpenSource, and Linux – I’ve even convinced numerous friends and family members to join me. CentOS and Debian are my distros of choice, but for many of them, moving over from the Windows world; simpler is better. So I’ve set them up mainly with Ubuntu (shudder) and Mint. My own…

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Attempting Minecraft on PocketC.H.I.P.

My first attempt at installing and running Minecraft on the PocketC.H.I.P. – Fairly successful, but not quite workable yet. Related links of interest: How to use Aptitude package tool on Debian, Ubuntu and Mint linux How to Install JAVA 8 (JDK/JRE 8u77) on Debian 8 & 7 via PPA  

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PocketC.H.I.P. – First Impressions

FEATURES 4.3″ Resistive touch screen. Full QWERTY keyboard. Removable enclosure and bezel. 3.7-volt LiPo Battery. GPIO Access. WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. APPLICATIONS PICO-8 – Play games, change games, and make games with PICO-8! SunVox – The SunVox tracker is a fully featured music production studio. Linux Terminal – A place to type commands directly to…

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