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by cuckooflew
2020-09-08 21:13
Forum: General Debian
Topic: Is it just me...
Replies: 106
Views: 102073

Re: Is it just me...

Out of context , this won't make sense, but to some one it will,...any way I got drifting off topic , and decided to cut the text, and post it here, probably it is just me, But in any event, I am going to take a few days off and do some other things, considerably more important then what goes on her...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-08 21:04
Forum: Docs, Howtos, Tips & Tricks
Topic: Howto: Installing and configuring Debian Buster
Replies: 30
Views: 33742

Re: Howto: Installing and configuring Debian Buster

by Bagger » 2020-08-30 22:17 >>Why did you turn it into something like that ?? assumptions...tut..tut And yes in order for me to do what I'm aiming to do, then yes I need the latest version of kodi. saying that I dot need it when you have no idea of my goal is just plain short sighted. Well, you ar...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-08 20:10
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Your system in action,Screen and Desktop Videos
Replies: 4
Views: 4805

Re: Your system in action,Screen and Desktop Videos

Actually Openbox would be neat, well maybe depending, but anyway I used to use OpenBox for quite some time, sometimes still do, "FVWM" is another really nice one, any way, hope sometime soon you can show something.
by cuckooflew
2020-09-08 13:40
Forum: Beginners Questions
Topic: Upgrading to linux kernel 5.8
Replies: 11
Views: 6128

Re: Upgrading to linux kernel 5.8

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux-58-features&num=1 Linux Kernel 5.8 (ryzen performance and power management fixes) Given the release timeline for Linux 5.8, this will likely be the kernel version shipped by the likes of Ubuntu 20.10 and Fedora 33 this autumn. Here a...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-08 00:52
Forum: Installation
Topic: [Solved] Buster freezes at "Started Gnome Display Manager"
Replies: 9
Views: 9093

Re: [Solved] Buster freezes at "Started Gnome Display Manage

by Prairie » PS, mods, I apologize for replying to what I see as a troll but I don't want a comment like HOAS' scaring off possible newbies from commenting legitimately on my, or anyone else's thread. I joined to learn and teach not be bullied or tolerate it. Apparently this entity does not realize...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-07 10:51
Forum: General Debian
Topic: roll back to last good boot on linux?
Replies: 14
Views: 7370

Re: roll back to last good boot on linux?

by tdave »Not really sure if anyone is interested in this but someone might be someday. I don't know my self, but on several occasions I have suggested to beginners that they concentrate on learning how to make good backups first. Before just jumping into modifying the system, customizing , etc. So...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-07 10:08
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: dnsmasq receive reverse lookup request unexpectedly
Replies: 2
Views: 2319

Re: dnsmasq receive reverse lookup request unexpectedly

Welcome to Debian User Forums,
Please learn to use code boxes, and also What does this have to do with Debian ?
by cuckooflew
2020-09-06 22:25
Forum: Beginners Questions
Topic: Is File system a software?
Replies: 15
Views: 8497

Re: Is File system a software?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_system File system From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about the way computers organise data stored on media such as disk. For library and office filing systems, see Library classification. In computing, a file s...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-06 22:23
Forum: Beginners Questions
Topic: Is File system a software?
Replies: 15
Views: 8497

Re: Is File system a software?

Wow, I never dreamed there were so many definitions of software,... I think I will just stick with what the wiki says: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software Software From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search For other uses, see Software (disambiguation). Not to be conf...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-06 22:01
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: [solved] GNOME doesn't display German menus
Replies: 8
Views: 3845

Re: GNOME doesn't display German menus

Seems like years ago I ran into the same problem, I had installed it using the English selection, and then later my son wanted it in Spanish, I never did figure out a way to change the entire system to Spanish, so I re-installed, using the Spanish install, and everything worked fine, it was all in s...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-06 21:55
Forum: General Debian
Topic: roll back to last good boot on linux?
Replies: 14
Views: 7370

Re: roll back to last good boot on linux?

A hint of sorts, something you should consider, your back up copy should be put on a storage device , something separate from the PC HD, eg: usb drive, or at least stick. Why ? Because if you make a back up, or "roll back to last good boot", what ever you want to call it, if it is on your ...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-06 21:27
Forum: General Debian
Topic: roll back to last good boot on linux?
Replies: 14
Views: 7370

Re: roll back to last good boot on linux?

===== edited=== You posted while I was writing, and yes, now you are getting closer, everything you need to be able to have a reliable backup, and restore the system if and when needed is available , you just need to learn how to write the scripts ,use the tools, and configure you system to do the t...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-06 17:49
Forum: General Debian
Topic: roll back to last good boot on linux?
Replies: 14
Views: 7370

Re: roll back to last good boot on linux?

https://www.startpage.com/do/dsearch?query=How+can+I+make+automatic+backups+of+my+Linux+system&cat=web&pl=ext-ff&language=english&extVersion=1.3.0 Learn how to make a back up, stop comparing windows to linux, and stop trying to reinvent linux, They did think of this, and a long time...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-06 16:06
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: IPv6 REACHABLE -> STALE after a while, then host looks down
Replies: 5
Views: 3757

Re: IPv6 REACHABLE -> STALE after a while, then host looks d

I don't understand what the purpose of the link you posted is either, there is nothing there that is of any use, ? How ever, the key words: ipv6 not working anymore Do yield a lot of results that could be of use. EG: This problem can occur for a number reasons, depending on various circumstances. To...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-05 22:39
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Your system in action,Screen and Desktop Videos
Replies: 4
Views: 4805

Re: Your system in action,Screen and Desktop Videos

Ok, well I edited the title/subject, when I started the topic I said "ffmpeg", because that is what I used, but did not intend or mean to sound like other methods could not be posted as well, you are right, though, it will be interesting to see what other things people do, how they do them...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-05 22:25
Forum: General Debian
Topic: How to get to know Linux and go away from windows.
Replies: 24
Views: 17887

Re: How to get to know Linux and go away from windows.

Good book, thanks but sometimes I will ask a question and someone will point out why he think I should not do or not do it that way and everyone tells me thats the answer Kind of hard to make sense, or follow this logic, But if you have no intention of follow the advice given, and "do it that w...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-05 16:27
Forum: Programming
Topic: Cannot understand why some function is working correctly
Replies: 8
Views: 8636

Re: Cannot understand why some function is working correctly

pythagorasmk wrote: Please give me advice about book in which are explained data structures in C. Some websites give reviews and one can browse parts of a book that interests them, or even better, a good public library , where you can even check a book out, or just review it there, and if you want ...
by cuckooflew
2020-09-04 22:24
Forum: Beginners Questions
Topic: Update Problem? (SOLVED)
Replies: 11
Views: 4573

Re: Update Problem?

Weird, now the screen shot does show, it didn't earlier,maybe it is just me, ...Any way, yea , they could just use a different mirror, that should solve the problem
by cuckooflew
2020-09-04 22:14
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: Is it possible to get alarm-clock added back into the repos?
Replies: 16
Views: 9101

Re: Is it possible to get alarm-clock added back into the re

It might be possible. As for how, well let's see: https://www.startpage.com/do/dsearch?query=How+to+get+a+program+included+in+Debian+packages&cat=web&pl=ext-ff&language=english&extVersion=1.3.0 The best one, it looks like to me: https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/distribute-deb/distr...