sidux

sidux 2009.2

On July 15th sidux 2009.2 was released. I was looking forward to this release because it’s the first one with KDE4 as I didn’t wanted to go through the hassle of updating from KDE3… For those who haven’t heard of sidux: it’s a Debian sid (the unstable branch of Debian) based distro and 100% compatible …

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Debian with lame, mencoder, transcode, xvid & dvd::rip

Debian has one of the largest software repositories around but also has a very strict policy (which I respect) when it comes to legal stuff concerning free software or copyrights. I guess this is the reason why some multimedia software packages are missing. If you stick with Debian you have to install them manually, or …

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Creative Zen & Debian

Since I recently became the proud owner of Creative’s Zen (8GB) mp3 player I wanted to make it work with Linux. So I prepared myself for some hours of google-ing and configuring and trying… But, I was sooo wrong! It’s (almost) as easy as plug and play! 😉 (-> Thanks to energiequant.de!) OK, now for …

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Installing sidux

As already mentioned, sidux is a pretty nice Linux distro and I’m beginning to like it a lot! I was running sidux for quite a while and thought I’d share some of my experiences. So, this is how I installed sidux on my 64bit AMD box and how it worked for me: As ever, download …

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sidux – the “easier” sid

I was playing a little distro-hopping lately and – having a big favor for Debian – came across “sidux“. This distro is released by former “Kanotix” developers and is based on Debian sid. Sid being the “unstable” branch of Debian is a bit of risk when used as main OS. Though it may be more …

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