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Debian is back…

Updated Nvidia installation howto on May, 22nd 2012 …on my computer! What is (in my opinion) the greatest of all operating systems is back: Debian 6.0 aka “squeeze” was released last weekend. Of course as always with new Debian releases – compared to other recently released Linux distributions – the software which comes with squeeze …

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Lucid desktop install with lvm2

As I recently “reorganized” the partitioning scheme on my desktop system to gain some space for my flac music files I also changed the linux partitions to further run from logical volumes. To install Ubuntu on logical volumes you need to run the alternate installer – which in my case pretty much failed. I don’t …

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Grub2

The grand unified bootloader (grub) not being updated since 2006 Canonical announced to release the next Ubuntu version 9.10 – also known as “Karmic Koala” – with grub2 as the default boot manager. Of course I got curious and as I read an article in c’t about this topic I had to see what grub2 …

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Vanilla kernel for Debian Lenny

The default Linux kernel of Debian Lenny is of course very stable – but a little outdated. If you’re the more adventurous type (or just need support for newer devices) you might like the idea of installing a more recent vanilla kernel? Debian makes this task quite easy and you’ll end up with real Debian …

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