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The Secret Behind the Auto Proxy Setting

While most people surf the Internet for pleasure, I mostly browse for knowledge. I.e., there will be lots of times that I need to revisit a page again and again. 321 more words


Remembering the twins

I waited this long to recap the two Dell Latitude LMs I had as guests last month because I couldn’t find the pictures I took while I was poking and prodding. 1,097 more words


Install and configure Android NDK on Debian

I am going to install NDK on Debian Wheezy/7, I start by downloading it from the official website  of Android https://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html#Downloads.

user@laptop:~$ wget http://dl.google.com/android/ndk/android-ndk-r10c-linux-x86.bin
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FlashPlayer for Iceweasel

What is Iceweasel?

Iceweasel is a fork with the following purpose :

  1. backporting of security fixes to declared Debian stable version.

  2. no inclusion of trademarked Mozilla artwork (because of #1 above) …
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Release Team unblock queue flushed

At the start of this week, I wrote that we had 58 open unblock requests open (of which 25 were tagged moreinfo).¬† Thanks to an extra effort from the Release Team, we now down to 25 open unblocks – … 72 more words


Get Debian distribution name and version

user@laptop:~$ cat /etc/os-release
PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)"
NAME="Debian GNU/Linux"
VERSION="7 (wheezy)"
user@laptop:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Debian
Description:	Debian GNU/Linux 7.4 (wheezy)
Release:	7.4
Codename:	wheezy

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