Category: Debian

Cinnamon Desktop (Gnome3 fork) vs MATE Desktop (Gnome2) a review
06.08.2019

Cinnamon desktop developed by Developer(s) Linux Mint team! – is a beautiful desktop (default on Linux Mint) alternative to Gnome2 MATE. BUT: still prefer Gnome2 MATE (at least on GNU Debian Linux) because it is: minimalistic / very resource efficient […]

Debian 9.8 “stretch” setup of VirtualBox 6.0 with Cinnamon Desktop
03.08.2019

# setup log of VirtualBox Graphical User Interface Version 6.0.10 r132072 (Qt5.7.1) # on Debian 9.8 with Cinnamon Desktop # go into software repo user@debian98:~$ cd /software/ # download latest version of software user@debian98:/software$ wget https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/6.0.10/virtualbox-6.0_6.0.10-132072~Debian~stretch_amd64.deb –2019-08-03 14:36:05– https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/6.0.10/virtualbox-6.0_6.0.10-132072~Debian~stretch_amd64.deb Resolving […]

ntpd – when fundamentals fail
06.07.2019

servers/clients/computers/programs/services/webservers need accurate time… they usually get it from time servers that have an atomic clock attached to their USB port. (just guessing) ping time.google.com PING time.google.com (216.239.35.4) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from time2.google.com (216.239.35.4): icmp_seq=1 ttl=46 time=43.5 […]

debian and cups rename printer
08.01.2019

if you print from a laptop at home at at office, and it happens you have the same printer model here and there, you might to want to distinguish between them by name. # become root sudo bash # backup […]