Category: GNU Linux and Mate Gnome2 Desktop

29.08.2019

when one is happy with the setup of a linux system (config and scripts) one might want to backup those settings and restore it on a different machine or if things go haywire restore on the current machine. cat /scripts/backup/config_scripts.sh […]

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 […]

Setup Bluetooth Headset under linux debian gnome2 mate desktop
23.08.2018

preparations on terminal: detect your hardware: you can get old but well supported notebooks/laptops here like the dell latitude e4310 with this intel-spy-on-me wifi/bluetooth module on board: lshw |grep lue description: Bluetooth wireless interface product: DW375 Bluetooth Module capabilities: bluetooth […]

02.06.2017

you can use the command: xdpyinfo|less to get your X-server version: name of display: :0.0 version number: 11.0 vendor string: The X.Org Foundation vendor release number: 11604000 X.Org version: 1.16.4 maximum request size: 16777212 bytes motion buffer size: 256 bitmap […]

Debian8.7 vs CentOS7 vs. SUSE12 – kernel version – filesystem – directory structure – RAM memory usage
24.04.2017

it is interesting to see what kernel+filesystem the distributions rely on. Kernels: While CentOS is still on 3.10, Debian is believing in 3.16, and SUSE is “latest” with it’s 4.4 Version kernel. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/04/linux-kernel-4-0-new-features https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Linux-Kernel-macht-Versionssprung-auf-4-0-2557302.html you can upgrade with Debian to […]

14.10.2014

vim /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf [SeatDefaults] #xserver-command=X #xserver-layout= #xserver-config= xserver-allow-tcp=false #xdmcp-manager= #xdmcp-port=177 #xdmcp-key= greeter-session=lightdm-greeter greeter-hide-users=true #greeter-allow-guest=true #greeter-show-manual-login=false #login with LXDE as default (default xSession) user-session=LXDE #allow-guest=true #guest-session=UNIMPLEMENTED session-wrapper=/etc/X11/Xsession #display-setup-script= #greeter-setup-script= #session-setup-script= #session-cleanup-script= #autologin-guest=false ###################### > CHANGE THIS LINE TO THE USER THAT SHOULD […]