Category Archives: Linux

Installing OpenVPN + PIA on Debian Jessie

So I started using the vpn service Private Internet Access, and I am very pleased with them, but their downloadable software is mainly for Ubuntu, and often does not work well with other distros. So I found instructions on PIA’s … Continue reading

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Running Debian-Live with Multiple Persistence Partitions

So I am now running a USB Drive with Debian-Live 8.2.0 on it, and it is pretty darn cool. I am running it with Persistence, which allows me to save files and information between reboots, so my preferences and changes … Continue reading

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Installing Debian 8.2.0 on Cenovo Mini PC1

installation complete, it was fairly easy, but with a few minor hiccups. The Cenovo 64-bit Quad-core Mini PC (TV Box) does not seem to be able to handle Gnome for some reason, so the only desktop environment I could readily … Continue reading

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Installing Debian 8.2.0 Jessie on Cenovo Mini PC TV Box 64 Bit Quad Core Intel Z3735F

If the postal service isn’t lying, then my new mini-computer/tv box should be arriving. The first thing I plan to do is go through the process of installing Debian 8.2.0 Jessie on its bad little self. In case you don’t … Continue reading

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Installing Driver for Epson Workforce WF-2540 under Ubuntu 14.04 and later

The Epson WF-2540 is a great little printer and not very difficult to setup under Ubuntu 14.04 and later. It doesn’t work straight out of the box, if you use Ubuntu’s Add Printer Dialogue it suggests Generic Drivers that seem … Continue reading

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Configuring Wireless on Lenovo S10 Ideapad under Opensuse 13.1

So, some of you still have Lenovo S10 Ideapads, and with the new release of Opensuse 13.1, some of you found out wireless doesn’t work straight out of box, well, never fear, the solution couldn’t be simpler. It turns out … Continue reading

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How to use Bittorrent Wisely.

Over the years I have heard many horror stories about people getting notices from their IP service provider about being nailed for downloading “Tracked” torrents etc. One of the first steps in making sure this does not happen is shop … Continue reading

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