Configuring MATE Lockscreen Background

MATE is fast becoming my desktop environment of choice, and best of all it will run on both my desktop and my Raspberry Pi.
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Networking with SIMH using TUN/TAP

I use the SIMH simulator to allow me to run VAX/VMS on my linux desktop using an OpenVMS Hobbyist license. Compiling simh and getting a simulated MicroVAX II running on my Raspberry Pi was relatively easy. Continue reading

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Beep on startup and shutdown

I seem to like getting my machines to make beeping noises!
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Linked List

Various recursive routines to manipulate linked lists written (a long time ago) using ALGOL 68, classic stuff!
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Installing Raspbian

These instructions will show you how to install Raspbian from scratch on your Raspberry Pi, allowing you to select only the components you want to produce your own customized installation.
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Copying Folders

There are several different way to copy all the files in one folder to another, while preserving the file permissions and attributes.
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Installing MATE

MATE is a fork of the original GNOME 2 desktop environment that is not currently available in the official Debian repositories.
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