Tag Archives: jessie

Changes to Skype (and issues with sound quality)

I’ve been using Skype 4.3 for Linux quite happily with relatively few issues until now but since the older versions will no longer work I have had to upgrade. Advertisements

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Rather then use the console when working on a system I generally prefer to connect remotely using ‘ssh’ as it is so much easier to be able to cut and paste from a terminal session on my workstation that way.

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GNOME 3 Customizing the login screen

Modifying the look and feel of the GNOME 3 login screen seems like it is a lot harder than it should be, not least because the way these settings are stored seems to have changed at least twice since the … Continue reading

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Minimal GNOME 3 Install on Debian (jessie)

I thought it was time to sit down and see if I could work out how do a minimal installation of GNOME 3. It is not secret that it isn’t my favorite desktop but I’d thought I’d give it another … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 3 Minimal Install

Unfortunately the raspbian unattended network install doesn’t yet support the Raspberry Pi 3, so if you want a really lightweight install on your nice shiny Raspberry Pi 3 you need to do a bit more work.

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