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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. … Continue reading

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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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Optimizing the filesystem when using a solid state disk

Though modern solid state drives can now store a large amount of data they differ from conventional disks in a number of ways.

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