Stretch to Buster

I decided to upgrade a spare netbook from Debian 9 (Stretch) to Debian 10 (Buster).  This went really well,  just a case of editing /etc/apt/source.list then running apt update && apt upgrade apt dist-upgrade I didn’t see any messages during this process.  Not the process is not fully automated here, it will stop and ask…

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Vectoroids

VECTOROIDS APPLICABLE TO DEBIAN 9.x (STRETCH) Vectoroids – is a rock based shooting game,  along the same lines as the old 8bit arcade classic asteroids. you can install using apt install vectoroids on Debian. (use root, either with su or sudo). vectoroids/stable,now 1.1.0-13+b1 amd64 [installed] vector-based rock-shooting This version comes with Debian 9 Stretch. By default…

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Netbook Upgrade

  I spent a few hours this afternoon migrating my netbook from Lubuntu to Debian 9.5 (Stretch),  this went really well. There were no issues with hardware support as I had already tested this before migration. So having installed the base OS,  installed extra software and copied back all my backed up files.  I am…

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December 2017 Tech Jam Writeup

## December 2017 write up. This month was another successful tech jam, with lots going on. The Physical computing section was set up early with Pi’s, monitors etc, along with some extra monitors for use by visitors. This area has become pretty much self sufficient. This month,  we again had our switch setup, so each…

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