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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Public Keys and e-mail

  If you use tools such as GNU Privacy Guard to sign and or encrypt e-mail then you have the facility in Thunderbird, with the Enigmail extension to attach your public key (.asc file) to your e-mails.   This is found as an option within the e-mail compose window. Enigmail Menu — > attach My Public…

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ToriOS Manual v2 – 1

More updates to the ToriOS manual.  Starting to add information on the various applications that come with the Operating System and also update and maintain other parts of the manual. Help with this and documentation for free software generally is always welcome. https://github.com/zleap/ToriosManualv21 forks.1 stars.0 open issues.Recent commits: README.md updated from https://stackedit.io/, Paul Sutton add…

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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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CodeClub Paignton – Update

  Just a quick update. I will hopefully running the Paignton Code Club from 15th September 2018. I am NOT taking over on a permanent basis,   but want to keep the club running until the group leader is able to take over and carry on.  I can then go back to just helping out…

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Updates May 2018

  The past week has seen a somewhat flurry of activity around a range of different issues. Firstly,  I was contacted with regard to CoderDojos starting up in Devon.   This is really exciting as it takes Code Club to the next level and extends participation to 7 – 17 year olds.   There should be a…

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