Debian Promotion

Debian Promotion In an effort to help promote the Debian Operating system, I had a look for some suitable presentations.  It seems, that the last one produced was back in 2013, others are not in English. which is understandable as Debian has a world wide development community. I decided to create my own.  Started with…

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ToriOS Testing 1.5 Released part 2

  I spent part of this afternoon installing ToriOS 1.5 on a netbook,  with the view that having usedg the OBI installer software I could write instructions for the ToriOS manual which is my main project.  However in order to write the manual you need to have access to the software or system you’re writing…

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ToriOS Manual Update 3/4/2019

I have updated a manual with a basic section on setting up virtual machine manager. https://github.com/zleap/ToriosManualv21 forks.1 stars.0 open issues.Recent commits: Add section on setting up virtual machine manager, Paul Sutton README.md updated from https://stackedit.io/, Paul Sutton Update README.md, GitHub Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/zleap/ToriosManualv2, Paul Sutton add updated manual – new get torios section…

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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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ToriOS Testing 2018.1

ToriOS Testing 2018.1   ToriOS is a GNU/Linux Operating System built for very old computers (NON PAE) and for those who are interested and brave enough to build their own system the way they like from a fully working base with GUI and minimal installed packages by default. http://torios.top/ Latest testing iso available. Taken from…

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Adventures with Arduino Part 24

Further to part 22 of this blog series.  I have now, through a lot of trial, error, hacking and experimentation with code got to the point where the LCD screen now displays wet or dry depending on the value of the analogue input. The code is below, it isn’t perfect but this works, so I…

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Adventures with Arduino Part 21

  I have now built a plant moisture monitor from project 8 in the Arduino project handbook.   I still need to do some finer calibration but it works. If you have the book, the project is on page 58/59.  The code can be downloaded from https://arduinohandbook.wordpress.com/projects/8-plant-monitor/ The full code from the book is now…

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ToriOS Daily Build 1

Anyone following this blog will know that I am involved with ToriOS.  ToriOS is a GNU / Linux based system designed for low power and low memory systems, hence support for non-PAE hardware. ToriOS is currently in the late stages of development, and we would like more testers for the daily build iso files. More…

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