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HP Laptop 15s-eq1261ur + Debian Bullseye RC2

The laptop is pretty unusable out of the box and suffering multiple issues. The best option is to abstain from purchasing at the moment, despite its very good nominal performance/price ratio.

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Debian 10: pulseaudio+Timidity++

The chronic conflict when Timidity++ prevented PulseAudio from detecting (some of) physical audio controllers—even those visible by ALSA (cf. https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1216140#p1216140)—seems to have been solved in Debian 10 distro. Purge Timidity++ configs and fresh reinstall it after upgrading Stretch to Buster.

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Расшить развороты PDF

...Если поля по краям и в центре разные, то только briss+unpnup+pdfsizeopt, увы. pdfjam -o book1.pdf --trim '60px 0px 60px 0px' --fitpaper true book.pdf # отрезать лишнее, чтобы ширина полей справа и слева равнялась половине ширины центрального mutool poster -x 2 … Continue reading

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Microsoft shrinks

Each session of Microsoft Windows administration is like visiting Wonderland: even funny if not too often. The guys included a feature for shrinking/extension partitions starting with NT 6.0 (Vista), but the shrinking is of little use, except if used on … Continue reading

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Debian Jessie from Discovery to Mastery

A new edition of The Debian Administrator's Handbook by Raphaël Hertzog, Roland Mas—the third one counting only English editions, and the seventh if the first four French-only are included—has been issued by Freexian. Continue reading at Nubis Novem →

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Evo Misbehaving After Upgrade to Jessie

If your Evolution mail client—after upgrading to Debian Jessie (i. e. up to v. 3.12.9)—"loses" some messages received through IMAP, check its local Junk directory for a remote IMAP server, even if you cannot remember configuring local spam filtering. Continue reading … Continue reading

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To boot FreeDOS with a 1920x1200 monitor...

...I have managed not. Just placed a bug report, hope it looks not too stupid.

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jackd + fluidsynth (Debian 7 'Wheezy' / 8 'Jessie')

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CPU Freq Gnome Shell extension vs Gigabyte GA-G41M-Combo Rev. 2.0

CPU Freq with Wheezy AMD64 seems to momentarily freeze X Window video ("intel" driver) every few seconds on Gigabyte GA-G41M-Combo Rev. 2.0 (G41+ICH7).

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Праздник общей беды

По поводу сегодняшнего праздника скажу вот что. Два месяца я пользовался кандидатом (RC1), что для меня нехарактерно. Пока ОС оставила впечатления удовлетворительного качества.

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