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Monthly Archive January, 2004

Moving /usr

January 23, 2004

When I set up my hard drive to take Debian, I didn’t take into account the vast range of software that I was going to find immediately indispensible. So, /usr was on the same partition as /, and it was taking up 1.1 Gb of a 2 Gb partition. That was unsupportable, of course, so […]

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January 11, 2004

Emma suggested that I try Openbox, and so far I am very pleased. Unlike Blackbox, there are people still working on Openbox, and they are doing a fine job. So far it is not feature-perfect, but it is function-perfect as far as I can tell, and that is really something. I was pretty happy with […]

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January 2, 2004

I am slowly but surely, getting Debian installed on my home machine. I am heavily endebted to emma for her help, suggestions, enthusiasm, humour and dotfiles, but I have beaten my head against these particular walls often enough that it is starting to feel good. Most of the process works as expected, requires minimal kicking […]

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