Hello, I recently decided to switch from kubuntu to Debian KDE. Although, when I try to install Debian, my keyboard works all the way until I reach the installer. Grub works, the BIOS works, etc. The livecd also failed to boot.. But that was the least of my worry's. Even the livecd failsafe mode. The noapic and nolapic kernel parameters have done nothing to the installer. Legacy USB mode is enabled. Please help.
EDIT: When I said the livecd failed to boot, I meant live mode.
EDIT: Live mode works on gnome, but it runs gnome fallback. Still no keyboard.submitted by butlerccreltub
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Randomly saw this tonight looking up membership offerings.
Edit: forgot to add that the test is $100 vs $300 right now. Unfortunately I'm not prepared to take said test myself yet.submitted by unquietwiki
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I am in school for Information Technology & Management and I want to go deeper into Linux and system administration and the networking side. My finals are in two weeks then I'll have a month off for winter break till next semester starts. What I am looking for is a project idea that I can work on during that break that can incorporate some of the things I listed before that can increase my knowledge on the subject and give me experience I can put on a resume. Would anyone here have any advice or ideas I could look into?
Thanks!submitted by Kieji
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Linus Torvalds announced Linux 3.17, the Shuffling Zombie Juror, saying, “The past week was fairly calm, and so I have no qualms about releasing 3.17 on the normal schedule”. The latest kernel includes a number of nice headline features, such as the new getrandom() system call and sealed files APIs that we covered in previous issues of LU&D. Linux 3.17 also includes support for less highlighted new features, such as new signature checking of kexec()’d kernel images and sparse files on Samba file systems (which is significant for those mounting Windows and Mac shares).
I am happy to announce that Qt 5.4 Release Candidate is now available.
After the Qt5.4 Beta release we have done some build & packaging related updates in addition to large number of error fixes based on feedback from Beta release.
There hasn't been much in the way of exciting Wayland/Weston developments to report on this month, but its development is continuing in its usual manner. Out today is another version of the Weston IVI Shell as it still works to being accepted upstream.
The weston-ivi-shell is a reference shell for Wayland's Weston compositor running on In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems. The Weston-IVI work dates back many months and today's revision to the shell marks its eighth public version as it still seeks to be accepted into mainline Weston.
The GNOME Shell 3.15.2 release fixes some visual glitching, improves the layout of the extension installation dialog, supports the CSS margin property, and offers other bug fixes and minor enhancements. Most notable to GNOME Shell 3.15.2 though is there's finally Python 3 support.
Many GNOME components have long ported their Python 2 code to Python 3 while GNOME Shell's Python support has just received the Py3 treatment. Details on GNOME's overall Python 3 porting work can be found via this Wiki page.
Clonezilla Live is a Linux distribution based on DRBL, Partclone, and udpcast that lets users perform bare metal backup and recovery with ease. The developers have just upgraded the system and it's now at version 2.3.1-15.