• Debian Buster & i3wm

    Debian Buster & i3wm

    It occurred to me today that I’ve never optimized Debian and i3 together for my own purposes. I’ve themed it in Lubuntu and Ubuntu which consisted of adding it alongside those distributions. However, for Debian I decided to start with a lean install of components add i3 and only what I actually need. This resulted…

  • Upgraded to Debian 10 Buster

    Upgraded to Debian 10 Buster

    A short visual tour to Debian 10 Buster released on July 6, 2019.

  • Debian Stretch Desktop Update

    Debian Stretch Desktop Update

    I’m giving my Debian Stretch drive a little attention and running updates.  It’s home is a 1TB 7400 RPM hard drive and serves as home to my personal and server backups as well as this machine’s Steam library. Currently I’m running Peppermint 8 on my main SSD drive and Ubuntu 16.04.3 running i3 on my…

  • Debian 9 Stretch Desktop

    Debian 9 Stretch Desktop

    Just a little show and tell from my stable Debian desktop. “Stretch” is installed on my 1TB HD and is the defacto long term storage archive for my system. Wallpaper Icons: Ultra Flat Numix Remix Window Manager Theme: BSM Simple Dark The SSD is running Peppermint 8 and my ancient 5400RPM “distro hopping” drive is home…

  • Debian Stretch Desktop

    Kicking the tires of Debian 9 (Stretch) and I’m very much at home here in the XFCE desktop. I upgraded my system on the stable repository this morning and it worked flawlessly. Now that all the patents on the MP3 format have basically expired It’s even less effort to to set up.