Tag Archives: linuxlite

windows 7 users welcomed by linuxliteos 4.8 gnu/linux desktop

windows 7 users welcomed by linux lite os 4.8 gnu/linux desktop – the free libre open source desktop DESIGNED to help you transition off unsupported windows 7

LINUXLITE OS would like to take this opportunity to welcome all Windows 7 people who have come here to find a simple, fast and free alternative to Windows 7 which has reached its end of life and no longer provides security updates. Linux Lite makes the transition to a linux based operating system by offering a full, Microsoft compatible Office suite, familiar software like Firefox, Chrome, Teamviewer, VLC as well as full system back up tools, a comprehensive – easy to follow Help Manual to guide you on your journey

linuxlite chromium browser gnome-keyring is using 50% CPU #fail

linuxlite chromium browser gnome-keyring using 50% cpu so lets try and remove it with aptitude remove gnome-keyring

# aptitude remove gnome-keyring
The following packages will be REMOVED:  
  gnome-keyring gnome-keyring-pkcs11{u} 
0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B of archives. After unpacking 3,737 kB will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n/?] y

yes this breaks chrome / chromium until you fix your chromium shortcut

you need to change your linuxlite chromium shortcut launcher from

chromium-browser %U

to

chromium-browser --password-store=basic %U

if you would like the chromium browser to stop using gnome-keyring you can vote here

and see more goog chromium browser password bugs here

 

Linux Lite 4 GNU/Linux release schedule and download #linux #gnu/linux #desktop #osde

Linux Lite 4 GNU/Linux release schedule and download #linux #gnu/linux

Release Schedule

  • Linux Lite 4.0 ‘Diamond’ Release – 1st June 2018
  • Linux Lite 4.2 Release – 1st November 2018
  • Linux Lite 4.4 Release – 1st April 2019
  • Linux Lite 4.6 Release – 1st September 2019
  • Linux Lite 4.8 Release – 1st February 2020 (End of Support April 2023)

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linuxlite xubuntu kannanda font install

linuxliteos (and ed/x/ubuntu) if you are using a site that uses the kannanda font (such as https://www.news18.com/world/) you will need to install the package language-pack-kn but first close any browsers first and reopen them after installing in case your pc crashes during the update

# aptitude show language-pack-kn

 

which should auto install the following dependancies

# apt-cache rdepends language-pack-kn
language-pack-kn
Reverse Depends:
 language-pack-gnome-kn
 language-pack-kn-base
 language-pack-kn-base
 language-pack-kn-base
 language-pack-kn
 language-pack-gnome-kn-base
 language-pack-gnome-kn
 language-pack-gnome-kn
 language-pack-kn-base
 language-pack-kn-base
 language-pack-kn-base
 language-pack-kn
 language-pack-gnome-kn-base
 language-pack-gnome-kn

 

linuxlite english uk support

to enable linuxlite (& xubuntu) english uk support for office and firefox run

menu | settings | language support

drag english united kingdom to top of list

click apply systemwide

you can also add extra languages such as chinese

reboot

then browse to a chinese site such as http://www.saicmotor.com/chinese/index.shtml to check you can see the chinese characters correctly

linuxlite (& xubuntu) xml editors

linuxlite (& xubuntu) csv & xml editors

vscode csv & xml extensions

if fact vscode has 100’s of extensions not only extensions for CSV and XML