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Services from lunar-linux.org may be disrupted

(original message by Auke (sofar) on the maillinglist) as some of you know our current hosting solution will no longer be available to us in the future. We’re working on a temporary solution to prevent most services from becoming unavailable … Continue reading

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new 32bit chroot image

Just updated and uploaded a new image for use as a 32bit chroot – This is especially for those interesting, who want to use Lunar Linux in 64bit and need to run 32bit apps as well. Lunar Linux is not … Continue reading

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Future use of MAINTAINER= in DETAILS

Currently we aren’t using the MAINTAINER= flag correctly in Lunar. I’d even go that far and say, we don’t care about that flag and we simply ignore it. With the new separation (stable / unstable) this will change: The maintainer-flag … Continue reading

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Lunar Linux: Introducing stable / unstable

Both, developers and users awaited the ability to have Lunar Linux in stable and unstable. The last few days and in the past months we had talks and discussions about that and today we came to a solution. Instead of … Continue reading

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Handling renamed modules – An idea

A few days ago we had a little discussion on IRC how to handle renamed modules (once again). Due to the renamed KDE modules a few users had a broken Box because Lunar Linux isn’t keeping track of renamed modules … Continue reading

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Systemd & Connman

I wrote about a possible switch of the init-system in Lunar Linux some time ago. Today I’ll  show you how to replace your init-system with systemd and connman in Lunar Linux.

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Updating old lunar installations: Getting rid of hal

As hal is deprecated now, most new-installations don’t have it anymore. My netbook still has it, so how do I get rid of it easily? Read on, if you want to know..

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cache database for moonbase

We’ve had a few talks regarding the use of a database to speed up some processing/end-user-tools. Let’s say “lvu search”, the module searching when issuing “lunar renew” (which should be module_expired() and run_details()). Also things like “lvu depends”. However. Lunar’s … Continue reading

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