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Dell XPS running Debian 11 now

Posted on Fri 22 October 2021 in desktop • Tagged with open source, debian, xps

And I wipe my Dell XPS once again

When I installed Debian GNU/Linux on my Dell XPS somewhere in 2020, I planned on keeping it that way 'forever'. In the mean time I reinstalled Windows 10 and Linux at least twice. So now I'm more or less back, running …

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snapper as time machine alternative on Debian GNU/Linux

Posted on Thu 14 January 2021 in desktop • Tagged with open source, btrfs, debian, backup


It must have been a year ago already that I reinstalled my Dell XPS laptop with Debian GNU/Linux. At install time I figured I really wanted to be able to snaphot filesystems, so I made sure I used btrfs as filesystem. Actually doing something with it was put …

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Ervaringen Clevo NL51GU met Debian 10

Posted on Sat 06 June 2020 in desktop • Tagged with hardware, debian, open source

De afgelopen jaren heb ik al meerdere stappen gedaan / pogingen ondernomen om (weer) Linux op mijn laptop gebruiken. Rond 2005 heb ik de overstap gemaakt naar MacOS, maar de omstandigheden en de markt zijn ondertussen zo veranderd dat ik nu ook weer andere opties zie. Eerst heb ik eerste geprobeerd …

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Debian 10 on my laptop

Posted on Sat 22 February 2020 in desktop • Tagged with open source, debian

Today I set up Debian 10 on an older Macbook. This for most part just worked, but it did involve a couple of extra steps when compared with Ubuntu. This is just a small note to future self to document the basic setup.

  • OS install via Debian DVD 1 on …

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