SalineOS-1.0 (20110117): lightweight, fast Xfce4.6 distro based on Debian Stable w/ backports & security updates.

It's purpose is stability and current applications. Since 20110121. SalineOS-1.1 (20110126); SalineOS-1.2 (20110219); SalineOS-1.3 (20110300); 1. Prepare & Install: ( lang=en tz=America/Caracas vga=788 (aa1) or 792 (desktop) a) Download from http://salineos.com/downloads.php burn DAO/SAO at slowest speed b) Backup these: /data, /var/cache/apt/archives, /home/<user>, /etc (See Partitions) c) Install from CD/USB. Reboot. Populate /var/cache/apt/archives if applicable. * Rename /var/cache/apt/archives /var/cache/apt/archives.orig * Create link to the archive: ln -s /data/archives-pm1 /var/cache/apt/archives d) add these lines into /etc/apt/apt.conf: (create if it doesn't exist) APT::Default-Release "squeeze"; APT::Cache-Limit 42000000; e) Visit http://debian-multimedia.org/ Add multimedia.list for multimedia support f) Get inxi & smxi for dist-upgrades, Skype, VirtualBox, & others. # cd /usr/local/bin && wget smxi.org/inxi && chmod -x inxi # cd /usr/local/bin && wget smxi.org/smxi.zip && unzip smxi.zip && smxi ;; turn off automatic kernel updates & install a stable liquorix kernel (option 3) ;; if using Nvidia or ATI, reinstall video driver after any kernel install g) Remove AutoUpdate from taskbar (or change aptitude “clean” to “autoclean”) 2. Essential apps: foo2zjs chromium-browser/chrome krusader k3b p7 conky luckyBackup acroread dropbox omegat unetbootin htop mc sux moc mutt testdisk fsarchiver adacious w32codecs yspell-es ttf-mscorefonts streamtuner streamripper xscreensaver-* sudoku childsplay,-es gcompris,-sounds-es tuxpaint,-config gnome-games ktuberling 3. Hardware: a) Setup HP Laserjet 1020 (semi-Linux compat) using installed foo2zjs and localhost:631 pm1: insert @/data/bin/hp1020set into /etc/xdg/lxsession/Peppermint/autostart saline,lmde: create hp1020.desktop b) Setup scanner Acer/Benq S2W 3300U (semi-Linux compatible): # mkdir /usr/share/sane/snapscan # cp /opt/install/scanner/u176v046.bin /usr/share/sane/snapscan/ Make these changes in /etc/sane.d/snapscan.conf : firmware /usr/share/sane/snapscan/u176v046.bin un-comment: # dev/usb/scanner0 bus=usb c) Tune HD: # tune2fs -m2 /dev/sda1 or where ever / (root) is located. (reduce 5% to 2%) d) Mod: /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config: "nice_value = 0" to "nice_value = -1” [smoother] e) set monitor: insert @xrandr -s 1024x768 -r60 into /etc/xdg/lxsession/Peppermint/autostart f) EeePC: install eee-acpi-scripts add into /etc/default/grub “quiet silent acpi_osi=Linux” then # update-grub 4. Tweaks & Tips a) In fstab, insert the following highlighted items: UUID=35c6a...8e83a / ext4 relatime,nodiratime,errors=remount-ro 0 1 UUID=fe43c...c5ac2f /data ext3 relatime,nodiratime,defaults 0 2 b) Convert ~/Documents, etal to sym-links to /data/Documents, etcetera. c) Sync Chromium-browser. +Smooth Gestures, SmartVideo, G-Translate, Dropbox d) Tips Belkin Router:00:22:75:4A:AD:EF Router IP:192.168.2.1 WAN IP:190.39.105.157 e) Alt + SysReq + R,S,E,I,S,U,B: Raising Skinny Elephants Is So Utterly Boring f) Yogurt: 3 ¾ c. water + 1 ⅔ c.nonfat dry milk + ¼ c. live yogurt; 6 - 12 hours at 115ºF. g) DLink KVM-2K: Scroll-lock + Scroll-lock +1 or 2 / +S (scan every 10 secs) / +ESC h) Wifi management: wicd ceni ifconfig iwconfig ifup ifdown lspci -vv i) Console: ssh user@ip ssh -X user@ip File manager: sftp://user@ip j) $ startx > /dev/null 2>&1 # etune # e2label # date MMDDhhmmCCYY k) # xrandr -s 1440x900 -r 60 in /etc/xdg/lxsession/Peppermint/autostart if needed l) Set # date MMDDhhmmCCYY if needed. Time: %T Date: %F Tip: %A %x m)H.Andes Plaza: 000 558 265 6314698 bp 1945 09 11 n) clone an image: fsarchiver savefs -o -v /data/lmde-20110115.fsa /dev/sda4 5. Partitions: Only 4 primaries or 3 primaries & 1 extended with max 15 logicals (on SATA) a) Partitions, ext4: /[10G], /alt[10G]. /data[80G±]. sda4 extended, sda5=swap[2G], sda6 + b) Leave /home in the / partition. Create separate /data partition & automount
Computer Core2duo, E4500, 2.20GHz, 2 GB RAM, Western ATA: WDC-WD1600JS-00 HD=160 GB; AA1: AOA150 (ZG5) DualCore Atom N270, 1.6Ghz, 1GB RAM, Hitachi HTS54321; HD=160 GB, P4 Intel Celeron 430: (UP) 900MHz SAMSUNG HD161GJ; HD=164 GB, d1p1 sda1 /lm7 ext3 20 GB sda1 WIN ntfs 35 GB sda1 /pm1 ext3 19 GB sda1 /win ntfs 25 GB d1p2 sda2 linuxswap 2 GB sda2 /pm1 ext4 10 GB extended d1p3 sda3 /datb ext3 15 GB sda3 /swap swap 2 GB sda3 /data ext3 115 GB sda3 /data ext4 97 GB d1p4 extended d1p5 sda5 /data ext3 95 GB sda5 /data ext4 50 GB sda6 /saline ext4 8 GB sda5 /saline ext4 10 GB d1p6 sda6 /epd ext4 9 GB sda6 /datb ext4 20 GB sda5 linuxswap 2 GB sda6 /pm1 ext4 11 GB sda7 swap swap 2 GB d1p7 sda7 /rsys ext3 7 GB sda7 /x1 ext4 8 GB sda8 /x2 ext4 8 GB d1p8

sda4 /lmde ext4 11 GB extended

EeePC: 1005 HA, DualCore Atom N270, 1.6Ghz, 1GB RAM; HD160 GB

sda2 /PE fat32 5 GB

6. Reinstall grub 2: (mount root-directory if not mounted)

extended

[# update-grub afterwards]

# mkdir /mnt/sda1 && mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1 # replace sda1 with your partition nº # grub-install --root-directory=/mnt/sda1 /dev/sda OR =/ /dev/sda or use chroot: # mount --bind /proc /mnt/sda1/proc # mount --bind /dev /mnt/sda1/dev # mount --bind /sys /mnt/sda1/sys # chroot /mnt/sda1 # update-grub # umount /mnt/sda1/sys && umount /mnt/sda1/dev && umount /mnt/sda1/proc /data/Documents/Distro-docs/salineos/salineos-03.odt 2011-03-11-15:33:22