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So I build my own kernel for my machine
add linux-source
sudo tar -xJf linux-source-4.6.tar.xz
cd linux-source-4.6/
export CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=9 && sudo make menuconfig && sudo make deb-pkg LOCALVERSION=-tqft19

Now menuconfig sucks, previously used
export CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=9 && sudo make xconfig && sudo make deb-pkg LOCALVERSION=-tqft10

But I can't find xconfig anywhere
lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Debian
Description: Debian GNU/Linux stable-updates (sid)
Release: stable-updates
Codename: sid

Notionally all these should work:
from http://www.linux.org/threads/the-linux-kernel-configuring-the-kernel-part-1.4274/
make config - Plain text interface (most commonly used choice)

make menuconfig - Text-based with colored menus and radiolists. This options allows developers to save their progress. ncurses must be installed (sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev).

make nconfig - Text-based colored menus - curses (libcdk5-dev) must be installed

make xconfig - QT/X-windows interface – QT is required

make gconfig - Gtk/X-windows interface – GTK is required


The reason I want xconfig is so I can find the hardware specific flags easily enough - you can text search for them.

But apparently xconfig and gconfig are not yet ported to QT5. Tried loading the relevant packages


/usr/src/linux-source-4.6$ sudo make xconfig
scripts/kconfig/qconf Kconfig
No protocol specified
QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display :0
scripts/kconfig/Makefile:22: recipe for target 'xconfig' failed
make[1]: * [xconfig] Aborted
Makefile:540: recipe for target 'xconfig' failed
make: * [xconfig] Error 2

I don't understand the error message, I tried reinstalling packages. Still the same.

Anyone have a suggestion?
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Yeah menuconfig is the best interface for configuring a kernel. My typical work flow is to grep -i the .config file, then use the results I find in menuconfig's search dialog box.
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Shady's back? Tell a friend... 😊
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Video, vr, ar, can be used effectively. But text is such a powerful compact medium. Like nick earls says in attached, quality over quantity is the way to go.
Show me a computer system that creates a better experience than a good read, then I might warm up to wholesale change.
Unfortunately if generations grow up with crap, because it is cheaper to mass produce (eg an ai creates some slightly different scenery for a vr shell), we may be screwed over, again.
 
Most discussion around the future of storytelling tends to focus on the woes of the publishing industry, or fears of diminishing attention spans in the age of social media.

Antony Funnell spoke with three novelists who see new technologies as a way to increase engagement and expand the creative dimension of telling tales.

Future Tense | http://ab.co/29UFrnq
Three novelists share their views on how new technologies can increase engagement and expand the creative dimension of telling tales.
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Haven't read the link yet, but I'm immediately reminded of books vs movie adaptations. VR I presume is going to be another form of the movies, and reading the book will often be superior. If a book takes 5-10 hours to read, I think it'll be a very long time before there are 5-10 hour unabridged VR experiences that attempt to replace books.
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Voting as it should be. With food.

The idea that Bunnings (a hardware store) should have prepolling stations is good - they open early and often have charity run sausage sizzles there anyway. Also lots of parking and can't miss the stores.

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/comment/federal-election-2016-sausage-sizzles-and-cake-stalls-a-show-of-social-capital-20160626-gpse0q.html
Election Day 2016: sausage sizzles and cake stalls a show of social capital
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This won't be an easy read for some. PTSD, War, Violence, Suicide
Looking at brain injuries caused by proximity to explosions.
PTSD having identifiable [post -mortem :( ] symptoms.
A new study supports what a small group of military researchers has suspected for decades: that modern warfare destroys the brain.
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Yeah. They can stop waiting till death to confirm now. They've got plenty of subjects what with Obama currently having troops on ground in seven countries - no, he did not end Vietghanistan, nor did he end Iraq in any way - and his cool little trick of forced multiple tours to avoid a draft. Vietghanistan alone has brought home enough suicides on which to test. Daily, I mean. Still happening.
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Curious example of risk management. Also gives the nefarious a price to aim for.

"The poll also found that a third (33 per cent) of UK companies are now building a ready stockpile of digital currency (for example, Bitcoin) in case of ransomware attack, with over 35 per cent of large firms (those with over 2,000 employees) willing to pay over £50,000 to regain access to important intellectual property (IP) or business critical data."
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The actual backing up could not be simpler nowadays. The process of keeping it offline after it is done and the schedule of backing up is what companies seem to be experiencing incredible anxiety about. It is quite remarkable.
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The 600 tonnes refers to
" 600 tonnes of melted debris fuel and a mixture of concrete and other metals are likely to be there.""
The headline is wrong (surprise)

But the technology to make it safe has to be invented

"It will probably cost more than $240 billion"
Factor that into any planned nuclear power stations costs.
There is a reason you can't get commercial insurance as a nuclear power plant operator
The operator of the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant reveals 600 tonnes of reactor fuel melted during the disaster, with the exact location of the highly radioactive blobs remaining a mystery.
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Not true. Also misleading in the context of an era that has heavily employed science. Statistically, this is insignificant if it is destruction, suffering … death that is the objective to diminish.
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Someone's sassy in the morning! But it is a true thing.
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Looking for pokemon? Read the article ;)

Tl;dr use ingress maps as a guide

I am not. I know some of you are
If you want to dominate the world of Pokémon Go, it can't hurt to put this map to use in order to find prime hunting locations.
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I am waiting for our alien overlords to reveal that it isn't augmented reality, but reality laid bare
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Today I would rather be in a library
From Star Wars to Harry Potter via Oxford’s Bodleian, DD Everest celebrates the joy of magical libraries
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Every day is better in a library. They're tranquil and smell of books. That's a beautiful thing! 
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I can go into space now
How a team of engineers helped NASA solve a mission-critical problem.
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Need a bigger turnout on election day in your country?
Try the Australian method.
 
America should adopt the Australian tradition of the Democracy Sausage
#election2016  
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Ripper story there +Alan DeWitt ! The idea of the democracy sausage is that it's easy to prepare and eat while standing in the queue, so the bread is to soak up the sausage dribbles and sauce - I'm not sure how bacon would go? Perhaps Americans are neater eaters than Aussies? Anyhow, whatever you do, we want to hear about it!
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