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Netflix Desktop installation guide

Last update on Nov. 13, 2014.

Netflix Desktop installation guide

Netflix Desktop installation Guide

Disclaimer: This guide has not been tested since I am residing in a country that is not permitted to the Netflix service. It also uses 3rd party repositories of which you , the administrator of your system, will have to trust yourself.

Credit: The netflix-desktop package is provided courtesy of DarkPlayer via the OpenSuse build service.

Instructions to install netflix-desktop:

1.) Login as root in the terminal (F12 for Yakuake, otherwise run Konsole), use the comand "su -" to login as root (providing root password).

2.) Add the repository key to your trusted keyring:

# wget https://www.download.opensuse ...

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How to install and update software

Last update on Oct. 6, 2013.

How to install and update software

This guide will briefly show you how to install and update software in Kwheezy.

Both these tasks are done using a program called Apper. It is a software manager that connects to the Debian and Kwheezy repositories over the internet. It's a bit like the Apple AppStore, or the Google Play Store. Infact the Linux/BSD distributions invented this way of installing software. Those proprietary stores were inspired by the open source way of distributing software.

The first thing to do is open Apper. Go to the launcher menu (botom left) and then select System -> Apper.

Now you will ...

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How to make a bootable Live USB stick

Last update on Oct. 24, 2013.

How to make a bootable Live USB stick

This guide will show you how to make a bootable USB memory stick (pendrive) for installing Kwheezy. Or perhaps just to use as a portable Live session.

This guide requires that you have an existing Linux or *BSD installation. We will be using the dd command.

The dd command is very powerful, be very careful when using it, particulary when specifying the drive.

First, make sure you have the iso (image) file you want to image to the USB stick. Let's say it's in your Download folder. Open the command terminal.

Plug in the USB stick. In the ...

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