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Add bookmarking feature in surf browser (by suckless). How to use bookmarks

This is another note about surf browser (by suckless). Here I will show how to add bookmarking feature. If you don’t already have an experience building surf browser from the source code, I highly recommend the article: Building surf browser (by suckless) from the source code. !!!!!!!!!! I wrote there about problems and solutions that […]

Building surf browser (by suckless) on Debian/Ubuntu. Add media streaming support and fix some problems

Modern browsers require significant computer power and memory. They support various features, like account synchronyzation, adverts, browser appearance customization and others. Also their engines support a huge number of technologies and add-ons (like WebGL, Java), which affects the system performance (when things simpler and smaller they are faster). All these extra features is not really […]

Install the latest firefox (or another package) version in Debian using sid repository

There is a big misconception that in Debian all packages are outdated. This misunderstanding arises due to in stable releases packages receive mostly security updates and bug fixes. And between stable releases passes about a year. This is why users are waiting for programs functionality update for a long time (if they are on ‘stable’ […]

Debian: Move from stretch (old stable) to buster (new stable)

July 6th, 2019 was released another update of the popular Linux distribution – Debian. This is Debian’s 10th release, code-named “Buster”. I will explain in detail how to upgrade from a previous release Debian 9 “Stretch” to Debian 10 “Buster”. The upgrade process is not complicated. Note, that the instructions below may cause unresolved dependencies […]

Debian: Move from buster (old testing) to bullseye (new testing)

Debian 10 “buster” was released and now it is “stable release”. Future “bullseye” release is now being developed and marked as “testing”. But we still stay on “buster” marked as “testing which is wrong. See also: Debian: From stretch (old stable) to buster (new stable) But in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99defaultrelease we have “testing” as our default release […]