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Installing Android 4.4 in to SD Card/USB of laptop

New Android 4.4 has been released already for some time and has been not official ported to x86, so why not to install it to simple laptop?

I have already done that with previous version of Android now will do it again on same laptop with same specifications:

 

  • Intel® Pentium® Dual Core processor T4500 2.3 GHz
  • 15.6 LED screen
  • 3 GB DDR3  1333 Mhz RAM
  • 500 GB HDD
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD

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Installing only needed packages

Sometimes you want to install software, but it pulls quite a lot of dependencies which are not really needed, in order to not install them you need to add some text, for example we need only and only libreoffice writer so we type this:
apt-get --no-install-recommends install libreoffice-writer
It will install only writer and packages which are really needed, if you would have used full command, you would have ended up with whole libreoffice packages.

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Installing software without unneeded dependencies

Sometimes we want to install a small program to out system, but unfortunately it comes with lots of unneeded packages, for example: we are installing screenlets, a desktop gadgets for linux system, during Synaptic installation you are offered to install lots and really lots of gnome dependencies.  But what if we do not need them, maybe program will work without them? Simply type in to terminal: Continue reading “Installing software without unneeded dependencies”