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Patches get applied to source files, not binary modules. You'll have to install the appropriate kernel source, apply the patch, then rebuild. If it works, you can copy rebuild module to wherever under /lib/modules and restart. The kernel source is usually stored under /usr/src.


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The gentoo live cd mounts the cd to /mnt/livecd and symlinks /bin and co in there. Mounting anything on /mnt will make these symlinks invalid and making it impossible to run any programm/command. # ls -l / total 0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 15 Aug 2 15:22 bin -> /mnt/livecd/bin lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 16 Aug 2 15:22 boot -> /mnt/livecd/boot drwxr-...


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The Debian installation guide now recommends the simpler cp command to write an ISO image to a USB drive: # cp debian.iso /dev/sdX # sync This requires root or sudo access and sdX is the relevant USB device (eg. /dev/sdb), not the partition (eg /dev/sdb1).


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Guix GNU/Linux supports EXWM window manager. It probably supports DWM too, but I have never tried. As Guix is a rolling release distribution, it's always up to date. Nice features of it are declarative package manager and unprivileged package management. It also keeps dependencies out of your environment (e.g. lets say you install foo which depends on bar, ...


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