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Old 25. Mar 2015, 02:46 PM   #71 (permalink)
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@anupan,
A bit late in the game, but this Firefox addon works well in Linux too!
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...ebar-plus-sma/

I also use "The Fox, Only Better" to get most room on monitor.
Not everyone has a 17" yet!
Just this one makes me prefer Firefox over others.
Not sure i'm going to like the new Microsoft Spartan.
From the screenshots i've seen, it looks like a Maxthon spinoff.
Besides, before they can catch up to the huge inventory of add-ons Mozilla or Google have for their browsers, it might take a few Microsoft light years... but i'm spinning off topic here.

Thinking of taking Zeven for a spin.
Don't really like any KDE distros but who knows, this one might make the difference!

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Old 25. Mar 2015, 03:24 PM   #72 (permalink)
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Thinking of taking Zeven for a spin.
The Neptune (KDE) version of Zeven OS is based on Debian Stable (as opposed to Testing or Unstable) so the likely hood of stuff breaking should be at a minimum.
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Old 25. Mar 2015, 05:05 PM   #73 (permalink)
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Pardon me MC.
Last tried Manjaro KDE but, being unfamiliar with one of the two installers... had to re-install Windows.
So, do you have a 1,2,3 dual-boot method for Windows 7 handy?
Have unallocated ready.
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Pardon me MC.
Last tried Manjaro KDE but, being unfamiliar with one of the two installers... had to re-install Windows.
So, do you have a 1,2,3 dual-boot method for Windows 7 handy?
Have unallocated ready.
Unfortunately, the current Manjaro will not install as a dual boot using the graphical installer. It will do so using the CLI installer, but this method can be a challenge for anyone who is unfamiliar with it.
Most other distros will offer an "install alongside Windows" option which should be OK but as with any major system operation, you should always keep a Windows image handy in case of problems.

Having chosen which distro you want to dual boot with, if you Google "dual boot xxxxx Linux with Windows" you will usually find a step by step guide.
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Old 25. Mar 2015, 07:18 PM   #75 (permalink)
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Oh, i can always go back to Manjaro and try the CLI (more familiar with) but this SuperXOS claims to have no need for swap. Is it safe to install without it?

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Oh, i can always go back to Manjaro and try the CLI (more familiar with) but this SuperXOS claims to have no need for swap. Is it safe to install without it?
I never had any issues with SuperX. Presumably the machine you are using is not something ancient with only 256 of RAM?
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Old 26. Mar 2015, 05:00 PM   #77 (permalink)
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For the record, I followed Matthew Moore here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlTgaWs9BD0
and everything went just fine!

Problem is (as it often happens with Linux), SuperXOS doesn't have the driver for Logitech Headset.
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There are quite a few posts about this if you Google for it. Maybe you will get lucky. I once discovered Linux had no drivers for my wife and I agonized over this for ages. Soon though I came to realize I needed Linux more than my wife so all was happiness again in the MC garden. Luckily my new wife drives herself so maybe your Logitech kit can follow the same road?
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Could be... mute function wasn't working either.

Do like Michael Moore's tutorial quite a bit.
Perhaps the best yet!
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Have identified a few minor annoyances with SuperX Grace. For anyone interested you can follow these here on their forum under username "Gizmo's".

http://forum.superxos.com/

Not all users will appreciate the rationale behind their simplification of the DE to the point where you can't even change the panel height without jumping through hoops, but at the same time this lot have a huge home market in India which just over a year ago included the supply of some 30,000 laptops pre-installed with SuperX for students. In such cases, a system with restricted defaults would likely be viewed as a bonus.

There is also a lot of national pride behind this distro as evident from the tag on their splash screen. Deserves a look from anyone favoring KDE as their desktop of choice.
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