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Old 31. May 2012, 09:20 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Still using the last stable version on a 8gb thumb drive. I'm still amazed on how well it works.
But I don't want to ruin a good thing so I'm waiting.
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Old 01. Jun 2012, 05:51 AM   #62 (permalink)
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I know the feeling. Be interesting to see how Jeff and the others have implemented E17 into 12.04 though. I might check out the live CD once it gets to beta.
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Old 30. Jun 2012, 08:52 PM   #63 (permalink)
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Installed Bodhi 1.4.0 yesterday on my 16GB USB drive in persistent mode. The whole distro including most of my favorite apps weighed in at a little over 2GB. I now have plenty of space to rescue files on computers that will not boot. This makes it more convenient then using a linux disk, of course this doesn't apply to older computers that can't boot from a USB drive

I have to say I'm simply amazed with the Enlightenment desktop. Jeff and the gang should pat themselves on the back for producing a OS thats runs smooth even off a USB drive. The whole system has been polished eliminating the obvious bugs which makes customizing the desktop a whole lot easier. They still offer Bohdi Software Packages from their AppCenter for those looking for a system to fit their needs without having to download each app individually. The AppCener itself has also been expanded and refined.

All in all this is as close as you can get to having a computer on a stick, just add a CPU and various other hardware to taste

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Old 01. Jul 2012, 06:47 PM   #64 (permalink)
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Review from Dedoimedo maybe?
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Review from Dedoimedo maybe?
Wasn't too impressed with the previous release.

http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/bodhi.html
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Old 02. Jul 2012, 08:37 AM   #66 (permalink)
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True, but that was version 0.15 pre-release. A long way ago ...
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Old 02. Jul 2012, 09:19 AM   #67 (permalink)
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No, I was referring to 1.4 as opposed to v2 which is still in development. It was no doubt system specific to my setup but the sound would break after a few days and I could never figure out how to get it back. I also had issues with my mobile broadband, updates and package management. The only version that was 100% for me was 1.0
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Old 03. Jul 2012, 02:41 PM   #68 (permalink)
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As far as Bodhi for newbies.......
I don't think a newbie would have a good experience trying Bodhi as their first Linux OS.
My 6 and 5 year old granddaughters are running Bodhi. Can't get them off it sometimes...
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Old 04. Jul 2012, 02:01 AM   #69 (permalink)
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My 6 and 5 year old granddaughters are running Bodhi. Can't get them off it sometimes...
Actually I was referring to someone who was new to linux who starts with a live cd installs it, downloads the apps and sets up the desktop. If your 5 and 6 year old grandchildren can do that then they are truly gifted. Congratulations

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Old 04. Jul 2012, 06:43 AM   #70 (permalink)
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Dumb question about Bohdi. I've burned an iso to a CD and have started my very old laptop with it. So far, I like it. It is very fast.

But, the clock is wrong by one hour. I have looked everywhere and can't find where or how to change the clock settings? It obviously is set to the wrong time zone but I can't figure out how to change it....

It's probably obvious, but I must be going blind in my old age.....

I did finally find a solution online, but I can't imagine that there isn't an easier way?

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
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