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Forum: Linux 10. May 2009, 01:32 PM
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Posted By bk_7312
Hey guys, I've found another game that's quite...

Hey guys, I've found another game that's quite similar to World of Goo, don't know if you've heard of it, it's Fantastic Contraption.

http://fantasticcontraption.com/

Gameplay is quite similar,...
Forum: Linux 10. May 2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Before I try World of Goo, what's the difference...

Before I try World of Goo, what's the difference between .tar.gz, .deb and .rpm? I know they're all extensions for installing packages for Linux but how do I know which one's for which? I was going...
Forum: Linux 08. May 2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Nice to see you back in the game Tony. I never...

Nice to see you back in the game Tony. I never expected you to be using Sabayon though. Although they have a high rank at distrowatch, their minimum system requirement of 512MB RAM and 10GB free...
Forum: Linux 04. May 2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Sorry for the very late reply, I had some stuff...

Sorry for the very late reply, I had some stuff that I need to take care of, and there's that book I need to finish before the library hunts me down for it. Anyways, I didn't get a chance to download...
Forum: Linux 01. May 2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Oh, so the "virtual desktop" you were referring...

Oh, so the "virtual desktop" you were referring to was using an OS inside another OS, the "virtual desktop" I initially thought you were referring to was those multiple desktops like desktop 1,...
Forum: Linux 29. Apr 2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Maybe I should be careful not to mess with MEPIS...

Maybe I should be careful not to mess with MEPIS so much and I should reinstall MEPIS soon, with swap and home partition and all, and remove hda1 in the process. I'll probably do it this or next (or...
Forum: Linux 28. Apr 2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Hi, Wdhpr. I've just downloaded a few...

Hi, Wdhpr.

I've just downloaded a few packages (mostly games) to see how they compare with Windows software. There's one particular package called AMOR (Amusing Misuse of Resources). Once opened,...
Forum: Linux 27. Apr 2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
I did a little research on PQSERVICE and EISA...

I did a little research on PQSERVICE and EISA Configuration, turns out they're for restoring computers (as you've mentioned) and they are deletable as long as you have other backups. Here's some info...
Forum: Linux 26. Apr 2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Um... did I do something wrong? First, let...

Um... did I do something wrong?

First, let me clarify that I didn't install Puppy ON the hard disk. Instead, I boot using the liveCD and puppy saves all my files and settings in a 512MB file in...
Forum: Linux 26. Apr 2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Here's the thing, when I ran GParted (the...

Here's the thing, when I ran GParted (the partitioner in MEPIS), I found 2 primary partitions already there. hda1 (primary) is 2GB, contains some files I've never heard of, assumed to be some...
Forum: Linux 25. Apr 2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Good news, bought some CDs (yesterday), burned...

Good news, bought some CDs (yesterday), burned them at the lowest speed and test everything. There was no sound problem, figured out how to configure internet access, tried most applications and...
Forum: Linux 22. Apr 2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
I always burn my disks at the fastest possible...

I always burn my disks at the fastest possible speed and I haven't encounter a problem before. After checking with MEPIS 8 user manual, there was a particular part which reads:

Troubleshooting
...
Forum: Linux 21. Apr 2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Asking someone else to do it may make things...

Asking someone else to do it may make things easier but I don't like asking others to do my bidding. Apart from that, the download is completed. I've check the md5sum and it seems I have the right...
Forum: Linux 20. Apr 2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Well, here's another update: 590MB out of 680MB....

Well, here's another update: 590MB out of 680MB. If it continues like this, I'll probably get MEPIS by tomorrow. Hopefully if all goes well I'll be able to install it then but before that I have to...
Forum: Linux 19. Apr 2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
OK, here's an update on my download progress:...

OK, here's an update on my download progress: 470MB out of 680MB. I know, it's slow but you have to know that I only download about 3~6Hrs a day. One more thing Tony, did you install GRUB or any...
Forum: Linux 18. Apr 2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
I'm still downloading MEPIS as I type this post,...

I'm still downloading MEPIS as I type this post, downloaded about 350MB so far out of 680MB, so it's going to take a while, hope you don't mind waiting. I predict that if I keep it at this pace, the...
Forum: Linux 17. Apr 2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
I'm not sitting on the side lines (OK, maybe a...

I'm not sitting on the side lines (OK, maybe a little) but I have my reasons. First of all, Puppy works great despite the limited number of things you can do with it. Secondly, the computer I'm...
Forum: Linux 16. Apr 2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
It's true that Linux isn't ready to replace...

It's true that Linux isn't ready to replace Windows since Linux was initially created by developers who just wanted their own working OS for them to do whatever they want. Windows is however getting...
Forum: Linux 15. Apr 2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Well it can't be held, maybe I'll give it a try...

Well it can't be held, maybe I'll give it a try some time soon. You could try getting a new sound card or something if you really like MEPIS. Now, I want to take this opportunity to ask about...
Forum: Linux 12. Apr 2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Sounds like you have a little sound problem....

Sounds like you have a little sound problem. Could be the sound card or something, you could go to their forums and see. I did a little research and found that you're not the only one with sound...
Forum: Linux 11. Apr 2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
Well good for you Tony, so how did MEPIS turned...

Well good for you Tony, so how did MEPIS turned out? Is it better that Mandriva? If I have some spare time I might consider trying MEPIS before Fedora 11 is released, depends on how it turned out.
Forum: Linux 09. Apr 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
So, how was it? There was a tutorial on...

So, how was it? There was a tutorial on installing MEPIS in this forum (which you've probably heard of it already).

http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/showthread.php?t=424

Anyways,...
Forum: Linux 08. Apr 2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
So you're saying "Get the current release as...

So you're saying "Get the current release as it'll have loads of patches ready and most bugs fixed". I know where you're coming from but I'll still wait for fedora 11 to be released before getting...
Forum: Linux 06. Apr 2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
I can't say much about your hate for Gnome, or...

I can't say much about your hate for Gnome, or love for KDE, since I still haven't try them (not sure if Puppy is classified as KDE) as I'm having a hard time understanding them. Are they Window...
Forum: Linux 05. Apr 2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By bk_7312
I know how bandwidth problems can sometimes be a...

I know how bandwidth problems can sometimes be a pain in the bud, so sometimes, ordering LiveCDs may seem to be a preferred option. I'm planning to try Fedora soon seeing how many people praise it,...
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