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Forum: Linux 10. May 2009, 09:38 AM
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Posted By tony
You can try it as a Windows demo. Also I suspect...

You can try it as a Windows demo. Also I suspect you can find it in the packages, be it rpm, or Deb.
Forum: Linux 08. May 2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Thanks BK, it has a few bugs as the bug box has...

Thanks BK, it has a few bugs as the bug box has shown itself a few times. I don't like the package manager as it doesn't give a good enough definition of what the downloads are. But, its behaving...
Forum: Linux 06. May 2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Change of heart to --------------

Hi BK & wdhpr, I have now gone Linux again. Fingers crossed this 64bit works ok as so far its a dream. Sorry what is it. Well I have to confess, not either one you would think off. Sabayon!! Its...
Forum: Linux 25. Apr 2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Great that you have it running, but you may need...

Great that you have it running, but you may need to re-load if you don't have a SWAP and a Home partition. With MEPIS you partition before loading and its provided with a partition manager for you...
Forum: Linux 21. Apr 2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
My first reaction is possibly that the disk...

My first reaction is possibly that the disk hasn't burnt properly. When you burn a disk always burn it at the slowest rate. Thats my experience, because every time I have just burnt without looking...
Forum: Linux 20. Apr 2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
I admire your patients, but wouldn't it have been...

I admire your patients, but wouldn't it have been easier to get a mate to download it for you. I have an excuse as my nearest neighbours or a mile away and they have no idea on downloading etc, plus...
Forum: Linux 19. Apr 2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
You load boat loader on your Windows partition...

You load boat loader on your Windows partition sa1 (which is where you Windows would be). I believe there are other ways to do it, but I leave that to the experts. KISS Keep it simple stupid. That...
Forum: Linux 18. Apr 2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Good luck BK. Shame you can't get someone to...

Good luck BK. Shame you can't get someone to download if for you.

Keep is informed.

Tony
Forum: Linux 17. Apr 2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Its a shame you are not near here I would have...

Its a shame you are not near here I would have given you an extra hard drive or even a computer with plenty of memory etc. The reason is I run a village photo club and they are only interested in...
Forum: Linux 16. Apr 2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Saga continues

You have got to laugh or you will go totally mad. Oops I am there already!! The problem (I should turn this into a Blog) I found out by searching around is that it has something to do with USB. So...
Forum: Linux 16. Apr 2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
I sadly on their froum called it Linux and the...

I sadly on their froum called it Linux and the reply was



The reason I have been already on there, there is a problem straight away before I have even begun to start looking at it. I...
Forum: Linux 15. Apr 2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
32bit OpenSuse was a problem but I think I can...

32bit OpenSuse was a problem but I think I can contribute that to the motherboard going on my computer. When I first ran it it was working beautifully and it is a very easy distro to load in...
Forum: Linux 14. Apr 2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Thanks wdhpr, have been through everything. In...

Thanks wdhpr, have been through everything. In fact now I have made a right pigs ear out of it. I am going to reload it again, but it does appear that the problem is my sound chip. Just a bug that...
Forum: Linux 12. Apr 2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Thanks BK the forum is helping out but at present...

Thanks BK the forum is helping out but at present have gone through most things and it doesn't look as if it can be resolved. But later I might have another bash

cheers

Tony
Forum: Linux 11. Apr 2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Dam, spoke too soon. Sound gone again. Might be...

Dam, spoke too soon. Sound gone again. Might be my problem I am not sure, but worth a go for yourself as it is a good OS, just problems my end. I always seem to get them no matter how hard I try...
Forum: Linux 11. Apr 2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
So far I am impressed and is as good as Mandriva,...

So far I am impressed and is as good as Mandriva, if not a bit better. Seems more stable and helpful forum. Worth a try and I can recommend it so far.

Tony
Forum: Linux 11. Apr 2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
All going well now. It was my fault in a way...

All going well now. It was my fault in a way that things went badly due to transfering all my Thunderbird info over including all plugins and addons. There was some conflict and I resolved it by...
Forum: Linux 10. Apr 2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Unfortunately BK not a successful installation. ...

Unfortunately BK not a successful installation. Could not get the sound to work, so I am reloading and if that does not work will re- download MEPIS as I am quite taken with hit. Everything else...
Forum: Linux 08. Apr 2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Ah ok, got MEPIS last night and playing around...

Ah ok, got MEPIS last night and playing around today and seems more stable than Ubuntu 64bit so far. So if all goes well will be keeping this one. Fingers crossed
Forum: Linux 06. Apr 2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
I would either wait for a few months before...

I would either wait for a few months before loading it on as it may have lots of teething problems and suggest you download the present one as most of the updates are there to resolve the old ones. ...
Forum: Linux 05. Apr 2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
I had contemplated it, but its based in GNOME and...

I had contemplated it, but its based in GNOME and I HATE GNOME. I know you can KDE it, but possibly might give it a try. I am MEPIS tonight and see how that goes. Good luck and let us know how...
Forum: Linux 05. Apr 2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
At present Mandriva is not 64bit. And yes I was...

At present Mandriva is not 64bit. And yes I was using the free Mandriva 2009.0 at first, but later updated for a while. But now trying to assess my next Linux for 64bit. Due to bandwidth I have to...
Forum: Linux 01. Apr 2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
I thought I had written this before, but looking...

I thought I had written this before, but looking it had disappeared. Ah well.
Sorry I don't know what Powerpack is, I suggest you have a look and ask on their forum or someone might state here. I...
Forum: Linux 31. Mar 2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
Smile BK there are always updates with Linux. Puppy is...

BK there are always updates with Linux. Puppy is great, in fact I use it to rescue stuff on my disks or other people computers when their OS isn't working. So keep a copy handy for those emrgences....
Forum: Linux 04. Mar 2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,860
Posted By tony
With Linux it really is TRY AND SEE. What I...

With Linux it really is TRY AND SEE. What I suggest is you buy a Linux OS as they are very cheap and then start from there if your internet is not good. Mine isn't good either and I do pay the...
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