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I'm beginning to lose faith in Arch due to the lack of help here on LQ

Posted 10-25-2010 at 09:21 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

Here it goes: I posted this thread some time ago and have renamed it a few times since then. I did get help getting Arch to boot (and turns out I had to re-build the initrd). However, that is not enough.

I can get to a twm session -- by typing 'startx' at the shell. But trying to start GNOME (or GDM) -- both of which I have installed, returns an error that a DBus configuration file isn't found -- when I have DBus installed too.

After I got the system to boot, I still...
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An Old Toy

Posted 10-25-2010 at 04:52 PM by MrCode
Updated 12-28-2010 at 08:30 PM by MrCode

I was wrong about my Arch lappy being my first laptop...I found an old toy "laptop" of mine that was laying around in some boxes of my old toys from when I was in my single-digits/early tweens. It's one of those "educational/learning" toys...

Here's a shot comparing my real lappy with the toy:



Unfortunately, however, it doesn't work anymore. I had done some (more...
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X dual head, one graphic card

Posted 10-25-2010 at 10:48 AM by serafean
Updated 11-04-2010 at 04:20 PM by serafean

X configuration

Goal : 2 separate X screens working as dual-head(like 2 mice, 2 keyboards), powered by one graphic card(nvidia ion, 1st gen).

features used :
  • X multiple screens (Zaphod mode?)
  • MPX (multiple input X)

First configure the X server through xorg.conf :
Code:
Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Monitor"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 1500 0
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 0 0  #LeftOf "Screen0"
...
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File Type: txt xorg.conf.txt (2.9 KB, 8 views)
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GNOME Shell 2.91: Installing in Ubuntu 10.10

Posted 10-23-2010 at 04:56 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)
Updated 10-23-2010 at 07:20 PM by Kenny_Strawn

http://www.webupd8.org/2010/10/gnome...o-reality.html

According to this article, GNOME Shell is making more progress than I originally thought. However, Shell 2.91 is not in the original location that I thought it was in.

I once thought that the version of GS in Florian Müellner's screenshot wasn't uploaded to Git -- yet. When I submitted a bug saying that changes to the Shell weren't getting pushed to GNOME Git, I got pointed to this:
...
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Giving Feedback About Dell...

Posted 10-23-2010 at 06:54 AM by beetleman64 (Sensible World of Linux)

I just posted some feedback off to Dell, expressing my "disappointment" over their decision to remove Ubuntu-based computers from their website. I didn't think to copy it, but it went something like:
I am disappointed by the decision to remove Ubuntu... I am sure there is a market... if you give Ubuntu and Windows equal coverage then many entry-level users would be interested... you shouldn't be bending to Windows' monopoly...
Anyway, I gave the website a rating of 2/5 and...
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