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CRUX Futzing

Posted 04-28-2009 at 11:44 AM by chexmix
Updated 06-17-2009 at 12:20 PM by chexmix

So I have this 14Gb-or-so partition on my mostly-stationary (now that I have a netbook) laptop -- a result of partly-inadvertantly blowing away the Debian install that lived there. I'd almost forgotten about it, but ...

... I've been playing lately with some of those mini-distributions (DSL, TinyCore, SliTaz) and somehow wound my way around to CRUX Linux, which has been around for a number of years now and which I have always been more or less tempted to try ... even though I am currently...
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PCLinuxOS and DSL testing update

Posted 04-26-2009 at 03:48 PM by pereznet (Interoperability)


Wireless G PCI card did install and works fine
I made a newbie mistake, corrected, work great

Again you need at least a P4 system or newer for
PCLinuxOS, but I will try the MiniME version
on my older systems

Damn Small Linux

last posted excellent results from testing DSL LIVECD
on a PIII Dell 4000 Laptop

I recently did a LIVECD run and install on an old
LQ Newbie
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Ubuntu 9.04 upgrade woes

Posted 04-26-2009 at 02:27 PM by Vermind

I upgraded my Ubuntu 8.10 laptop to 9.04 a few days ago when it came out. While the release seems good, there were some undesireable side-effects caused by the upgrade, my configuration, or the new release itself.
  1. In the upgrade process itself is a serious flaw. If a package cannot be downloaded, for example because of an inadequate or too crowded network connection, or the server on the other end, the upgrade process quits, giving me no option to try again. This results in a huge amount
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yum Error: Missing Dependency

Posted 04-26-2009 at 04:22 AM by vijay1585

ok, thanking you for the responce. i ll try it centos.
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Windows XP is no longer supported.

Posted 04-25-2009 at 10:35 PM by Dubious Dave

Last week I decided to give Vegastrike a try, and I didn't have a joystick. Not really that big a problem because a mouse will work, but I wanted to play it with a joystick. So I go into Best Buy and pick one up. While I'm there I see all these nice shiny new laptops and decide to check them out. The first thing any Linux fan will be hit with is the wall of Vista. Vista, Vista, Vista, everywhere Vista. I'm actually surprised that Bill Gates himself wasn't hanging out there. However I did see...
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