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Old 03-10-2004, 08:11 PM   #1531
sgtbob
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Sound


Anyone know how to get sound working so that I can play CD's? I can hear the 3-chord play on test, but no sound emanates. RH9 and WS 3
 
Old 03-10-2004, 08:30 PM   #1532
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Save some CPU cycles and plug in the cable from the CDRom and the sound card. I had to do that when I upgraded to 2.6. Some apps don't know how to do it with digital. Ah well, I can play cds now without sucking my CPU out of commission (<---perhaps an exaggeration)
 
Old 03-10-2004, 09:50 PM   #1533
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ive had similiar probs on one machine, but that cdrom gets stuck often too, i dont think the drivers for it are perfect, as a solution ive started to plug my woofer cord into the front of the CDrom and letting it play in walkman mode

re, paulis predicament:

im starting to understand, although this sitch is a little different
i reassembled this pIII smp that had been deemed beyond use by the last tech here, and the darn thing actually booted (the ram chips were loose).. its just that the on board controller doesnt work at all, so ive got this working computer with no operating system and theres nothing i can do about it .. well.. so the computer doesnt really work.. it just almost acts like it.
maybe its karma for the mac comment i made, to have gotten this far and yet no where at all

i wonder what would happen if i daisy chained the pci controller that *does* detect stuff into the on-board controller that doesnt ..

Last edited by andzerger; 03-10-2004 at 10:25 PM.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 04:48 AM   #1534
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Originally posted by Pauli
Actally, it hates my linux cd and resfuses to check my CD drive at all. It is not only the windows one. I couldn't install using my linux disc I had to use the boot disc and install from my HD.

And I fixmbr did nothing except bugger up my music drive. Dammit. Now I need to somehow fix it, and considering my friends who might actually fix it are away on vacation for 2 weeks....

You call me stupid when I follow the exact instructions for the tarballs and it gives me an error in the terminal? I did EXACTLY what they said, and it buggered up, is this something of my doing?

Linux is a pain because they don't have an installer like windows, its so much simpler to install something in windows than linux.


And someone suggested to buy slackware, I hope you don't mean from the actual slackware site. Beacuse Linux is supposed to be free, I know how you define free, but 40 dollars is ridiculous to pay for slackware. That is not 'free' as in 'free'.

Blah blah blah...once again you show your ignorance ( and bring into question your ability to read) - this is on the front page of the Slackware site : http://www.slackware.com/torrents/index.html

As far as I can see it is a totally free download...

As for your Windows problems...you are getting a bit tedious. Can I suggest a "final solution" - call MS support, you are entitled to it when you purchase XP. Some idio...sorry expert will help you.

If you haven't purchased XP then why are you trying to install it anyway?
 
Old 03-11-2004, 05:02 PM   #1535
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Nono. I don't care about downloading, that doesn't give good support. Look at the prices when you go to buy it. I am downloading it, but i don't get manuals and stuff with it, and manuals are not worth 40 dollars which is what Slack charges to send the cds to you.

Besides the fact that those are torrents, I hate bit torrent because I only have 56k at home and at school the firewall kills everything. At MAX i get about 0.1 kb/s downloading off of bittorrent.

And no, I didn't 'purchase' win xp, I have a copy from a corporation with the corporate number which allows it to be on unlimited number of computers. Trust me, I doubt they would appreciate my calling the support. And it is not windows problems now, it is partition magic problems.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 05:57 PM   #1536
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And no, I didn't 'purchase' win xp, I have a copy from a corporation with the corporate number which allows it to be on unlimited number of computers. Trust me, I doubt they would appreciate my calling the support. And it is not windows problems now, it is partition magic problems.
I know nothing about partition magic except horror stories told third hand. I can't help you. You'd be wise to not blatantly admit you're a pirate. Search engines crawl over this site all the time, as its chock full of information and help. If someone who works for Microsoft caught this thread out of interest and decided to press on, you'd be in legal trouble. Please don't brag about stealing here.

I've tried to sit back and let this sour turn go away, but you seem to want to keep it up. Please try to keep your posts to questions, as I am embarassed that I post in the same thread as you do now.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 06:02 PM   #1537
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Heh. You people amuse me. The ones that insult me for pirating things, wow. What do you do? Support profiteering monopolistic corporations which force consumers to pay because there is not easy alternative? Maybe you are the ones sponsoring greed, not me. I am pirating things, not to save money, but in a protest against an imperialistic society attempting to inpose its will on money, consumption and greed on me. Do not deem to judge me a 'pirate' when I refuse to go with the masses of people giving away money to corporations which do not deserve it.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 06:13 PM   #1538
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what a load.
ever tried to write system software?
obviously not
if the developers who worked on it want money, i think they have earned it
you do realize this is a linux forum dont you?
the part of your post where you accuse everyone of "sponsoring greed" is just ludicrous
 
Old 03-11-2004, 06:21 PM   #1539
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Quote:
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Heh. You people amuse me. The ones that insult me for pirating things, wow. What do you do? Support profiteering monopolistic corporations which force consumers to pay because there is not easy alternative? Maybe you are the ones sponsoring greed, not me. I am pirating things, not to save money, but in a protest against an imperialistic society attempting to inpose its will on money, consumption and greed on me. Do not deem to judge me a 'pirate' when I refuse to go with the masses of people giving away money to corporations which do not deserve it.
Cool. So then, you protest against something that you have not paid for (Windows) and steal it and trashes the free alternatives around (Linux).... really cool If I was a mod, I'd close this thread now, since it's not going anywhere, nor you deserve help... stealing from one, trashing another one...
 
Old 03-11-2004, 06:27 PM   #1540
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Linux is great for servers

Linux is great for servers! I've ran my server for almost a month straight, and I didn't have any problems yet. I ran win2k for about a month strait, and programs would load, it would keep on freezing, etc. It's has emacs, witch is very good for programming. If I program freezes, the whole computer it'self won't hang up, when sometimes in w2k the whole computer hands up and you have 2 push the restart button. But unless you have wine or winex, windows is good for games, and that's about it.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 07:31 PM   #1541
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Yeah. One of my friends only has a doz box for games only. My sister and mom do cause Linux and Mac are not for them I guess.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 09:54 PM   #1542
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Cool. So then, you protest against something that you have not paid for (Windows) and steal it and trashes the free alternatives around (Linux).... really cool If I was a mod, I'd close this thread now, since it's not going anywhere, nor you deserve help... stealing from one, trashing another one...

told ya he can't read...
 
Old 03-12-2004, 03:18 AM   #1543
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Heh. You people amuse me. The ones that insult me for pirating things, wow. What do you do? Support profiteering monopolistic corporations which force consumers to pay because there is not easy alternative? Maybe you are the ones sponsoring greed, not me. I am pirating things, not to save money, but in a protest against an imperialistic society attempting to inpose its will on money, consumption and greed on me. Do not deem to judge me a 'pirate' when I refuse to go with the masses of people giving away money to corporations which do not deserve it.
No, we do not support MS. That is why we choose to use Linux. That is EXACTLY why some of us choose to support projects like Slackware by buying the boxed set for $40 (which is really not that much considering what you get).

You have a very juvenile way of thinking if what you wrote above makes any sense to you. Protesting against something DOES NOT warrant breaking the law.

Anyhow I really hope you automagically disappear off our forums and not pollute them with this kind of posting. I for one will not engage in any further discourse with you.
 
Old 03-12-2004, 03:46 AM   #1544
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consider this behavior:

You are shopping in a store, and found something you think it's cool to have. At the same time, you realized you don't have enough money. Without much understanding of the business logic behind such product. You decided to -steal- it because you believe the following statment ---"I don't think this product should worth that much, yet I want it, therefore I steal".

Does it sounds familiar?
that action was not consider as "protest", rather it was an act of "crime" or "illegal act"

The "freedom" of Open Source is not for crimial's hide out. Please respect Open Source.

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Old 03-12-2004, 05:33 AM   #1545
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I would recomend WIndows over Linux any-day. I would recomend Windows first because it is so user friendly, which is what most people prefer.

An OS is an OS....it just depends on what you prefer.

Unstable but userfriendly (Windows) or stable and not as user friendly (Linux)

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