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Old 12-30-2013, 09:27 PM   #16
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what kind of video card do you have?

did you look at the option on graphics in smxi?

Last edited by aus9; 12-30-2013 at 09:29 PM.
 
Old 12-30-2013, 11:23 PM   #17
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It's OK. It was a fight but I have managed to fix it. Thanks again.

Oh! By the way. That #! SMXI tutorial is out of date. The sequence of instructions and some of the instructions have changed. I don't think a less experience user would be able to follow it. I just barely did myself, even though I have been 8 years on Linux and also using it prior to this.

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Old 12-31-2013, 04:19 AM   #18
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smxi without a tutorial offers "some" in script running help

as I know you know, saying it aloud for anyone lurking.

feel free to join that cb forum and offer updated advice, I am sure they will appreciate your time.

feel free to join the smxi forum and offer feedback ditto
http://techpatterns.com/forums/forum-33.html

there is also online help here
http://smxi.org/docs/smxi-manual.htm


--- believe it or not, you are the best person to offer such advice as
a) you can tell there are deviations and
b) developers find it hard to test from a newbie point of view

----I am not suggesting you are a newbie but you are newish to running smxi.

good luck in the future

PS that developer has dedicated script for nvidia and AMD cards and also
inxi which is also in the debian repo

eg
Code:
inxi -F
System:    Host: box Kernel: 3.12-4.dmz.1-liquorix-686 i686 (32 bit) 
           Desktop: Enlightenment 0.17.3 Distro: Debian GNU/Linux jessie/sid
Machine:   System: ECS product: 945GCT-M2 version: 1.x
           Mobo: ECS model: 945GCT-M2 version: ECS Bios: American Megatrends version: 080012 date: 05/14/2008
CPU:       Dual core Pentium CPU E5200 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB flags: (lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 ssse3) 
           Clock Speeds: 1: 2494.180 MHz 2: 2494.180 MHz
Graphics:  Card: NVIDIA G96 [GeForce 9500 GT] X.Org: 1.14.4 driver: nvidia Resolution: 1680x1050@60.0hz 
           GLX Renderer: GeForce 9500 GT/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 331.20
Audio:     Card: Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel 
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.12-4.dmz.1-liquorix-686
Network:   Card: Realtek RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ driver: 8139too 
           IF: eth0 state: unknown speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: hidden as I am shy
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 80.0GB (21.5% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD800JD size: 80.0GB 
Partition: ID: / size: 25G used: 4.0G (18%) fs: ext4 ID: swap-1 size: 1.08GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap 
Sensors:   None detected - is lm-sensors installed and configured?
Info:      Processes: 104 Uptime: 17 min Memory: 465.6/2023.0MB Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 1.9.17

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