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Old 07-21-2009, 10:38 AM   #16
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Gentoo. Only a google search away...
ok will do, just thought you might have a better site to download it from thats all, i must stress i wasn't being lazy!,becouse you have to be carefull these days there are a lot of people out there who are just hell bent in messing peoples computers up with nasty viruses. i just though this would be a safer option thats all.Thanks
 
Old 07-21-2009, 11:23 AM   #17
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Did you figure out the openSUSE live cd btw?
 
Old 07-21-2009, 02:40 PM   #18
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The only thing about Gentoo is how long it takes to install, since it's all compiled from source, unless you do a different installation, which from what I've read is strange ...
You could install it quickly and easily from the major distributions, as far as I know. Ubuntu for some reason has a problem setting the wallpaper when you first install it, but afterwards (if you use a style or set your own background) it'll work fine.
At least that's my experience with it, and I'm sure it's not my computer.
Maybe something else ... I don't know.

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Old 07-21-2009, 02:47 PM   #19
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Hi,

You should look at 'The LiveCD List' to test drive a few.

The above link and others available from 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
Old 07-22-2009, 06:39 AM   #20
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Have you tried root with no password?
i tried this it came up have some fun then just stopped and asked for a host name? its this host name i need i think?

dex
 
Old 07-22-2009, 06:41 AM   #21
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Can't you just put in whatever you like?
 
Old 07-22-2009, 06:41 AM   #22
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Did you figure out the openSUSE live cd btw?
no, i typed in root but it still wants me to type in a host name?
 
Old 07-22-2009, 06:45 AM   #23
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Can't you just put in whatever you like?
ive tried this as well with no luck?
 
Old 07-22-2009, 06:46 AM   #24
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You should try Ultimate-edition-2.2 dude
it's Ubuntu-9.04 to the max
very easy to use

it's a dvd though, but you can install it from usb
since you already got 9.04
just get "usb-creator" from synaptic
and install ultimate to usb and your ready to roll

I recommend Ultimate
cause it's already got almost all video, audio codecs installed
good video support
AND is the only 9.04 I've used so far that doesn't go screwy
after updating

http://ultimateedition.info/ultimate-edition-2-2/

and it's jammin the Slayer this mornin too
 
Old 07-22-2009, 06:48 AM   #25
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@decksmasher: When I boot the openSUSE 11.1 KDE4 live cd it doesn't ask for a password! Where did you download that image?
 
Old 07-22-2009, 08:22 AM   #26
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Hi,

You should look at 'The LiveCD List' to test drive a few.

The above link and others available from 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
these links are great.....thanks


regards richard
 
Old 07-22-2009, 08:29 AM   #27
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@decksmasher: When I boot the openSUSE 11.1 KDE4 live cd it doesn't ask for a password! Where did you download that image?
i will get you A SCREEN SHOT, you will understand that better than i can explain it, i think. thanks
 
Old 07-22-2009, 08:36 AM   #28
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If your looking for an easy fluxbox setup with cool effects enabled try the Linux Mint Fluxbox community edition.

Linux Mint is based off of Ubuntu and comes with some really nice additions. It's BY FAR the easiest Linux distro I've ever used. You can download the ISO from this link

http://ftp.heanet.ie/pub/linuxmint.c...-6-Fluxbox.iso

Take a look at the distro at www.linuxmint.com. It has a package system which supports preview images and rating which makes it really easy to discover open source software which you may not have heard of.
 
Old 07-22-2009, 08:44 AM   #29
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you should try ultimate-edition-2.2 dude
it's ubuntu-9.04 to the max
very easy to use

it's a dvd though, but you can install it from usb
since you already got 9.04
just get "usb-creator" from synaptic
and install ultimate to usb and your ready to roll

i recommend ultimate
cause it's already got almost all video, audio codecs installed
good video support
and is the only 9.04 i've used so far that doesn't go screwy
after updating

http://ultimateedition.info/ultimate-edition-2-2/

and it's jammin the slayer this mornin too
its sic.......s**t thats so cool man.. Thanks!

p:s ARE YOU THE LINUS THAT LINUX IS NAMED AFTER, THE MAIN MAN?

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Old 07-22-2009, 08:50 AM   #30
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if your looking for an easy fluxbox setup with cool effects enabled try the linux mint fluxbox community edition.

Linux mint is based off of ubuntu and comes with some really nice additions. It's by far the easiest linux distro i've ever used. You can download the iso from this link

http://ftp.heanet.ie/pub/linuxmint.c...-6-fluxbox.iso

take a look at the distro at www.linuxmint.com. It has a package system which supports preview images and rating which makes it really easy to discover open source software which you may not have heard of.
thanks downloading as we speak, love the quotes. Lol
 
  


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