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Old 05-26-2005, 10:41 PM   #1
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Mepis Rocks!


I installed SimplyMepis 3.3.1, and I installed it to the hdd, I hated it at first, because it would not let me change graphics driver.

so eventually I came to personalize it how I personally like it, with less bloated bottom bar, I added some repositories.

I tried xorg, but it had some error, so I didn't mind xfree, I installed kernel-sources, and got extra packages from synaptic, such as gnome, themes, etc.

I did the nvidia driver.

and in the current state I got to, I really am impressed! This is possibly the best distro I've ever used, it just took some customizing fun.

Here's a screenshot of my KDE desktop...

http://f-designs.net/snapshot1.png
 
Old 05-27-2005, 03:02 AM   #2
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Your xmms skin looks cool. Where did you get it?
 
Old 05-27-2005, 07:53 AM   #3
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Glad to see you like the distro

I have used pretty much all the mainstream distros, and im mor ethan satisified with mepis, i dont even use windows on this machine i use, i built a p4 monster dedicated to nothing but mepis..i recommend thsi distro for all entry level linux users, debian is great
 
Old 05-27-2005, 08:53 AM   #4
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Your xmms skin looks cool. Where did you get it?
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=14265
 
Old 05-27-2005, 09:40 AM   #5
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Thanks Unfortunately the site is down so I will have to try later.
 
Old 05-30-2005, 05:49 PM   #6
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I have it here;
http://abbottdavid.no-ip.info/Skins/
It is called 14265-FONY-waskinbyshinter.kultdesign1-0.zip
 
Old 05-30-2005, 09:33 PM   #7
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Thanks, I managed to get it when the gnome-look site came back online.
 
Old 06-02-2005, 04:58 AM   #8
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nice customization!
 
Old 06-06-2005, 03:01 AM   #9
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damn ive been trying to find that theme? ... help
the kde theme that is
 
Old 06-09-2005, 05:44 PM   #10
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oh it's from kde-look.org, it's called baghira.

http://kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=8692

I know I posted this topic, but oddly enough I ended up not using mepis anymore

I like my new slackware desktop, here's a screenshot in case you're interested for some reason, I just like it more because I got portage installed, and slapt-get is good to keep the system upgraded :-D.

http://www.f-designs.net/slackware.png
 
Old 06-09-2005, 06:53 PM   #11
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ive just installed mepis have to say its so far the best. i just need to find out what services start at boot time so i can disable the ones i dont need. i would like to find out if i can use gnome desktop insted of kde. thanks for any help i can get. other distros ive tried are FC3,QILINUX,UBUNTU,FORSIGHT,and some live CD`S so far MEPIS works the best.
 
Old 06-09-2005, 09:07 PM   #12
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For disabling services, refer to this Mepis Wiki Page:

Disabling Services

I use KDE so I can't help ya with the Gnome. I installed it once when Warren came out with the 3 extra CDs for Mepis 3.3 but it screwed my KDE up so had to reinstall Mepis. I am pretty sure someone will be along that can tell you how to do it.

Welcome to Mepis!
 
Old 06-09-2005, 09:38 PM   #13
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for gnome 2.8, maybe 2.10 if they changed it since I used it, go into synaptic, and go into one of the tabs, I think "options", and go to repositories, and check all the boxes, then hit refresh, and you can now search and install gnome.

sorry for the unclear explanation, but I havent used mepis in awhile
 
Old 06-09-2005, 09:52 PM   #14
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Mepis is indeed the best.
 
Old 06-09-2005, 10:04 PM   #15
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Mepis is indeed the best.
blah, maybe according to you, I don't know if you look for an easy distribution, but I think slack is the best, it just takes some easy configuring.
 
  


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