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Old 05-05-2003, 11:41 PM   #1
Registered: Apr 2003
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lol slackware progress bar...

ive noticed that slack install has no progress do i kno how much i have at kde im asumming its by alphabetical order....anyone know of any tricks to find out how long you have left?
Old 05-06-2003, 02:08 AM   #2
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Location: St. Louis, MO
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it does the packages in abc order, but if it's inbetween packages you can't really tell because you can't see the names of what's being installed from what package at the same time. you may see the package name up for one second and then it installs everything in that package.
Old 05-07-2003, 08:39 AM   #3
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Location: UK
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Perhaps you could open another console (alt-F2) and then use bash> tail - f /var/something-or-other

Just not quite sure what that something or other would be ....?



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