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Old 07-08-2009, 12:04 PM   #1
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Slackware64 -rc1 "KDE4.2 is nice"


Hi,

I finally moved to a system install for the Slackware64 -RC1.

This baby flies! Congrats to the 'Slackware team'.

I set up with 'KDE 4.2' and it looks good at 1440x900. Crisp and responsive. I've really don't see the problem or experiencing anything out of the norm (Knock on wood ...).

What's the beef? I've not really exercised the environment but I do think it seems stable. At least on this machine at this time.

Oh well, back to configuring the machine. Then fine tuning.
 
Old 07-08-2009, 12:27 PM   #2
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Yes, I agree. My first impression of kde 4.2 in slackware current was very positive and it seemed snappy and responsive, certainly as good as slackware 12.1 on the same machine.

I'm looking forward to seeing how it works out on a day-to-day basis when slackware 13 comes out.
 
Old 07-08-2009, 01:21 PM   #3
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I also agree,
I've got it on mine, my wife's, & our media box.
Slack64 makes an excellent media box. I haven't found anything that doesn't work on it. Smplayer & Pokerth built without issues.
I made most of my packages with Slamd64 12.2 and they all work after installing Fred's 32 libs as well as the kde3compat & k3b for 3.10 stuff in /extra.
Gnucash, Kaffeine, K9copy, and a whole bunch of other stuff from my Slamd64 12.2 system works.
I used Eric's packages for Digikam and Vlc.
Open Office seems rather slow tho.

I just couldn't be happier.

Lets not forget where the Slackstore is. :-)
 
Old 07-09-2009, 10:08 PM   #4
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Hi,

Did you install VLC 1.0.0?
 
Old 07-09-2009, 10:25 PM   #5
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I installed VLC-1.0.0, and it works very well. I am beginning to really like KDE-4.2 as well. I have no reason to go back to 3.5 - but i sure hope that k3b catches up soon.

The only problem I am having is with alsactl store not working, but that's in another thread.
 
Old 07-09-2009, 10:49 PM   #6
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k3b catching up?

I have a vanilla skackware 13.0rc1 box setup and the default installed k3b worked right out of the gate fine?
 
Old 07-09-2009, 11:15 PM   #7
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Hi,

Did you install VLC 1.0.0?
Yes, I used Eric's pkg
 
Old 07-10-2009, 03:09 AM   #8
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"KDE4.2 is nice"
I suppose I'll get used to it. It's what's underneath that counts, after all.
 
Old 07-10-2009, 08:42 PM   #9
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I like Slackware64 so much, I bought a machine to run it!

I finally get to break the 3GB of RAM limit imposed by my five year old Pentium-D system.

Woohoo and thanks to the Slackware team!
 
Old 07-11-2009, 03:57 PM   #10
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Mmm, KDE4 is slowly growing on me (like fungus? ). My first impression of it was: "Hey! This is not Slackware!", the same sort of feeling I had about the ambigram logo.
 
Old 07-12-2009, 04:31 AM   #11
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Mmm, KDE4 is slowly growing on me (like fungus? ). My first impression of it was: "Hey! This is not Slackware!", the same sort of feeling I had about the ambigram logo.
Its growing on me as well. I've been slowly coming around to the eye candy portion too. I finally enabled desktop effects about 4 days ago, and now I'm trying out the different effects. My windows explode when I close them. I even tried the wobbly effect, but I still ain't real crazy about that.

Next up is to try the snowfall - maybe in a day or two!
 
  


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