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Hey guys just installed Slax 5.0.4 to hard drive and must say it's pretty sweet. A few strange things, tho. Everthing's normal when logged in as root BUT when logged in to X as a non-root user (created via 'adduser' command) ...
- Kmix missing from task bar, in fact not seen in any menus
- same with video icon next to where kmix should be
Finally, video seems much worse than when logged in as root. Fonts aren't as clear ... much choppier and harder to see. What I find unusual is my /etc/X11 directory has XFree86 as non-root user, but it's not there when I run from CD.
My guess is that it's a rights issue. If, logged in as the non-privileged user, KDE can't access kmix or the video app, it probably drops off the menu/system.
Xushi, the benefits of installing slax on the hard drive are that Slax has some apps already installed that Slackware doesn't. It's really easy to get going from the start with nonstandard apps. Purists probably wouldn't like it. People that really like to just install and go would.