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Old 05-17-2011, 01:17 PM   #16
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To clear up a misconception above, CrunchBang is based on Debian Stable (Squeeze), though a few users have experimented with switching it to Testing or even Unstable.
Hi,

You're so right, sorry for the confusion. I did play around with it using Testing and on my work laptop I use Linux Mint Debian Edition which is based on testing. Hence the confusion, sorry guys.

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Eric
 
Old 05-17-2011, 11:22 PM   #17
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posting this from crunchbang live session. can anyone tell me how can i add new xfce themes to it. i have downloaded one but there seems to be no option to add it. moved it to /usr/share/themes but still in vain. can anyone help me out?
 
Old 05-17-2011, 11:56 PM   #18
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You have to untar it:
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sudo tar -xf yourtheme.tar.gz -C /usr/share/themes
Keep in mind that you will get lost of that theme when you reboot, because you are running a live system.
 
Old 05-18-2011, 12:10 AM   #19
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yup! did that only but the new theme doesn't appear in appearance>style tab.
 
Old 05-18-2011, 01:06 AM   #20
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haha! just installed crunchbang to the hard disk and moved the untarred theme to /.themes and it worked but how to use the metacity theme? or is it using something else? i think compiz with emerald is a good choice.
 
Old 05-18-2011, 01:12 AM   #21
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how can i install latest version of linux kernel. ubuntu used 2.6.38-8 and this seems to be using 2.6.32-5.
 
Old 05-18-2011, 01:38 AM   #22
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Any particular reason why you want the newest kernel?
 
Old 05-18-2011, 01:48 AM   #23
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@cascade: no not any particular reason. just thought that newer would be better. but now having another problem. i selected british english as my language while installation. so now the @ symbol is replaced by " symbol and vice versa and also the pound (hash) symbol is replaced by symbol. how to correct it?
 
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Newer isnt always better

If you needed a newer kernel for some sort of support (eg TRIM for SSDs) thats one thing, but just getting a newer kernel because you can is a bit different.

That said, theres several ways you could get a newer kernel-

1- You could build one yourself.
2- Get a newer kernel from debian testing/unstable.
3- Get the liquorix kernel-

http://liquorix.net/

I'd go for option 3 myself.

As for the 'british english', I _think_ that what you have done is select a british keyboard layout. I have no idea how to fix that offhand, but hopefully somebody else will. I'd be suprised if snowpine doesnt know.
 
Old 05-18-2011, 04:28 AM   #25
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haha! fixed it by starting a thread in crunchbang forum.
 
  


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