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Old 08-25-2015, 06:51 PM   #16
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I attempted to remove the NVidia legacy package and got:

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$apt-get remove NVidia-legacy-304xx-driver
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root?
 
Old 08-25-2015, 06:52 PM   #17
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You need to run apt-get as root.
 
Old 08-25-2015, 06:55 PM   #18
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From what I understand, root is just administrator, correct? I only have the one account on this computer and that's what I'm logged in as. Is there some default root account that was installed with antiX?
 
Old 08-25-2015, 07:01 PM   #19
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I'm not familiar with antiX, but it sounds like it might use Ubuntu's awful sudo-abusive "admin user" style of administration? You can try sticking "sudo" in front of the command, and at the password prompt enter your user's password.
 
Old 08-25-2015, 07:31 PM   #20
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su works in AntiX as well as sudo. Inxi is already installed. If you would have watched the videos. All of this would have been shown to you.

http://www.mepis.org/docs/en/index.p...ge_.28sgfxi.29

to post system specs. In terminal

Code:
inxi -xrFA
to show the switches that can be used and man page

Code:
inxi -help
To show what is is missing on your install for inxi

Code:
inxi --recommends

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Old 08-25-2015, 07:41 PM   #21
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Sudo worked.

I removed the NVidia-legacy package and rebooted. It still booted to the code screen. So I removed the nouveau one as well, rebooted, and it still hasn't reset back to the desktop view.

Any more ideas? (Thanks to all help so far! If I had been Googling I would have figured this out eventually, but it would have taken longer and I would have a massive headache!)


(rokytnji: I will try what you're saying, give me a moment)
 
Old 08-25-2015, 07:49 PM   #22
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I have some stuff missing:

Code:
Application: hddtemp
To add to your system, install the proper distribution package for your system: 
Debian/Ubuntu: hddtemp :: Arch Linux: hddtemp :: Redhat/Fedora/Suse: hddtemp
Code:
 /proc/mdstat (info: -R mdraid data)

The following files are missing from your system:
File: /proc/mdstat
File: /var/run/dmesg.boot
File: /proc/scsi/scsi
I'm thinking I need that /var/run/dmesg.boot ?
 
Old 08-25-2015, 08:04 PM   #23
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So can I just...
Code:
sudo apt-get install /proc/mdstat
sudo apt-get install /var/run/dmesg.boot
sudo apt-get install /proc/scsi/scsi
and bam, everything will work again? Or am I over simplifying?

Should I install the smxi thing with apt-get? The link makes it seem a little more user friendly than using the synaptic package manager.

^Just kidding. The link clearly states what to type in. After all this I'm a little nervous about installing anything though. To do or not to do?

Last edited by Bri_v; 08-25-2015 at 08:08 PM.
 
Old 08-25-2015, 08:42 PM   #24
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It's not rocket science. I am just a scooter tramp that uses linux. I'd reinstall and start over if I was you.
Install only takes minutes and now maybe you have watched the installation video for AntiX 13 to get a idea on how
AntiX works.
 
Old 08-25-2015, 08:44 PM   #25
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/proc/mstat is a file. Apt-get has nothing to do with it.
You can live without it. Same for the rest.
 
Old 08-25-2015, 08:48 PM   #26
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Alright. I'll reinstall. Hopefully I can figure out how to get Steam working without messing up the entire system.

Thank you so much for all your help!

Last edited by Bri_v; 08-25-2015 at 09:31 PM.
 
  


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