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Old 10-08-2007, 08:12 AM   #1
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Virtual PC 2007 and slackware 12.0 - KDE

Hello everybody,

I hope to be in the right forum.

First time caller and really newbie on Linux so be cool/patient/indulgentÖ.
Iím deseperatly trying to install Slackware 12.0 using virtual PC2007 environment.
Installation is fine, (full install to avoid missing parts) but problem begins when I try to setup KDE DESKTOP/graphical environment.

Iím not able to make it works !!!
Depending on thousand configurations tried, either the graphic interface is coming but mouse is not working, or I canít start graphical environment and get errors.

Iíve tried running :
xorgcfg -textmode
xwmconfig and selecting KDE or whatever.

Actually, when I start X, Iíve an error (EE) No drivers available or (EE) no screen found.
I understand that Iím not able to setup/find the correct configuration. (I'm maybe wrong)

(From Virtual PC help) Virtual PC emulates graphic card as follow:
S3 Trio 32/64 PCI with 8 MB Video RAM

And I selected mouse in ďAutoĒ mode (or P/S2)

As hardware devices are all the same and emulated by Virtual PC, Iím guessing if somebody as already done the correct configuration to share the /etc/X11/ file.

Any and all helps/suggestions/comments will be greatly appreciated!

Many thanks in advance,
Old 10-10-2007, 06:55 AM   #2
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Ok, I'm now working with vmWARE player, quite easy to install....
Virtual PC 2007 is fine for Windows environment...Not yet done for Linux (at least slackware 12.0)


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