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Old 12-13-2008, 06:35 PM   #1
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Unhappy Complaint about Slackware 12.2


I installed Slackware 12.2 last night, and would like to make a complaint about it:

Everything works.

My camera was detected and I could view the photos in Konqueror... without any of the fun...

Proper Slackware woulda had me downloading and compiling stuff.

What am I supposed to do now?
 
Old 12-13-2008, 06:48 PM   #2
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Hi,

Enjoy!
 
Old 12-13-2008, 07:06 PM   #3
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Cool

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I installed Slackware 12.2 last night, and would like to make a complaint about it:

Everything works.
Yeah, I've noticed the same thing. I've completed two installs of 12.2..........and nothing is broken.
Ya gotta love Slackware!!!!
 
Old 12-13-2008, 07:54 PM   #4
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Me 2!
I installed it on 2 boxes with wired/wireless so far and installed wicd with slackpkg and it even detected & set-up my wireless connection perfect!
I installed a bunch of my 12.1 pkgs and everything just worked!
Nuthin' to fix.
Maybe something in Current will break so I'll have something to do.
 
Old 12-13-2008, 10:45 PM   #5
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What am I supposed to do now?
Easy. Buy unsupported hardware, then you'll get problems you were looking for.
 
Old 12-13-2008, 11:30 PM   #6
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If you tell me that your video card was NVIDIA and you had no problems, then I'm jumping.
 
Old 12-13-2008, 11:32 PM   #7
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All of mine were NVIDIA and never any trouble.
 
Old 12-13-2008, 11:54 PM   #8
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All of mine were NVIDIA and never any trouble.
You could have gone all day without saying that........
 
Old 12-13-2008, 11:59 PM   #9
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If you tell me that your video card was NVIDIA and you had no problems, then I'm jumping.
Never had a problem with my Nvidia cards at all..........
 
Old 12-14-2008, 12:14 AM   #10
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Red face

I haven't even gotten to the NVIDIA card yet. Buy a @!%$@%& realtek 8185 wireless card, and you might have just a little fun. { Got one for sale, Real Cheap }
 
Old 12-14-2008, 12:23 AM   #11
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I haven't even gotten to the NVIDIA card yet. Buy a @!%$@%& realtek 8185 wireless card, and you might have just a little fun. { Got one for sale, Real Cheap }
I've vowed never to buy another Realtek card again out of spite. Two ethernet cards I have (both Realtek) have to have their speed explicitly defined using ethtool, and will not work at all without specifying that. Very annoying. I had the same problem in Windows, so I definitely blame Realtek and not Linux.
 
Old 12-14-2008, 12:28 AM   #12
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Never had a problem with my Nvidia cards at all..........
My Nvidia card installation with 12.1 went very smoothly......however I'm having problems with 12.2 and don't know why. Getting some help in another post. I may just wipe this drive again and re-install.
 
Old 12-14-2008, 12:43 AM   #13
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My Nvidia card installation with 12.1 went very smoothly......however I'm having problems with 12.2 and don't know why. Getting some help in another post. I may just wipe this drive again and re-install.
That's the Ubombtu way, not the Slackware method..................what thread did you post the issue in?
 
Old 12-14-2008, 12:56 AM   #14
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That's the Ubombtu way, not the Slackware method..................what thread did you post the issue in?
I'm in "Small Problems After Upgrade - Need Fix"....Woodsman has been gently pushing me in the right direction. Hopefully there's a fix over the hill.
 
Old 12-14-2008, 02:30 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by rkelsen View Post
I installed Slackware 12.2 last night, and would like to make a complaint about it:

Everything works.

My camera was detected and I could view the photos in Konqueror... without any of the fun...

Proper Slackware woulda had me downloading and compiling stuff.

What am I supposed to do now?
Good One!
Made me smile.
Thanks.
 
  


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