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Old 04-17-2006, 05:59 AM   #496
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Hopefully people have been reading this entire thread and will have gotten the news that -current tends to break things.

Not that I am implying that there's anything unusually wrong with -current, just that when libraries in it change in ways that are incompatible with their predecessors, the results are incredibly annoying to troubleshoot.

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Old 04-17-2006, 06:05 AM   #497
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Always read and evaluate the -current ChangeLog.txt before updating.
This past week I've updated 5 boxen from Slackware-10.2 to various
stages past that all up to -current as of April 4. The only box that
would have had a problem is one that needed 3 packages that have been
split out since that last install ... but I read it in the ChangeLog ...
And following Pat's UPGRADE.TXT file, rather than updating with some
3rd party tool like swaret, will help, also.
 
Old 04-17-2006, 12:27 PM   #498
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What an excellent thread!

Well done Shilo, and thank you to the other contributors as well
 
Old 04-26-2006, 08:26 AM   #499
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Yes, thanks for the guide. I was looking for something like this.
 
Old 04-27-2006, 07:52 PM   #500
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Thank you soo much, after this post I could install my printer during 3 minutes.
p.s. I could not find the way for it.
p.p.s sorry for my english
 
Old 04-27-2006, 07:54 PM   #501
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yep, many many thanks shilo for your excellent guide.

Your site is one of the many I refer other slackers to when they are just starting out the distribution.

Thanks again! *thumbs up*
 
Old 04-29-2006, 01:05 AM   #502
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Great guide. As requested in some other venues I'm going to post links to my install/configure/random guide on my LUG's site.
 
Old 06-26-2006, 11:52 AM   #503
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Desktop 1000

Quote:
Originally Posted by slack_guy13
Hello, i have a problem with my M$ Wireless Mouse (it's a part of the Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 1000, which includes also a keyboard, that's working fine) The problem that i get is that i moves great BUT the left click seems to be "pressed" all the time. If i move it while i am on X (KDE) it shows the menu about cascading windows or something and if leave my pointer on an icon it'll click it without actually clicking on it
My question is that does anyone has fixed this problem?
How do you enable this USB_HID module (should i edit the xorg.conf)?
On the setup i configured my mouse as USB mouse..then i tried everything without any result (changing to /dev/input/mice etc.)
Thanx for any help in advance! This forum rocks!
I have been doing a lot of reading on several threads, but I can't find anyone who has found a "fix" for this issue. I also, have the Desktop 1000, and I am experiencing the exact problems as outlined above. The left mouse button seems to be pressed continuously. Is there anyone out there who has this mouse/keyboard combo, and have successfully been able to get it to work under slackware 10.2?

Thanks in advance...
 
Old 06-26-2006, 12:18 PM   #504
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sleebus,

Welcome to LQ!

You should start your own thread for this issue in the Slackware Forum. That way your problem will get the attention it deserves. No one is checking this thread for new problems...

And please read How To Ask Questions The Smart Way before making more posts.

This will help you (1) learn where and how to search for your answers, and (2) learn how to put the proper information in a post, and post it in the proper forum, so that you'll get the attention of guys who know how to help you.
 
Old 07-18-2006, 10:20 AM   #505
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thanx a heap for this guide now had i read this first i might not have asked as many questions..i am so glad i read this through.. caught me up on about two years of slackware...
 
Old 07-26-2006, 10:00 AM   #506
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My god yes, thanks so much for this - this post and this forum has convinced me to stick with slack (being a newbie to Linux) rather than go for a distro like ubuntu or fedora
 
Old 07-30-2006, 09:48 AM   #507
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heres how i set up a box dual boot, hope this helps!!
http://geek.scorpiorising.ca/GeeK_Zo...hp?topic=475.0
 
Old 08-10-2006, 02:29 PM   #508
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What a great start-guide for newbies. Just hope the newbies will find it.
I had a lot of problem when starting with Linux.
But I am both glad and sad that I did not have a guide like this.
Why am I glad you might wonder?
It is because I don't think I would learn as much as I knew today if everything
would be explained in a guide like this. I prefer to try and watch examples of configs etc, (I know guides might have examples, but the ones from man is often fine for me. And to read the man to find examples is great, get to know a lot more about the program.)
I also like to discuss my problem with others with similair.

Why am I sad you might wonder, but I dont think so?
It would have get me up and running much faster, specially when I had a really need for a working computer the same day but did not get one.
 
Old 08-23-2006, 08:05 PM   #509
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is Slax the same as Slackware?
 
Old 08-23-2006, 08:22 PM   #510
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Originally posted by Vince013
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is Slax the same as Slackware?
No. Google is your friend.

Slax

Slackware
 
  


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