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 41 
 on: August 14, 2014, 04:03:24 pm 
Started by Locator - Last post by retired1af
Using a 14 year old Microsoft product that hasn't seen an update in 4 years is beyond dumb. Especially if it's connected to the Internet. At that point, you're an unacceptable risk that should know better.

 42 
 on: August 14, 2014, 02:34:47 pm 
Started by Herpy - Last post by nitehawk
Things have changed since this thread started!  I still have several older desktops,....(about 3 right now).
Running:  Vector 7 SOHO
                 Slackware
                 & various different kinds of Puppy Linux
              

 43 
 on: August 14, 2014, 11:50:37 am 
Started by Locator - Last post by Locator
Never mind. I found an Nvidia 7600GT graphics card by ASUS on eBay for about $14.00 on eBay. But aside from that, I thought that this forum was supposed to help us, NOT belittle us.

 44 
 on: August 14, 2014, 01:28:00 am 
Started by Herpy - Last post by darry1966
AnitaOS on a Compaq Armada E500 a Puppy Linux 4 Fork.  Lucid Retro Puppy on a Compaq F500AU.

Vector Linux happily working on a Dell Inspiron 500m.

 45 
 on: August 14, 2014, 01:04:40 am 
Started by Lyn - Last post by Lyn
as ever very very helpfull

 46 
 on: August 13, 2014, 04:33:47 pm 
Started by uelsk8s - Last post by caitlyn
Why not just use unetbootin?  That's how I installed it.

 47 
 on: August 13, 2014, 01:19:52 pm 
Started by Lyn - Last post by caitlyn
The page you want is: http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?oid=201984&infoType=Downloads&platform=OSF_O_LINUX
They are available as rpms or debs, so you'll need to convert the packages.  There's also an srpm so you can pull the sources out of that to build a VL package if you want.

 48 
 on: August 13, 2014, 09:10:42 am 
Started by Locator - Last post by nitehawk
Hey, Locater,...

I have an old PIII I keep around for the grandkids when they come.  It's running W2Kpro,...since I have dozens and dozens (or more) old dos and windows games on it for the kids.  I'm running an old Nvidia in it (can't think exactly which one just now).  But I had the old driver on a CD for it.   I think a lot of the older 2-dimension cards will work fine with W2k (like Matrox Millinium).  That's one of the old cards that I had in it, before I added the Nvidia.  (Got my Nvidia off of Ebay).

Yeah,...I use Vector for all the important stuff on my main computer,...but for all those old dos and windows games for the grandkids, I use an older windows.  Got wine on the Vector box, and can run some nice win games on it for the kids, as well.

EDIT:  The Nvidia card I have in the PIII W2k box is a ...Geforce4 Mx 440  AGP8x.  Had to use an older driver for it.  But it works really well.

 49 
 on: August 13, 2014, 03:46:18 am 
Started by Lyn - Last post by Lyn
Thanks for that I actually have an Epson XP 200 but can't get to print, will investigate the drives from the website

 50 
 on: August 12, 2014, 05:55:57 pm 
Started by uelsk8s - Last post by roarde
At present the 7.1 testing repository isn't used, and it looks like it will remain that way through the release cycle. This is an intended change; later RC's ship without the http version of the testing repo even mentioned in slapt-getrc. The untested repo is there, but commented out in such a way that it can be uncommented only by direct edit -- not via GSlapt. I assume that's also intentional because the rest of the disabled repos have the "#DISABLED" tag that GSlapt latches onto.

The 7.1 testing repo is empty. Note that this does not apply to 70 which still uses testing.

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