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 71 
 on: August 27, 2014, 01:26:03 pm 
Started by uelsk8s - Last post by roarde
Partition the stick. Create at least one 1G-or-so partition of the type 0x0c "W95 FAT 32 (LBA)". Mark that partition active. If you have room for only one partition, use partitioning anyway.

If you're using VL, be sure you have the latest version of Unetbootin from the repos.

Code:
mkdosfs -v /dev/sdb1
Naturally, you'll plug in the actual partition for "sdb1" if that's not it.

Mount the partition, and then try Unetbootin. If you need to retry after that, ERASE or reformat the partition beforehand to save a lot of Unetbootin run-time.

No idea whether this repeats what was in the video. Can't view it right now due to bandwidth.

BTW, RC2.2.6 is out and initially looks good.

 72 
 on: August 27, 2014, 11:58:31 am 
Started by uelsk8s - Last post by solex
Hi All,
Thanks for your responses, was a little concern that the forum might have been off.

I tried the following:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkbZs8VVGRk

in addition I tried unetbootin but it stops as the last step

Nothing works using VL64-7.1-STD-RC2.2.4.iso.

Regards,
dan

 73 
 on: August 26, 2014, 04:32:18 am 
Started by wigums - Last post by nightflier
"We fear the unknown."  "Rather the devil you know, than the one you don't." I'm sure there are more old sayings that could be applied.

I think it is good that there is spirited discussion about big changes like these. It helps things get sorted out. And I believe that things will get sorted out. Looking back at some the things I used to worry about:
- Windows registry as a single point of failure causing widespread chaos: Nope, it seems to be resilient enough.
- W2K raw sockets overwhelming the Internet: Never heard about it being exploited.
- Pulseaudio hogging resources and dragging down my system: Nah, it works well and gives me access to more features of my sound system.
- KDE4: It took years, but now it is good. And there were plenty of alternatives all along.


 74 
 on: August 26, 2014, 03:29:55 am 
Started by wigums - Last post by nightflier
Nice clickbait!  Grin

 75 
 on: August 25, 2014, 07:04:36 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by MikeCindi
Interesting.  It would seem that from several of the comments that the "unknowness" (is that a real word?) of systemd (lack of documentation and logging) creates much of the concern.  Linux people like to (at least think they) know what's going on with their OS.  There are others (perhaps like me) who, at least to a certain point, are accepting of what the distro developers roll out.  But who am I to "pick a side" since I live in a blended house: a ClearOS server, a Windows Home Server, several Windows 8.x desktops, a Vector desktop, a WinXP desktop, a few Android tablets, an Android phone, an iPhone, and several iPods.

 76 
 on: August 25, 2014, 06:00:24 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by MikeCindi
Nice.  Wink

 77 
 on: August 25, 2014, 04:36:50 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
HAHA

 78 
 on: August 25, 2014, 02:49:58 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by retired1af
You're going to burn for that one.   Grin

 79 
 on: August 25, 2014, 02:21:48 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/choose-your-side-the-linux-divide-248950?page=0,0

 80 
 on: August 25, 2014, 01:01:56 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
http://i.imgur.com/BFZedlg.jpg


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