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 71 
 on: October 04, 2014, 05:31:28 am 
Started by webmouse - Last post by costarica
use xboot 14 beta, it does in 2 min. but then, as here somewhere seen,  you need to open usb drive and open the image of vector linux with winrar and then copt vector linux folder to your usb drive, so that you shall have image and folder, then install, if does not work with 1 point, use 2 point - mount hard drive partition. Smiley

 72 
 on: October 04, 2014, 03:28:14 am 
Started by gianfy - Last post by nightflier
In your other post you mention VL7.0 Light, so that's what I'll assume.

Abiword is found in this repository:
http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-7.0/packages/
direct link:
http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-7.0/packages/xap/abiword-2.8.6-i686-2vl70.txz

After installing it, run command "abiword" in a terminal and see if it runs.
If not, you might need additional packages, like goffice. Here is the list of requirements:
aiksaurus
aspell
boost
enchant
fribidi
glib2
goffice
gtk+2
gtkmathview
gucharmap
libpng
libsoup
libwpd
libwpg
libwmf
link-grammar
loudmouth
ots
tidy
wv

 73 
 on: October 03, 2014, 07:00:44 pm 
Started by gianfy - Last post by M0E-lnx
Which version do u have installed?

 74 
 on: October 03, 2014, 09:42:58 am 
Started by gianfy - Last post by gianfy
Hello, i've got an old laptot with Vector with IceWM... it's very poor (oviuosly) but i need only to write some documents... but i have a big problem..
There are only abs (similar to excel) and ePDFviewer... but there isn't any word editor similar to word...

For 3 hours i try to look for some packages (ready to install) to install at least one word editor.. but  Huh i can't look for any packages ready to install.
Someone, could link to me at least one link to download a .txz?  (abiword or similar)

PS: i haven't got internet connection so i must move file with a key to laptot.
PS2: laptot has only 64mb-ram

Thank you.

 75 
 on: October 03, 2014, 09:27:37 am 
Started by gianfy - Last post by gianfy
oh thx! Now it's perfect!  Smiley

 76 
 on: October 03, 2014, 07:57:27 am 
Started by vvucic - Last post by vvucic
Hello, I guess that it is driver issue. Actually, there is no /dev/video at all.ot know which webcam it use. Is there any detection utility which can help in that?
To be honest I do n

Thanks,

veki

 77 
 on: October 03, 2014, 06:20:18 am 
Started by rayleiter - Last post by rbistolfi
After rebooting, I did the 'lspcmcia' and there was no driver associated with the card.

Please post the make and model of your card, and the output of running lsmod in the terminal.

Quote
You didn't comment on my remarks about the 'HowTo' being out of date -- are you familiar with the document I referred to?
Do you know if it is in revision? Do you know of a similar, better written document?

Thanks again -- Ray

I am familiar with that document and it is, indeed, old. It was written for VL 5.x iirc. There are no plans for updating it since we expect network cards to work out of the box now, without user intervention. Of course things can still go wrong and we will be happy to help you.

HTH, Rodrigo

 78 
 on: October 03, 2014, 03:25:20 am 
Started by wigums - Last post by M0E-lnx
http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested

Browse there and find the correct URL for your version

 79 
 on: October 03, 2014, 01:43:32 am 
Started by wigums - Last post by Lyn
much to my annoyance I can't get the untested repository... do you have the url for it?

 80 
 on: October 02, 2014, 06:52:03 pm 
Started by rayleiter - Last post by rayleiter
Thanks for your reply, but its a little more involved than just starting the pcmcia slot.

I did find the script was not executable, so I did the chmod and ran the script.

After rebooting, I did the 'lspcmcia' and there was no driver associated with the card.

The whole process is deeply flawed and could use a thorough explanation.

Experiences like this are one of the main reasons why more people don't use Linux.

Luckily, I have a very high tolerance for imprecision and vagueness, otherwise I would have abandoned Linux after my initial experience when the kernel was version 0.9!

You didn't comment on my remarks about the 'HowTo' being out of date -- are you familiar with the document I referred to?
Do you know if it is in revision? Do you know of a similar, better written document?

Thanks again -- Ray

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