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 on: June 25, 2016, 09:49:25 am 
Started by terrybull - Last post by wigums
what version of vector linux are you running?
we do not have dvdrip in 7.1 or 7.2 and it hasnt been
developed since 2002 it seems. that doesnt mean it wont
work but being so old we may not be able to package it.
ill try.... see what happens

would it even work on todays DRM?

 on: June 24, 2016, 03:45:54 pm 
Started by terrybull - Last post by terrybull
Can someone point me to the repo for DVDrip please. I read it was in extras but doesn't seem to be there.

 on: June 24, 2016, 04:47:29 am 
Started by crum - Last post by nightflier
The kernel is not standing still, now up to 4.4.13

Rather than posting direct links to moving targets, this is where the packages will be found:

 on: June 24, 2016, 03:31:00 am 
Started by crum - Last post by vincent2
pls. inform  the  download link   repo  for kernel 4.4.6 pkg,we'd   to try and   test

 on: June 24, 2016, 03:26:53 am 
Started by quoque - Last post by vincent2
opera-beta 39 and later dev version offer  embeded  free VPN  feature.

pls try it, just need to convert *.deb  file to txz  with slackBuild  at first.

 on: June 23, 2016, 05:17:13 pm 
Started by Casey - Last post by Casey
I'm wondering how well the Equinox Desktop Environment (EDE) works on Vector Linux.  It uses FLTK instead of GTK or QT, so I'm thinking it might be a better choice than either LXDE or LXQT for old laptops with very slow hard drives and less than 1 gig of RAM.
It's not listed by gslapt for VL 7.1, but the developer's web site suggests several installation methods for Slackware:
I know VL 7.1 is NOT completely equivalent to Slackware 14.1, so I'm a little worried that following the Slackware instructions might cause problems.  Has anyone tried this and if so, how does EDE compare to the other "lightweight" desktop environments?  Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

 on: June 21, 2016, 02:24:20 pm 
Started by Casey - Last post by M0E-lnx
7.1 will not have that version... only 7.2

 on: June 21, 2016, 01:49:28 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
libarchive has been updated to 3.2.1 for both 7.1 and 7.2

for more information see

 on: June 21, 2016, 01:37:01 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
pcre has been updated to 8.39 for both 7.1 and 7.2

 For more information, see:

 on: June 21, 2016, 12:21:27 pm 
Started by Casey - Last post by Casey
I'm having trouble finding version 1.3.7 of "xf86-video-trident" (the UPDATED Trident video driver for the Xorg X server).  The older version (1.3.6) as supplied with VL Light 7.1 won't load due to a bug which produces the following error message in /var/log/Xorg.0.log

 (EE) Failed to load /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/ /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/ undefined symbol: TRIDENT_Sync

Can anyone direct me to a VL-compatible repo that contains the NEW Trident driver?  I've tried ALL of the predefined repos at, plus this custom one:
Gslapt only shows me version 1.3.6, and I as far as I know, anyone with a Trident video controller needs version 1.3.7.

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