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 81 
 on: March 11, 2015, 03:07:27 am 
Started by overthere - Last post by Lyn
What number are we on at the moment?  Would quite like to test on my p3 Compaq machine with less than 400mb ram and 10GB hard drive

 82 
 on: March 11, 2015, 01:03:31 am 
Started by overthere - Last post by nightflier
1.4 is a dud that did not build right. Please discard, but thank you for the report. Smiley

 83 
 on: March 10, 2015, 05:46:28 pm 
Started by overthere - Last post by overthere
Installed Light RC1.4 to toshiba satellite A100

gui install went well, on reboot kicked cd, but does not startx

boot tui and startx gives error

xauth: file home someone/serveauth.xxxx does not exist

/usr/bin/x error while loading shared libaries libxshmfence.so.1 cannot open no such file or dir


 84 
 on: March 10, 2015, 02:32:06 pm 
Started by overthere - Last post by overthere
Installed VL-7.1-STD-RC3.1.iso via dvd to toshiba satellite a-100 sk4 (32 bit 80gig with 2gig ram)

checked md5, OK, burn gave no errors, install went well both gui and text installs

used existing ext3 (empty), and default lilo to mbr, checked xfce4 for install

on reboot disk was kicked and system booted to gui log in ( and also gave option to boot existing installed os win 10 preview)

however username and password results in 10 sec timeout for xfce.

attempts with alternative sessions same result

rebooted tui, login user and startxfce4 gives gui desktop.

notice no network applet in panel guessing no driver available.
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VLocity RC3.1 on dell optiplex 745 (80 gig, 4 gig ram) does login to xfce desktop and does have network applet in panel, easy connect.

this computer will not boot gui installer but did kick back to text installer. used existing ext3 /sda2 and default lilo to mbr however install proceeded to 100 % but did not replace existing grub on mbr.

not an issue, existing os still boots as usual and booted VL with disk via "linux root=/dev/sda2 ro"

the 64 bit being more useable (relatively speaking) I did some usual desktop customizations and used some of the apps with no issues so far less the annoying umplayer nag screen on each open. added smplayer via gslapt which is better, updated flash. added xfce4-timer.

not much help perhaps, but current observations. thanks

keep up the good work
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adding: with toshiba laptop lspci lists network controller as  intel corporation pro/wireless 3945ABG (golan) network connection (rev 02)

adding2: there was a gdm error like modprobe.. cannot load i810 ..module  or something to that effect that flashed bye not sure it is related

 85 
 on: March 09, 2015, 09:00:24 am 
Started by crum - Last post by bigpaws
This maybe a udev problem. That is the program that
usually probes the hardware and decides which kernel
module to use.

I am not sure how to answer your question
Who is in charge and where is the information.

Bigpaws

 86 
 on: March 09, 2015, 07:12:36 am 
Started by crum - Last post by crum
Was going to do ndiswrapper for Realtek 8187SE,downloaded driver,rebooted VL7.1RC3.1 and network found and working,magic. I did nothing,it is  now using kernel driver r8180 seems O.K. Question is this what VL decided is what to use and if so why all the discussion about no appropriate driver? Who is in charge and where is the information?

 87 
 on: March 08, 2015, 01:01:09 pm 
Started by Pita - Last post by nightflier
@Dot_Dot: On a Windows system you can use unetbootin.

http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/

 88 
 on: March 08, 2015, 11:36:13 am 
Started by crum - Last post by retired1af
You'll most likely need to download the windows driver from Realtek and use ndiswrapper to use the driver. As far as I know, there is no native linux driver for that card.

This will give you an idea of what's involved.

http://askubuntu.com/questions/214085/need-a-few-reboots-to-connect-to-wireless

 89 
 on: March 08, 2015, 09:46:57 am 
Started by crum - Last post by crum
Any driver available? Seems like all Linux has problem with this card.

 90 
 on: March 08, 2015, 07:49:17 am 
Started by Pita - Last post by Dot_Dot
and How to use USB to install Vector on a Windows system?? Huh Huh

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