Thanks for your time and trouble to make VL 7 lite-a5, for testing.
download smooth, cd booted no problem,
Chose from the menu: "autoprobe for video", so the following comments may be skewed by having made the wrong choice here......
When the desktop appears, it looks satisfactory, albeit at mediocre resolution (I cannot tell by looking at it, without running a test, but it is either 800 x 600 or 1024 x 768, neither the default: 1280 x 1024, as I use every day, under windows 98 on the same computer.
I click on "READ-ME", and nothing happens. Why? Strange.
I click on "Install VL" nothing happens. Wow. Maybe there is something wrong with me?
So, I reboot, and this time, I choose "alternate autoprobe for video". The screen resolution is definitely better, but still not 1280 x 1024.
When I move the mouse, however, all kinds of activity jumps about on the screen in front of me. It finally settles down, and I manage to close the half dozen applications which had spontaneously appeared.
I manage to invoke "Install VL", by RIGHT CLICKING the mouse, and then left clicking "Open". This is clumsy at best, and, in my opinion, ill-suited to the hard earned philosophy of a user friendly system, enjoyed by VL. Please change the default to SINGLE left CLICK ENABLED, which is intuitive and simple....
Those dissatisfied with the opportunity to act rationally, as if the year were 2011, not 1981, when we only had ONE button on a mouse, and were thus OBLIGED to use TWO successive clicks to distinguish one user input from another, that required only one click, will be sophisticated enough to REQUIRE themselves to click twice, but please stop penalizing those of us with arthritic disease: we not only have old computers, we also have old brains, and very old joints. THERE IS NO JUSTIFICATION for requiring two clicks. To do so, is both stupid, and inflexible, conveying exactly the opposite mentality from that outlined for MANY years, by the VL community. One click is the standard.
I chose to adjust partitions, but when I reached the "Add user" sequence, the system just froze up, after I had entered a user name and password. Mouse still moved, but had no impact on installer program: could not close.
Rebooted, tried again, this time the big problem arose BEFORE I could enter the user name, right after clicking on add user.
I am stuck.