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Author Topic: EASYNESS...  (Read 1289 times)

CWM84

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EASYNESS...
« on: May 13, 2012, 01:12:01 pm »

Hello,

I have been trying different Linux's and I found this one ...

I would be coming from ubuntu..

I am wondering how hard is vector?

How do you install programs lets say another browser? for instance Ubuntu its software center

how would I install flash, in ubuntu its software center?

Whats the difference between the paid Vector than Standard?

Thanks,
CM
« Last Edit: May 13, 2012, 01:23:33 pm by CWM84 »
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Re: EASYNESS...
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2012, 01:26:20 pm »

If you like the defaults and stick to the official releases its pretty easy. When i installed vl7 STD Gold, it went pretty smoothly, all the hardware and network detected etc. Just remember to take the cd out of the drive when you reboot :)
The default X desktop in VL7 (xfce4) is attractive enough and functional. If you already have experience with a linux, go for it. Of all the distros i have used since about 96 or so, gentoo and vector are my favorite , and if you install gentoo, you have to sit there and wait for 3 days while it downloads and compiles :)
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CWM84

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Re: EASYNESS...
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2012, 02:42:15 pm »

So Vector is easy I dont have to compile everything?

Just use GSLAPT I think it is to install programs ?

what about printer setup how hard is that?

ive never used vector thats why i thought ill ask the questions before I install it.
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Re: EASYNESS...
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2012, 04:56:22 pm »

Flash is installed. (Actually every all that media codecs and such is preloaded)

Software is installed via gslapt see here ... Installing Software with Gslapt package manager
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Re: EASYNESS...
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2012, 09:21:32 am »

HP Printers are plug n play. Several others are too.  What is your printer?
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