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Author Topic: VL 7.1 RC1 has been released  (Read 18898 times)
caitlyn
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« Reply #30 on: July 09, 2014, 09:04:05 am »

will there be additional (rc) candidates released or am I awaiting the final release of Vectorlinux 7.1?  Smiley
An update from one of the developers would really be appreciated Cheesy
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eMachines EL-1300G desktop, 1.6GHz AMD Athlon 2650e CPU, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6150 SE video
CentOS 6.5 (will try VL64-7.1 soon)

Toshiba Satellite A135-S4727,  Intel Pentium T2080 / 1.73 GHz, 2GB RAM, Intel GMA 950

HP Mini 110 netbook, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM, Intel 950 video, VL 7.1
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« Reply #31 on: July 09, 2014, 09:45:19 am »

2.2.3 was pushed on July 4th.

http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/iso/
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overthere
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« Reply #32 on: July 14, 2014, 04:11:31 pm »

Just installed the VL7.1 RC2.2.3 32bit made available here recently.
 
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https://www.dropbox.com/s/m9vleqhe6v1x7r0/VL71rc2a.png

So far so good, Love this station

Thanks... Smiley
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« Reply #33 on: July 16, 2014, 04:58:07 am »

Just installed the VL7.1 RC2.2.3 32bit made available here recently.
 
screenshot
https://www.dropbox.com/s/m9vleqhe6v1x7r0/VL71rc2a.png

So far so good, Love this station

Thanks... Smiley

tried vl7.1 64 bit rc 2.2.3 , no significant improvement at all.....
3G modem still doesn't work at all....

meanwhile, from runlevel 4  login menu , can't enter desktop at all always erros, prompting disk full, infact disk 's 90% vacant space.......
to enter desktop, has to type startx always.....
it's really buggy.
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solex
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« Reply #34 on: August 03, 2014, 07:16:23 am »

I extracted the ISO on an EXT formatted stick and try to run bootinst.sh (all under root)
 and keep getting a permission denied error any help would be appreciated
Thanks
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caitlyn
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« Reply #35 on: August 13, 2014, 04:33:47 pm »

Why not just use unetbootin?  That's how I installed it.
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« Reply #36 on: August 15, 2014, 02:57:01 pm »

I extracted the ISO on an EXT formatted stick and try to run bootinst.sh (all under root)
 and keep getting a permission denied error any help would be appreciated
Thanks

could you paste the exact commands you are using? Looks like you are trying to execute a non executable file.
Unetbootin works for me as well, btw.
Others know better but I think the recommended way to create an installable image using a recent iso is using dd.
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« Reply #37 on: August 27, 2014, 11:58:31 am »

Hi All,
Thanks for your responses, was a little concern that the forum might have been off.

I tried the following:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkbZs8VVGRk

in addition I tried unetbootin but it stops as the last step

Nothing works using VL64-7.1-STD-RC2.2.4.iso.

Regards,
dan
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roarde
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« Reply #38 on: August 27, 2014, 01:26:03 pm »

Partition the stick. Create at least one 1G-or-so partition of the type 0x0c "W95 FAT 32 (LBA)". Mark that partition active. If you have room for only one partition, use partitioning anyway.

If you're using VL, be sure you have the latest version of Unetbootin from the repos.

Code:
mkdosfs -v /dev/sdb1
Naturally, you'll plug in the actual partition for "sdb1" if that's not it.

Mount the partition, and then try Unetbootin. If you need to retry after that, ERASE or reformat the partition beforehand to save a lot of Unetbootin run-time.

No idea whether this repeats what was in the video. Can't view it right now due to bandwidth.

BTW, RC2.2.6 is out and initially looks good.
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Robert
VL STD 7.1 RC2.2.2, icewmvmods
jsalpha2
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« Reply #39 on: August 27, 2014, 05:14:04 pm »

Hello, New member here.
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RC2.2.6 is out and initially looks good.
Where do you download the test ISO?  Thanks

I have VL64-7.1-STD-RC2.2.4.iso, but can't remember where I found it.  Thanks
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solex
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« Reply #40 on: August 27, 2014, 05:30:29 pm »

http://ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/vectorlinux/VL64-7.2/
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roarde
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« Reply #41 on: August 27, 2014, 06:03:11 pm »

http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/iso/

A reminder here:
If you have a fairly recent ISO, you may want to take advantage of the .delta files. That'll save download time. If you haven't looked, the filename of the .delta file explains what it does. Download the delta to the same directory as the previous ISO and issue:
xdelta patch filename-here.delta
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Robert
VL STD 7.1 RC2.2.2, icewmvmods
jsalpha2
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« Reply #42 on: August 28, 2014, 04:05:13 pm »

Thanks, installed from roarde 's link.  The ibiblio.org doesn't seem to be updated in months.  Everything seems to be working and looking good.
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roarde
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« Reply #43 on: August 28, 2014, 04:43:32 pm »

Thank you very much for the feedback, jsalpha2. Smiley

That ibiblio link is a mirror of VL package repositories. It does not include "real time" development files or current test releases. The VL 7.2 repo part has been started because a few things are being assembled and tested, and those need a package repo to work with.
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Robert
VL STD 7.1 RC2.2.2, icewmvmods
solex
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« Reply #44 on: August 31, 2014, 03:34:59 pm »

I cannot get VL64 2.2.6 to install on my USB stick.

Is there a live cd option?  

I tried unetbootin, this works but once booted it operates exactly like the dvd and boots to the vlocity installer?

I also burned a DVD and the installer stops at the very last step when installing to the USB stick

Any Ideas?
Dan
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