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Author Topic: Freston clocks in at 21:06 (Local time) :-p  (Read 2247 times)
Freston
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« on: September 07, 2007, 11:08:46 am »

Hi all!

Still got room for one more Slacker? ;-)

I've been working with Slackware since the release of 11.0. And I love it, the first distro that I got to work just the way I like it. I'm one of those guys that tunes his distro to 'perceived' perfection, and then goes off installing Ubuntu. Put Slack back on, and one week later install Mandriva. *Sigh* the life of a distro hopper... Will I find peace after installing Vector?

I'm just hoping it'll install on my hardware... not all distro's do :-(
Most can be gotten to work though, so I have good hopes. And Slack always fitted like a glove :-D

OK. Burning complete! No more time to waste, reboot :-D
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exeterdad
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« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2007, 11:44:38 am »

Rut Roh!  Silence!  Hope that reboot went well  Cheesy

Welcome to VectorLinux.
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Freston
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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2007, 12:34:52 pm »

Heheh, thnx!

It took some time, because I repartitioned my HD. Then after install, the automagically detected display settings made X turn my screen black. I reinstalled Slack on my new *bling* partition, used their values for display. And we're all set and done. Two OS's installed in a little over an hour. Not bad, aye?  Roll Eyes

Oh! and I found that one of the three availabe languages in the installer is Dutch, obviously you where expecting me  Grin
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Lyn
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« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2007, 12:54:18 pm »

Hi and welcome!  always good to have new blood here :-)
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DrGrov
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« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2007, 01:41:37 pm »


Welcome Freston to VL and the community!

Hope you will find VL to suit your needs.
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The Headacher
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2007, 02:06:31 am »

Oh! and I found that one of the three availabe languages in the installer is Dutch, obviously you where expecting me  Grin
Really? I never noticed that, I must've installed VL a hundred times in the last 2 years or so :-). I'll try that next time.
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Freston
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« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2007, 02:45:47 am »

Quote from: The Headacher
Really? I never noticed that, I must've installed VL a hundred times in the last 2 years or so :-). I'll try that next time.
Well, the KDE language packs that is... not the installer itself ;-)

Still, it's nice...
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The Headacher
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« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2007, 02:55:48 am »

Oh, alrighty then. Well I did notice that, but I prefer to use English. Some things just don't sound right in Dutch :-)
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Freston
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« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2007, 05:02:06 am »

Yeah, I think I know what you mean. The almost inescapable nature of the bilingual menu's is ugly as night. But then, I often have people looking over my shoulder when I use my lappy, and I don't want to have them think 'Linux' can only be in English.

Ah well, it's neither here nor there... I just found it funny that out of three choices, Dutch was one. I didn't expect that. German or French or Mandarin or Spanish or Arabic, ok, but Dutch? We're so small and the world is so big and it's not fair (piep piep hoi).... :-D
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