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« Reply #135 on: July 28, 2007, 05:28:17 am »

Here's another one I don't think has been mentioned here, I found it linked from the previous post's review:
http://www.raiden.net/?cat=2&aid=278
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« Reply #136 on: July 30, 2007, 03:58:22 pm »

And now they did SOHO too:
http://www.raiden.net/?cat=2&aid=279&pid=1

Weird thing is, they found that it lagged periodically. That's pretty different than what we've experienced and read on this Forum. Also very different from the comments from that last review mentioned by nubcnubdo. For example:
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...the Vector Linux boot time was unusual — usually I turn the PC on and walk away to do something else and then come back when it’s booted. Walk away from Vector Linux and you’ll be wasting time.
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Fair review, but doesnt stress just how ridiculously fast this distro is.
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« Reply #137 on: July 30, 2007, 04:53:47 pm »

And now they did SOHO too:
http://www.raiden.net/?cat=2&aid=279&pid=1

Weird thing is, they found that it lagged periodically. That's pretty different than what we've experienced and read on this Forum. Also very different from the comments from that last review mentioned by nubcnubdo.


I bet is a weird device giving problems to the udev daemon, I got that once with a winmodem. I am not a kde lover, but soho is making to change my mind  Grin, and we have some experienced kde at the forum, and they say is the best kde around... So I think this is just a weird case.

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For example:
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...the Vector Linux boot time was unusual — usually I turn the PC on and walk away to do something else and then come back when it’s booted. Walk away from Vector Linux and you’ll be wasting time.
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Fair review, but doesnt stress just how ridiculously fast this distro is.

he, that last guy is talkin about a vl instal in a PII 300! How good is that!
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« Reply #138 on: August 02, 2007, 10:23:26 pm »

Here is an article by caitlyn about VL's preinstalled PCs:

http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/blog/2007/08/the_139_linux_pc.html

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« Reply #139 on: August 02, 2007, 10:47:28 pm »

And another one here:

http://en.revilinux.org/2007/08/vector-linux-58-soho-or-kde-at-light.html

Seem to be coming thick and fast for a change.
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« Reply #140 on: August 03, 2007, 12:19:28 pm »

They quoted your re-make of the website text, nubcunubdo, congrats

I noted the oo language issue before, I was trying to make something about it, but the lang packs from open office site are unreachable from here for some reason  Sad the page wont load. Thy are very easy to install.
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« Reply #141 on: August 03, 2007, 03:14:08 pm »

They quoted your re-make of the website text, nubcunubdo, congrats

Actually they were my edits of the website text, but we all of us a community have had a bit of input as to the actual wording over the years...
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« Reply #142 on: August 03, 2007, 04:09:33 pm »

oops, sorry, congratulations to you Larry! I remembered a long thread about that text with a strong nubcunubdo participation, and I related the text to that.
Good work.

PS: Does anybody have that issue at the oo site?
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« Reply #143 on: August 05, 2007, 05:36:40 pm »

Here is a review I have not seen:

http://en.revilinux.org/2007/08/vector-linux-58-soho-or-kde-at-light.html

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« Reply #144 on: August 05, 2007, 05:47:47 pm »

Heh, it was linked by Lyn 4 posts before yours... Wink
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« Reply #145 on: August 06, 2007, 12:41:22 am »

"ZenWalk and the art of not booting" This blogger gave up on Zenwalk and installed VL instead.

http://www.insidesocal.com/click/2007/08/zenwalk_and_the_art_of_not_boo.html

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« Reply #146 on: August 06, 2007, 06:18:53 am »


I never put too much credence in badly written blogs from poor researchers as I find the above blogger to be. If you can stand reading it notice halfway down the page where he states he has had a number of problems with other distros and surmises that he might have a hardware problem. Well HELLO !!?? Maybe that is why he couldn't install ZenWalk ? Did he bother to check the md5sum and burn his CD at a lower speed. I suspect not....
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« Reply #147 on: August 06, 2007, 08:34:39 am »

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I like Vector. It looks nice, there's a good mix of software, but again, I didn't detect any speed improvements over either Slackware or Xubuntu.

You aint lookin if you can't see the difference in speed between Vector and Xubuntu.

It says something, if he can't boot ZW, but VL boots okay.
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« Reply #148 on: August 06, 2007, 04:50:31 pm »

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« Reply #149 on: August 06, 2007, 07:59:30 pm »

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I like Vector. It looks nice, there's a good mix of software, but again, I didn't detect any speed improvements over either Slackware or Xubuntu.

You aint lookin if you can't see the difference in speed between Vector and Xubuntu.

It says something, if he can't boot ZW, but VL boots okay.

VL 5.8 is also noticeably faster than Slackware 12 on my box.
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