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  1. Thread: 14.2 Beta

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    I appreciate the help. I'm going for the 14.2 RC1...

    I appreciate the help. I'm going for the 14.2 RC1 this weekend. I'll also check with AMD to see if they have anything new. If not, I'll just use the video the way it is.
  2. Thread: 14.2 Beta

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    I reinstalled the whole thing to get x working...

    I reinstalled the whole thing to get x working again. I still can't get the AMD installer to generate a module package for the Video. So I guess I'm using mesa drivers for now. I did find the install...
  3. Thread: 14.2 Beta

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    14.2 Beta

    I downloaded and burned the new Slackware 14.2 Beta last weekend. It's been a trial getting it going, but I've get WiFi, during an X session. I did not follow the instructions when installing AMD...
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    Umm.. You know, come to think of it, I have not...

    Umm.. You know, come to think of it, I have not been able to do anything but read from the windows partition with any of the distros I have tried. I don't think changing distros will help much on...
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    During the instalation of Slackware the setup...

    During the instalation of Slackware the setup program asked if you wanted to provide a place to mount the windows partition to the Slackware file system and recomended a name like /fat-c. Now you...
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    I tested a copy of Slax 5.0.6 today. It's a...

    I tested a copy of Slax 5.0.6 today. It's a little slim on internet tools, No FireFox, but the WiFi card worked like a champ. I also have the Kill Bill version, but haven't tested it yet. I think...
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    I'm using SimplyMepis on a Dell Inspiron with a...

    I'm using SimplyMepis on a Dell Inspiron with a D-Link-G650. I also had a G630 card that would not work, So be carefull of the hardware. This distro loaded the support, though without any fuss.
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    If you figure it out, let us know. It sounds like...

    If you figure it out, let us know. It sounds like the kind of trouble we used to have with windows, years back. Be carefull. This is how we use to smoke test monitors. It's was one of the few ways...
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    Just for sag try adding to the swap partition. Go...

    Just for sag try adding to the swap partition. Go up to over a gig. I ran a PII with only 128meg of ram. It also had 4 meg shared video memory. I liked KDE on it. I have to admit that the other...
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    My old laptop had 128 megs of Ram on a PII...

    My old laptop had 128 megs of Ram on a PII 400Mhz. Only 6Gig HD. Slackware with KDE XWindow manager ran quickly. much quicker than the Windoze it replaced. Make sure to set a decent amount of...
  11. Thread: frg problem

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    Try running "iwconfig" from the command line. If...

    Try running "iwconfig" from the command line. If Gnome installed properly you should be able to select it as your default window manager. I have tried to install freeroc also without much success....
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    I had some wierd stuff happening with my video...

    I had some wierd stuff happening with my video and I just stopped useing Frame Buffering and it went away. I thought my old laptop would benifit from it, as the install routin recomended it. But My...
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    Poll: Ive got this Dell Inspiron 1200. Dual booted...

    Ive got this Dell Inspiron 1200. Dual booted WindozeXpee and Slackware 10.2. Everything but the WiFi works with Slackware. When I ran Mepis on it, even the WiFi worked. I also have a malfunctioning...
  14. I tied DSL. Man it was fast. I would have kept...

    I tied DSL. Man it was fast. I would have kept using it, but I need WiFi. If I can figure out more about loading device drivers and such, I may try it again. I wonder if the new MepisLite will be...
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    I just checked out the exchange rate on Yahoo. It...

    I just checked out the exchange rate on Yahoo. It seems you are looking in the $500 range. If you already have a Linux distro you want to use I'm sure you won't have a problem loading it. I recomend...
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    I'm not sure of the exchange rate either, but...

    I'm not sure of the exchange rate either, but I've had good fortune with the refurbished Laptops. eBay is a good place to look. Also, Google search "refurbished notebooks" will get you about a...
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    I agree with the previous post. Grub installed in...

    I agree with the previous post. Grub installed in the MBR. Then later when you installed Slackware, you installed in the superblock or something. I got around this by installing Lilo in the MBR. On...
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    Poll: Wow, I would have thought it would be an older...

    Wow, I would have thought it would be an older crowd using alternative OS's. I'm glad I was wrong. I'm 38. When I was a young whipper snapper we all to willingly handed control of our desktops over....
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    Poll: I'm not ashamed to be from Ware Shoals, SC. Sound...

    I'm not ashamed to be from Ware Shoals, SC. Sound small? You bet it is.
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    Pretty funny, but not a bad idea. I'm sure some...

    Pretty funny, but not a bad idea. I'm sure some of the GNUcode has found its way into Windows anyway.
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    Poll: Slackware with KDE for a Xwindows Manager. Can't...

    Slackware with KDE for a Xwindows Manager. Can't get the danged WiFi goin' though. With someof the others distros, it works fine so I know I'll be able to get it to work with Slackware. This is the...
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