On Sun, 13 Jan 2013, Alexandre Couture wrote: >> I just installed tde-pclinux on a netbook and I am quite impressed! >> > Thank you very much! > [...] it's very good but I seem to be encountering some problems. first I'll respond quickly to your comments but then post separately on an issue I have which is much more important. >> there are other goodies here but a couple of questions: >> >> (a) the main one is the windows and panel don't seem to have borders. >> I'm using kde-classic; how can I have distinct borders? >> > I think that the problem is just the color scheme I used to make the > windows borders the same color as the grey of the windows, to give a > more kde-like theme. Changing the color theme in the TDE control > center should give the result you wants. I can't find a way to get borders but I'll try again later. the color theme trick doesn't seem to work but I may simply be missing something. > [...] thanks for advice on synaptic and games. > Also, one thing to note is that these games and edutainment packages > doesn't take that much disk space. I know that that it all adds up > to make something bigger, but it might be kept without loosing that > much disk space, especially on a regular HDD. alright but I'd rather remove the stuff. I can remove the tabs on the menu when I get the time. >> (c) I'm basically an apt-get person, long while since I've rpm-ed; >> evidently one can use apt-get which I would like to stick to using. >> any concerns here in the long run? should I go back to rpm? >> > PCLinuxOS uses apt-get and Synaptic, with back-ends for RPMs. I > personally prefer to use Synaptic, because it's a graphic tool, but > if you follow the instructions given in the web page that appeared > when you booted your PCLinuxOS system for the first time, it will be > okay to use apt-get in text mode. If you want to look back at this > file, go in the ''Trinity TDE'' folder in your ''home'' folder and > in the ''First boot'' folder, you'll find the instructions. Here is > what concerns using apt-get in text-mode on PCLOS: ''DO NOT USE > apt-get update and apt-get upgrade from the command line. This has > never been the recommended way. If you insist on using command line, > the correct procedure is apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. '' too late now! I did an 'apt-get upgrade'. may be connected to my problems. > Have fun with my PCLinuxOS non-official TDE remaster! > -Alexandre thank you for your labors and your advice! I am encountering some issues so I'll see how far I can get. F. -- Felmon Davis I came, I saw, I deleted all your files.