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Re: [trinity-users] What is WRONG With TDE PClinuxOS???

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2015 14:25:44 +0100
On Saturday 06 June 2015 13:48:10 Tini wrote:
> ok, i figured out what's wrong...
>
> for some reason this os includes unwanted junk like 'icewm'.
> furthermore it's set as the default file manager instead of
> 'tde' which is advertised on the livecd.
>
> i went to the repo and removed it (which i should NOT have had to do)
> but unfortunately the default layout still doesn't look the way it does
> when you run it from the flash drive.

Alexandre may be able to help when he resurfaces.  If only with an 
explanation.  But a) it is Saturday, b) he may be away and c) it is 9 in the 
morning in Qu├ębec.  Mind you, I see that you are the same side of the water, 
but you are clearly an early riser or go to bed very late indeed. ;-)

I have obviously got to install this to see what happens!!  I almost always 
alter default look anyway.

Lisi

> --- Original Message ---
> From: Baron <baron@...>
> To: trinity-users@...
> Subject: Re: [trinity-users] What is WRONG With TDE PClinuxOS???
> Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2015 13:21:50 +0100
>
> On Saturday 06 June 2015 11:24:16 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > On Saturday 06 June 2015 10:51:26 Tini wrote:
> > > From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
> > >
> > > On Saturday 06 June 2015 10:08:58 Tini wrote:
> > > > this is what i installed,
> > > > http://ftp.fau.de/trinity/trinity/rpm/pclinuxos/ISO/PCLinuxOS_n
> > > >o_remaster _2 octobre2014.iso
> > >
> > > So this is the right forum, whatever Tony Wolfs says!  Sorry,
> > > Tony. :-( PCLinuxOS would just say that it is not an official
> > > remaster and disown it.
> > >
> > > Have you checked the download?  md5sum or better?  Have you tried
> > > redownloading?  Have you the possibility of trying DVD instead of
> > > USB key?
> >
> > I haven't tried to install that particular remaster.  Only run it
> > as a Live CD, which, as you say, works.  You need Alexandre!
> >
> > It might be worth asking on the PCLinuxOS list as well if they are
> > in fact likely to be helpful.  If they are, let us know what the
> > solution is!
> >
> > Has anyone here successfully installed this remaster?  I thought I
> > saw that several people had.
> >
> > Lisi
>
> I've installed that version on half a dozen or so machines with no
> issues except one and that turned out to be a video card issue.
>
> It seemed that the mainboard had video built in and plugging in an
> external AGP card didn't disable the onboard one properly.  It looked
> like the memory map had a hole where the on board video card memory
> was located, but the OS didn't know not to use it.
>
> The net result was that there were no icons and the ones that were
> visible were just black rectangles with no text. Changing the external
> video card did alter the apearance of the desktop, whilst removing it
> completly did allow an almost normal but low resolution desktop to be
> seen. Replacing the mainboard solved the problem.
>
> HTH.