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Forum: Announcements 10-25-2007, 01:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 42,720
Posted By richard.a
Re: AMD 64 Version Status

Agreed, Charles.

About a year ago I tried installing and running SuSE 64-bit specific OS on a 64bit AMD motherboard with a 3200 processor to compare it with the 32-bit equivalent, using plug-in...
Forum: General Bug Reports 10-16-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By richard.a
VMWare 1.4 is corrupted

The VMWare 1.4 is corrupted. Fails to run after unzipped.

If downloaded in Windows, unzip fails to work because of the corruption.

Downloaded it twice from my ISP's mirror (internode.on.net in...
Forum: The Lounge 08-25-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,821
Posted By richard.a
This is odd behaviour. I used /etc/hosts on a...

This is odd behaviour. I used /etc/hosts on a 1.4-DEV box very recently for some testing. Would you care to post your /etc/hosts and /etc/nsswitch.conf ? Might be a misconfiguration, I'll check out...
Forum: The Lounge 08-24-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,821
Posted By richard.a
Tim, Thank you; that seems to have solved...

Tim,

Thank you; that seems to have solved the HAL problems... except maybe for Networking in late 1.33/1.34 and 1.4beta which may or may not be due to HAL.

Since about 1.33 I have been unable...
Forum: The Lounge 08-22-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,821
Posted By richard.a
It was 1.3 I wanted to keep going without the...

It was 1.3 I wanted to keep going without the nagging every time lol.

Is there any way to turn that off with only the two button prompt, which correspond to a "yes please" or a "ask me again next...
Forum: The Lounge 08-13-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By richard.a
True, lol But it is a very nice looking and...

True, lol

But it is a very nice looking and smooth gnome hehe :) :D

It also comes with CDE as an alternative, which I found was a dog :(

Yes, it should work out of the box imho too. I'm...
Forum: The Lounge 08-13-2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By richard.a
Oliver I understand what you are saying. But it...

Oliver I understand what you are saying. But it is you saying it, not the idealogues, lol.

And perhaps we need to recognise that you and we need both sides to have a meeting point to implement the...
Forum: The Lounge 08-12-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By richard.a
Ireclan thanks for confirming what my suspicions...

Ireclan thanks for confirming what my suspicions already were :) :D
Forum: The Lounge 08-12-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By richard.a
I'm inclined to agree that a merger makes sense....

I'm inclined to agree that a merger makes sense. Whether those who have "clout" amongst the communities who already have chosen one over the other would agree remains to be seen.

However the...
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By richard.a
agreed

agreed
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By richard.a
Try reading this one also from the same pile... ...

Try reading this one also from the same pile...
http://www.adequacy.org/stories/2002.1. ... 0.133.html (http://www.adequacy.org/stories/2002.1.28.213530.133.html)

The title is Writing Satire For...
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2007, 04:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By richard.a
I have installed it on a couple of computers...

I have installed it on a couple of computers shortly before coming to these forums. I wanted to try Sun's Java Desktop v3 (I run v2 on Suse 8.2 on one machine) and Sun had killed off the Linux beta3...
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,821
Posted By richard.a
Charles, the nightmare with HAL for me comes ever...

Charles, the nightmare with HAL for me comes ever since the auto-prompted upgrade to v1.3

I made the suggestion some time back that upgrade prompts should have 3 buttons - "yes", "no" and "don't...
Forum: General Questions 08-10-2007, 04:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,094
Posted By richard.a
Anyone tried Joe's Window Manager, aka JWM ? ...

Anyone tried Joe's Window Manager, aka JWM ?

It is surprisingly versatile and you can cascade menus if you choose - I've customised a version of Puppy Linux using JWM to replicate the Windows2000...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 06-28-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,908
Posted By richard.a
GAG is brilliant. The first time you run it,...

GAG is brilliant.

The first time you run it, it looks everywhere there could possibly be an OS and flags it.

For laptops where you are unlikely to have a floppy drive any more, you can get it...
Forum: Announcements 06-09-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,224
Posted By richard.a
I like the plain trident points, because it is an...

I like the plain trident points, because it is an obvious derivative (sp?) of beastie, using which as far as I can see is not a copyright infringement, and which from time immemorial (well, sorta :D...
Forum: Announcements 05-14-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 56,320
Posted By richard.a
Thank you Charles. Sorry to be a pain, I didn't...

Thank you Charles. Sorry to be a pain, I didn't see anything about it. My bad eyesight I guess lololol!!!
Forum: Announcements 05-14-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 56,320
Posted By richard.a
The last 3 email notifications of a new post have...

The last 3 email notifications of a new post have been blank.

Can someone on the forums/website team please do something about it? Looks like its 24 hours since it was working.

Thanks
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Forum: The Lounge 05-12-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,548
Posted By richard.a
Will WinAVI run in WINE, perhaps? Anyone tried?...

Will WinAVI run in WINE, perhaps? Anyone tried? VegasVideo if I remember right is rather expensive here.

Then there is Kino, of course... and I haven't seen a pbi for that; it would make a good...
Forum: Announcements 05-12-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 56,320
Posted By richard.a
Actually the daemon "beastie" is extremely well...

Actually the daemon "beastie" is extremely well known known as representing BSD. And you can buy off-the-shelf case badges with the daemon on them, too.

The research I've done on it suggests there...
Forum: Announcements 04-21-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,600
Posted By richard.a
A quick comment. I downloaded and burned the...

A quick comment. I downloaded and burned the Friday 20th April snapshot on Saturday 21st (yesterday); it's Sunday morning 22nd here, just got up.

PS/2 mouse won't work, tried several, and all...
Forum: Announcements 03-28-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 64,932
Posted By richard.a
I think there is just as much in the KDE Control...

I think there is just as much in the KDE Control Panel.

I suppose it's six of one, half a dozen of the other.

In SuSE/KDE they seem to have have removed some of the stuff and put it into YaST...
Forum: Announcements 03-27-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,734
Posted By richard.a
Count me in too :) I'm not a tech-head, but...

Count me in too :)

I'm not a tech-head, but I DO know how to write verbosely. Are those good attributes?

They seemed to be for Lindows/Linspire, lol.

And PuppyLinux put up with me, with...
Forum: Announcements 03-27-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 43,203
Posted By richard.a
<tongue-in-cheek> ja! I felt great...

<tongue-in-cheek>

ja!

I felt great affection for Schultz and poor bumbling Kolonel Klink :)

I felt Hogan was rather brash though, after all "over..., over..., and over here" :)
...
Forum: Announcements 03-26-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 43,203
Posted By richard.a
In the words of the infamous Sgt. Schultz, "I...

In the words of the infamous Sgt. Schultz, "I know nodding" :)
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