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there's also puppy linux which runs fantastic on 1GB from live CD
Worked for me. This problem has followed me on two installs of kxstudio Lucid Lynx 10.04 on two machines. Simple solution!
I recommend installing kxstudio. It does an excellent job of getting everything to work with jack.
Thanks akavir, that's exactly what I needed!
I was tinkering around with a fresh install on another machine a few weeks ago. I installed lucid and then followed the handy guide on the kxstudio download page to add the kxstudio-gnome variety....
psychocat's howto is great for beginners
The difficult part is the un-learning of the way things are done in the proprietary OS world.
The proprietary companies have done a good job establishing a bias in most people's minds that their...
Another way is to use rsync to backup entire partitions to an external drive. This is especially handy if you install /home on a separate partition.
psychocat's tutorial explains it pretty well
you must mount the iso image as a filesystem and then navigate to the files contained within
sudo mount -o loop /directory/to/file.iso /mnt/directory/where/you/want/to/mount
from there you...
Another option is to install Default User Agent Switcher add-on for Firefox. This solves the "IE required" issue in many cases.
renaming files with the mouse...hmmm....
if I have to take my fingers off the keyboard...fiddle around with the mouse...clicky, clicky....then put my fingers back on the keys and type in the name...
Make sure that you are setting the correct format (PAL / NTSC) depending on the region of your dvd player.
Make sure that it is correct on both the Unsaved disc structure option (Default Format...
i had the same problem once before too.
The best solution I found was to backup /home and any other data and then just do a fresh install.
It's for this reason that having /home on a separate...
have you burned the iso image to a CD?
You need to burn it as an image, not just an iso file on the disk.
Think of it as "reserved" space for file information. The net effect is the same, 200G of data; but arranged in a very efficient way.
The difference with FOSS is that you [U]can[U] use the programs; in anyway you see fit within the boundaries of the GPL.
If you are trying to install FOSS, you must remember, it was written by...
dvd+rw-format -full /dev/dvd
Most users have become acclimated to using a GUI because of the Microsoft/Apple business model; informed capable users are not great revenue generators. Using the GUI for everything keeps users in...
try using growisofs in the command line.
to burn iso of dvd:
growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd=somefile.iso
man growisofs for other options
i have ext4 on an external 800GB. rsync /home monthly and no worries!
are you using nautilus to do the copying, or the command line?
I had issues in the past using nautilus to copy large files. I was using the GUI being fresh from the windows world :(
isnt that kind of like wanting to drive your car around, but you dont want to be bothered with putting the key in the ignition?
sudo is there for a reason
no in that case, just try using the *
Also, the -v and -i options are my preference whenever using the mv command (simplified by -vi).
-v = verbose output, so that you can see the...