Windows screwup forces Ubuntu shift
Posted 02 January 2007 - 08:14 AM
"Biting back my fervent desire to throw this mess out of a window, get a gun, and go to Redmond..."
"it started out quite simply, a client needed to set up a small branch office, something I do almost every week. Four workstation and a repository for files, occasional backups, and a shared printer is all they would need, nothing special. Five HP 5100s, a printer, a Promise TX2300 with mirrored drives and a DVD-R was all I needed. That was the easy part."
hahaha, isn't it always...
"Those weasels at Captain Junior Spy Central disabled the F6 driver install on their restore CD!"
i really have to applaud the linux community for the viable free OS alternatives. i can see myself getting "happy feet", if i can just find that "special" distro, though in situations which charlie described, many can and do succeed in fitting the bill...
Posted 02 January 2007 - 06:30 PM
Posted 03 January 2007 - 01:12 AM
SabayonLinux 3.25 has been released, now with the latest X.Org 7.2, the new Kernel Virtual Machine, Beryl 0.1.4 and other enhancements. From the changelog: "Linux kernel 18.104.22.168; the first live implementation of the new Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) supporting both Intel and AMD architectures; X.Org 7.2 RC3 with better LCD/CRT display detection, improved Intel graphics cards support and more stable ATI open source drivers; new NetworkManager stack that supports many wireless cards; Beryl 0.1.4 with a nearly perfect OpenGL auto-detection and configuration; NVIDIA drivers 1.0-9631 and latest ATI drivers; new Kicker menu picture and better default cursors...."
Haven't tried it yet, but I will soon. Just thought they might have fixed some of the problems you encountered with the last version. Though for everything to work perfectly, it definitely needs a hard drive install.
Posted 03 January 2007 - 01:24 AM
EDIT: the earlier version was a dinky little thing compared to the one you linked to! i bet this will have the goods...it should @ 3.34 gigs!
Posted 03 January 2007 - 02:20 AM
Posted 03 January 2007 - 03:02 AM
Posted 03 January 2007 - 03:52 AM
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