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#1
General Support / Re: installation problem
April 23, 2022, 08:40:22 AM
Hi PackRat,
Yes i meant VSIDO, sorry for the confusion. I have already tried out your suggestion but that gets me nowhere either. I have installed  MX21 werewolf so I'll try burning another VSIDO disc and see how that goes, maybe there was a glitch in the download
#2
General Support / Re: installation problem
April 22, 2022, 04:21:11 PM
Hi VastOne,

Tried again today to install VSIDO but again with no luck.
Sometimes well most of the time is crashed once I had filled in all the blocks and set up the format stage it then crashes.
It eventually goes all the way through to install and installs the program, at this stage if you do the VSIDO-welcome it does everything until you ask it to install the printer and Libreoffrice etc, it then crrashes. if you skip all the printer libreoffice etc and quit the install at this point and try to do the rest in sudo terminal it then comes up with

Could no open lock file var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend-open (13 permission denied)

Hope this is a better explanation

On the other side just found MX21 Linux. Have you seen if so what do you think of it ?
#3
General Support / Re: installation problem
April 20, 2022, 07:34:42 PM
Hi VastOne,
I can login after the install but it won't let me install any programs it kept saying that something was missing, can't remember what sorry, even though I was logged in as sudo. After trying to install the welcome screen it wont let me sign in at all. Just keeps going back to password.

Thinking about it i think it could not find repository or something along those lines
#4
General Support / installation problem
April 20, 2022, 03:37:19 PM
Hi
I started with this problem a while ago trying to upgrade to the lastest version of the kernel.
I think i was on 4 .19.4 or something like that and was trying to get to 5.?, i can't remember exactly. Since then i haven't been on for a long time as we moved the house around and needed to get a long ethernet cable, finally got one. Tried a new install and have had no sucess so far. I think the problem is something to do with the part of the installation that you get with the welcome section of the install. I get as far as install libreoffice etc and then it will no longer let me sign on to the computer. I had tried a load of times with the same results. It also keeps failing to continue after filling in all the required info formatting the hd manually or automatically, it does continue after a few attemps. It's not the computer as i have successfully installed fedora, not sure i like it, so any ideas as to why the failure. Sorry forgot to say it never installs libreoffice etc. 
#5
I've Got a Life / Re: Heavy Heart
April 20, 2022, 03:15:09 PM
Sorry to read such sad news. Deepest sympathise
#6
General Support / Re: dictionaires-common
October 10, 2021, 03:55:25 PM
Hi PackRat

Sorry that it's been a few day but been a bit distracted of late.
well I tried both of those commands with no luck, I even tried doing a dist-upgrade and that didn't work either dropped out as soon as it hit dictionaires-common. I did all of that in root terminal window, I usually do all upgrades using smxi.

Is there anyway of getting a good copy of dictionaires-common that i can paste in or must it be installed by the program

I have even tried synaptic and that didn't work either
#7
General Support / dictionaires-common
October 04, 2021, 02:46:05 PM
Hi Folks
Me back again,
just been trying to do an upgrade to 5.14 from 5.07, upgraded to 5.10 OK then said that in needed to do several upgrades before it could load kernel for 5.14 so I tried to carry on but all I kept getting was


error loading dictionaries-common error code 100
and
sub-process /usr/bin/dpks/ returning error code (1)


I have tried deleting the complete dictionaries-common followed by each individual file all with no success.
I have used smxi to install 5.14 but that failed to load the headers and I am still getting the dictionaries-common error messages.
I have no idea what to try next. Any help please
cheers
#8
General Support / Re: fluxbox editor
February 12, 2021, 02:20:55 PM
Hi VastOne

Well I managed to work it out in the end and got what I wanted into it.  :)
#9
VSIDO News & Announcements / Re: The end of the VSIDO era
February 05, 2021, 03:48:03 PM
Hi VastOne

Just read this, I'm always way behind everything, so just dropped in to say that I will miss VSIDO greatly as I have enjoyed it. The only problems that I encountered were mostly of my own making. Please let me know what other version of Linux you would recommend. better still if you are involved with. I would also like to thank everyone involved with VSIDO for all their time and effort for making this distro so good. Sorry to see it go  :'(
#10
General Support / Re: fluxbox editor
February 04, 2021, 07:26:00 PM
Hi VastOne
Thanks for that. As for editing .fluxbox file it's probably way beyond my ability but I'll give it a go and see what happens
#11
General Support / fluxbox editor
February 04, 2021, 06:14:40 PM
Hi VastOne
For some reason or other the editor isn't working and has'nt worked for me for a while. Is there a problem or do I have to install someting. I have done several updates since it stopped working without it being fixed
#12
General Support / Re: wifi card [ solved ]
February 02, 2021, 10:57:34 AM
Hi PackRat , VastOne
Thank you both for all your help in solving my problem with the internet. It is very much appreciated.
I still have another problem but I will try again to sort it out myself. Wish me luck and again thanks for all your assistance  :) :)
#13
General Support / Re: wifi card
February 02, 2021, 10:52:20 AM
Hi VastOne

Thanks for that, I can now connect wireless to the net  :) :)
#14
General Support / Re: wifi card
January 31, 2021, 11:43:52 AM
Hi VastOne

My router's name is SKY4.... and I know what the password is
Forgot to add that everyone has to login using the router's name and password
#15
General Support / Re: wifi card
January 30, 2021, 08:53:44 PM
Hi VastOne

Both versions of Ceni appear the same


┌ Network Interfaces ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┐
│                                                                              │
│   Choose a network interface to configure:                                   │
│                                                                              │
│ ┌ Hardware interfaces ─────────────────────────────────────────────────────┐ │
│ │- no values -                                                             │ │
│ │                                                                          │ │
│ │                                                                          │ │
│ │                                                                          │ │
│ └──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┘ │
│ ┌ Interface Actions ─────────────────────┐┌ Logical interfaces ────────────┐ │
│ │ Configure new logical interface ...    ││ enp2s15                        │ │
│ │ Configure all wpa-roam mappings ...    ││ wlp2s0                         │ │
│ │                                        ││                                │ │
│ │                                        ││                                │ │
│ └────────────────────────────────────────┘└────────────────────────────────┘ │
│                              ┌──────────┐                                    │
│                              │[  Exit  ]│                                    │
│                              └──────────┘                                    │
│                                                                              │
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