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Messages - vrkalak

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Thanks for the recognition, VastOne.  But, you did all the work. 

I am an avid Fluxbox user.   8)   Just want to share.

/downloading new .iso as we speak

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Feedback & Suggestions / Re: I am bored!
« on: February 26, 2013, 02:21:27 AM »
I agree though, VSIDO is boring!

It doesn't break.
Maintenance is minimum.
It works out of the box
I was just telling VastOne this morning, that after a fresh install - do the initial updates, change the theme and wallpaper, add the Apps you need/like and . . .  The OS-distro is rather boring, for a while.   :D

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WM Designs and Discussions / Using FLUXBOX as a Window Manager
« on: February 25, 2013, 10:31:25 PM »
I am an avid Fluxbox WM user ...

The Fluxbox Window Manager is closely based on Blackbox WM.

Fluxbox WM and Openbox WM - can use the xorg-system-core, with NO desktop environment.  Much like what Crunchbang and Archbang have done.

Fluxbox is still closely based on Blackbox.  Some say that, Fluxbox is the natural progression of Blackbox.  Fluxbox is a basic Blackbox; with a few more things added for user-friendliness.  Not to take anything away from the base-Blackbox build ... the BB-Devs did an awesome job.  I use many of the BB scripts, themes/styles and apps with Fluxbox -- they seems to be pretty much forward and backward compatible.

Openbox, was also, based on Blackbox but has grown more separate from the BB-base, with using and building it's own configs and apps.  Although, Openbox seems to be growing in popularity, with more Linux OS-distro systems using Openbox - as the default Window Manager.

There are advantages, pros and cons, to using either Openbox and/or Fluxbox.

Fluxbox has:
A self-updating 'right-click' Menu
It's own Fb-panel/taskbar (no need for tint2)
A built-in Composer
Does not use a GUI or .xml files but everything is a simple Script
Easy to use and Configure.
There are already hundreds of fb-styles (themes) available.
As light-weight on resources (or lighter) than using Openbox.

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Introductions / Re: Proper Introducing ...
« on: February 24, 2013, 06:36:28 PM »
The coffee here is awesome, the cake however is a lie!
... pours a cup of fresh coffee.  Looks through the pantry "do we has any cookies?"

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Conky / Re: Remember when ...
« on: February 23, 2013, 03:09:04 AM »
I know I have one of those 'old' Conky +--+-- Scripts on an external hard-drive somewhere.  :P

Gives me an excuse to look for it.

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Introductions / Re: Proper Introducing ...
« on: February 23, 2013, 02:31:22 AM »
Thanks for your generous comments ... you're going to make me blush.   :D

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Hardware Help & Support / Re: Seduced by Siduction...
« on: February 22, 2013, 02:53:34 AM »
^ like with most every distro, I've ever tried anew.

I figure "tweak it, 'til you break it" then either fix it or re-install.

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Hardware Help & Support / Re: Seduced by Siduction...
« on: February 22, 2013, 02:31:10 AM »
^  Here's what I did.

I installed the .iso
Did my initial apt-get update and dist-upgrade.
Then manually updated the linux-image* (kernel) via the Terminal.  (the aptosid repro is in the default sources.list)

I did not use sxmi or Liquorix.

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VSIDO Discussions / Re: Theme Discussion
« on: February 22, 2013, 02:26:03 AM »
I have to admit I do love the theme and overall layout of these Forums.

Excellent work, to whomever did it.

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Hardware Help & Support / Re: Seduced by Siduction...
« on: February 22, 2013, 02:18:55 AM »
^ Did you use smxi for that kernel or aptosid sources?
Just updated using the default sources.list (I changed nothing)

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Agreed. I just downloaded and installed the new VSIDO version of Feb.20th

Yes, no option for Openbox in the 'Live' desktop.

This is the kernel I have after initial updates  >  3.8-0.slh.1-aptosid-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Feb 19 00:54:45 UTC 2013 x86_64 GNU/Linux
So far - so good.  No problems as of yet.

Also, I have no idea what to do with a "Ceni"  :'(
I did eventually manager to get WiFi working.

The theme is 'too slick' - I like plain and simple.

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Hardware Help & Support / Re: Seduced by Siduction...
« on: February 22, 2013, 02:07:45 AM »
I, just today, downloaded and installed the new version of VSIDO and it came with this kernel after initial update.

Linux 3.8-0.slh.1-aptosid-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Feb 19 00:54:45 UTC 2013 x86_64 GNU/Linux

So far - so good  :)

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Introductions / Re: Hello everyone
« on: February 21, 2013, 10:38:57 PM »
Welcome to VSIDO and the Forums.

We are the Distro your parents "warned" you about.  :D

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Introductions / Re: Proper Introducing ...
« on: February 21, 2013, 10:36:50 PM »
Darn!  You do all that and drink coffee too!
:D Yes, and coffee, too.

Haven't been too active these past 3 months - my longtime girlfriend of 32 years passed on.  She was the expert coffee chef.

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