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by iridesce
14 Jan 2019 19:25
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 6
Views: 605

Re: Partition boot screen does not show up

Also, as you referenced them root@box:/home/user# /sys/firmware/efi bash: /sys/firmware/efi: No such file or directory root@box:/home/user# /usr/bin/bootinfoscript Boot Info Script 0.61 [1 April 2012] Identifying MBRs... Computing Partition Table of /dev/sda... Computing Partition Table of /dev/sdb....
by iridesce
14 Jan 2019 18:53
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 6
Views: 605

Re: Partition boot screen does not show up

Thanks for following this thread and troubleshooting ilu. A bit of history perhaps is in order. I bought the box from thinkpenguin in September of last year. It came with the current SoldyK version installed on sda2 and I put SolydK on sdb1. sdb2 is strictly storage though I did format in ext4. The ...
by iridesce
11 Jan 2019 23:04
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 6
Views: 605

Re: Partition boot screen does not show up

Thanks for the assistance ilu, didn't think to start here. I've never dealt with such a situation. Please let me know if I can supply any other code. root@machine:/home/user# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 232.9 GiB, 250059350016 bytes, 488397168 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (l...
by iridesce
10 Jan 2019 21:46
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 6
Views: 605

Partition boot screen does not show up

Greetings, Hope all had a great holiday season. Have run into a weird situation. I was trying to boot into a different partition and when I rebooted the machine the partition boot screen that shows up prior to choosing/booting into a partition never showed up. Fortunately the machine did boot into t...
by iridesce
02 Nov 2018 18:07
Forum: Software
Topic: Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 2875

Re: Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack

LOL, my issue was in getting usb support so I could print from the XP VM ... When the directions said to reboot after installing the Guest Additions, I thought it meant the Virtualbox VM ... When I rebooted the SolydK installation, joy :roll: Hope all have a relatively stressful and joyful holiday s...
by iridesce
02 Nov 2018 17:20
Forum: Software
Topic: Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 2875

Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack [SOLVED]

Greetings all, Thanks for your participation in our most excellent distro :clap: It's been awhile since I've been back as I haven't run into issues and am not as technically inclined as many here are. So ... I just installed SolydK 201807 onto a new Penguin Pro 6 and ran into a snag when installing ...
by iridesce
02 Nov 2018 16:55
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Dual Boot (Windows 10) installation on ASUS Zenbook UX330UA-AH55
Replies: 4
Views: 20598

Re: Dual Boot (Windows 10) installation on ASUS Zenbook UX330UA-AH55

Tripping though the Boards here and ran across this post. Thanks for a well laid out procedure @pkay42 !!! Dealing with EFI for the first time kind of scared me, this looks much better than my attempt. I did a similar install to a Zenbook a few years ago and achieved success more through sheer persi...
by iridesce
20 Mar 2016 15:25
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Update Error
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Re: Update Error

Thanks for your assistance.

@Schoelje What is the process for purging solydxk-system?

@Zill - That looks fun and if this wasn't my work machine, would probably play
by iridesce
19 Mar 2016 21:40
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Update Error
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Re: Update Error

Thanks for your prompt reply If you have removed systemd in favor of sysvinit then you'll need to purge solydxk-system. No, I realize the limit of my knowledge and did not done that. This was originally a BO installation of SolydK and was able to transition to the current version, though is running ...
by iridesce
19 Mar 2016 18:24
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Update Error
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Re: Update Error

Much love and appreciation for the work you do for all of us. Sharing your skills and talents towards enabling all of us to benefit from your vision of how an operating system should function ( we're not worthy, we're not worthy ) Synchronicity occurred this morning, as upon returning from a most ex...
by iridesce
31 Oct 2015 22:47
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Update Error
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Re: Update Error

Thanks for your advice.

I am away from that computer and will advise further when I return.
by iridesce
23 Oct 2015 20:55
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Update Error
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Re: Update Error

Thanks, Checked etc/skel and that folder includes both .gtkrc-2.0 ( 4/18/14) and .gtkrc-2.0-kde4 (10/22/15 ). Both show size of 0 B. Both are unknown types. Also included in the folder is .gtkrc-2.o.dpkg-new ( 3/9/14 ) 408 B ... file below # File created by KDE Gtk Config # Configs for GTK2 programs...
by iridesce
23 Oct 2015 16:17
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Update Error
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Re: Update Error

Greetings, Thanks for your reply Never install a solydx package on a SolydK system. That will only cause problems. ;) thanks for the reminder. Although I have x and k on different machines, I only upgrade using the correct repos Make sure you have this line in your /etc/apt/sources.list: It is In th...
by iridesce
22 Oct 2015 17:09
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Update Error
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Update Error

Greetings, Thanks for all your work. I have been using X or K on 5 machines for the past years and truly appreciate the solid performance of this distro. I use the BO distro for my work computer and it has been a great experience, even through your transition. When I tried to update yesterday, I got...
by iridesce
08 Jul 2015 15:10
Forum: Software
Topic: Unable to start Virtualbox - SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Re: Unable to start Virtualbox

Thanks for your help belze and grizzler . :clap: belze - Grazie I've been telling my boss that for the past few years. He just says, "We both know its fine, just make sure you keep it backed up". And the winner is grizzler . Duizendmaal dank Thanks for the prod kind sir. I am usually pretty good at ...
by iridesce
07 Jul 2015 22:29
Forum: Software
Topic: Unable to start Virtualbox - SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Unable to start Virtualbox - SOLVED

Failed to create the VirtualBox COM object. The application will now terminate. Start tag expected, '<' not found. Location: '/home/user/.VirtualBox/VirtualBox.xml', line 1 (0), column 1. /build/virtualbox-_9gFzh/virtualbox-4.1.18-dfsg/src/VBox/Main/src-server/VirtualBoxImpl.cpp[484] (nsresult Virt...
by iridesce
29 Mar 2014 05:02
Forum: SolydK Back Office
Topic: Back Office Installation Issue - Solved
Replies: 2
Views: 2240

Re: Back Office Installation Issue

I knew that, thanks for the reminder on this thread. $ inxi -Fxx System: Host: aum Kernel: 3.11-2-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.8.2) Desktop: KDE 4.12.1 (Qt 4.8.6) dm: kdm Distro: SolydXK 1 testing Machine: System: Dell product: Precision WorkStation T3400 Chassis: type: 7 Mobo: Dell model: 0TP412 Bi...
by iridesce
28 Mar 2014 03:32
Forum: Software
Topic: Unable to load Virtualbox - Solved
Replies: 6
Views: 3059

Re: Unable to load Virtualbox

Continued at: Back Office Installation Issues

Also, how do I mark this thread closed/completed ?
by iridesce
28 Mar 2014 03:30
Forum: SolydK Back Office
Topic: Back Office Installation Issue - Solved
Replies: 2
Views: 2240

Back Office Installation Issue - Solved

So, I learned that BO has to be installed fresh rather than building on SolydK - check. Now I am having an issue getting BO to install at all. I'm not at my work computer ( where I want to install it at ) and have been busy there so am writing from my home system ( running SolydK ). My process has b...
by iridesce
28 Mar 2014 03:18
Forum: SolydK Back Office
Topic: Conversion of any SolydXK distribution into SolydK BO
Replies: 16
Views: 4009

Re: Conversion of any SolydXK distribution into SolydK BO

Guess I should have read this first :roll:

Though I tend to learn by breaking installations first ...

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