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by iridesce
02 Nov 2018 16:55
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Dual Boot (Windows 10) installation on ASUS Zenbook UX330UA-AH55
Replies: 4
Views: 25452

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: 3833

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: 3833

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: 3833

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: 3833

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: 3833

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: 3833

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: 3833

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: 1027

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: 1027

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: 4147

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: 3881

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: 4147

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: 6888

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 ...
by iridesce
20 Mar 2014 23:03
Forum: Software
Topic: Unable to load Virtualbox - Solved
Replies: 6
Views: 3881

Re: Unable to load Virtualbox

Thanks Zill, I appreciate your time and research towards a solution. As you are probably aware, such efforts are the lifeblood of a successful distro community and we all benefit from your efforts. To the situation. My guess at this point is that perhaps the problem is due to the fact that I install...
by iridesce
20 Mar 2014 06:30
Forum: Software
Topic: Unable to load Virtualbox - Solved
Replies: 6
Views: 3881

Unable to load Virtualbox - Solved

Greetings, OK, one more step to get to using SolydK Business Edition for my work production setup. Below is inxi $ 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 Wo...
by iridesce
22 Feb 2014 21:24
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Dell Vostro 3300
Replies: 5
Views: 1735

Re: Dell Vostro 3300

this is exactly why the tutorial http://forums.solydxk.nl/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1995 suggests do NOT use ddm to install nvidia drivers for optimus cards. The intent of my post was to inform devs about my experience specific to this setup towards their possible revision of future DDM versions so as to...
by iridesce
22 Feb 2014 03:26
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Dell Vostro 3300
Replies: 5
Views: 1735

Dell Vostro 3300

inxi -Fxx System: Host: 12 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: Mobo: Dell model: 07JC8T version: A10 Bios: Dell version: A10 date: 10/25/2010 CPU: Dual core Intel Core i5 CPU M 560 (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB flags...
by iridesce
22 Feb 2014 03:10
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sound Card Database
Replies: 43
Views: 45171

Re: Sound Card Database

Dell Vostro 3300 $ inxi -Ax Audio: Card-1: Intel 5 Series/3400 Series High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 Card-2: NVIDIA High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1 Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.11-2-amd64 yeah, I know about the b...
by iridesce
12 Feb 2014 22:30
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: newcomer solidx
Replies: 4
Views: 1572

Re: newcomer solidx

Greetings Peter, Welcome to the forum. Only a few years younger than you and also seem to have found my new fav distro after a few decades of playing with linux. I seem to be a perpetual noob and don't seem to be too bothered by it ( thank the devs here and elsewhere for allowing that to be possible...

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