Salix Xfce 13.37

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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by Duncan_Idaho » 12. May 2011, 23:52

awesome news!! congratulations on the new release guys!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I'm gonna download it right now to install it in the weekend :geek:

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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by bokaldo » 13. May 2011, 10:33

Good work ;)

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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by sphere » 13. May 2011, 16:59

No BTRFS support? :(

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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by gapan » 13. May 2011, 17:50

sphere wrote:No BTRFS support? :(
You can load the btrfs kernel module and install the btrfs-progs package. Be warned that btrfs is not yet ready for production use.
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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by pwatk » 14. May 2011, 00:21

The tools are in the initrd, it's just the format options aren't listed in the installer. Exit the installation, create your btrfs filesystem then run 'setup' again.

I still have a few minor fixes ('cancel' not cancelling mostly) to do on the installer as well as adding pxesetup (if I ever get around to that) so I'll try to remember to merge the btrfs option from the Slackware SeTpartitions script at the same time.
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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by chakuari » 14. May 2011, 09:37

Great work! Installed it yesterday. iBus works great (till now...).

I noticed that we lost the opportunity to change the HD when installing. I mean, it saw both my HDs, but as soon as I chose one, I was not able to check the geometry to verify if it was the right one and then go back to choose the other one. I was pretty sure about it (don't want to erase the one with Windoze and NetBSD, yet), but as the other version I tried (13.1) did not had this behaviour, I found that strange...

Anyway, keep going, guys! My next adventure will be installing some tools, probably also TeX Live 2010, will post my impressions!

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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by sphere » 14. May 2011, 10:10

pwatk wrote:The tools are in the initrd, it's just the format options aren't listed in the installer. Exit the installation, create your btrfs filesystem then run 'setup' again.

I still have a few minor fixes ('cancel' not cancelling mostly) to do on the installer as well as adding pxesetup (if I ever get around to that) so I'll try to remember to merge the btrfs option from the Slackware SeTpartitions script at the same time.
This is excactly what I did, set up my partitions in gparted (sys rescue cd) and ran the installer without formatting anything. At bootup, I get a prompt for maintainance password because fsck.btrfs is not found.

How can I install btrfs-progs now? Can I use the systemrescuecd to chroot to my salix installation and install btrfs-progs from slapt-get?

If so, any tips to commands?

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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by laprjns » 14. May 2011, 10:31

My sincere apologies for taking so long to reply...

Thank you to the Salix team for another great release!

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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by fredg » 14. May 2011, 11:43

For french speaking people : Salix 13.37 on LinuxFR (a high audience french website about linux and opensource):
http://linuxfr.org/news/salix1337%C2%A0 ... -de-sortie

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Re: Salix Xfce 13.37

Post by piotrpiw » 14. May 2011, 19:18

Thank you for the new release. But what about:
1. LXDE - how to install that desktop even if it must be taken from previous Salix i.e. 13.1
2. Is VirtualBox package to be included in Gslapt in nearest future?
3. It seems to me the system now needs a little bit more time to start-up
I used Salix OS from the first version - just for LXDE and VirtualBox (they were easy to run on Salix and very hard to run on oryginal Slackware)

Greetings

Piotr

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