Salix Xfce 14.2

Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby ChuangTzu » 11. Sep 2016, 16:27

not that it matters much but....according to Distrowatch Salix is up to 61 for last 6 months and 38 for last 4 weeks. 8-)
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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby jmdlcar » 12. Sep 2016, 22:48

This is offtopic for this thread but when will Mate be release? Or when will see it for testing? I want to test it I have spare Hard Drive ready for it. For my Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop.
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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby mimosa » 13. Sep 2016, 18:34

Time will tell :)
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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby ikke » 16. Sep 2016, 12:00

Just to say : thank you! Nice distro. Nice job!

Have installed a couple of days ago. Up to now everything works as expected. The only problem I got was with xfs.

Have a question about xfce4 autostart. Any place where I can find info on 'autostart'?

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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby maximus » 20. Sep 2016, 18:52

Another Salix release! Time flies. Well done, and thanks for all the work :)

Ikke, what was the problem with XFS?
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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby ikke » 20. Sep 2016, 19:11

maximus wrote:Ikke, what was the problem with XFS?

XFS seems to be the favorite filesystem of Gapan. So I wanted to try it out.

Was booting via 'Grub Legacy' and Grub was not able to mount XFS RW. So I had to reformat the partition as 'ext4' and install Salix again.

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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby gapan » 5. Oct 2016, 07:29

ikke wrote:Was booting via 'Grub Legacy' and Grub was not able to mount XFS RW. So I had to reformat the partition as 'ext4' and install Salix again.

That's perfectly normal. The old and abandoned grub you're using does not support booting from xfs.
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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby ikke » 7. Oct 2016, 07:32

Thank you for info. Wasn't aware.
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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby paschalis_sp » 11. Oct 2016, 10:16

Will a 14.2 Salix Mate Desktop release be available, with LVM & XFS UEFI support? If so, what is the release schedule?
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Re: Salix Xfce 14.2

Postby mimosa » 11. Oct 2016, 14:04

Maybe. There is certainly no schedule for that. However, you can install Mate on top of XFCE if you like, with support for everything xfce does.
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