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by spathi
Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A state-of-the-art Open Source Game
Replies: 7
Views: 3489

Re: A state-of-the-art Open Source Game

Trogdor wrote:If open source programmers can make a great operating system, why not a great game? I read up on this, and it is really neat. On the forums, I am homeobocks.

Project: High-Risk
*looks confused* what you mean Xbill doesn't cut it?? :wink:

looks very interesting!
by spathi
Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: LinuxSpotting
Replies: 18
Views: 7032

I understand where trog is comming from, first time I read his sig i couldn't help but laugh. sure emacs is pretty good, but its the biggest editor i've ever installed. it would be the equiv. of a swiss army knife of software.

i like vim :)
by spathi
Fri Oct 31, 2003 3:20 am
Forum: Requests
Topic: magic fluxbox PLEASE.....
Replies: 28
Views: 9977

I tried emerge fluxbox, but i got an error at the end..... so y isnt it working for me?? also try searching in gentoo.org, as gentoox is a port of that, and you may find your error is in there. if not its gentoox specific ... is it this one by any chance? http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=77...
by spathi
Fri Oct 31, 2003 2:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loading XFCE4 on startup
Replies: 5
Views: 2451

this is where i would usually tell you what file to edit, but as ive been told.. use magic :) thats what its there for. if you type: 'magic usage' you get a list of some different options. one is: - To switch windowmanager to XFCE, run 'magic xfce' :) that should work. assuming you have it installed...
by spathi
Fri Oct 31, 2003 2:49 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: can't launch gentooxx.xbe in evox??
Replies: 24
Views: 5190

bloody hell thats an expensive piece of paper !!

ours are covered in our registration, any other roads that need funding have tolls..

thanks for that, i've been wondering for some time now,

anyway back on topic :lol:
by spathi
Thu Oct 30, 2003 11:50 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: can't launch gentooxx.xbe in evox??
Replies: 24
Views: 5190

now that the reg thing is clarified.. WTF is a "tax disc" in the mini mags i read (pommy of course) you can by tax discs for your mini? is this something like our rego stickers or? i have NFI :) id RTFM but i can't find the manual, i think the BOFH took it off line, id ask but he'd tell me to STFU a...
by spathi
Thu Oct 30, 2003 11:46 pm
Forum: Requests
Topic: magic fluxbox PLEASE.....
Replies: 28
Views: 9977

lol :) thats the thing tho.. we're still 'back in the day' when we should be using broadband :)

i know all about large downloads, i used to have a BBS! :) (ahhh the memories).
by spathi
Thu Oct 30, 2003 11:30 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: can't launch gentooxx.xbe in evox??
Replies: 24
Views: 5190

what kind of car do you have shallax? i've heard MOT can be hell..

i'd give you money but my engine blew up (in my mini) so im pooor! if only there were heaps of them over here like in the UK.
by spathi
Thu Oct 30, 2003 11:27 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Crossover Office & Office XP, help
Replies: 7
Views: 2329

fuz wrote: 3. SniperFox - what emulation layer do you speak of.. is it a magical one thats non existant?
openoffice is an open source office application. it was originaly based on sun's star office (remember that?) which they opened sourced...

im pretty sure its in the kde menu too..
by spathi
Thu Oct 30, 2003 11:15 pm
Forum: Requests
Topic: magic fluxbox PLEASE.....
Replies: 28
Views: 9977

its kind of hard to fill every request.. if not impossible. and by the time your done you'd have such a bloated distro. <rant> sometimes peoples requests confuse me greatly. i know itd be great to have all of your fave apps in gentoox, but it doesnt make sense to include everything that everybody wa...
by spathi
Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:59 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: SSH X11 forwarding
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

I've edited /etc/ssh/ssh_config and added ForwardX11 yes. i've then used the -X flag in ssh. depending on the ssh client you need to enable X forwarding there too. what X client/server are you using on your PC? only other suggestion i can think of is messing around with the X Forwarding stuff in web...
by spathi
Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:52 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: pro native install: reiser borked: can't login to repair?
Replies: 29
Views: 7077

scooby, i agree that ext3 is safer for boot, it has always served me well in the past and has more of a tendancy to recover then other filesystems. it is a little slower the reiserFS, but as you say if its just your boot partition, its not going to effect much in the way of performance. I think what...
by spathi
Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:15 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: pro native install: reiser borked: can't login to repair?
Replies: 29
Views: 7077

fuz - you get USB2 support working and ill eat my hat * , dont want to be pesimistic but i dont think its gonna happen :P scoobydu - are you using native on f or on the whole hdd (running your xbox as a linux box only)?. if its the entire drive there isnt any reason you cant use ext3. I haven't done...
by spathi
Tue Oct 28, 2003 11:45 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: newb question about network and gentoox
Replies: 6
Views: 2133

you'd be correct in assuming you need root access to edit the net file, luckily this is easy enough to achieve. you have a few options here, you can: 1). open a terminal and su from kde while logged in as gentoox. 2). you can log out of kde, return to a console login prompt and log in to kde as root...
by spathi
Tue Oct 28, 2003 11:28 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: DHCP Server and Tftp Server
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

dhcp is in the gentoo package database, so emerge-ing it should work. dhcp 3.0_p2r2 dhcp-agent 0.37 dhcpcd 1.3.22_p4r1 dhcpv6 0.8 there is no TFTP, but here is a list of ftp packages available: http://www.gentoo.org/dyn/pkgs/net-ftp/index.xml to emerge packages, simply type emerge <package name> tha...