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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby Azati Prime » Fri Aug 07, 2009 3:07 am

Great to hear! Is there a way to get KDE from within Gnome like Kubuntu and just switch between them?

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby ndrwgn » Fri Aug 07, 2009 8:38 am

So where's Broadcom-STA? I've tried compiling it myself, but what a PITA!

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby beli0135 » Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:30 pm

Which XServer does it use? 1.6.x?
Is it compatible with fglrx driver?

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby AfterEight » Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:03 pm

A great big thumbs up to Boo, Clem, Exploder et al.

Just installed Linux Mint Gloria 7 KDE and it is working a treat straight out of the box.
So far I have had to do nothing except my video card - EnvyNg.

I am now away to play with Compiz.
Now am I going for a sphere, cube, or ? fishtank, gears ? choices choices . . . . . . 8)

Thank you very much again gents.

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby z06gal » Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:05 pm

Can someone tell me how to enable wireless on kde? I have edited my connection and put in the info but it is not even searching for wireless. I did not have this trouble at all with LM7. Thanks.

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby richyrich » Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:47 pm

Hi Robin,
Sorry for the dumb answer . Image . . but have you tried rebooting your router ? I'm an IT guy, and I don't know how many times this has fixed wireless problems.
The KDE CE Edition uses the exact same network manager as the Mint Main (Gnome) Edition.

If you still have problems, I would suggest starting a new thread in the Networking section in the Support forum.

regards, Richy

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby z06gal » Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:55 pm

Thanks! I had not even considered that but I will give it a shot. :wink:


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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby z06gal » Sat Aug 08, 2009 12:09 am

Hi Richy,

I rebooted and it still is not enabled. I ran hardware drivers and it recommended that I activate the very same driver I have on LM 7 but when I click on activate, it starts downloading but a yellow box with an exclamation point comes up and says "sorry." Lol. What does that mean? I really want to us LM kde if you can offer more advice on what I need to do. Thanks for your help.


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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby Rob Brill » Sat Aug 08, 2009 12:34 am

Boo,

Brilliant Job :) :) :)

Congrats!!!

Best Linux Distro Linux KDE 4x
Best quality like Debian 5 lenny KDE 3.5.10

Home, only wired connections (ADSL - CABLE) - of course, OK!
Tried wireless on the college and job. and everthing is alright.

Regards :wink:
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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby z06gal » Sat Aug 08, 2009 12:45 am

Roberto,

How did you enable wireless? I'm not having any success. Thanks.


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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby Roodog » Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:33 am

Congrats to the team - I'm really enjoying using this distro. I arrived at Mint 7 via an early version of Red Hat, then Mandrake, SuSe, Mepis and Kubuntu, but Mint 7 takes the cake, even tho it's gnome based. I barely miss KDE now, only a couple of things like splitting windows, and being able to move/copy files via a right-click. :D
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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby kc1di » Sat Aug 08, 2009 7:12 pm

good to see , will there a CD release for those of us who don't have dvd burners?
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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby exploder » Sat Aug 08, 2009 11:41 pm

good to see , will there a CD release for those of us who don't have dvd burners?


Sorry but this edition is only available on DVD.

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby Copa360 » Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:52 am

exploder wrote:
good to see , will there a CD release for those of us who don't have dvd burners?


Sorry but this edition is only available on DVD.


Why is that? What's different than Kubuntu? It can be burned to CD.

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby kc1di » Sun Aug 09, 2009 8:42 am

exploder wrote:
good to see , will there a CD release for those of us who don't have dvd burners?


Sorry but this edition is only available on DVD.


I'm Sorry to hear that. It's too bad there are still enough of us who can't burn DVD's and it difficult in many countries also.
hope they reconsider this one.
If Kubuntu can do it Mint should be able to also.
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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby Korbu » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:04 am

Well, I downloaded and installed the KDE edition on my Dell inspiron 1525 laptop. Everything was ok.
I did the updates and I restarted the computer. Then I had a weird problem I also experienced on my desktop computer with the RC1 edition of Gloria KDE.
After the updates the system turns into Ubuntu. Weird...isn't it? Not even Kubuntu...

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby Copa360 » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:17 am

Korbu wrote:Well, I downloaded and installed the KDE edition on my Dell inspiron 1525 laptop. Everything was ok.
I did the updates and I restarted the computer. Then I had a weird problem I also experienced on my desktop computer with the RC1 edition of Gloria KDE.
After the updates the system turns into Ubuntu. Weird...isn't it? Not even Kubuntu...


Maybe your KDE download came from the Ubuntu repositories.

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby Korbu » Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:44 pm

The KDE I downloaded is Linux Mint Gloria, and I downloaded from the Linux Mint community editions download page. Direct download.

After that, I installed it and clicked on the update button on the bottom right. It updated, and I restarted.

I don't see how the KDE download would come from the Ubuntu repositories since everything I downloaded had to do with Linux Mint...

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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby z06gal » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:42 pm

Every time I try to use the live cd and download the necessary drivers, everything is aborted and I get this message:

could not resolve archive.ubuntu.com

It will not allow me to enable wireless and it shuts down. Anybody have a clue?


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Re: Linux Mint 7 'Gloria' KDE released!

Postby andydch » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:48 pm

has anybody tried install KDE 4.3 on Gloria KDE successfully?
very nice design..... :D

btw, Gloria KDE is very great Job....
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