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Discussion in 'Open Source' started by Pathik, Jan 5, 2007.

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  1. Pathik

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    hey all.. I jus removed mandriva 06 nd opensuse 10.1 and m installing edgy eft nw.. I jus wanted to ask how much time does it normally take?? Its already 30 min and its still goin.. Still @ 64 % .. I m really bored.. :(
     
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    depends on system cofig man

    my personnel suggestion:have little paitence
     
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    hey its installed now...
    some Queries..
    1. i dont want the mounted volumes to appear on desktop... how can i remove them??? i dont want to unmount them.. jus they shdnt appear on the desktop...
    and how do i change the labels of the volumes???
    2. how do i install new applications?????
    3. how do i change the bootloader??? the default one is yucky :))
    4. Gimme a good CODEC pack wich shd hav all the required codecs to use all formats...
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    also how do i install kde???
     
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    1) press the delete key & press f2 to remane:D
    2) apt-get install <app-mane>
    3) seach in the tips & tricks thread
    4)see this ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=75278
     
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    linux has some issues wit some configs....coz my ubuntu hangs on at loadin hotplug....n its alwez thr....no need 2 wait till 30 mins u wont get thr....ask for help...even i need it

    Enjoy~!
     
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    @ gary
    1. lol but wont work :x
    2. ok
    3. ok
    4. ok
     
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    Even though my pc is p4 1.8,its very slow.but even on that it only takes abt 20 minutes
     
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    arey forget abt that.. Its installed nw.. Neways thx..
     
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    thats ok
     
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    @pathiks

    for your Q1.
    open gconf-editor
    browse to /apps/nautilus/desktop
    uncheck volumes visible
     
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    thx 4 replying desert.. I ll try that tomo
     
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    thanks @desertwind for g-conf tip
     
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    @desert i didnt quite understand ur step.. There is no apps folder in root.. And how do i open gconf ??
     
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    type "gconf-editor" in terminal and browse to apps>nautilus>desktop

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    hey thanx praka n chester.. It worked .. R ther ne more such config utilities like gconf ??
     
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