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  1. I wanted to experience even more power and learn more about linux. So, (after some advice from a friend) i decided to try Linux Gentoo (AMD64). So i printed the gentoo handbook (the whole thing 0.o) from gentoo.org and burned a livecd. I followed the instruction in the handbook, I manually configured the kernel. Then i went to compile. (using make) I get a compiling error. Something like this: "internal compiler error: segmentation fault". I think thats it, i couldn't copy and paste The odd thing is, when i repeated this a few times the error will occur in different places. But it
  2. I like F8, i found that it mounted my windows partition without me having to do anything! since i am trying to program from linux now thats a good thing! just can't get comp up and running but thats just a slight problem, So final word...Fedora 8 is teh r0xx0r5!!!!
  3. i installed boht the livna and the drivers from nvidia.com....at the same time. so....
  4. hmm... i copied everything into the section "device" restarded and it failed i tried to reinstall the nvidia drivers because i thought that maybe the drivers didn't install right..that didn't help. so i am lost this is my current corg.conf: # nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig # nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister@builder3) Wed Sep 12 14:29:35 PDT 2007 # Xorg configuration created by livna-config-display Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Default Layout" Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0 InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer" InputDe
  5. it worked! i changed nvidia to nv, alot of stuff in the section wasn't there so i am going to re-write it again if it goes wrong now i know 2 ways to fix it!!!! THANKS!!!
  6. damn! it didn't work...it should have!!! is there a way to edit the xorg.conf from inside the bash command console?
  7. i edited my xorg and added Identifier "Videocard0" Driver "nv" Option "XAANoOffscreenPixmaps" "true" Option "Composite" "Enable" Option "TripleBuffer" "true" Option "RenderAccel" "true" to Section "Device" restarted xserver and...xserver won't start..? i have a copy of my original xorg.conf on my desktop whats the command (in bash) to replace one file with another? like replace /etc/X11/xorg.conf WITH /home/Delta/Desktop/xorg.conf ? thanks
  8. When starting compiz with the console i get this: [Delta@localhost ~]$ fusion-icon * Detected Session: gnome * Searching for installed applications... * NVIDIA on Xorg detected, exporting: __GL_YIELD=NOTHING * Using the GTK Interface * Interface not installed ... Trying another interface * Using the Qt4 Interface * Interface not installed ... Trying another interface * Using the Qt3 Interface * Interface not installed *** Error: All interfaces failed, aborting! [Delta@localhost ~]$ i installed gtk (i think ) and now i get this: [Delta@localhost ~]$ fusion-i
  9. after i posted this i tried to make sure everything was right. I checked desktop effects and it was disabled? i tried to enable but i could't!?!? it was working yesterday...?
  10. I think i already posted this but i can't find it? so here it is again. Ok so i get fedora 8, install the kmod-nvidia drivers from livna and the installed drivers from nvidias site. After that i installed Compiz and enabled desktop effects..... but when i try to start compiz nothing happens...wtf? i get no errors and nothing saying it crashed it just doesn't start. Also i noticed that the nvidia splash doesn't flash on xserver start...but the drivers where installed. this is my xorg.conf: # Xorg configuration created by livna-config-display Section "ServerLayout" Iden
  11. Guys, what do i do to my xorg.conf to get beryl working?
  12. I have heard that linux is a great OS to program in. I have been trying to learn C++, but i can't find any tutorials for c++ for linux users, they all use windows compilers . So anyone know where i can find a good programing tutorial for linux users? or maybe where i can get a simple C++ compiler for linux? pls help. Ty LONG LIVE LINUX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. I am using an Nvidia GeForce 8500 512mb GT PCI-E (Overclocked) I have already reinstalled the drivers, i need to edit the xorg.conf but i do not know what values to place or where.
  14. I had beryl up and running, it was great. Then I installed some updates and now beryl doesn't work. I checked xorg.conf against my backup and they are the same! Witch means the drivers I installed after the update rewrote xorg.conf A friend of mine edited my xorg so i have no idea what i have to do to is. Pls help This is my current Xorg.conf: -------------------------------------------- # nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig # nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister@builder3) Wed Sep 12 14:29:35 PDT 2007 # Xorg configuration created by system-config
  15. Why don't they use on of those hot linux girls for the default wallpaper? lol That would be about 50 times better.
  16. Ok, I wanted to start this to prove that Linux has the advantage. If you have more reasons or a comment..POST IT!! THIS IS A FORUM! lol ------- reasons: 1. Its FREE! OK, I know that sometimes free things are not great, But Linux is. Why? Well, for one its Open-Source, Well what is open-source? Basically, open source software is made for the use, not profit. Its made to work and work VERY well, not to make money. Now i know what your thinking, "If they don't have alot of money from sales then how can they make something good?" The answer is funding and sponsorship, and just old fasi
  17. Use Avast Home Edition..its FREE!! and it good. good+free you can't beat that. also get spybot S&D and protowall.
  18. Ok, i got my nvidia driver sup and running. Thanks man. But now i am having problems with BERYL, i installed these drivers because i thought it would allow me to run beryl. Beryl doesn't do anything, i start beryl and its like the windows manager flashed through beryl and went back to Gnome? my friend says that i need to configure something and that the beryl wiki would tell me how, well the wiki is offline (haxxors) so does anyone know what i am supose to do???? and again ty for the help.
  19. that WORKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANKS!
  20. Ok, I am using an Nvidia GeForce 8500 GT 512mb PCI-E. I got some drivers that just will not install, this is what i do. step one: I Press F4 to enter a console step two: I type ROOT then my password step three: I type INIT 3 to enter level 3 step four: Then i log into root again step five: i type "cd /home/Delta_Echo/Desktop" because thats where i have the .run step six: Then i type "sh runme.run" (I named it runme so i could remember it) step seven: Now the weird mix between GUI and Test-based come sup, i go through the install. Then i get a message saying something like
  21. last time i did that vistas mbr went missing.. but i tried it, and it worked?? why didn't it last time? Ohwell, it worked, ty anyweb!
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