[PLUG] Gentoo 2006
ranjya at gmail.com
Sat Sep 16 15:03:09 IST 2006
I have been trying out Gentoo 2006.0 Live.
I had a slight difficulty starting X.
Solved that problem after finding a neat prog "xorgconfig".
To start with the splash screen gives one a feeling of lots of
colourful desktop space to end with a drab grey desktop.
Though it recognises my network card d-link 538tx some
amount of terminal typing is needed. A gui here would
have been greatly appreciated. This is also true for Ubuntu
dapper. I mean here most people with broadband would
connect with adsl afaik. Here adsl-setup is used and on
Ubuntu pppoeconfig is used. I am yet to get my scroll
function enabled. Also my sound. Any pointers.
I tried using my Ubuntu setings.
# Identifier and driver
Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxismapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Does not work or needs a reboot,not just a logout.
That would start me at the start with nox.
Anyway somebody had posted about missing the fun
in early linux and its config....try gentoo is my suggestion.
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