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#1201 2021-02-10 21:07:55

DeepDayze
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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

eight.bit.al wrote:

Been watching the progress of DXT2 over ~6 months or so.

https://scrot.cloud/images/2021/02/10/DXT2_0.th.png https://scrot.cloud/images/2021/02/10/DXT2_1.th.png

Very light system to build on.

Debian Xfce4 tint2 jgmenu Theme: Aurora Nuevo Blue Icons: Tela WM: Material-Black-Frost

8bit

https://scrot.cloud/images/2021/02/10/7b515a451df49bb9c8128f8186ef7d0b9661.th.jpg

edit:
I installed it. The installer is much improved over what he used to use. I don't know the name of the installer, but I've seen it before.
Extras icon on the desktop:

https://scrot.cloud/images/2021/02/10/nice0.th.png

But still rough edges like the installer icon on the installed desktop. And the GTK apps don't honor the theme. tongue

Looks nice much like BL but with XFCE WM rather than Openbox. Think the theming issues can be easily fixed however.


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#1202 2021-02-10 21:13:39

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

DeepDayze wrote:

Think the theming issues can be easily fixed however.

Yeah? Point a guy in the right direction? TIA

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#1203 2021-02-12 18:25:17

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

^ Or not.  smile

Love this desktop:

Black_Frost.th.png

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#1204 2021-02-14 07:13:48

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

eight.bit.al wrote:
DeepDayze wrote:

Think the theming issues can be easily fixed however.

Yeah? Point a guy in the right direction? TIA

What exactly is the problem?
You say "GTK apps don't honour the theme"? Which theme? Is it a GTK theme? Which apps? Are they GTK2 or GTK3? Does the theme contain both GTK2 and GTK3 themes?


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#1205 2021-02-14 16:35:03

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

I have resurrected my Gentoo installation from a couple of months ago. I got Firefox working on it, and I even managed to upgrade the Linux kernel. It's now on 5.4.97 - woo hoo! 5,10 is both stable and LTS, but Gentoo hasn't gone to it, yet. I know you can go to "vanilla" kernel, but they recommend against it.

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#1206 2021-02-15 05:30:32

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

ratcheer wrote:

5.10 is both stable and LTS, but Gentoo hasn't gone to it, yet.

Why would you if your hardware doesn't require it? Honest question. Esp. since the 5.4 LTS series is still alive.

Archlinux' LTS kernel is also "still" 5.4.97.


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#1207 2021-02-15 08:38:46

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

I take the liberty of pointing out the NEW siduction.   big_smile

https://news.siduction.org/2021/02/rele … 0-c-blues/

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#1208 2021-02-15 13:17:36

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

I used and liked Siduction for a year or two a few years back. They were a great group of people, too.

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#1209 2021-02-15 19:49:12

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

unklar wrote:

I take the liberty of pointing out the NEW siduction.   big_smile

https://news.siduction.org/2021/02/rele … 0-c-blues/

Good to hear there's a new siduction release. I was a user of siduction in the past as well as it's ancestors sidux and aptosid. The IRC channel may be quiet but if you need help that's a useful place as well as the siduction forums.


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#1210 2021-02-17 00:21:44

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

Plasma 5.21.0 moved to all users.
KaOS

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#1211 2021-02-18 07:09:21

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

Former aptosid user here. Whether you upgrade manually from Debian stable to sid,  use a Siduction ISO or get a sid setup in some other way, the Siduction forum is an incredible resource for any sid user.

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#1212 Yesterday 08:06:21

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Re: Distro-hoppers anonymous

eight.bit.al wrote:

Been watching the progress of DXT2 over ~6 months or so.

Back in the Statler days of CrunchBang there was an Xfce version, I still miss it.
This may work out to be a base for a substitute.

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