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  1. Do you both have splashy installed?
  2. Is iwconfig showing an encryption key now?
  3. tyme: the Errata is almost entirely written by...me. :P It's kind of a mixture, to be honest. I was fairly slack with doing the 2008 and 2008 Spring Errata; they could have a few more entries each if I really worked on it. But this was mostly because they were both pretty stable releases that I got lazy about the Errata. 2009 I'm being more active on the Errata, but this is partly because it isn't quite such a high-quality release. The KDE 4 bit could also be billed as 'Things Adam Noticed Within 2 Minutes Of Starting KDE 4 In The Release ISO'. Wish I'd bothered to test it in Beta 2 or something. Serves me right for being a GNOME user.
  4. Note that kiba-dock and a-w-n are both packaged in Mandriva (by me :>). I think we have cairo-dock too, Funda does that one.
  5. adamw

    Screen Recorder

    Yeah, recordmydesktop is good. For me, though, the GTK+ front end never works, it hangs. So I use the Qt front end even in GNOME.
  6. I'm not quite clear on exactly what the issue is. What is it that happens, and what is it that you expect to happen?
  7. Hum. No errors there. The only thing i see is no WPA key in iwconfig output. Can you please try configuring via drakconnect instead of net_applet? thanks.
  8. It won't upgrade KDE 3, though. The KDE 3 packages are not on the disc. It will keep the 2008 Spring KDE 3 packages, which probably will not work too well in a 2009 environment. You can add the content of the disc as a repository, yes, and then *also* add online repositories; then do the urpmi upgrade as advised on the Release Notes. It will use the DVD for all the packages it can, and then grab the rest from the internet repositories. I don't honestly quite remember the syntax for adding a disc as a repo, but it's quite simple and I think is in the manpage. If you can't figure it out, post back and I'll look it up.
  9. We use imwheel to handle extended buttons on mice...can you give me the output of: lsusb with your mouse plugged in, and let me know what buttons it has on it, and what they should do? Thanks.
  10. 'crc error' is an integrity check, so that failing indicates a bad burn or a problem with the drive; verify the MD5SUM on the ISO you downloaded, and if it checks out, reburn at a slower speed.
  11. sorry if I'm being dim, but, I don't see it?
  12. I've been looking into this a bit; it is indeed to do with fortification. If built with -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=0 it works, but with 1 or 2 it fails. I'm reluctant to upload it 'fixed' this way, however, because it indicates a fairly major bug in the code which should really be fixed first. I have contacted the upstream developer to try and get him to fix it.
  13. Right, it would likely be best to file this with us first - we can punt it upstream if necessary.
  14. I'm the kompozer maintainer. I know about the crash, but unfortunately I haven't a clue what the hell the problem is or how to fix it, as I'm not a hacker. Patch is welcome... The odd thing is is started happening after I just did a straight rebuild of the package for 2009.0. It's the exact same code and build as used on 2008.1, but somehow, rebuilding in the 2009 environment made it break. Odd. If you grab the 2008.1 package from a 2008.1 repo (this kind of thing is of course usually expressly discouraged), it will likely work.
  15. medo wins the prize. Those messages are clearly configure output (well, pkg-config, but never mind). See: http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Docs/Basic_tas...ing_from_source also, as it says at the top of that page, really consider whether you need to build whatever it is from source.
  16. iwconfig and dmesg output may be useful.
  17. Did you have KDE's desktop effects enabled, or Compiz turned on?
  18. David: that's not quite true either. :) In 2009, desktop586 supports up to 4GB, same as desktop.
  19. Just to confirm, I would definitely not suggest using KDE 4 in 256MB of RAM. It uses 250MB just sitting at a desktop. GNOME, Xfce and LXDE are all good alternatives (task-gnome , task-xfce , task-lxde). pinging the router doesn't always work, depending on how it's set up. What happens when you try to ping a remote site? also, try switching back to DHCP, but use 'dhcpcd' instead of 'dhclient' (you can set this in ifcfg-wlan0 , or in drakconnect).
  20. How much RAM does your old system have, and what desktop were you using? There've been Free CDs for every release to date, including 2007 Spring, 2008, 2008 Spring and 2009.
  21. adamw

    My fstab [solved]

    Try just commenting out the line for the CD drive. It's a bit difficult to tell from your post exactly why you think you might have broken it, or what's wrong?
  22. You don't need kernel-source unless you actually want to build a kernel. For anything else, such as building a driver that needs to build against the kernel, kernel-devel is what you need. The -latest packages do exactly what they say in their descriptions. The kernel packages themselves are not, technically, upgrades of each other. If you don't have kernel-desktop-latest , a new kernel-desktop package won't be automatically installed when it becomes available, because it's a 'new package', not an upgrade to the latest kernel-desktop package. The -latest package is simply a metapackage that makes kernel packages 'upgrade' automatically, like every other package in the distro. I can go into more details if you want. :) kernel-source matches all kernel flavors. This is because it's the full source tree used to generate each of the different flavors. So there isn't a kernel-source-desktop , kernel-source-server , kernel-source-desktop586 ... there's just kernel-source.
  23. http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Docs/Basic_tas...ing_from_source
  24. You need to disable the NVIDIA driver's EDID checking. This would have worked in previous releases because the NVIDIA driver didn't used to insist on validating the EDID. Try this, in the Device section: Option "UseEDID" "FALSE"
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