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Recent activity by kevin

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I downloaded solus 4.0 and installed on my existing system. The theme looks very different in solus 4 . I don't see any option to change theme. How can I get the old solus theme?
answered Apr 3
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Hello, I have a printer to install Ricoh SP111 in solus. To work, I have to get the below packages to install: 1) jbigkit 2)inotify-tools I found the package inotify-tools but the 1) package wasnt found. Can someone let me know if the following package is available or alternative for the package is available. If it isnt available then How to request the package.
answered Apr 3
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Posted by edouard_lopez I've been using Solus for a few days without problem and then I can't install anything or even update: $ sudo eopkg update-repo Updating repository: Solus Program terminated. Could not fetch destination file "https://mirrors.rit.edu/solus/packages/shannon ... .sha1sum, IOError: [Errno 28] No space left on device: '/var/lib/eopkg/index/Solus/eopkg-index.xml.xz.sha1sum.part'
answered Feb 6
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Posted by alexxtasi Hi all I am using solus - gnome and 2 days ago I did a system update using sudo eopkg upgrade . It ended successfully, but then I rebooted my laptop and it freezes in [[ Solus Operating System]] just before the desktop showed up !! The only ... , the system often complained not enough space on / (something like that) I don't know if it is relevant, but I mention it
answered Feb 6
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Posted by junocomp I am trying to build the latest Inkscape and I am missing package gdl-3.0. I looked all over the internet but I couldn’t find a package similar for Solus. Does anyone know how I can get it or a link that I can build it? Thanks
asked Feb 6
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Posted by bastien Hi, I'm trying to install to install the sra-toolkit from the source (I couldn't find it in solus repository) following these instructions: https://github.com/ncbi/sra-tools/wiki/Building-and-Installing-from-Source Among others, the sra-toolkit ... export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:~/Downloads/hdf5-1.10.4 but it didn't work. Any idea of how to get sra-toolkit find libhdf5?
asked Feb 6
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Posted by berypurda I downloaded the tar.gz file, ran the ./install from termial, accepted the EULA, installed in default directory, but if I type packettracer in termial, it says unknown command, and if I go into usr/applications/packettracer it says, error can’t open…
answered Feb 6
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Posted by ankushjerry My keyboard touchpad has gone off in hp laptop .
asked Feb 6
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Posted by lining I have a problem with installing the VirtualBox on Linux Solus. When I try to start it it gives me this error-message: This system is currently not set up to build kernel modules. Please install the Linux kernel "header" files matching the ... this with reading other similar Questions but nothing works and I need it for work. Hope someone can help, I would really appreciate it
answered Feb 6
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Posted by MrJones iMac 2007 with ATI Radon graphics, Tried installing Gnome, Budgie & Mate all 3 boot O.K. but desktop fails to start. How can I boot to command line ? And/Or include ATI drivers in the build if that is the problem? Thanks in advance.
asked Feb 6
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Posted by braindrain I need Netbeans to program in Java. How do I set up everything?
answered Feb 6
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Possted by braindrain Dear community, I'm not able to install a MegaSync GUI for Solus. There is no rep I can download on the official website, since all are for other Linux distros. The only rep I could find was megatools (which I downloaded through the application center ... do: I have a directory on MegaSync that I want to have on my computer, so it syncs all the time. Kind regards, braindrain
answered Feb 6
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Posted by foureight84 Just installed the latest version of Solus and setup my docker environment and edited my /etc/dnsmasq.conf to add address=/.docker/127.0.0.1 I've restarted Solus and tried restarting NetworkManager with systemctl and the dnsmasq config doesn't ... systemctl. I had to manually add vhost to /etc/hosts instead. Could someone please point me in the right direction with dnsmasq?
asked Feb 6
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Posted by JakobP Falkon and Ghostwriter don’t display icons properly. Falkon: Correct view: Ghostwriter: Correct view: Does anyone know how to fix this? I’ve tried reinstalling both the applications and the entire qt5 framework.
asked Feb 6
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Posted by noly So, I’ve been trying to change the default login background. I’ve ran across posts that say to use LightDM GTK Settings app, however that does not work since slick greeter is used instead of GTK greeter. I’ve also look it /etc/lightdm and those files had nothing about the background image info in them.
answered Feb 6
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Posted by TheLinuxGooroo Solus project is now unreachable and have tried on multiple devices! Maybe Solus 4??? Anyone else having this error? Update: Oh wait… nevermind. Saw the FB post. My bad…
asked Feb 6
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Posted by sei Solus OS is One of the best Linux distribution ever made. But sometimes i feel it don't have much support for researchers. Wish developer add some simulators for education purpose. It's my humble respect to Solus OS developers to add tool for education ... bad when i have to run Ubuntu just because they make it easy for students to install those tools. Please sir, add those tools.
asked Feb 6
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Posted by chuckp7 Has anyone been able to make Spacenavd driver work with solus? Trying to make my old logitech NuLooq work after years.
asked Feb 6
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Posted by chuckp7 Hi all, I tried changing the output manually. Then installed pavucontrol, pulseaudio, and alsa but no fix. lspci | grep Audio 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller (rev 05) 01:00.1 ... Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cape Verde/Pitcairn HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 7700/7800 Series] any help is appreciated. Thanks
asked Feb 6
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Posted by Adures I was trying to search for answer, but didn't really find solution. When i type correct password and press enter i come back to login screen. I tried restarting, didn't help. It's a login loop, i enter correct password, the screen goes black and ... I went into CLI mode and run sudo eopkg rdb command, then sudo eopkg up. Now i have different problem. The toolbar is not showing up
asked Feb 6
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