l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2003 May 19 09:55

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Upgrading XFree86 on Debian Stable (was Re: [vox-tech] hdparm for scsi emulated CDROM drives?
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Upgrading XFree86 on Debian Stable (was Re: [vox-tech] hdparm for scsi emulated CDROM drives?

Pete wrote,

> has anyone complained about unfriendly installers before?

Rusty the installer was great to work with.  Debian the installer probably
would have stumped a Red Hat guy like me without some hand-holding, but
not for more than a day or two.

> the lingo is "unsupported", not compatible (not a big deal.  just
> thought i'd throw that in).

Heh.  Thanks.  ;)

> you can upgrade to testing xfree, and it's
> easy.  mike simons told me about pinning, and a google search told me
> the rest.

Thanks.  Always nice to know where to start.

> someone ... (sorry, i can't remember who) gave a *really* helpful link
> about pinning.
> http://jaqque.sbih.org/kplug/apt-pinning.html


> don't know much about wireless cards, but there were some vox-tech
> threads that might be helpful.  i'm sure there's a howto.  to be honest,
> the whole pcmcia on linux thing is a black box to me.

I remember those threads on vox-tech now.  Shame on me, that should have
been the first place for me to look.

Richard S. Crawford
AIM: Buffalo2K / Y!: rscrawford / ICQ: 11640404
http://www.mossroot.com http://www.stonegoose.com
"It is only with our heart that we can see clearly.  What is essential is
invisible to the eye."  --Antoine de Saint Exupery

vox-tech mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Sunset Systems
Who graciously hosts our website & mailing lists!