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Poll Results: How long have you been using your current, main installation?

 
  • 24% (50)
    less then a month
  • 23% (47)
    less then six months
  • 14% (30)
    less then a year
  • 24% (49)
    less then three years
  • 13% (27)
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post #2221 of 4043
So, through researching tilling wm and i3 I came across this video. Is this openbox with awesome wm or is that drop down menu from the desktop something else emulating this?? dmenu is a very cool idea, but the dropdown menu of openbox I love.

If it is awesome over openbox, what is the advantage of still having openbox? I want to kick tint2 (just never looks good to me) and want to start using a tilling wm. Can I use i3 over openbox, and if so is there an advantage?

edit: forgot to add the video link tongue.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OnYBKZNHrs
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post #2222 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mugen87 View Post

So, through researching tilling wm and i3 I came across this video. Is this openbox with awesome wm or is that drop down menu from the desktop something else emulating this?? dmenu is a very cool idea, but the dropdown menu of openbox I love.

If it is awesome over openbox, what is the advantage of still having openbox? I want to kick tint2 (just never looks good to me) and want to start using a tilling wm. Can I use i3 over openbox, and if so is there an advantage?

edit: forgot to add the video link tongue.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OnYBKZNHrs

That's Awesome with a right click menu. You can't have Awesome over Openbox, they're both Window Managers and will conflict each other.

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/awesome#Applications_menu

Arch also has a bunch of them in the repositories.
Edited by Shrak - 3/1/14 at 9:46am
post #2223 of 4043
Any for debian that will work with i3? I went ahead and install i3, will be playing with it another day though.

Side not. I have not changed my source list in debian (or #! if it matters), but Im coming across a lot of different list of sources to "update" the default installed list. Is this needed and if so what is a good source list to use?
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post #2224 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mugen87 View Post

Any for debian that will work with i3? I went ahead and install i3, will be playing with it another day though.
Not that I know of. Generally speaking, unless everything is closed you never have an exposed "desktop" to right click on anyway. Most people just use dmenu, or in my case I use gmrun (comes with Crunchbang) along with some shortcut keys for common programs.
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Side not. I have not changed my source list in debian (or #! if it matters), but Im coming across a lot of different list of sources to "update" the default installed list. Is this needed and if so what is a good source list to use?
You shouldn't need to mess with your sources list. The only thing you might want to add is perhaps wheezy-backports (lets you get newer versions of packages sooner). If by update you mean the command apt-get update, that's to fetch the latest list of packages from your sources (so that new versions can be installed, which is accomplished with the subsequently run apt-get upgrade (or dist-upgrade).

If you have any more configuration questions for i3, feel free to ask. I think it's fairly popular in this thread.
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post #2225 of 4043
I have a NFS share which is acting like a NAS. I am backing files up to it and it is writing it as the correct user, but the group is not what I want it to be. Also some files are being written as rw only for the owner of the file. I think if I change this via umask that it will change it for every file I create, but I only want it for when I write to the NFS share. Any ideas, the client is Arch and the NFS is on Ubuntu server?
post #2226 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by thestraw0039 View Post

I have a NFS share which is acting like a NAS. I am backing files up to it and it is writing it as the correct user, but the group is not what I want it to be. Also some files are being written as rw only for the owner of the file. I think if I change this via umask that it will change it for every file I create, but I only want it for when I write to the NFS share. Any ideas, the client is Arch and the NFS is on Ubuntu server?

Do your user and group IDs on your client match what's on your server?
post #2227 of 4043
Client
Code:
[dan@arch_desktop Pictures]$ id dan
uid=1001(dan) gid=1001(dan) groups=1001(dan),91(video),92(audio),998(mythtv)
[dan@arch_desktop Pictures]$ 

Server
Code:
dan@Server:~$ id dan
uid=1001(dan) gid=1001(dan) groups=1001(dan),29(audio),44(video),100(users),107(lpadmin),109(sambashare),121(mythtv),1003(nasusers)

For what it is worth I want it to write to the NFS share as nasusers, but obviously I have to make that group on the client side.
post #2228 of 4043
Whats a good, still (hopefully) current distro for PowerPC?
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post #2229 of 4043
Leopard is good for Power..you're not going to find better flash etc. by moving to OSS from OS X
 
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Nah this is for hackerspace machine(s). So not "desktop" use.
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