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The difference is, we know the version 3 from Valve will be good.
Good? I'll lose all sense of time, several pounds, days of sleep, all perspective on Linux and all my friends here when Half Life 3 hits.
Hand me that headcrab. Where's that damn crowbar? Never mind, Gravity Gun will do fine with that sawblade
Besides ....Alex <3 me
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post #52 of 70
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KDE just looks nicer, coming from Windows. Just more user friendly if you haven't used Linux before.
I though that was Ubuntu's job

lmao

Zorin OS=easy to use coming from Windows.
Yes it is built on Ubuntu.
http://www.zorin-os.webs.com/
Eff yo KDE, I liked Zorin OS better.
 
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post #53 of 70
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Originally Posted by enorbet2 View Post
Get the balance right, and you're Valve
Valve's success is nothing to do with balance. They've just managed to convince the world that waiting for ridiculously long periods of time before a release is perfectly acceptable... unless it's someone else making you wait.

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I though that was Ubuntu's job

lmao

Zorin OS=easy to use coming from Windows.
Yes it is built on Ubuntu.
http://www.zorin-os.webs.com/
Eff yo KDE, I liked Zorin OS better.
The problem with Zorin OS is that it tries to make Linux into a free Windows instead of trying to make people think differently. There's only one distro I've seen do better, and that's Linux XP. Very close to the XP theme, and comes with 30-day trial period and root login by default. How much more Windows-like can you get?
    
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post #54 of 70
alright i installed arch linux the other night, and used KDE as my desktop instead of gnome (like i typically do). i have version 4.4.5 (for whatever reason, maybe i'm stupid, but i can not for the life of me figure out how to enable the repos or find the repo's that contain 4.5.4?)

i have to say, each revision of kde4 just keeps getting nicer and nicer, this is a nice update from 4.3.

i think i will stick with it, as i've always like kde more than gnome, but gnome was simplier to use
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post #55 of 70
You have to sync your repos before you install. KDE 4.5 has been in the repos for 5 months now.
    
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i was synced

pacman -Syy

ran that command, update the system, then installed xorg and kde.

forwhatever reason, pacman didn't update the mirrorlist, (if i'm suppose to do that, then i must of missed that in the wiki.) it put the new list there, but didn't take out the old on, it just appeneded it with .pacmannew

but i got it sorted and updated everything, so all is good.
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So it isn't just me! For some reason the repo sync doesn't work. I had to manually install repos to get the new firefox.
    
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post #58 of 70
yeah check

/etc/pacman.d

for any files called mirrorlist.pacnew, just rename the mirrorlist to something else and remove the .pacnew extension, and then run the (well unmark you chosen mirror for your location.)

pacman -Syy

and you should be, with hope, synced with the latest repos.
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Honestly I don't see any reason why anyone would want to do a CD install when its faster to just do a net install and skip the initial pacman -Syu.
    
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my reasoning, i clicked on the wrong iso image when i downloaded it, so i just went with it.
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