• biff baxter
    biff baxter wrote a new blog entry:
    • May 30, 2015
  • BALLOON a.k.a. Fu-sen.
    BALLOON a.k.a. Fu-sen.: I have already confirmed some vicious acts in a new forum: 1 spam contribution (confirm a report) / Several account registration of the Web advertising purpose (include character string of the same identification in a Web site name) These details send a message  
    • May 17, 2014
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    • BALLOON a.k.a. Fu-sen.
      biff baxter Thank you..I will clean these out today and also add leenie, and gerry as moderators as they are in the old forums. I appreciate all your contributions.
      • May 17, 2014
  • biff baxter
    biff baxter New forum coming...there will be a link at the top called "New Forum" - I will keep the old forum up also for a good while...Its sensible since we have moved to Debian also. It will require an account setup to post in it, but it will be open for...  more
    • May 16, 2014
    • biff baxter
      BALLOON a.k.a. Fu-sen. biff will receive the account registration application that before does not have now. In wattOS of the success have a feeling!
      • May 16, 2014
    • biff baxter
      david linares i'm not to happy with the new forum mate sorry.
      • May 16, 2014
    • biff baxter
      BALLOON a.k.a. Fu-sen. The conventional forum is careful about post not being made anymore.
      • May 16, 2014
    • biff baxter
      gerry beale nice idea and similar to the old php bulletin style forums. not too keen on them to be honest preferring things like Oxwall instead but willing to give it a try and see how things run
      • May 17, 2014
  • biff baxter
    biff baxter replied to a topic in the forum wattOS R8:
    Command line, or synaptic or update manager?
     
    If via synaptic or update manager, there is a known installer bug/issue thats stickied at the top of the R8 forum.
     
    enter the command 'gksu-properties' and change to menu value in popup to sudo (it...  more
    • May 16, 2014
  • biff baxter
    biff baxter Sign-ups for the web site have been turned back on briefly to see what the spammer volume looks like. If its not to bad, I will keep it on so new people can sign up. If bad, we will flip it back off again...just a test to help new people who want to discuss wattOS.
    • May 16, 2014
  • biff baxter
    biff baxter replied to a topic in the forum wattOS R8:
    Hi david..not sure what exact kernel you want other than pae...but I will give an example that works from command line (you can get in synaptic also)
     
    first be sure you do an 'apt-get update' and you are connected to the internet.
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    • May 16, 2014
  • biff baxter
    biff baxter If you want to support wattOS but don't simply want to donate - we have opened a new wattOS web store so you can wear, drink, or sticker your pride! Check it out. 
    wattOS nerd pride
    • May 14, 2014
  • biff baxter
    biff baxter replied to a topic in the forum wattOS R8:
    Thank you Balloon! I appreciate the support
    • May 14, 2014
  • biff baxter
    biff baxter replied to a topic in the forum wattOS R8:
    Hi Jim,
     
    Sounds like a clean install is the best course unless there is a risk of data loss.
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    • May 14, 2014
  • biff baxter
    biff baxter replied to a topic in the forum wattOS R8:
    Yes..this appears to be an installer bug, and a setting I did change during the build process because the livecd has it set to sudo if you check.., but after install it changes back to su.
     
    First time using this type of installer, so I will need to research a bit.
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    • May 14, 2014