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by billk
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:28
Forum: Entropy|Equo|Rigo Package Managers
Topic: Sulfur Actions button not visible for package removal only
Replies: 3
Views: 589

Re: Sulfur Actions button not visible for package removal only

I have no action buttons in Sulfur and 50 updates to install. What do I do?
by billk
Fri Dec 18, 2009 5:47
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: installation of 5.1
Replies: 2
Views: 1277

installation of 5.1

I am using 5.0 downloades iso two different times and burned two different disks for KDE AMD 64 bit, nvidia video board. After multiple attempts have abandoned the effort. When starting to format the disk the installer crashes. 5.0 continues to work. Seems absurd that the formater crashes. Any sugge...
by billk
Sun Jun 21, 2009 2:12
Forum: Entropy|Equo|Rigo Package Managers
Topic: update to 4.2 problems [Solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 1227

Re: update to 4.2 problems

Solved the Openoffice issue by manually reinstalling: equo install openoffice Thus all problems related to update from 4.1 to 42, execpt minor startup sound message and failure, are solved. I do hope that future updates will not break everything because this is an excellent and very fun to use distr...
by billk
Sun Jun 21, 2009 1:51
Forum: Entropy|Equo|Rigo Package Managers
Topic: update to 4.2 problems [Solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 1227

Re: update to 4.2 problems

Thanks to all who are helping me. The system, as I reported eralier is now working. The sound problem is that at start up I receive a message that the analog for REaltec ALC888 does not work and it is reverting to the digital. However, when I test the audio, digital, of course, does not work, but an...
by billk
Sat Jun 20, 2009 8:36
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Installing Brother MFC5490cn networked printer [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 1478

Re: Installing Brother MFC5490cn networked printer

:lol: Problem solved! On the Gentoo Wiki Archives I found information related to another Brother model that is missing on the Sabayon document "HowTo: Install a Brother Printer." The very last step of copying the file never worked for me. However after I executed the following 2 commands as root aft...
by billk
Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:50
Forum: Entropy|Equo|Rigo Package Managers
Topic: update to 4.2 problems [Solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 1227

Re: update to 4.2 problems

Thanks to both of you. I believe that I have solved most of the problems with the following, which I report hoping it will help others: terminal su equo install sulfur equo update --force equo install entropy equo world --ask (and agree to all) Then followed other instructions on screen, like a comm...
by billk
Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:40
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Installing Brother MFC5490cn networked printer [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 1478

Re: Installing Brother MFC5490cn networked printer

Thanks for your help. I am learning. I have now been able to follow all of the instructions for installing a Brother printer, except the last one. And that step prevents actual installation in CUPS. I am not able to copy the file to the appropriate folder. The message is cannot create regular file. ...
by billk
Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:51
Forum: Entropy|Equo|Rigo Package Managers
Topic: update to 4.2 problems [Solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 1227

update to 4.2 problems [Solved]

I installed 4.1 and it seemed to work. I updated repositories and a very long process started that turned out to be a full update to 4.2. Now little works. Spritz does not work. Installed sulfur at command line but it does not appear. entropy does not work. Spritz does not work. 3d desktop effects c...
by billk
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:56
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Installing Brother MFC5490cn networked printer [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 1478

Re: Installing Brother MFC5490cn networked printer

Thanks for your reply. However, one of my first attempts to install the printer was though these steps. The emerge command did not accomplish anything. I do not recall the exact message, but it was something like no rpm. Later I tried changing the rpm files into tz.g??? files. That worked, but I sti...
by billk
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:22
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Installing Brother MFC5490cn networked printer [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 1478

Installing Brother MFC5490cn networked printer [Solved]

:cry: Sabayon 4.1 KDE 64 bit is a really great, easy to install, easy to set up, easy to use distro. However, it looks like I will have to abandon it because I cannot find any way to install my networked Brother MFC5490cn printer. Can anyone give me instructions. The available drivers are deb and rp...