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by LinuxHack
Sat Aug 04, 2007 2:50
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: Java Problem with 3.4a
Replies: 1
Views: 969

Never mind I figured it out. Even though in several other Threads here, others had said the jre is installed by default... It's not, AT Least on mine it wasn't. After emerging Kuroo, Typing Java this and Java that, It finally hit me to type in.... YOU GUESSED it emerge jre, Yes this was done in Kons...
by LinuxHack
Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:13
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: Java Problem with 3.4a
Replies: 1
Views: 969

Java Problem with 3.4a

I'd dwnld some Linux games as well as a Study Bible program, when I was running 3.3... I did a Clean install from a DVD iso dwnld.... To 3.4a.... The Games work.... :D GREAT! But the Bible Program CRAPS out.... :( They both Load and run the sameway in Konsole... Here's the output for my Bible Study ...
by LinuxHack
Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:58
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: Why 3.4a?
Replies: 11
Views: 3107

Re: Why 3.4a?

This is purely to satisfy my curiousity. To me, 3.4a implies a 3.4b, and I could understand denoting a first release candidate of 3.4 as 3.4a, so the second release candidate would reasonably be 3.4b. I don't get calling a stable release anything but 3.4. And please don't construe my question as cr...
by LinuxHack
Sun Jul 29, 2007 7:21
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can Not Format Floppy....
Replies: 11
Views: 2948

the USB drive that you used must have been defected. I use mine as an extra harddrive (mostly backup partition, 4G). so it is plugged all the time, and i use my comp for about 18 hours a day (average). I have been doing this for something like a year now. USB drives have a longer life expectancy co...
by LinuxHack
Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:48
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can Not Format Floppy....
Replies: 11
Views: 2948

supporting them and actually having them is 2 different stories :P They are not default any more. Did you try googling? http://linux.die.net/man/8/floppy why not backup to a different partition? USB drive would be great and should be auto detected. OK granted Floppies are a real PITA.... The only r...
by LinuxHack
Sat Jul 28, 2007 8:05
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can Not Format Floppy....
Replies: 11
Views: 2948

zouzou85 wrote:USB drives are pretty cheap, unless you are not in the US or EU.
Anyway, did you try gparted? not sure if it handles floppies, but not bad to give it a try.
good luck
NO SOAP: gparted handles floppies BUT.

Came up unable to Open Device...

In any event I'm Grateful for your Help... 8)
by LinuxHack
Sat Jul 28, 2007 7:55
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can Not Format Floppy....
Replies: 11
Views: 2948

zouzou85 wrote:USB drives are pretty cheap, unless you are not in the US or EU.
Anyway, did you try gparted? not sure if it handles floppies, but not bad to give it a try.
good luck
Thanks I'll give that a SHJOT..
Never thought of that my self... :oops:

I'll let ya know how it goes... :D
by LinuxHack
Sat Jul 28, 2007 7:53
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can Not Format Floppy....
Replies: 11
Views: 2948

what exactly are you doing? Just backing up? Computers don't even come with floppies :? Yes backing up SMALL Files Temp. Until such time I'm ready to add them to my MAIN BU... And yes Computers do come with Floppies. As a Special Addon, Dell offers them on a Couple. Microtel Offers them... SystemMa...
by LinuxHack
Sat Jul 28, 2007 2:20
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can Not Format Floppy....
Replies: 11
Views: 2948

floppy drive :shock: what in the world are u doing with a floppy drive? Eze it's alot easier to Save a 23kb file to a Floppy then to Waste time, Clearing off a CD and reburning it. At least for these file Sizes. Until you do another BU onto the CD/DVD Drive then you can add the files from the Flopp...
by LinuxHack
Fri Jul 27, 2007 7:28
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can Not Format Floppy....
Replies: 11
Views: 2948

Can Not Format Floppy....

My Floppy Mounts "GREAT". I can add files, delete files, edit files. But when I go to Format my Floppy either from the Icon in the Tray. Or KFloppy it gives me the following Error Message: Internal Error: Device not correctly defined. Any Ideas? Anyone Else having this Prob? Thanks again in advance....