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by shwaybotx
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: [Solved] Is my installation of Chrome messed up?
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Is my installation of Chrome messed up?

Use the terminal to install, its a known problem. Yeah. It messed me up. Eventually, I had to stop it and then my system was all messed up and I couldn't install anything. Not bad for the first day with Solus. :lol: All is well here now. Chrome is installed via the command line as you suggested. Th...
by shwaybotx
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Netflix and Amazon Video: Howto
Replies: 2
Views: 428

Netflix and Amazon Video: Howto

Yes, you can watch Netflix and Amazon video on Solus. I am presently doing it under Solus-Gnome, but this will work with the desktop environment of your choice. Here are the steps. 1. Download Google Chrome I found the graphical install of Chrome hung the system. This method works flawlessly. Open a...
by shwaybotx
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Amarillo, Texas, USA
Replies: 3
Views: 179

Re: Hello from Amarillo, Texas, USA

Thanks. Well, I went back to the virtual box installation and then found a way to install Google Chrome from the command line, and guess what? Now even netflix and amazon videos play, and that's inside a virtual box guest. That's impressive.
by shwaybotx
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: [Solved] Is my installation of Chrome messed up?
Replies: 2
Views: 117

[Solved] Is my installation of Chrome messed up?

I'm new to Solus. I went to the software center looking for Chromium but noticed I could install Google Chrome, so I selected that (it's what works best for me). Right now I've been stuck on the Software Center screen "Install google-chrome-stable - This may take some time! " (emphasis Software Cent...
by shwaybotx
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Haribol!
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Re: Haribol!

Well the "Haribol" attracted me since that tells me a lot. Haribol back at ya.

Your post was quite helpful. The fact your are using Solus exclusively for the last year with no problems and like Budgie is encouraging. I hope my ongoing experience will be as good as yours!
by shwaybotx
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Amarillo, Texas, USA
Replies: 3
Views: 179

Hello from Amarillo, Texas, USA

Hi. I've mostly used Linux for the last 20 years, and exclusively for the last 15 as my only OS. I'm a 64 year old physics buff born in New Jersey but living in Amarillo, Texas with my wife. Presently, I'm running Solus inside a virtualbox on a Manjaro host, and as you can probably tell I seem to pr...

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