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by geoffrey.A
Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: New Snapshot for Current Version . .
Replies: 2
Views: 229

Re: New Snapshot for Current Version . .

No problem . . . will likely have another one or two machines in mid-Feb. Any ballpark idea re QT timing? 2qtr17 feasible?
by geoffrey.A
Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: New Snapshot for Current Version . .
Replies: 2
Views: 229

New Snapshot for Current Version . .

Received request today to install Solus on a HP netbook w2 gb ram. Am wondering if a more current snapshot is available to speed up full install.
by geoffrey.A
Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installing on surface pro 2
Replies: 12
Views: 1560

Re: Installing on surface pro 2

http://www.pandawireless.com/

About $10.00 usd for the capable nano sized ultra 150 (b/g/n).
by geoffrey.A
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Infinite Wifi driver install
Replies: 6
Views: 847

Re: Infinite Wifi driver install

Ethernet recommendation is the first thing to try. But another solution is available. Purchase (price range is from $10.00 to $25.00) a usb wifi adapter. Among the best supported for "plug & play" support are the Panda wifi devices:

http://www.pandawireless.com/
by geoffrey.A
Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Do you run Solus on a laptop?
Replies: 381
Views: 66480

Re: Do you run Solus on a laptop?

greg1@travelmate_b ~ $ inxi -Mn Machine: Device: laptop System: Acer product: TravelMate B117-M v: V1.06 Mobo: Acer model: Lepus_BA v: V1.06 UEFI [Legacy]: Insyde v: V1.06 date: 03/04/2016 Battery BAT1: charge: 31.3 Wh 97.1% condition: 32.2/33.1 Wh (97%) Network: Card: Intel Device 095a driver: iwlw...
by geoffrey.A
Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: Is there a "Show Desktop" function in Budgie?
Replies: 2
Views: 703

Re: Is there a "Show Desktop" function in Budgie?

Thanks much Sunny . . . the combo of that applet and virtual desktops does exactly what I need - - a way to have different groupings of apps open in their own desktop.


GG
by geoffrey.A
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: Is there a "Show Desktop" function in Budgie?
Replies: 2
Views: 703

Is there a "Show Desktop" function in Budgie?

A feature I use daily in Ubuntu-Unity & other DE's is "Show Desktop" . . . is there a way to enable that or an icon already pre-configured to provide that functionality in Solus-Budgie?

Thanks

GG
by geoffrey.A
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: Emergency Mode on Boot
Replies: 4
Views: 599

Re: Emergency Mode on Boot

When I initially installed Solus, the "only" qwirky (unusual) thing I noticed was the software update process "seemed" to hang or loop rather than close promptly (as all other mainline distros do). But in the past couple of weeks that's been 100% resolved. So, given that, if I still had that as an o...
by geoffrey.A
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: Installing Win7 to an external drive
Replies: 3
Views: 424

Re: Installing Win7 to an external drive

Don't think it's doable. MS with their "Licensing" policy/restrictions has traditionally balked at installing main OS to external drives. The common way to do what you're describing is to install Windows over Solus, (Windows is installed as first OS) and then Solus on a fast usbv3 portable SSD such ...

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