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Re: compiz install

obviously i'm not the best with linux. how do i install pointlinux compiz metapackage. i'm trying to learn this to get away from windows. thanks

update: got it ...thanks pry
by BFH
08 Jul 2013, 19:32
 
Forum: Software and Applications
Topic: compiz install
Replies: 5
Views: 7565

Re: grub configuration

thanks jordan, i'll try that next

excellent, works great, thanks again
by BFH
08 Jul 2013, 18:36
 
Forum: Installation Support
Topic: grub configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 6011

Re: compiz install

do i need to install gnome-desktop-environment first to make it work? what i did was go to synaptics package manager and looked up compiz and installed it(along with the few files that come with it) if i'm doing it wrong what would be the command line to do it manually.
by BFH
08 Jul 2013, 18:31
 
Forum: Software and Applications
Topic: compiz install
Replies: 5
Views: 7565

grub configuration

i'd like to edit the grub boot sequence but i'm unable to change anything due to permission. i'm logged in as superuser and (pretty sure) as root. still unable to edit...not sure what to do
by BFH
08 Jul 2013, 05:52
 
Forum: Installation Support
Topic: grub configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 6011

compiz install

installed compiz from repository and all went well...after going to System>Preferences there is no Advanced desktop effects settings or anything like it. reinstalled with same results
by BFH
08 Jul 2013, 04:15
 
Forum: Software and Applications
Topic: compiz install
Replies: 5
Views: 7565

Re: Installing Point Linux

thanks Maroman, did that and it installed. Rebooted and Grub screen came up. Chose Point Linux and screen started out as loading please wait, screen flashes to desktop screen and right back to loading please wait...and stays on that screen. restarted and tried in recovery mode. everything looks good...
by BFH
07 Jul 2013, 16:47
 
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Point Linux
Replies: 5
Views: 8182

Re: Installing Point Linux

Ok, not quite there. after booting and installing from disk i made, no grub bootloader was installed. I put distro on sda/5 (partition) and pointed the grub install to that partition. got an error notice saying i had to manually install it. I tried reinstalling several times using different partitio...
by BFH
06 Jul 2013, 19:51
 
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Point Linux
Replies: 5
Views: 8182

Re: Installing Point Linux

Ok Maybe too much alcohol on the 4th of july. I figured it out and am currently using it.
by BFH
05 Jul 2013, 16:55
 
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Point Linux
Replies: 5
Views: 8182

Installing Point Linux

After downloading Point Linux I burned it to disk. I load the disk and and see 3 folders and a file:

.disk
isolinux
live
md5sum

how do i use this. I've used ubuntu in the past and had no problem. I'm lost
by BFH
05 Jul 2013, 16:23
 
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Point Linux
Replies: 5
Views: 8182

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