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by fleabus
22 Sep 2013 06:25
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wanted to say Thanks...!
Replies: 13
Views: 3759

Re: Wanted to say Thanks...!

Hi fleabus, Welcome to the forum 8-) What a big experience in computers! I hope you enjoy SolydXK for a long time. Thanks Ane, I hope so too. It's nice to be retired, I'm well out of all that. It's good to have time now just to enjoy it, and not to make it into a job, which can take all the fun out...
by fleabus
20 Sep 2013 08:52
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wanted to say Thanks...!
Replies: 13
Views: 3759

Re: Wanted to say Thanks...!

...if memory serves my first distro was Red Hat 5, at that time (1994?) on disks, not even on CD or DVD. Hi Vito, the English is fine, not to worry! I have only the one language, so you're way ahead of me. Back in 2000, maybe 2001...? I actually purchased copies of Red Hat and Mandrake. Both were r...
by fleabus
20 Sep 2013 01:25
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wanted to say Thanks...!
Replies: 13
Views: 3759

Re: Wanted to say Thanks...!

Yes it is, thanks for asking! The dv9005us is working great with SolidX. I noticed that SolydXK was using a newer kernel than other distros I was fooling with, and from there went to reading other Broadcom posts, and reading up on the issues regarding kernel versions/hardware support, use of modprob...
by fleabus
16 Sep 2013 05:38
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wanted to say Thanks...!
Replies: 13
Views: 3759

Wanted to say Thanks...!

Distro hopping, looking for something to liven up a HP dv9005us for a friend. It's a 1.6g Turion 64x2 with 1g ram and the nVidia Go 6150. It also has that accursed Broadcom 4311 wireless chip, and I wanted you to know that SolydX picked it up right away out of the box without a single problem, and I...

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