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  1. Thread: Audacity

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    Audacity

    Hi all, been using 6.7.1 for some time and decided to go to the cd distro. I installed Audacity from the extras but it won't run. So I un-installed and re-installed using Synaptic, but still no luck....
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    Hi there, solved the problem by going into boot...

    Hi there, solved the problem by going into boot system and setting the clock right there. Thanks a lot.
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    Hi there and thanks for the reply. I am only...

    Hi there and thanks for the reply. I am only running Knoppix on this Dell Inspiron 1545 so would very much lie to know how to set the time right. I could install the dvd version, but that has an...
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    Knoppix 6.7.1 Setting The Right Time?

    Hi, just downloaded and installed the cd version of 6.7.1. All successful, but cannot set the time? I have tried doing "time-admin" through the root terminal but nothing happens. It comes up with :...
  5. Thread: Ffmpeg

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    solved it myself! Had to get into the Knoppix...

    solved it myself! Had to get into the Knoppix folder by running cd /home/knoppix works perfectly!
  6. Thread: Ffmpeg

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    Ffmpeg

    Hi all, using Knoppix 6.4.4 (6.7 has some flaws it seems to me) and trying to use ffmpeg to convert an avi file to wmv or mpeg. Not getting anywhere. I have searched on line and have run the command...
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    Hi there, I did all that, including going to...

    Hi there, I did all that, including going to Debian 6 but none of it applied to this distro. For example, there is no XDM folder or anysuch, nor can i find where the changelog is so I can change the...
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    Mouse Cursor

    Hi all, loving using Knoppix 6.4.4. (when can we expect 6.5?). I have just about got it where I want it. However, I have installed big-cursor as it is easier to see. How do I get that to be default?...
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    Hi utu and thanks a lot. My grub is in sda2, so I...

    Hi utu and thanks a lot. My grub is in sda2, so I just amended your instructions to sudo leafpad/sda2/boot/grub, amended the list, saved and it all worked! Many thanks.
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    Hi and thanks for the help. I cannot find...

    Hi and thanks for the help. I cannot find /mnt-system/boot/syslinux/syslinux.cfg anywhere? I edited the grub conf, but could not save it? Any ideas? Thanks a lot.
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    Amending Boot Sequence?

    I have Knoppix 6.4.4 installed on my laptop (Dell) and all works wonderfully. The power management os unbelievable! Was just wondering if there is a way of altering the boot sequence in the root menu...
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    Hi there, using 6.4.4 and working well, but just...

    Hi there, using 6.4.4 and working well, but just wondering when we can expect 6.5 to be available? Thanks a lot.
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    Hi there and thanks for the reply but have no...

    Hi there and thanks for the reply but have no idea what you mean. I don't seem to have /etc/alternatives anywhere? etc/X11/cursors has way more than 3 other choices. Sorry to be so useless.
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    Cursor Size

    Not sure this is the right place to ask this. I am using Knoppix 6.4.4 and love it. However, the default cursor is horrid, much too small, so I installed another one but it will not work? I have also...
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    Not long then! The battery in this Dell Inspiron...

    Not long then! The battery in this Dell Inspiron seems to last for ever using the LXDE desktop. Very fast as well. Thanks a lot.
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    thanks for the reply and sorted the keyboard out....

    thanks for the reply and sorted the keyboard out. Is 6.5 due for release soon? I can;t believe how little energy this uses. It'd awesome.
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    System Settings

    I just installed 6.4.3 cd on to my Dell laptop with no problems, but want to re-install. I did notice that there seems to be no system settings in preferences, but suddenly there was? I also noticed...
  18. Thread: Time

    by jacksbutler
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    I managed to hit "e" on boot up and changed the...

    I managed to hit "e" on boot up and changed the line that comes up to tz=europe/london but i need to change the language to en gb and that should work. Any idea why in system settings advanced I...
  19. Thread: Time

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    Hi and thanks very much for the great help, but...

    Hi and thanks very much for the great help, but none of it works! I changed the language to lang=uk etc but it was still us english and us keyboard layout. Do I do the changes as root in the console...
  20. Thread: Time

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    Hi and thanks for the reply. I am using Knoppix...

    Hi and thanks for the reply. I am using Knoppix hd install English. I have to use the konsole and do sudo and then time-admin to reset and also have to reset the keyboard to UK. Every time I log out...
  21. Thread: Time

    by jacksbutler
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    Time

    I have just successfully installed 6.4.4 on my Dell Inspiron 1545 (6.4.3 would not install), but when I set the time, it is not "locked", so that I have to keep going in as root and resetting it and...
  22. where do I find "pcmanfm->preferences->desktop? I...

    where do I find "pcmanfm->preferences->desktop? I have the same problem with my right mouse button, running 6.4.4. Thanks a lot.
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    Synaptic Won't open

    Hello, I have just installed Knoppix 6.4.4 on my hard drive, from the live dvd, but when I click on synaptic package manager, nothing happens at all. it won't open? Everything else works just fine....
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