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by sedstar
10 Aug 2015, 20:14
Forum: Development
Topic: Changes to development and forum. Moderators needed.
Replies: 45
Views: 10586

Re: Changes to development and forum. Moderators needed.

Not with the gun lobby? =@ lol... no, i'm not a lobbyist. i have different... "lives", sort of. ONE life? I was and always will be... an academic. I am also into target shooting, varmint hunting, and believe in a mans right to defend himself, his family, his work. i used to be into fighting, as a fu...
by sedstar
05 Aug 2015, 10:23
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: right click "set as background" does nothing...
Replies: 6
Views: 1138

Re: right click "set as background" does nothing...

oh... i had already found a same/similar thread... i learned what folder, and went searching and found it... naturally wasnt happy until i could add some wallpapers. i was just curious why the right click "set desktop" function when browsing didnt work... i didnt fully realize it was a firefox thing...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 19:57
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: right click "set as background" does nothing...
Replies: 6
Views: 1138

Re: right click "set as background" does nothing...

that makes sense... thanks.
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 19:52
Forum: Development
Topic: Wishlist for next porteus (after P3.1)
Replies: 27
Views: 10920

Re: Wishlist for next porteus (after P3.1)

holy crap... i knew it was a SMALL distro, i didnt realize it was just one or two programmers working on it... on THAT note? i'm more amazed than EVER whats been accomplished already...

oh well... i'm having fun just learning how to do stuff in LINux anyways... carry on guys...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 18:31
Forum: Development
Topic: Wishlist for next porteus (after P3.1)
Replies: 27
Views: 10920

Re: Wishlist for next porteus (after P3.1)

ha ha... dont sweat the language, lol I have really thick skin. =================================== do other LINUX distributions make fun of you guys, if new users from WINdoze have no trouble installing the distro and surfing? Its kind of how you make it sound... "No... that would make it too easy ...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 17:45
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: right click "set as background" does nothing...
Replies: 6
Views: 1138

right click "set as background" does nothing...

is there a reason why there is a "set as wallpaper" on the right-click when i am browsing the web? 'cos i have yet to click on a JPG i found online, and actually have it set as the background... i had to do a search to fin som epost that listed the file path to save the jpg to... then it showed up i...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 16:56
Forum: Development
Topic: Wishlist for next porteus (after P3.1)
Replies: 27
Views: 10920

Re: Wishlist for next porteus (after P3.1)

since i have to defend my idea? and i use "defend" in the sense of "argument = discussion;debate" not "argument=fight"... in my defense.... 1) you can still be as "advanced" and "moderate/advanced user level" as before implementing this or a similar idea. 2) is what i am proposing such a "bloated" i...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 11:49
Forum: Development
Topic: Wishlist for next porteus (after P3.1)
Replies: 27
Views: 10920

Re: Wishlist for next porteus (after P3.1)

i HESITATE to post anything here? Being a Porteus newbie and a LINux newbie both? Still.... my idea is... that Porteus should alter the CFG text file? itself in some case(s).... mainly? the thing where YUMI users in windows found Porteus and added it to their multi-boot USB drive? So far, *ALL* the ...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 10:20
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: random drive mnt-ing...
Replies: 11
Views: 1180

Re: random drive mnt-ing...

i understand the basics of "what" a script file is... i'm just not used to at all the language and syntax being used in the pre-boot script(s).... *shrugs* windows has a lot of scripts all over the place? but, you rarely have to ever get in there... by THAT time? things are usually so screwed up, yo...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 10:09
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: permissions...
Replies: 7
Views: 403

Re: permissions...

"sudo thunar" from the terminal window seems to be working...

sorry for being a total newb, lol...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 10:06
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: permissions...
Replies: 7
Views: 403

Re: permissions...

okay... when i boot (graphic or RAM) i am login=root... i thought that made me "root" and i "owned" everyhing everywhere... just not my USB, i guess, lol. ======================================= on other distros? i see examples people saying to go to terminal... and launch file manager with sudo or ...
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 09:52
Forum: Development
Topic: Changes to development and forum. Moderators needed.
Replies: 45
Views: 10586

Re: Changes to development and forum. Moderators needed.

oopsie...

i didnt realize there were TWO MORE pages on this thread... you are kinda already doing what i suggested. apologies.
by sedstar
01 Aug 2015, 09:46
Forum: Development
Topic: Changes to development and forum. Moderators needed.
Replies: 45
Views: 10586

Re: Changes to development and forum. Moderators needed.

let me say right off? i'm not looking for the job! I dont think i am even REMOTELY qualified... 1) i am a linux newbie 2) i am a PORTEUS newbie =============================== that said? I am a moderator on another forum. I was a regular member for YEARS of the largest reloading forum on the planet....
by sedstar
31 Jul 2015, 17:22
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: permissions...
Replies: 7
Views: 403

Re: permissions...

(i honestly didnt understand your answer)


uhm... I'm ALREADY root...

since i am ROOT, why "cant" i change permissions of my USB drive let me use my own USB drive?

i thought when i was logged in as root, i was able to do anything. I cant even copy and paste files on my own USB drive, lol...
by sedstar
31 Jul 2015, 15:11
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: permissions...
Replies: 7
Views: 403

permissions...

okay, so i got a USB drive, and got it formatted as ext4... for linux use... its practically useless. Permissions. i thought when i was logged in as "root", i was like a GOD... you know, I can do whatever i WANT to... the system even displays the cool warning disclaimer "caution... you are ROOT, you...