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Join Date: Dec 2008
CrunchBang Linux? - 01-11-2009, 05:01 PM
Has anyone tried this version yet on the mini9?
Just found it online. Have downloaded the iso waiting for it finish. It is based off of Ubuntu but has a lighter footprint.
Will update on how it works laterz, going to a hockey game today so may not have time to install until tomorrow.
Join Date: Jan 2009
Re: CrunchBang Linux? - 01-15-2009, 03:41 AM
Great Good to see progress on people trying out other distros. Let us know if you commit to a full install, and how it goes.
Edit: Decided to give this a shot myself using the USB drive guide I found here: http://www.pendrivelinux.com/crunchbang ... l-windows/ (Skip step 1). Wireless worked right away, Flash is fine, 2GB RAM is recognized, however sound did not seem to be working. I followed the steps from http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php...90&postcount=3 before realizing that while Master volume was on the volume controls, the Speaker control wasn't actually included and was muted. Turned that up and everything is fine
More people need to give #!CB a try, seems like a great alternative to the stock Ubuntu for people who want a more minimal setup (Mmmm Openbox)
Join Date: Feb 2009
Re: CrunchBang Linux? - 02-06-2009, 04:17 PM
I have to throw my opinion in here too â€“ I'm running Crunchbang as my sole OS - everything works very well - and it doesn't take up much space at all! I'm using the lite version and it takes up less than 2GB. I've had it on my Mini for about a week now (1.6ghz 2GB RAM).
A few caveats:
The boot on a fresh install of the OS isn't all that fast, I'd say about 40 seconds or so
To get the speaker control to appear in the volume control I had to add follow this:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p= ... ostcount=3
I get a randomly dimming back light - it's doesn't do it so often that it's unusable, but slightly annoying when watching video (yes I'm on the newest Bios - I've seen the problem before, will try a few things)
Additional settings don't seem as easy to access as other distro's (trackpad control, keyboard) everything functions fine - i just hate the tap to click option. :lol:
So at this point, I'm liking crunchbang - I'm not a huuuuge fan of Openbox, so I'm still considering Netbook Remix, but if you want a very minimal and no-hassle OS, crunchbang does very well.
Join Date: Dec 2008
Re: CrunchBang Linux? - 02-22-2009, 08:09 PM
you hate tap to click? try this one: http://krischer.org/linux/mobile/tp
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