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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #15 on: 07. December 2014, 02:13:49 »
I'm really excited about this spin, I think lxqt and its simplicity could be a good option in the near future for PCs with low HW specs.
Thanks

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #16 on: 07. December 2014, 17:54:04 »

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #17 on: 07. December 2014, 18:02:28 »
@ petrea
There maybe special instructions and/or settings that are needed for your particular laptop.
What is the Make and Model of your laptop?

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #18 on: 07. December 2014, 18:17:56 »
md5 or sha checksums please?

Click on the black "I" at the right of the download line.

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #19 on: 07. December 2014, 20:59:28 »
Click on the black "I" at the right of the download line.



oh I missed it. I was expecting md5 in txt file but it was only packages list.
(I like to keep iso files along with md5-txt files)

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #20 on: 07. December 2014, 21:25:13 »
oh I missed it. I was expecting md5 in txt file but it was only packages list.
(I like to keep iso files along with md5-txt files)

lol, this time, i was too lazy...  ;)
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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #21 on: 08. December 2014, 00:12:17 »
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Testing 32bit version in live-usb session:

1. There is something wrong with fonts. Even if I change size, they don't fit. I will investigate later.
2. 'Wifi' shortcut on desktop (pointing to cmst) would be handy, not only for beginners.
 Some people would still use gnome network manager (nm-applet) because of sharing or 3G/4G modem connections.
3. Coursor theme is inconsistent (try to grab corner in order to resize).
4. Missing tools.
 No bittorent? Someone please confirm that search engine works in Qbittorrent? (python2 dependent). If not we have transsmission-qt.
 Calculator? I understand speedcrunch is broken in Arch, let stick with galculator for now.
 CD burner? There is no reasonable qt app. Xfburn then.
5. Media players - mvp for films but what about music? qmmp is cool lightweight music player with eq, scrobbler etc.
 (I don't like mvp. I use mplayer2 binary without gui on my machines, even on MS windows)
6. Web browser. This is very personal choice. I dont see many changes in qupzilla between 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 1.8 versions. Still crashes.
7. Software choice - Qt vs GTK.
(I built gtk-free kde-free LXQt desktop on top of Net install however it's not complete. See 'favourite qt apps' thread)
I dont mind gtk2 apps on qt based desktop, they integrate well. The problem is, developers switch to gtk3.
I would not tolerate file-roller or evince (both very good apps) on my install simply because I can't stand gtk3 interface (I'm fine with nm-pplet).
I'm glad to see xarchiver and qpdfview instead. Leafpad, lximage can be replaced with qt apps but there is no need at this point.
Qterminal is my favourite qt emulator (split view!). However something wrong with coursor and after changing fonts can't change again.
HD-Installer is gtk3 but it's meant to be used only once  ;)  I will use cli version anyway. Lightdm to be replaced with sddm.
Most people migrating from lxde will miss pcmanfm 1.x features (dual pane view and file search). Shame pcmanfm-qt is compiled against old sources.


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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #22 on: 08. December 2014, 00:18:53 »
@petrea on some laptops, even with dual boot, I have to use the Fn+FX shortcut to deactivate/activate Wifi (replace X with the number), and only then, I can find and connect to APs. You may try that too, not just "soft-off/soft-on" it.

Take a closer look to dmesg messages regarding WiFi. You may have to install additional packages (firmware maybe ?).

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #23 on: 08. December 2014, 01:28:46 »
@mt12345 : a vanilla contains only what is strictly necessary, it's not a fully configured ISO. More as a Net-Edition+. So, the user can install what he will.

Maybe later we will do a complete. ;)
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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #24 on: 08. December 2014, 02:40:57 »
@mt12345 : a vanilla contains only what is strictly necessary
like flashplugin?  ;)

well after installing user can do anything.
I was actually thinking about live-cd mode - since iso has proprietary wifi drivers, codecs and flash it just need few more pieces to become full-size live-cd distro.

anybody experienced fonts/theme problem? I'll try it on different PC

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #25 on: 08. December 2014, 04:05:57 »
Testing 32bit version in live-usb session:

1. There is something wrong with fonts. Even if I change size, they don't fit. I will investigate later.
2. 'Wifi' shortcut on desktop (pointing to cmst) would be handy, not only for beginners.
 Some people would still use gnome network manager (nm-applet) because of sharing or 3G/4G modem connections.
3. Coursor theme is inconsistent (try to grab corner in order to resize).
4. Missing tools.
 No bittorent? Someone please confirm that search engine works in Qbittorrent? (python2 dependent). If not we have transsmission-qt.
 Calculator? I understand speedcrunch is broken in Arch, let stick with galculator for now.
 CD burner? There is no reasonable qt app. Xfburn then.
5. Media players - mvp for films but what about music? qmmp is cool lightweight music player with eq, scrobbler etc.
 (I don't like mvp. I use mplayer2 binary without gui on my machines, even on MS windows)
6. Web browser. This is very personal choice. I dont see many changes in qupzilla between 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 1.8 versions. Still crashes.
7. Software choice - Qt vs GTK.
(I built gtk-free kde-free LXQt desktop on top of Net install however it's not complete. See 'favourite qt apps' thread)
I dont mind gtk2 apps on qt based desktop, they integrate well. The problem is, developers switch to gtk3.
I would not tolerate file-roller or evince (both very good apps) on my install simply because I can't stand gtk3 interface (I'm fine with nm-pplet).
I'm glad to see xarchiver and qpdfview instead. Leafpad, lximage can be replaced with qt apps but there is no need at this point.
Qterminal is my favourite qt emulator (split view!). However something wrong with coursor and after changing fonts can't change again.
HD-Installer is gtk3 but it's meant to be used only once  ;)  I will use cli version anyway. Lightdm to be replaced with sddm.
Most people migrating from lxde will miss pcmanfm 1.x features (dual pane view and file search). Shame pcmanfm-qt is compiled against old sources.


1) I did the cursor and I don't see anything wrong your describing on my plasma 5

2) I made a qtbittorrent-qt5-git and put on the aur https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/qbittorrent-qt5-git/



3) For a music player i use cantata https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/cantata-svn/


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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #26 on: 08. December 2014, 06:56:58 »
cant reproduce the cursor bug, however fonts are one line trimmed from top (eg. clock in panel).
thanks for qbittorrent link, still cant install search engines plus there is problem in program layout but thats topic for separate thread.
cantata or clementine are fantastic but I think qmmp fits better in lightweight distro.
I was wrong about lximage: it is qt not gtk. I was thinking about qpicview apparently.
I was wrong about speedcrunch: it is not broken - the keypad got removed in latest version.

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #27 on: 08. December 2014, 11:09:05 »
flashplugin can be removed, yes. xscreensaver also.

Else, same opinion for Cantata, very good.
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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #28 on: 08. December 2014, 11:42:52 »
The only problem I face with flashplayer is that videos platforms supporting HTML5 now launch videos automatically, where you had click-to-play feature with plugins :D

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Re: Manjaro 0.8.11 Lxqt 'Vanilla' available
« Reply #29 on: 08. December 2014, 15:12:33 »
I installed the 32bit iso in virtualbox and this is what happened.

Running from the ISO, the panel loaded, but there were missing icons/question mark type looking icons near the clock (bottom right). I did install it on the virtualdrive, i rebooted it, ejected the drive, logged in, and only got the wall paper with no panel or "start" menu.