first LiveCD image
danjele at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 15:08:01 UTC 2006
On 4/19/06, Markus Laire <malaire at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's my test-report of trying daily-live/20060419
> My computer is Athlon 1GHz, 256MB.
> After booting, I select "Check CD for defects"
> - Progress-bar doesn't work. After erratic start, it goes from 0% to
> about 4% and them back to 0% and to 4% etc...
> (I got allmost same problem with Kubuntu Flight-5 LiveCD)
> - After checking ends, I get "OK" and "Press any key to reboot your
> system", but system won't reboot after pressing few keys. Ctrl-Alt-Del
> does reboot.
> Then real boot:
> Language: English
> Keymap: Finnish
> Screen: 1024x768x24
> - Booting works OK. (progress-bar could use brighter colors.)
> - Screen flickers, which means that refresh-rate is too low. (This is
> common problem for me with LiveCDs.)
> - Once I get to Login-screen, I'm unable to guess right
> username/password combination. I use Ctrl-Alt-F1, "cat /etc/passwd",
> Ctrl-Alt-F7 to see that I need to login as "ubuntu" with no password.
> - XFCE starts without problems.
> - I go to Settings->Display Settings and change resolution to
> 1024x768 at 85 which fixes the screen flicker. (This was easier that I
> expected :))
> Then for testing:
> - Mouse: OK (wheel works)
> - Keyboard: OK (Finnish keymap works)
> - Sound: OK (double-clicking WAV in thunar plays it in Xfmedia)
> - Internet: OK (Firefox works, and internet connection is working.)
> - Terminal: OK
> -- LVM2 is included so I'm able to mount my filesystem (ReiserFS/LVM2)
> - GParted: OK (starts & shows right information)
> - GIMP: OK
> - File Manager (trunar): OK
> -- Not sure if I like that icon on symlinks...
> -- DoubleClicking on files:
> --- WAV: Opens in Xfmedia and starts to play.
> --- SPX: No default application
> --- TXT: Opens in Mousepad
> --- HTM: Opens in Firefox
> - I press the "Quit"-icon on toolbar and then select "Restart"
> - XFCE is shut down.
> - I get back to console. (But there are no messages about reboot-process.)
> - CD is ejected
> - and then: nothing. No messages, no reboot, nothing. Pressing
> Ctrl-Alt-Del or other keys does nothing. This seems to be a bug. (I
> didn't wait for long. But it seems strange that I didn't get any
> messages about the reboot-process.)
yes .. i forgot to file a bug about it .. ctrl + alt + f7
> I'm impressed. System seems to work fast enough. (Kubuntu Flight-5 was
> not a pleasant experience. It seemed too slow for me.)
> Refresh-rate wasn't set-up correctly, but it was easy to fix.
> "Check CD" had problems. (But this probably isn't Xubuntu issue.)
> Reboot is not working. This should be fixed.
> Found a small bug:
> - Applications->Help opens "Xfce 4.2 Documentation" in Firefox.
> "Panel" and "Filemanager" links on that page points to missing files.
> Markus Laire
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