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by gcb
Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:36 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: irix desktop enviroment
Replies: 11
Views: 1034

tried loading the .23 overlays too. but the dependencies where gone when i put in the "complementary apps nov98"... go figure.

Thanks everyone!

btw, instaling vim7 from the nekoware-mips3 was the easisest thing! ...even for me :) thanks again
by gcb
Fri Nov 03, 2006 5:39 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: irix desktop enviroment
Replies: 11
Views: 1034

i opened swmgr again with the foundations cds.

the regular install shows 4 conflicts. 2 lacking:

-dps_eoe.sw.dpsfonts
-media_warehouse.sw.viewers

and 2 conflicts per se:
-x_eoe.sw.xdps incompatible with eoe.sw.base
-desktop_base.sw.dso6 incompactible with eoe.sw.base
by gcb
Thu Nov 02, 2006 9:13 pm
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: irix desktop enviroment
Replies: 11
Views: 1034

I really don`t know what i did with this install. i just had the indy headless in the basement serving http. had only 6.5 plain with freeware apache. now i just installed .22 overlays. It did ask for the foundations cds... but well, i already got latex to run. tomorow i will try vim. if i don't find...
by gcb
Thu Nov 02, 2006 6:03 pm
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: irix desktop enviroment
Replies: 11
Views: 1034

What should i be looking for? Flag State ==== ===== autoconfig_ipaddress off desktop on esp on fontserver off fw_apache off gated off ipaliases on mediad on mrouted off named off nds off network on nostickytmp off nsd on pmcd on pmie off proclaim_relayagent off proclaim_server off proxymngr off quic...
by gcb
Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Closest IRIX substitute...
Replies: 11
Views: 902

if you goal is to learn unix. OpenBSD. you will NEVER run out of man pages. in fact, the 1st thing you see after the install is "go read man page X or else..." i think it ws "man intro" or something. that alone was a unix class. it has an X. but i DO NOT recomend that you even in...
by gcb
Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:25 pm
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: irix desktop enviroment
Replies: 11
Views: 1034

irix desktop enviroment

what exactly is the irix desktop enviroment. I used irix mainly by remote shells, now i reinstaled everything in my indy (lightning killed main computer, 5 days to thesis dead-line, holyday so i can`t buy another computer today... all the same history as usual) anyway... instaled 6.5 foundations, re...
by gcb
Thu Nov 02, 2006 2:58 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Moving a cat?
Replies: 13
Views: 711

Re: Moving a cat?

I am wondering if there is a better way to move her? I can't think of one, but I thought I would check. Cat, hmmm. Tie a rope around her neck and let her run behind the car ? that's for dogs. A friend once sent the cat by mail to her ex (or something like it, don't recall the history). but they hav...
by gcb
Fri Oct 20, 2006 9:28 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: SGI back from the dead (read: Chapter 11)!!!
Replies: 80
Views: 3236

http://www.sgi.com/features/2006/october/growth/

i'd forget about sgi. they're just stating that they're going to be more like dell.

Sun is getting up.
by gcb
Thu Oct 12, 2006 5:00 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Pick a shell, any shell...
Replies: 61
Views: 1626

Re: shell differences.

regan_russell wrote:ksh has a vi compatibility mode. (set -o vi) which allows editing a command line as if it was text in ex or vi..


bash has it too. but despite being a vim fanboy, i was too used to the emac-ish bash way, that it felt too alien to use another mode
by gcb
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:57 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: most senseless malt beverage ever...
Replies: 16
Views: 797

Re: steelie... haha! pass the st. ides, nigga!

VenomousPinecone wrote:Dude, when the hell are you going to leave Utah once and for all? :lol:


He can't have seven wifes outside of utah... :D
by gcb
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Spoken Languages
Replies: 27
Views: 1272

A møøse once bit my sister... aEUhaeuhhuaeehuauhaaeh exelent timing My 1st language is Portuguese (brazillian port, not that thing with lots of weirdly placed Cs they talk in europe :) I also speak english. On the "learning" section is French and italian (and thanks to my granpa, i'm flue...
by gcb
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:48 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Spoken Languages
Replies: 27
Views: 1272

Mostly English, French, Dutch, German, Polish, Afghan Persian. Was trained in Latin, Ancient Greek and will now receive training in (oddly enough) Middle Dutch. Also a few other languages to a lesser degree, like Armenian, understand a bit of Hindi and some Welsh... (man, did I have too much time o...
by gcb
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Microsoft Unix
Replies: 18
Views: 1132

one job required me to use windows. I spent most of the time with a ssh windows doing work on my coworker linux machine... eventualy i felt in love with http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/ windows get's almost usable. (the only point windows STILL wins over every other plataform, is that it runs mirand...
by gcb
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:37 pm
Forum: SGI: Security
Topic: firewall: irix or openbsd
Replies: 14
Views: 4547

Thanks for the tips! i've just realised also that i only have one network interface in the indy :) so it's not really an option. Well, back to try to make it display full screen mpeg video then... eventualy... damn procrastination!
by gcb
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Network installation from a Linux server
Replies: 8
Views: 682

First time i tried that (had no scsi cdrom) i wasted lots of time tring to please the bootp protocol for the eprom... managed to find good hints here, don't know why i gave up. i think i managed to boot the thing in the end...

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