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GhostBSD 3.5 feedback

Post by bsdkeith » Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:29 am

As I'm not skilled enough to send a proper bug report, I'm using this thread to allow for feedback.

Having tried 3.5 amd64 Beta1 live pendrive, I am dropped to a terminal as X doesn't start. The problem appears to be a missing library,
/usr/local/libharfbuzz.so.0

Running 3.5 i386 Beta1 live pendrive, there seem to be a few little problems,
Can't start a root terminal from the menu.
Package Manager won't start from the menu.
Menu entry 'Printing' just flashes something to the screen, too fast to see what.
Wifi manager doesn't set up my network, I have to set up wifi in /etc/rc.conf manually.

Also, I think it is a little confusing to have 2 menu entries labelled 'Image Viewer', probably better to name them 1 & 2.

(I will try installing later on.)
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Re: GhostBSD 3.5 feedback

Post by ericbsd » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:43 am

Those Problem are all take in consideration since we use less of Gnome dependency. Gconf is not install and I probably omit to change the terminal in the .desktop.

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Re: GhostBSD 3.5 feedback

Post by bsdkeith » Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:43 pm

Got around to an install attempt today, using the 32bit beta1 pendrive image.
Installed to my 64Gb SSD OK.
I used 'Custom' to create a 9000Mb slice. Then installed to that, went quite smoothly.
Nice work on the new installer. :)
(Also, a 'thumbs up' to whoever created the new look.)
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Re: GhostBSD 3.5 feedback

Post by ericbsd » Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:02 pm

Me and my wife created the new look.
It is not yet all done on the beta 1 but will be finish for beta 2.

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Re: GhostBSD 3.5 feedback

Post by rollercomsolutions » Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:05 pm

ericbsd wrote:Me and my wife created the new look.
It is not yet all done on the beta 1 but will be finish for beta 2.
Both of you have done an excellent job!

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Re: GhostBSD 3.5 feedback

Post by kazuya » Sun Nov 24, 2013 1:42 pm

Thanks for the Efforts with releasing this OS. The biggest issue or regret is that this OS for the last year now till present still does not work for my AMD/ATI hardware.
I have tried it since 2.5 with no luck.
I always get the fatal error message regarding the KMS kernel, etc.

This is the main thing keeping me and I am sure many others from trying out and potentially making this OS a main stay on our systems.

I wish there was some special work around or solution to get this going for AMD/ATI systems. At least to get to a working X (vesa)

I am looking forward to your ghostbsd 4.0 release. I see that the hope is support for ATI and AMD on that release after the launch of freebsd 10.0

Again thanks to you and the wife.

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Re: GhostBSD 3.5 feedback

Post by ulysses » Thu Jan 30, 2014 1:54 pm

I'm happy with 3.5
yippie ya yeah ..

My new machine won't work with 3.0
Now I tried the 3.5 and I'm more than excited. Without problems from the disc to the hard drive and it works very fine. Great work - fanstastic !!
Thanks to everyone who worked on it. Pure joy !!

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