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30th April 2012, 02:51 AM |#51  
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Yes, Xfce I find works well. Just did not know how much effort you might be willing to put into it

Bit of advice - don't use "apt-get install xubuntu-desktop" to change to Xfce. That wants to install a ton of stuff that is not needed. Just try installing the the meta package "xfce4" and then add the other bits you want. I then removed the Unity desktop and it booted straight in to Xfce.

Edit: Actually, in this 12.04 image doing "apt-get install xubuntu-desktop" does not appear to be as bad. A previous image wanted to download 750Mb of stuff!

Edit2: Oh, and to get xfce loading instead of Unity, you need to edit /root/.vnx/xstartup and change the last line:

/etc/X11/Xsession

to be

startxfce4

..then restart the linux chroot by typing exit

Thanks! since I'm new to Linux this guide was a bittricky but I figured it out. works much better now!
 
 
6th May 2012, 04:14 AM |#52  
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Anyone got a browser to work yet? Or maybe a guide to compiling stuff for a noob?
6th May 2012, 04:22 AM |#53  
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Anyone got a browser to work yet? Or maybe a guide to compiling stuff for a noob?

I'd suggest you post in the offical Ubuntu app thread linked on the previous pages, it's much more active and the developer is very helpful.
8th May 2012, 12:42 AM |#54  
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Anyone got a browser to work yet? Or maybe a guide to compiling stuff for a noob?

Midori works for me.
8th May 2012, 03:32 PM |#55  
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Anyone got a browser to work yet? Or maybe a guide to compiling stuff for a noob?

if you have a tegra processor you have to use ubuntu 10 to have a working browser.
9th May 2012, 05:02 PM |#56  
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Paid app has been updated in the PLAY store. Now has link to new script (v7) and link to 12.04 stable (v2 image). New script adds non-SU user login, and setting a default resolution. Image downloads now have options for Torrent or Sourceforge link. (No longer dedicated FTP downloads) Torrent will need an app to work.
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