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Re: [News] Screenshots and Review of the Linux Distribution That Makes Ubuntu Mint

____/ Rockinghorse Winner on Saturday 24 November 2007 21:19 : \____

> In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Roy Schestowitz had the audacity to say that:
>> One thing you could try with Exaile is run it from the command line (just
>> tying in exaile) and see what the error is. If nothing is echoed, one could
>> go further to stracing the issue (advanced), but another option would be to
>> 'fix' it the Windows way (uninstall and reinstall, or simply upgrade).
>> Once you get everything working, it stays that way for good. There's no
>> bizarre Registry intervention of any kind, so the maintenance burden (long
>> run) is non existence, unless you try to break something deliberately or
>> experiment too much.
> Thank's Roy.  I took your suggestion and ran it in a terminal and found that
> I was running at 16 bit color depth, and Exaile required 24 bit.  After
> installing restricted nvidia blob, Exaile works.
> *R* *H*

Ah... maybe the 'cost' of nice transparency. Who knows... AmaroK requires that
too, for alpha channel.

                ~~ Best of wishes

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