CentOS 5.4 Live Screenshot

Yes.. CentOS 5.4 has been released..!!

Managed to download LiveCD iso instead of i386 DVD iso..

Connection somehow not “up to the expectation” [thestar.com.my] ..
so have to wait about another 13hours to complete DVD iso direct download.. πŸ™‚

By the way.. let’s see the Screenshot from the CentOS 5.4 Live..

(Firefox 3.0.12 look like the same.. )

I did this to test my notebook , Dell Latitude D630 ..

someone said it would have problem for nvidia based graphic card..

but when I just put in CD ..

boot up from LiveCD..

Gnome work flawlessly ..

with the /etc/X11/xorg.conf generated as below :

[[email protected] tmp]# cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf 
# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
Section "ServerLayout"
        Identifier     "Default Layout"
        Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
        InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
        InputDevice    "Synaptics" "CorePointer"
Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Keyboard0"
        Driver      "kbd"
        Option      "XkbModel" "pc105"
        Option      "XkbLayout" "us"
Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Synaptics"
        Driver      "synaptics"
        Option      "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
        Option      "Protocol" "auto-dev"
        Option      "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
        Option      "LeftEdge" "120"
        Option      "RightEdge" "830"
        Option      "TopEdge" "120"
        Option      "BottomEdge" "650"
        Option      "FingerLow" "14"
        Option      "FingerHigh" "15"
        Option      "MaxTapMove" "110"
        Option      "VertScrollDelta" "20"
        Option      "HorizScrollDelta" "20"
        Option      "MinSpeed" "0.3"
        Option      "MaxSpeed" "0.75"
Section "Device"
        Identifier  "Videocard0"
        Driver      "nv"
Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Videocard0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24

[ad#postad] Hmm.. then time to test.. play with it a bit..

the Desktop look like this during boot up..


then the first thing to look into is “Internet Menu”.. (always wondering what would they put in here)


ok.. now try to get online on “Pidgin”?


then would be a “Office” thingy…


Somehow is still delivering OpenOffice 2.3 instead of 3.0 … :0


Then.. the “Administration” menu..

I only want to get into this menu.. hehe πŸ™‚


Then let’s test the sound..


Oh.. let’s play some youtube video..
as expected it need flash.. ..

at first got prompt to “Search” for plugin.. but at the end its failed.. and give option to “Manual” install.. hahaha..


Hmmm. to get around it..

Download flash “rpm package” from Adobe website..
then double click the rpm.. or using terminal..

rpm -ivh flash-plugin-


then.. i was tempted to get my wifi to work on this ..

Install DAG repo..

rpm -Uhv http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/i386/rpmforge/RPMS/rpmforge-release-0.3.6-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm

get the firmware for my wifi ..

yum install iwl3945-firmware.noarch

that’s it..

modprobe -r iwl3945
modprobe iwl3945

would show something like this.. πŸ™‚


then.. to get its able to play mp3 files.. just need to :

yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly

or should I put it as “How to get mp3 work in CentOS 5.4” ?

woohoo..then after that can play my favourite mp3s.. on default player in CentOS 5.4..


and to get NTFS support.. to mount NTFS partition..
just need to …

yum install ntfs-3g

.. and that’s it..

back to work…

eh..wait..let’s see if the DVD have complete download..

vncviewer hostname:port

(CentOS 5.4 LiveCD come with vncviewer !!.. so great..)


… *sigh* have to wait another 5hours or so before can taste “real” CentOS 5.4..

p/s : is there anyone else downloading *this* at the moment .. ? no complaint ? hahahahaha ( i doubt.. )

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3 Responses

  1. robfish88 says:

    Thank you very much…….

  2. robfish88 says:

    Kindly advice, I want to use OpenWRT for my TP-Link router model TL-WR1043ND version 1.10 starting serial number with 12.

    Requested for UNIFI Malaysia 20 MB

    Kindly advice which files I do need to download, highly appropriated in advance .



    (Shah Alam)

  3. robfish88 says:

    Good Morning ,
    I have a TL-WR1043ND router Ver 1.10 and not able to find Hardware version, as what I understood from other posts that this should be then Hardware version 1.
    Have installed OpenWRT in total 3 files :
    German stock firmware (v3.9.17)
    – attitude_adjustment 12.09-rc2 and
    attitude_adjustment 12.09-rc2 and able to able access my router TL-WRT1043ND

    I guess that it is my age (59) but I a losing it on the configuration and explanation, first the first of all on many images that I have seen on the internet in the part Internet -> Swith VLAN witch is starting with PORT 1 -2-3-4-5-CPU however on my installed OpenWRT it starts with PORT 0-1-2-3-4-CPU so I guess something is already wrong on my side, having said this most images are related to HARDWARE VERSION 1.8

    My main goal is to get connect to UNIFI Malaysia (20MB connection) I know that Unifi provides an IPTV package but to honest I don’t need this IPTV connection at all.

    The bottom line, I like get connected to UNIFI with OPENWRT and I am really begging f someone can assist me in to get connect to Unifi. I know it is labor day (May 1) but will be great full if somebody can assist me.


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