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wiki:installing_kxstudio [2013/10/22 13:25]
danboid [Running the installer]
wiki:installing_kxstudio [2013/12/04 10:54] (current)
danboid Added note on fixing stall during boot from SSD
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 =====KXStudio Welcome Setup===== =====KXStudio Welcome Setup=====
  
-After installing and booting KXStudio for the first time, you will see the KXStudio Welcome screen. ​The design and options for this are being updated for the upcoming 12.04.2 release. This manual will include links or information ​to help guide your choices once the form of the welcome program is set. Until then you are safe to just accept its defaults if you are unsure what its options mean.+After installing and booting KXStudio for the first time, you will see the KXStudio Welcome screen. ​It is recommended you choose 'Force reset of all settings'​ if you have just completed a fresh install'​Update basic settings'​ may be useful to people running KXStudio Welcome on an existing installation ​or /home partition who don't want to replace all of their settings.
  
 +Using the KX Welcome '​Update Theme' is known to cause text visibility issues for certain web sites and apps such a qtractor so use this option with caution. Update theme has a screenshot option that gives you a preview of what the desktop looks like with its modifications applied.
 =====Multi-boot issues on BIOS-based machines===== =====Multi-boot issues on BIOS-based machines=====
  
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 Type those commands into a terminal after booting into KXStudio and then reboot to check the new updated GRUB config. These commands make GRUB scan for other installed OSes, update its configuration and then write its updated configuration to the first HD which is /dev/sda. Type those commands into a terminal after booting into KXStudio and then reboot to check the new updated GRUB config. These commands make GRUB scan for other installed OSes, update its configuration and then write its updated configuration to the first HD which is /dev/sda.
  
-[[http://​www.supergrubdisk.org/​super-grub2-disk/​|SuperGrubDisk2]] is very useful for fixing GRUB boot issues as it allows for booting Linux partitions on UEFI machines as well as legacy BIOS machines even when GRUB is missing or incorrectly configured. ​+[[http://​www.supergrubdisk.org/​super-grub2-disk/​|Super Grub2 Disk]] is very useful for fixing GRUB boot issues as it allows for booting Linux partitions on UEFI machines as well as legacy BIOS machines even when GRUB is missing or incorrectly configured. ​
  
 Another useful tool to ease GRUB2 configuration is [[https://​launchpad.net/​grub-customizer|GRUB Customizer.]] Another useful tool to ease GRUB2 configuration is [[https://​launchpad.net/​grub-customizer|GRUB Customizer.]]
  
-=====SSD ​optimization=====+=====Important notes for SSD users===== 
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 +If you have installed KXStudio onto an SSD, you may experience frequent stalls early in the boot process at the KXStudio boot splash screen. You can fix this by running: 
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 +  kdesudo kate /​etc/​default/​grub 
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 +Remove the word '​splash'​ from the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT options, save the file then update and re-install GRUB using the two commands from the previous multi-boot section.
  
 The KXStudio installer does not tweak the configuration of Solid State Drives for optimal performance. Follow [[http://​www.howtogeek.com/​62761/​how-to-tweak-your-ssd-in-ubuntu-for-better-performance/​|this guide to optimize the performance of your SSD drives.]] The KXStudio installer does not tweak the configuration of Solid State Drives for optimal performance. Follow [[http://​www.howtogeek.com/​62761/​how-to-tweak-your-ssd-in-ubuntu-for-better-performance/​|this guide to optimize the performance of your SSD drives.]]
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