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Offline Jeff Vader

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Much obliged.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline chief1983

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Turey's back!
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Nuclear1:  Jesus Christ zack you're a little too hamyurger for HLP right now...
iamzack:  i dont have hamynerge i just want ptatoc hips D:
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iamzack:  lays

  

Offline Turey

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Turey's back!

Yup.

I'm seriously considering a full Installer update including something like the changes Chris_Ls made in the other thread, because it's terribly embarrassing that I forgot proper exception catching on such a simple part of the code. Said update may also include other upgrades for the Installer that I've been sitting on for quite a while because I'm a lazy bastard. Perhaps I'll even do a large retrofit, you never know.

Tune in next week to see if I actually go through with it. (OOH THE SUSPENSE!)

EDIT: On a completely unrelated note, one hundred and eighty three thousand topic views is a completely ridiculous number.
« Last Edit: August 21, 2008, 06:18:30 pm by Turey »
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why would an SCP error be considered as news? :wtf: *smacks Cobra*It's a feature.

 

Offline Jeff Vader

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Fortunately we survived through this disaster with little to no casualties. Chris_Ls played a pivotal role in the operation.

On a completely unrelated note, one hundred and eighty three thousand topic views is a completely ridiculous number.
It is. Sort of restless. It would be much easier and more calming to be able to just say one million.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline eliex

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Is it possible to add Inferno and Blue Planet campaigns into the FSO Installer?

 

Offline chief1983

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As far as I know, Inferno is a separate mod with its own installer, I might be wrong though, I haven't played any releases in a while.  I thought Blue Planet was though.
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Nuclear1:  Jesus Christ zack you're a little too hamyurger for HLP right now...
iamzack:  i dont have hamynerge i just want ptatoc hips D:
redsniper:  Platonic hips?!
iamzack:  lays

 

Offline Jeff Vader

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Yeh, at least INFR1 and Inferno Alliance are delivered as .exe installers. Which causes grudge among our Mac and Linux users...

And I also thought that Blue Planet was included.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline colecampbell666

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Nope, you have to submit your own campaing/someone else's, and no one likes BP enough to do that.

/sarcasm
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Offline Wobble73

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Nope, you have to submit your own campaing/someone else's, and no one likes BP enough to do that.

/sarcasm

I was going to say something, then I spotted the sarcasm tag!  :lol:
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Offline chief1983

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You had to see a tag to get the sarcasm?
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Nuclear1:  Jesus Christ zack you're a little too hamyurger for HLP right now...
iamzack:  i dont have hamynerge i just want ptatoc hips D:
redsniper:  Platonic hips?!
iamzack:  lays

 

Offline Mobius

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Inferno uses its own installers so no, let's keep it separated from the Installer.

By the way, I lost everything about FS in my PC except for my own missions. I've reinstalled Retail FS2 and I'm now willing to use the Installer for the first time. I DLed it, and...I don't know what to do. I clicked on the FreeSpaceOpenInstaller...looks like it can't be loaded(opened?).
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Offline chief1983

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I'm not going to make any assumptions here, and just doublecheck that you either have java installed, or that you made sure to download the .exe and not the .jar version of the installer?  The exe is the bigger one since it doesn't require java to already be installed.  Also, if you have java installed and downloaded the .jar, does it know to open jars with Java?  Older Java installs didn't associate them I don't think.
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Nuclear1:  Jesus Christ zack you're a little too hamyurger for HLP right now...
iamzack:  i dont have hamynerge i just want ptatoc hips D:
redsniper:  Platonic hips?!
iamzack:  lays

 

Offline colecampbell666

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Download the newest version of Java, and the .JAR version of the FSO Installer. Double click the .JAR.
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Offline Aardwolf

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
I'd just like to point out that the mouse-wheel causes it to scroll 1 pixel per notch. That is very annoying and should be fixed.

 

Offline Turey

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
I'd just like to point out that the mouse-wheel causes it to scroll 1 pixel per notch. That is very annoying and should be fixed.

Problem is noted, will be fixed with the upcoming update.

Also, FS2 retail files permanently gone. Don't like it? Blame this guy.
« Last Edit: September 25, 2008, 10:40:47 pm by Turey »
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Offline FUBAR-BDHR

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
REQUIREMENTS AND NOTES
You can update your installation by simply running the Installer again. It won't download files that are out of date.

This statement contradicts itself.
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Actually, it doesn't. It's saying that it'll only download files that aren't out of date (meaning that it won't download files that are.)
Nothing wrong here.
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Offline S-99

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
You should definitely integrate a restart, and pause/resume download feature. I haven't been able to play fs2 for a long time because some things do time out (actually one thing or another times out every time i run the installer, even when i try to do portion downloads so i don't put all my eggs in one basket). I want to run the installer once to get the game once so i don't use suck up the bandwidth where these files are hosted. Some user oriented fault tolerance would be greatly appreciated and increase reliability and faith in the installer.

The more reliable this service is, the least often people will need to use it.

EDIT: Nevermind, i'm not going to be using the installer ever again. In the least plz make it more reliable for downloading for the coming future of keeping interest in using the installer for how many other people that wont be. This installer is a good product, but is limited in choices in what you can use to download, and now even more limited by what you can't download (fs2 vanilla), and retarded what is still up for download (fs2 vanilla is gone from the download but fs1 isn't?). If this installer became a unified mod installer (excluding the fsport or the whole communities retarded for excluding fs2), i can see a future with that, but given the very limited mod downloading capabilities of the installer makes me raise a question. Is the installer dying? Is it not going to be maintained? Will the project not be handed over to someone else?

This is a good piece of software, but OMG!!!!
« Last Edit: September 26, 2008, 04:12:36 am by S-99 »
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Offline Jeff Vader

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
(fs2 vanilla is gone from the download but fs1 isn't?).
FS1 isn't included. See my post on the other thread you ranted at.

Is the installer dying? Is it not going to be maintained? Will the project not be handed over to someone else?
Dunno about the .exe, but the source code of the Java version is highly available. Anyone can tinker with it, if they want to.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline Aardwolf

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
FS1 isn't included?

Well no, the exe isn't, but just about all of the retail data can still be gotten in some form, can it not?

I mean, it's packaged differently, and modified, but it's still the original files... of course, on that note, a lot of the stuff in the mediavps is just the retail stuff with a new, higher-detail LOD added in... bleh.