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    • CommentAuthorradian
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2008
     (639.1)
    Ok I just tried SL for the first time using the Linux version, selecting a default Harajuku style when making an account.

    Spent 20 minutes walking around; I couldn't see myself, I guess while it downloaded graphics for the first time or something, but everyone else claimed I was naked.

    Is the Linux version that buggy, or where they playing some kind of joke?
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    That's a weird fucking error... sounds like a SL-side error...
    • CommentAuthorradian
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2008
     (639.3)
    Well it certainly added some fun to what I expected to be a dull tutorial.

    I hope it isn't the client, think I'll try again in the morning.
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      CommentAuthorWinterman
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2008
     (639.4)
    Welcome aboard. beware the lag.
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      CommentAuthorDasai
    • CommentTimeJan 26th 2008
     (639.5)
    @warren: That doesn't make sense. SL errors, especially errors of the avatar nature, tend to be global, rather than localized. It'd be like Woodstock without the drugs if everyone was naked.

    @radian: Next time you try, right click on your avatar, select 'Take Off >' then select 'Clothes >'. If you have any options... then either you somehow are wearing invisible clothes, or Warren was right and your avatar has a funky server bug, or people are messing with you. If it's the last one, I have weapons you can use. :D
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    it was friday. friday is always fun day with asset nonsense and things not rezzing. if it was localised, it could be a bandwith issue.
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    SL errors, especially errors of the avatar nature, tend to be global, rather than localized.

    I've lost count of the times I've stood in the middle of an empty sim with no clothes on, a shoe up my bum, inventory refusing to come through, and no bandwidth issues at all. SL server-side errors, in my experience, come in all shapes and sizes...
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      CommentAuthorDasai
    • CommentTimeJan 26th 2008
     (639.8)
    @warren: Really? I have never had that happen at all... strange. Are you on a Linux build too?
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    Nope.
    • CommentAuthorradian
    • CommentTimeJan 26th 2008
     (639.10)
    You were right, frenchbloke, I was visible today.
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      CommentAuthorFC
    • CommentTimeJan 27th 2008
     (639.11)
    it happens. :(

    Good rule of thumb - if your av is invis to you, assume you are naked and log off. Clear your cache and relog, then rebake your textures from the client menu.

    Rebake is your friend.
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    rebake?
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      CommentAuthorroque
    • CommentTimeJan 29th 2008
     (639.13)
    I can't remember how to turn on the client menu... the hidden one... I know there's an easy command; someone clue me in?

    I'm sorry, I know I should be able to find this in the help pages, but I'm in Japan and the SL help pages usually freeze up on me for some reason.
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    ctrl alt d