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Trio3b
Posted on: Nov 1 2006, 02:02 AM


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Google "dell Inspiron +linux" and this should give you a decent idea of compatibility. Had lots of trouble with FC5 iso files as have had other users, so can't really help. Google "Fedora+iso files". You must set your BIOS to boot from the CDROM in order to run a linux installation. Am more familiar with Mandrake, which has a great installer and is a comfortable transition from other OSs for new users.

Sounds like you're new to linux. Consider trying a live distro to give you a taste before you dive in.

hope this helps
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Posted on: Sep 30 2006, 10:39 PM


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Am assuming this is a GPRS mobile phone? I don't use them but a friend did, and for him, he had to have two things and possibly a third.


1. If this is a USB device, then I think you need the cdc-acm module loaded:
open a console or terminal. (that's the little monitor looking thingy) logon as root:
"su" (without quotes)
then enter password that you selected during installation.
enter "lsmod" : look for anything that looks like this -> usb : uhci. ohci, cdc-acm
if there is no cdc-acm, load it with this command:
"modprobe cdc-acm"

2. you will need the linux drivers for that particular phone. Google around. You may have to learn how to install them. They may or may not be precompiled for your distro.

3. If you're not comfortable with command line, you may want a "frontend" for the setup, that is, a GUI interface designed for cell phones. Sometimes the manufacturer will provide one, or the drivers will have a minimalist UI. If not, I think there is something called GPRS EasyConnect, but unfortunately, for us it required a lot of additional dependencies, and we never got it working. I think we ended up using Kppp as an interface since he had dial-up.

good luck
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Posted on: Jul 24 2006, 11:14 PM


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QUOTE (Raveneye @ Jul 8 2006, 12:32 AM) *
So is anyone going to help me? It's been on here for a while? well it's like some dos partition the dell has instead of machine code or something, and I just need to give the installer a certain command to change the dos partition to a different one or something. Thats what my friend told me. All I need is the command and where and when to put it. anything?

If I read your post correctly, you can pick Windows or Linux which means that you have Windows on the HD and I have heard that the Windows Recovery partition on Dell and HP PCs can cause issues when installing. I have loaded MDK on several Dell PCs with no problem, but that was on a fresh HD install. Mandrake has an EXCELLENT installer that can see all these partitions and can autopartition for you.

Yeah...that blinking cursor sounds like a hardware issue. If Puppy and DSL work, then you know linux works, its just that the distro you're trying to install is looking for something else. Try some different settings in your BIOS.

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Above advice is correct. Not familiar with Yoper, but sometimes the pendrive is detected but not added to the /etc/fstab and must be done manually, once the /dev/sda or sda1 is detected. You may have to open a terminal and create a mount point by:

cd to the /mnt directory. see if there is some directory called USB , USBDisk, flashdisk, or Removable. If not creaqte one by

mkdir usb

Google about adding the pendrive to your /etc/fstab. There are a variety of options to choose from.
good luck
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Posted on: Jul 24 2006, 10:39 PM


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According to your post you got things working again.....great. I'm no networking expert, but I believe that hostnames play an important role in networking, not only with Linux but Windows as well.
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That may have been true several years ago, but Linux has advanced quite a bit recently. DS2K3 is correct. It just APPEARS that Windows hardware and software are easier to use. There are teams of people at Dell, HP, etc. that have taken the time to CONFIGURE WINDOWS to match the hardware so that when you buy your PC at COMPS-R-US, it seems like Windows works fine.

I have loaded Mandrake 10.0 and 10.2 on to 15 DIFFERENT random PCs and linux has had ONBOARD drivers for EVERY SINGLE piece of hardware on all 15 computers.
I loaded Wme, W2000, and Wxp onto all these same PCs and the MS products only had drivers for about half the hardware. I had to locate and/or configure the hdwar myself.

The only place Windows has a slight advantage is in peripherals such as printers, but Linux is catching up FAST.
Samsung now ships linux drivers ON CD with many of its products. Epson, HP and now Brother have linux drivers on their website for MANY printers.

MS Office is not even compatible with other versions of itself.
OpenOffice and Abiword are compatible with older versions of themselves AND MS Office.
Linux code is OPEN for ALL to see.

Do you REALLY know what MS is putting onto or taking off of your harddrive during "updates" ?

For newbies:
1. Try live distros that you boot from CDROM or pendrive so you don't have to install. (Some live-distros are HD installable, some not. Also some live distros run slower than a HD install).
2. Here's the deal. MOST distros are based on Debian, Redhat, Slackware. They are stable, but require a little more hands on configuration.
3. Stick with U(K)ubuntu, Fedora, Suse or Mandrake(iva) for starters, BECAUSE they have a LARGE USER BASE and there is more help.
4. SimplyMepis, Puppylinux, DSL, CentOS, PCLinuxOS, and Slax and Zenwalk, are also very good.

Yes you have to work a little, but the same thing happened with Windows in the beginning.

good luck
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QUOTE (sudsucker @ Jun 24 2006, 10:39 PM) *
I believe the problem I'm having here is due to the need for a video card driver. I've downloaded the appropriate driver and burned it to a cd, so now my question is this- How do I copy the file to my hard drive so I can run it? I had to boot to windows to find and burn the file to a cd and now I don't know how to run it.

Is this FC5 the correct version for your AMD 64? Did you check to see if the videao drivers were supported? There should be a readme file for the installation of the driver.
If you have text mode you should be able to use:

cp <source folder/file> <destination folder/file>
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Posted on: Feb 11 2006, 10:46 PM


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1. Try some live distros
2. Spend some time checking HDWR compatibility lists
3. Slack, Gentoo, Debian use GUIs but are more "hands on " in terms of configuration
4. Mandrake, FC, Suse, Ubuntu/Kubuntu use more GUIs for system administration.
I have loaded Mandrake on 12 random desktops with different hdw and it has had drivers for EVERY SINGLE one. It also has an excellent installer. I have dual booted w/w2000,me,98, and Wxp on single and dual hard drives with great success. Have also resized NTFS, FAT partitions with Mandrakes' installer many times with success. Always backup!
5. Try to avoid too much distro hopping as this will only prolong the learning curve. Most distros do most everything.
6. For grins try puppylinux -just tried today. It is a 60mb live distro that loads into RAM and hauls ass on a little 300mhz Celeron with 64 mb RAM. It is not slick but is well laid out and has most everything you need for basic functionality.

good luck
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Posted on: Sep 29 2005, 01:41 AM


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Probably the single most common issue I have had with linux of any distro is mysteriously vanishing GUI and/or login . I will install , then 2 or 3 months pass, then tinker with an update or try to change a look'n feel in KDE, or add a user, then all of a sudden, I have lost GUI completely and/or the login goes to a graphical root or login has changed.

Personally this has plagued me throughout several distros, and is probably due to my tinkering. Since I generally backup my /home folder it has been easier to reload OS, but sometimes the KDE config files get screwed up and reinstalling OS does NOT help.

Tried using boot floppy, but I think it's reserved for instances where you cannot boot into the system.
I can boot, just not into GUI

Anyway, what would be the most important system and / or KDE configuration files to back up and generally where are they found? I guess they are in different places in different distros.

If someone could point me to a tutorial , please

thanks
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In Konqueror 3.3.0 , I have these actions in my right click menu:
create gzip archive
create bzip archive
create archive
extract to...
extract here
archive

in Konq 3.3.2
I have only:

archive
create data cd with K3b
append to kaffiene....

I would like to add the archive and extract(unzip) functions to the menu. I think it is in Konqueror configuration under file associations, but....

Any help?
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How can I change how mozilla 1.6 IDs itself to a site that is only IE or Netscape friendly?

Thanks
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OK, have used proxy settings whitelist in Moz 1.6 or Konqueror to restrict surfing for young kids which works fine. Problem is that links from those "accepted " sites are blocked and rapidly becomes apparent that it would take too long to list all allowable links.

1. Is there a way to set proxy to allow links from accepted sites?

2. Tried to install DansGuardian. Long story short, I trashed my urpmi and perl files. Tried to delete and reinstall urpm and perl......no luck so finally reinstalled OS (thankfully saved /home partition).
3. Now leary of installing DansG so installed SquidGuard successfully, but fairly lost about the whole config thing. I guess I'll figure it out, but how do I access it from :
GUI?
CL?
Is it built into mozilla?
i don't see it on menu

4. Any thoughts on Squid, SquidGuard, DansGuardian. From what I've read, I like the idea of content filtering in DG.

Thanks
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Mandrake 10.0 is very stable. Avoid MDK 10.1 Spend a few evenings researching hardware compatibility lists. Linux has come quite a ways, but still need to check. Also try a live CD version to tinker with it.
Have been using dual boot with Wxp and Mandrake 10.0 for 6 months. XP did not have the drivers for my video, sound, or printer and took almost 1.5 hours to install with one crash during install.
Mandrake found everything but my modem and installed automatically in 23 minutes. Software based modems (winmodems) are an issue in linux, so I used an external serial port modem ($5 at the local thrift shop) and I was in business.

Most important - be willing to give linux some time. There are way more options to choose from in linux, and that just takes time! It will take several MONTHS before you get the hang of most things.

Good luck
Go Linux!
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Newbie installing drivers for Intel 536ep dialup modem. Am about halfway thru. Is anyone willing to walk me thru the rest of this?
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2/4/2005

Newbie installing Intel controller- based internal PCI dialup modem (no DSL in my area). Have already had success with external serial modem install in Mandrake Linux 10.0 Kppp, but could not log on due to AOL incompatibility with Linux. Tried pengAOL dialer. Spent about a week ..... that fizzled out. Would like to try this modem and have found other ISP. Have installed modem in PC

Have copied the following Linux modem driver files from supplied CD to:
/home/mark/Linux/Intel-536ep-443
Intel-536ep-443-M82.tgz
Intel-536ep-443-R72.tgz
Intel-536ep-443-S80.tgz
Intel-536ep-443.tgz
Am not quite sure which file to use, but started with the last one. Install reads as follows:
1. logon as root
OK
2. extract the archive into a directory with "tar -zxvf <archivename>.tgz"
[root@localhost Linux]# tar -zxvf Intel-536ep-443.tgz

output:
Intel-536ep-443/
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/536epcore.lib
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/clmmain.c
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/coredrv.c
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/makefile
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/rts.c
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/task.c
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/uart.c
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv/wwh_dflt.c
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/inc/
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/inc/hamcore.h
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/inc/hamdefs.h
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/inc/rts.h
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/inc/sys_ver.h
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/inc/tasker.h
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/inc/uart.h
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/inc/wwh_dflt.h
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/serialdrv/
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/serialdrv/clmdrvr.c
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/serialdrv/gpl.txt
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/serialdrv/makefile
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/serialdrv/pci.c
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/serialdrv/vssver.scc
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/536ep-boot
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/536ep-inst
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/hamregistry
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/license.txt
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/makefile
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/readme.txt
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/vssver.scc
Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443/Intel-536ep-443.tgz.sig
3. cd into the directory it created.
[root@localhost Linux]# cd Intel-536ep-443
4. Type: make clean
[root@localhost Intel-536ep-443]# make clean

output:
cd coredrv; make clean
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/mark/Linux/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv'
rm -f *.o *~ core
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/mark/Linux/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv'
cd serialdrv; make clean
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/mark/Linux/Intel-536ep-443/serialdrv'
rm -f *.o *~ core
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/mark/Linux/Intel-536ep-443/serialdrv'
rm -f *.o
rm -f *.o
[root@localhost Intel-536ep-443]# make 536ep
if [ -a /boot/vmlinuz.version.h ]; then
cp /boot/vmlinuz.version.h /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/include/linux/version.h; fi
cd coredrv; make
"PSTN_DEF=-DTARGET_SELAH -DTARGET_LINUX -DLINUX"
536ep;
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/mark/Linux/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv'
cc -DTARGET_SELAH -DTARGET_LINUX -DLINUX -Wall -O -I /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/include -I../inc -c -o coredrv.o coredrv.c
In file included from ../inc/hamdefs.h:48,
from ../inc/hamcore.h:39,
from coredrv.c:33:
/usr/include/linux/version.h:2:2: #error "======================================================="
/usr/include/linux/version.h:3:2: #error "You should not include /usr/include/{linux,asm}/ header"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:4:2: #error "files directly for the compilation of kernel modules."
/usr/include/linux/version.h:5:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:6:2: #error "glibc now uses kernel header files from a well-defined"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:7:2: #error "working kernel version (as recommended by Linus Torvalds)"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:8:2: #error "These files are glibc internal and may not match the"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:9:2: #error "currently running kernel. They should only be"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:10:2: #error "included via other system header files - user space"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:11:2: #error "programs should not directly include <linux/*.h> or"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:12:2: #error "<asm/*.h> as well."
/usr/include/linux/version.h:13:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:14:2: #error "To build kernel modules please do the following:"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:15:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:16:2: #error " o Have the kernel sources installed"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:17:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:18:2: #error " o Make sure that the symbolic link"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:19:2: #error " /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build exists and points to"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:20:2: #error " the matching kernel source directory"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:21:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:22:2: #error " o Now copy /boot/vmlinuz.version.h to"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:23:2: #error " /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/include/linux/version.h"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:24:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:25:2: #error " o When compiling, make sure to use the following"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:26:2: #error " compiler option to use the correct include files:"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:27:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:28:2: #error " -I/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/include"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:29:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:30:2: #error " instead of"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:31:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:32:2: #error " -I/usr/include/linux"
/usr/include/linux/version.h:33:2: #error ""
/usr/include/linux/version.h:34:2: #error " Please adjust the Makefile accordingly."
/usr/include/linux/version.h:35:2: #error "======================================================="
In file included from /usr/include/linux/cpumask.h:8,
from /usr/include/linux/sched.h:14,
from coredrv.c:35:
/usr/include/linux/bitmap.h: In function `bitmap_shift_right':
/usr/include/linux/bitmap.h:85: error: `__shr_tmp' undeclared (first use in this function)
/usr/include/linux/bitmap.h:85: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
/usr/include/linux/bitmap.h:85: error: for each function it appears in.)
/usr/include/linux/bitmap.h: In function `bitmap_shift_left':
/usr/include/linux/bitmap.h:98: error: `__shl_tmp' undeclared (first use in this function)
In file included from /usr/include/linux/sched.h:14,
from coredrv.c:35:
/usr/include/linux/cpumask.h:10:5: missing binary operator before token "("
/usr/include/linux/cpumask.h:34:5: missing binary operator before token "("
In file included from /usr/include/asm/siginfo.h:4,
from /usr/include/linux/signal.h:7,
from /usr/include/linux/sched.h:24,
from coredrv.c:35:
/usr/include/asm-generic/siginfo.h: At top level:
/usr/include/asm-generic/siginfo.h:53: error: size of array `_pad' is too large
In file included from /usr/include/linux/gfp.h:4,
from /usr/include/linux/slab.h:15,
from /usr/include/linux/percpu.h:4,
from /usr/include/linux/sched.h:30,
from coredrv.c:35:
/usr/include/linux/mmzone.h:333: error: parse error before '(' token
/usr/include/linux/mmzone.h:334: error: parse error before numeric constant
In file included from /usr/include/linux/module.h:20,
from coredrv.c:37:
/usr/include/asm/module.h:54:2: #error unknown processor family
In file included from coredrv.c:40:
/usr/include/asm/irq.h:16:25: irq_vectors.h: No such file or directory
coredrv.c:47:41: missing binary operator before token "("
coredrv.c:99:40: missing binary operator before token "("
coredrv.c:111:41: missing binary operator before token "("
coredrv.c: In function `kcli':
coredrv.c:285: warning: implicit declaration of function `cli'
coredrv.c: In function `ksave_flags':
coredrv.c:290: warning: implicit declaration of function `save_flags'
coredrv.c: In function `krestore_flags':
coredrv.c:295: warning: implicit declaration of function `restore_flags'
make[1]: *** [coredrv.o] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/mark/Linux/Intel-536ep-443/coredrv'
make: *** [536ep] Error 2


Am now at this point and could use some help. Please keep in mind I have no experience with CLI and am not so good with syntax and spaces.....
Thank you
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Newb.... am now 1 month into this modem thing. Using Best Data external hdwr modem. answers OK in
minicom and has been configured in ML 10.0 Kppp. Just found out AOL doesn't support Linux. Please
leave the AOL thing alone ....don't have DSL or broadband in boonies.....its cheap and it works.
Modem dials out...connects... then hangs up error 16 or 19(modem hangs up or fails to authenticate).
Have now downloaded peng1.05.tar.gz on a Wxp machine and transferred to floppy which I now have in
ML 10.0 PC. Have read the install file on peng site. It just says unpack and install file etc.
Am new to command line. Can anyone direct me to a good tutorial that gives explicit instructions on how to:
1. copy the file from floppy
2. where to copy it to...
3. how to unpack it (unzip?)
4. etc......
Many of these how tos assume that the user already knows some of these basic procedures and the syntax
necessary to perform them but I don't. If someone wants to walk me thru ... I would appreciate. I have a
printer working now; if I could just get this internet hookup working I could continue learning more about
CL and Linux.
Thanks
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Don't have DSL or Cable in our area. Using dial up with Best Data 56k external serial
hardware modem (says Linux compatible on box) on COM 1 . Has been configured in Kppp. Was
originally instructed by tech support to open minicom which I did not even know was
not installed. Installed it, then found out Kppp is the KDE interface to minicom.
Modem answers query so I assume it is installed. Anyway...... I already have wmconnect
ISP account (AOL knockoff). It works fine and is cheap. Now trying it from
Mandrake 10.0 and I hear the modem dial then "handshake" then quiet like it is trying to
connect,then error..."pppd daemon has unexpectedly died error 16". This means the modem hung up.
Maybe it means the ISP modem hung up ?
Anyway, I have tried minicom commands and all configuration combinations in Kppp..no luck.
I have also been to linmodem and winmodem sites...no luck. The modem works in Windows.
I called my ISP. They claim their software is not Linux compatible
and therefore I cannot use their service. I explained that I dont need their browser, but
tech still thinks it is incompatible. Is this true? Do I have to use Linux compatible ISP?
Am very new to Linux and would like to get online before trying all kinds of hairy modem
commands. Please offer GUI solutions as well as CL.
Any ideas?
Thank you
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Trio3b
Posted on: Oct 22 2004, 09:18 PM


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Linux newbie. Have checked KB here and elsewhere. Installed fc2 on Celeron 333 128mb RAM w/ Gnome desktop. Install went well and sound card tested OK during install. Upon reboot, CD player appears but does not play.Have checked play on insertion ( in preferences) CD player device listed as /dev/cdrom, and have messed around with Yamahe sound mixer till blue. Also checked disk mngmt. When I mount the cdrom , which is udf,iso9660, I get error - wrong fs type,bad option,bad superblock or too many mounted file systems.Would prefer a GUI fix, but am willing to try command line.
I notice lots of help related to command line entries, but am new to syntax of command line and sometimes help assumes lots of knowledge with this. Where to find help?
Thanks for any help
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Trio3b
Posted on: Oct 20 2004, 12:30 AM


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It would be nice for Linux newbies if there was a "chart" with three column headings. One for Windows , one for GUI Linux, and the third for Linux command line for those so inclined. Down the left side of this chart would be entries for standard tasks ,functions, file manipulations, etc., and in each column its corresponding method of execution within that OS. Also would be nice if someone would post a list of software categories and the Linux and Windows equivalents and if files are transferrable between those apps.
Thanks
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Trio3b
Posted on: Oct 18 2004, 01:09 AM


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Sorry, newbie needs help. Looked in FAQ's and Mandrake site. Loaded ML 10.0 with KDE GUI on Celeron 333 128mb RAM. Everything went smooth and video and audio should be compatible. I did not enter any user names or passwords during install for users, but did give name only for security(but no password). Now on reboot, login screen wants name and password. Entered the security name but have no password to enter. What gives?
Thanks for any help. unsure.gif
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