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post May 4 2009, 05:30 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Ok so i'm new to linux and kind of lost, for the most part it's not too bad to learn it's user friendly thus far but I need two things answered.

First off i cannot stand mozilla firefox.. is there any way i can download one of the newest version of "Internet Explorer"? i have tried searching but cannot find one that supports linux =(.
So is there a way to get internet explorer?

Secondly i will be going off to school in september so i bought a new asus laptop with linux, and i cannot figure out how to set a username and password at startup for security purposes as i'll be living in a shared dorm room.
So could someone tell me how to set a username and password at startup?

Thanks a lot in advance for anyone that helps this linux newb smile.gif.
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post May 4 2009, 08:12 PM
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Its GNU/

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There are other browsers for linux like opera.
There is no IE version for linux. You can run it via wine. See for information.

Do you know what linux distribution you are running? Also what is the model number of the laptop.
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