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I downloaded a video driver to install for linux cause im only getting a black screen. But i downloaded the file in windows, how can i put that on the ...
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    Quick Question I hope


    I downloaded a video driver to install for linux cause im only getting a black screen. But i downloaded the file in windows, how can i put that on the unix partition so i can install the file. I tried cdrom but i dont know how to access that on unix. Any help?

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    The CD-Rom is found in the /mnt directory, it's usually called cdrom.

    I don't know if you can access a Linux parition from Windows. Anyone?

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    Ok..that worked, but when a type "cd cdrom" it changes into that dir then i type ls and there is nothing there. But in windows there is. Any clue

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    waht video card are you using? normaly you can get minimum GUI functinoality without any drivers at all. regyardless, try either the command lynx or links2 to browse the net, find the file, and the 'd' key will download it. hopefuly that will solve your problems.
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    Ok i got the file i need but it wont install now. I typed sh and then the file name but it says that the file must be runed as root. What does that mean?

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    type
    Code:
    su
    <password>
    then run the program.
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