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    Hi again. Did all that, but the problem remains....

    Hi again. Did all that, but the problem remains. In the hope that it may help, here are the contents of the KInternet log:

    SuSE Meta pppd (smpppd-ifcfg), Version 1.58 on linux.
    Status is:...
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    Thanks for the help. I checked and the firewall...

    Thanks for the help. I checked and the firewall is set to load at bootup. I wasn't able to find 'interfaces' under YaSt so I've been unable to set the modem to "exteral zone". Could you talk me...
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    Suse 9.3 modem problems

    Hello
    I'm running suse 9.3 and I installed my modem successfully (US Robotics) and had web access. When I rebooted though, the modem wouldn't work. So I started yast and though I had originally...
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    Well, I did back up the latest data to be on the...

    Well, I did back up the latest data to be on the safe side, but as it happened all went well and Suse 9.3 is now up and running well, with no data loss. Thanks for all the advice. :D
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    Okay, thanks for that - here goes then... :D

    Okay, thanks for that - here goes then... :D
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    Sorry, just reading that again, maybe it's not...

    Sorry, just reading that again, maybe it's not clear that I'm going to remove Mandrake and replace it with Suse, not install Suse in addition.
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    Partition and Install Advice Needed

    I currently run Mandrake 10.1 (dual boot with XP) and I'd like to give Suse Linux a try (got 9.3 on DVD with a magazine). For Linux I currently have a root partition, swap partition and a 'home'...
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    Thanks both. As you can see, I guess I'm...

    Thanks both. As you can see, I guess I'm entering the 'dangerous tinkering' phase of my Linux apprenticeship... Who was it said that "a little knowledge is a dangerous thing"!
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    Swap Partition Increase

    Hi all
    I have a swap partition which is about 530mb and I have 512mb ram. I read that the swap partition should be twice the size of the ram. I have plenty of room on my other partitions to...
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    I've just ordered one from ebay, so Suse will...

    I've just ordered one from ebay, so Suse will just have to wait until it arrives...! Thanks again.
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    Thanks Techie. I didn't realise that - I've...

    Thanks Techie. I didn't realise that - I've quite happily copied stuff from XP partition into Linux and just figured it would be as easy the other way round. Sounds like I've blundered into...
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    Backup question

    Hi there
    I'd like to back up my linux data onto my XP partition before installing a new distro (Suse 9.3) but even when I log in as SU it won't give me access. The specific error message is "cannot...
  13. Not sure if I understood you correctly, but I...

    Not sure if I understood you correctly, but I went into the configure utility, and changed the file associations for mail and html to Thunderbird and Firefox, but believe it or not the same thing...
  14. Setup was going well, but now... flummoxed

    It's all been going too well... I installed Mandrake 10.1 official, Firefox, Thunderbird etc and all set up without any problems, I even managed to get Rosegarden, Hydrogen and Jack working (took a...
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    Apologies to all - I restarted my computer and...

    Apologies to all - I restarted my computer and then Rosegarden worked fine. No doubt I will have further questions as I try to get it to make some sound!
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    Rosegarden won't (quite) run!

    Running Mdk 10.1 official and Kde on an Athlon machine. I just got the Rosegarden book and I'm keen to get stuck in. Installed RG from disk, along with all dependencies (jack, lib files etc). When...
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    Thanks for the reply. The install process went...

    Thanks for the reply. The install process went smoothly, and all the files are there in their own directory under /usr/local/bin, but I can't get any one of them to execute. I wonder if I need to...
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    Newbie question re KDE theme installer

    I feel pretty dumb! I managed to ./configure, make, and make install the KDE Theme Installer, and I figured the worst was over, but how the hell do I get the prog to run? I've been though all the...
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    Followed your instructions - and there it was! ...

    Followed your instructions - and there it was! You are my hero! Many thanks.
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    Hi Anomie, and thanks. No output from that, so...

    Hi Anomie, and thanks. No output from that, so maybe there is hope. Being a newbie, I'd be very grateful if you could talk me through the procedure of creating a new mount point for hda9.
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    Thanks for the response - it was hda9 but I'm not...

    Thanks for the response - it was hda9 but I'm not sure what the mount point was. I definitely didn't format the partition so I guess the data is there, if only I could get at it!
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    Data loss - HELP!

    Relative newbie. Having run Mandrake 10.1 for several months I had a few problems so decided to try the much talked about Ubuntu. During the install I was careful to format only the root partition...
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    Ubuntu modem query

    I've installed Ubuntu 5.04 and all is going well except for the modem (an external US Robotics Sportster). It is unbelievably slow in Ubuntu (works fine in XP and Mandrake) I am very new to linux. ...
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    Thanks for that advice - oddly, when I right...

    Thanks for that advice - oddly, when I right click on items in the menu nothing happens! I tried running menudrake, but that exited half way through starting up. When I tried to open it in a...
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    Hello again and thanks for that I checked and it...

    Hello again and thanks for that
    I checked and it seems to be only in the word process of OO that this occurs not e.g. in the spreadsheet. I downloaded and installed the latest version of OO (1.1.4)...
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