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    eeepc - konqueror, lost menu bar

    Trying to get a little more real estate out of my eeepc, turned something off in the menu item 'view', now I have no menu bar :-)

    Ctrl + M does not return it, some other program starts instead...
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    Thanks TechieMoe

    Yes, I am still around, thanks for the reply, I'll check both those links.
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    Dell Inspiron 1520

    Hi guys, I have just bought a new dell inspiron 1520, and have been trying to install various linux Os'es (64studio, dyne bolic etc). 64studio comes up visually, ie, the video driver works, but no ...
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    With a 56K modem running at roughly 40K on a...

    With a 56K modem running at roughly 40K on a network of three computers, how many months would it take to download one iso ??? :D :D :D
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    Re-installed mdk 9.2 for 3rd time, with KDE as...

    Re-installed mdk 9.2 for 3rd time, with KDE as desktop again, now sound is back.!!

    Don't understand what's happening with the memory stick tho, I put it in, then boot, it says it found new...
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    I can't wait for a magazine with suse on it :wink:

    I can't wait for a magazine with suse on it :wink:
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    Mandrake 9.2

    Just bought LXF 47 with Mandrake 9.2.
    Installed pretty easy, ran totem with a DVD and it WORKED!!!
    It actually told me that it had crashed, but still showed the movie. OK I can live wth that.
    BUT,...
  8. Thread: Gentoo

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    How do I determine whether it is or isn't...

    How do I determine whether it is or isn't enabled??
    The closest entry in /dev is /dev/sd

    ps. have't heard of 'Mostly harmless' I'll look for it
    'The meaning of liff' is the only one I knew of...
  9. Thread: Gentoo

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    Thanks, got to the next stage, boy was that one...

    Thanks, I'll try later tonight.
    Will report results asap.[/quote]

    Thanks, got to the next stage, boy was that one big step.
    Nope, Gentoo unfortunately is not for me. Three hours reading...
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    Thanks, I'll try later tonight. Will report...

    Thanks, I'll try later tonight.
    Will report results asap.
  11. Thread: Gentoo

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    Unfortunately I can't do that because there isn't...

    Unfortunately I can't do that because there isn't anything plugged in.:-)
    The only USB device I have even attempted to use is a USB memory stick, I do have a USB attachment for my phone but I...
  12. Thread: Gentoo

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    I boot from cd Press enter for normal install...

    I boot from cd
    Press enter for normal install
    it brings up a screen with a progress bar
    I press f2 for verbose mode
    roughly 2 pages of setting, checking, mounting etc

    last six lines are
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  13. Thread: Gentoo

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    Gentoo

    Red hat and knoppix have installed ok, but neither is good with memory sticks. RH9 works partly, knoppix not at all.

    I've been reading about Gentoo it looks like a good distro.
    I've got Gentoo...
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    Ebay ??? No, I hadn't seriously considered ebay...

    Ebay ??? No, I hadn't seriously considered ebay yet !!
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    disappointed

    Thanks guys, a bit of moral support goes a long way. Being in Australia makes it a bit difficult, there are very few outlets for linux products. RH9 failed with rpms and my memory stick, but I can't...
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    unbelievable

    I ordered a 7 CD set of Debian, it arrived the next day, wonderful service.
    Then I discovered why they want to get rid of it so fast.
    The install asked about 6 million questions, none of which I ...
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    debian

    Jason, I have ordered a 7 cd set of debian, but I'm not out of the woods yet, your little piece of code is not going to work for me, my linux box is not connected to the internet. This forum, and the...
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    [quote="loft306"] What I used of rh9 that came...

    What I used of rh9 that came on the install worked probably better than windows, but I have a hobby for which I want to set up my computer as a recording studio, and I know it can be done, if...
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    Thanks Jason, Installation was the only problem...

    Thanks Jason, Installation was the only problem
    I have a version of knoppix which is based on debian ( 1 CD)
    Thats as good as I can do till I find a source for the seven CD set of debian.
    It...
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    Just goes to show you can't believe everything...

    :roll:

    I doubt that seeing as how Novell recently bought it lock, stock, and barrel.
    Though it might follow redhat into the enterprise only relm and forget about the desktop.(just a...
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    1: My experience with computers goes back 20...

    1: My experience with computers goes back 20 years, if I can't figure it out there are going to be a Damn lot more that can't.
    2: I would love to be able to leave windows behind, but if the most...
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    It's good to hear I'm not the only one with...

    It's good to hear I'm not the only one with problems, as a matter of interest, which distro do you use, what do you know about gentoo and debian.
    I've seen an article that says suse is on the way...
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    installing programs

    It's been about two months since I decided to try linux, Ive bought two books, totalling about $90, I've bought half a doz magazines, another $60 or more. To date I have not successfully installed...
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    And god said "let there be linux" Shhhh, don't...

    And god said "let there be linux"
    Shhhh, don't tell Bill
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    red hat and rpms

    Was shown a site called CCRMA, all the programs there are in rpm form, between that and the web I now have both rpm and (gz or b2z) files.
    Considering jamd is already version 9, should I use the...
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