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    hmm do you have /usr/src/linux created? One time...

    hmm do you have /usr/src/linux created? One time I had problems with it and that happened to make it work because i don't think it knows where else to look so make sure that is there (as a symlink to...
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    the GeForce (Generic) driver should do it fine....

    the GeForce (Generic) driver should do it fine. If it doesn't work in Graphical Mode, do an installation in Text Mode, and just set it so it starts in text mode. Then from there you can get good...
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    Poll: ouch man, should've kept going. But homework...

    ouch man, should've kept going. But homework *shudder* i understand... I'm almost done with school though, so not a big deal for me. I don't let homework get in my way anyways. I'm telling you, if...
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    Poll: the one you previously have installed should...

    the one you previously have installed should operate fine. You may want to start over for the sake of having the most up-to-date stage (not sure how much the ISO's are updated) but it shouldn't be a...
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    Poll: ahhh okay looking around, you're using an NForce...

    ahhh okay looking around, you're using an NForce chipset. The NForce chipsets requier a certain driver to be used, which usually you have to install manually, but in this case thats not very possibly...
  6. Thread: how do i .....

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    well actually i've been finding some strange...

    well actually i've been finding some strange things about it myself. for example, some people are "Linux Engineers" with some amount of posts (say 300) and then another person will be a trusted...
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    rpm's are much faster and "easier" to deal with...

    rpm's are much faster and "easier" to deal with than source. Source requires a lot of steps to it, but both work pretty well. I prefer source.
  8. lol, yeah that will be the easier route to go. As...

    lol, yeah that will be the easier route to go. As long as you're not losing any important data you'll be good.
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    Poll: what NIC-Card do you have? you may have to...

    what NIC-Card do you have? you may have to manually probe for the module to use. For example, my card is the rtl8139. so i have to do "modprobe 8139too" and then "net-setup eth0" and then i choose...
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    Poll: i understand. actually they are both live-cd's,...

    i understand. actually they are both live-cd's, simply though the complete cd comes with many things right off the cd, making for easy access, but i think its pretty easy just all online.
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    Poll: well you have two options: the install minimum...

    well you have two options: the install minimum and the install full. Here's the different: The install minimum is just the basics off the cd to get your computer running and starting the...
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    Poll: use the installation guides, they work miracles....

    use the installation guides, they work miracles. They very good, presise and can definitily get you through an installation of it. fire me a message too if you want help also.

    oh, and see I use...
  13. well here's what would happen: you would install...

    well here's what would happen: you would install Windows, which would overwrite your MBR with grub so that becomes a bit tricky to work with. What you would have to do is either go, install windows,...
  14. oddly enough your system worked without a CMOS...

    oddly enough your system worked without a CMOS battery. I didn't even know this was possible... I thought it relied on it for a BIOS and all... apparently I am wrong...
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    try hdb1 instead, as usually it goes First...

    try hdb1 instead, as usually it goes First Primary Disk- HDA Second Primary Disk- HDB and so on. That should do it.
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    I was about 1 1/2 years ago when i started. It...

    I was about 1 1/2 years ago when i started. It was just something new to try. Didn't like MDK 8.2 cause it didn't (and i don't think it does yet) like my NIC card. Annoying. Today, i'm a Gentoo user,...
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    awesome. Have fun with it then. Don't even ask me...

    awesome. Have fun with it then. Don't even ask me about a wirelss card though. i've never used wireless in my life.
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    yes you have to navigate to a specific area to...

    yes you have to navigate to a specific area to use the software installation managers. did you try opening a prompt and typing "apt-get upgrade"? Also after that you may wanna do "apt-get update" and...
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    well so far not a bad start since you seem to be...

    well so far not a bad start since you seem to be flawless at listing lots of logs and config files. Much more than I could do. Anyways, what I would try to do is simply move one of the first files...
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    now hold on for a moment. Like i said, doesn't...

    now hold on for a moment. Like i said, doesn't FC2 come with YUM? YUM as far as i've read is just as good, if not better than Apt. Also, did you check the installation cd's for the packages? there is...
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    hmm well honestly it looks pretty darn good to...

    hmm well honestly it looks pretty darn good to me. The only real thing I'd checkup on is maybe your horizontal and vertical sync rates, as that may be the tripper, but it doesn't seem like it would...
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    sorry about the cutoff of my advice from last...

    sorry about the cutoff of my advice from last night, but I was rushed to bed (Mother!!) anyways, first i'd make sure that it isn't already set to boot off the cd. Reboot and pop in the first rh9 cd,...
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    sorry my mistake. well, first, they should be...

    sorry my mistake. well, first, they should be bootable. Any RH9 cd you get should work fine booting off the cd. If anything, your computer is probably not set to boot off the cd. You may want to...
  24. Thread: SuSE on a MAC

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    hmm, a girl. NICE! anyways, well I'm not much...

    hmm, a girl. NICE!

    anyways, well I'm not much on PPC hardware, but what I have dealt with, it pretty much goes like this: If you're using NewWolrd firmwares in it (not sure when that started) you...
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    *shudder* yes, you've reached RPM dependancy...

    *shudder* yes, you've reached RPM dependancy hell. It gets cute when its with source too...

    Um if i'm not mistaken FC2 comes with Apt? I know it comes with yum, which i heard is better actually,...
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