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Inspired by some other thread(s), I thought we could post our first post/question here on LQ. The following was my first post/question here:
I am completely new to Linux (2 weeks) and don't know what to do to play mp3 files.
I have Fedora Core 4 (64bit)
The problem is I don't have access to the internet at home, so I have
to download things at work.
The other thing is how can Linux recognise and use my USB US-122 Tascam Audio/Midi controller?
It was 10th November 2005. By the way, I still have some problems with the Tascam I mentioned then
My first handle on LQ was m0rl0ck but after some time away, i no longer remembered the account info when i wanted to come back. But my first post in my old incarnation was from 02, recommending Afterstep of all things to someone with a 266mhz processor
I have been using firefox .8 until one day the home page said I should install the latest version 0.10.1. Tryed to download & install..
It was missing libgtk-x188.8.131.52.so I found somewhere this file "gtk184.108.40.206-i386.rpm" which contains libgtk-x11.2.0.so, but it needed this and it needed that. Help!!
I have an old pentium 2 with redhat 7.2 the kernel version is 2.4.7-10
thanks in advance
Mine was a help request on running a Windows game on Winex (not sure if it still exists):
Hi all. I installed Clive Barker's Undying using winex 3.2-1. All the installation process went fine, but when I try to run it I see the first intro screen and then a error message that says: "Assertion failed: GetClassInfoExa( NULL, TCHAR_TO_ANSI(WinBaseClass), Cls ) [File:Inc\Window.h] [Line: 1446]
Historia: WControl::RegisterWindowsClass <- InitWindowing".
I tried changing the window mode parameters and the Windows version on the Transgaming config file but I still get the same error message. Can any one help me?? Have someone received the same message?? Thanks in advance.
Being a newbie in the forum by that time I didn't even know there was an intro section, so I have no intro on LQ. (BTW watching my post history, I just realized I double posted it, as many newbies do ).