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Old 11-07-2006, 11:12 PM   #16
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You're welcome.

Just keep trying. We all have different tastes, and different hardware. What works best for one may not work at all for another. I used Mandrake/Mandriva for years, but last week I switched to PCLinuxOS, because it fit me even better. I still have Mandriva on a partition, and I still keep checking out Ubuntu, Mepis, Suse, Debian, etc.

Since you said you have DLed Mandriva, I told you how that *should* work. If it doesn't, just come on back, and tell us the problem, and we should be able to help. If Mandriva loads up okay, but you don't like it, we'll also be glad to help you try other distros.
 
Old 11-09-2006, 12:51 PM   #17
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Ok i need some help again, i tried to install it but i keep gettin an error to goto wiki.x.org i go there and i have no idea what to do, can you guys help me with this too?
 
Old 11-09-2006, 01:26 PM   #18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gavner
Ok i need some help again, i tried to install it but i keep gettin an error to goto wiki.x.org i go there and i have no idea what to do, can you guys help me with this too?
You have to describe what you are doing in more detail....including the exact errors.
From your earlier posts, I assume you have Windows installed, and are now installing Mandriva.
How did you set up the partitions?
Where in the install process did the problem occur?
etc.

wiki.x.org is a top-level description of the x.org foundation--this implies that there is an issue with X-Windows.
 
Old 11-09-2006, 01:37 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by pixellany
You have to describe what you are doing in more detail....including the exact errors.
From your earlier posts, I assume you have Windows installed, and are now installing Mandriva.
How did you set up the partitions?
Where in the install process did the problem occur?
etc.

wiki.x.org is a top-level description of the x.org foundation--this implies that there is an issue with X-Windows.
Im trying to install ubuntu cause madriva costs money (which im short on) so it said it would do all the partitioning for me, and i get past that where it should be installing and that error comes up (i cant copy and paste it either) so when i get home ill write it all down and get on my parents computer to get it posted. I just need to know how to burn it to a cd and install it
 
Old 11-09-2006, 02:57 PM   #20
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Im trying to install ubuntu cause madriva costs money (which im short on) so it said it would do all the partitioning for me, and i get past that where it should be installing and that error comes up (i cant copy and paste it either) so when i get home ill write it all down and get on my parents computer to get it posted. I just need to know how to burn it to a cd and install it
Now I am REALLY confused---you said that were in the process of installing when you got an error.....Then you say that you need to know how to burn to a CD and install...????
 
Old 11-09-2006, 03:08 PM   #21
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probably "burn it to a cd and install it" is suppose to be a single step as a whole ... ^_^


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Old 11-09-2006, 03:19 PM   #22
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oops when i said burn a cd and install i ment the Xwin thing
 
  


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