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I just got Simply Mepis 2004, and I still have a lot to learn.......alot. Anyway this shouldnt be to hard to answer but i dont know.
WHAT IS APT-GET and how does it work?
Im looking for: what kind of file do I download, how I use it exact commands or can I just use some kind of gui, pretty much need to know everything about it, please be thorough otherwise i just get confused.
By the way I would recommend MEPIS to anyone and everyone
apt-get is a /bin comman wich gets files from a specific URL, not sure, but Im pretty sure. If you downloaded ISO files or whatever, check the discs for a package (rpm or tgz or anything that looks like a package) then install it using this command in a Konsole/Shell/bash window.
or if it isnt a tgz package you can use a GUI tool to compile it.
RPMs suck so if Mepis is using them then I suggest a Distro Switch =)
ok thanks, on a different note, is there any way to do a syatem restore cause i think i just screwed stuff up majorly.
I did some stuff installing in super user mode and now when i try to open any file through kpackage it says"could not find mime type application/ocet-stream" and then it says"no mime types installed" and now when I try to listen to songs through xmms that i was listening to before i screwed stuff up, theres no sound, and it doesnt even look like its playing on the player. I would just like to restore to where I was an hour ago '
well i logged out and backin and its all back to normal i can even use limewire!
Im assuming that the error is hiding somewhere in my computer with a knife or some kind of blunt object waiting for the right moment to jumb out and get me....but until the oh well
The Moral of this story kids is, dont f#!@ around in super user mode under any circumstances unless you are capable of comprehending the damage you will create by doing so