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Old 08-18-2002, 04:52 PM   #1
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Command Prompt?


I got a question, the more i look around, the more it sounds like you use command promps in Linux, It there a desktop, or will i have to type a bunch of stuff to start an application... (I still dont have linux so i dont know)

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Old 08-18-2002, 05:17 PM   #2
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linux uses both, it's up to you which you generally prefer to use. i'd suggest actually installing linux before asking question slike these, as they won't be questions anymore once you get into an Xwindows session or something.
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:19 PM   #3
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I'm not made of money, i need to know what its like so that i dont waist my money
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:35 PM   #4
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You can download Linux for free. If you have a broadband connection and a burner, you can always check out www.linuxiso.org to download most distros that are out there.
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:38 PM   #5
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dont have broadband... but thanks
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:40 PM   #6
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Witch one should i download
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:40 PM   #7
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well i mean the eisyest for me to instal and use
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:44 PM   #8
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Well the most recommended one is Mandrake for new users in which I would recommend probably as well.
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:45 PM   #9
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Slackware seems to be less of a download...
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:47 PM   #10
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Slackware is more advanced but you learn with it. It doesn't come with a bunch of GUI tools to configure, mostly edit and configure by hand, but that is a good thing if you want to learn Linux.
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:49 PM   #11
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Thats wut i thought, i'l learn fast, but I'm new to Linux...I will go over to a friends and get it downloaded or burned... or if i give you my adress you can send me your CD...
 
Old 08-18-2002, 05:57 PM   #12
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I would ask you to instal it too, but thats over doing it
 
Old 08-18-2002, 06:01 PM   #13
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Quote:
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I would ask you to instal it too, but thats over doing it
Ah, but its good to do it yourself, then you learn more about it.. and how it installs, etc.
 
Old 08-18-2002, 06:02 PM   #14
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well can you send me your slakware cd... or do i need to download it
 
Old 08-18-2002, 06:05 PM   #15
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If your wanting the latest Slack 8.1, unfortunately I don't have that one, your better off downloading most likely.
 
  


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