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Old 10-31-2004, 03:14 PM   #1
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Completely lost.


Hey, i just installed Suse 9.1 personal and and i downloaded Mozilla Thunderbird and installed it but i cant seem to find it!!1 Can anyone tell me how to find the exe or how to run it or something. Also, how can i get my drivers for my nvidia geforce card? plz help!

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Old 10-31-2004, 03:25 PM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

First things first: what file did you actually download,
what's it's name, and where did you store it?

As for nvidia:

http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux.html



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Old 10-31-2004, 03:27 PM   #3
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not too sure, not too sure, and deleted the zip file or w/e zips are called here. totally lost! thnx
 
Old 10-31-2004, 03:29 PM   #4
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I think you'll find it in your /home/(yourname) directory.
 
Old 10-31-2004, 03:31 PM   #5
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BTW, when you are trying to locate something like this, you can find it by opening a terminal and typing in:
"whereis thunderbird". The system will point you to the directory (or directories) where elements are located.
 
Old 10-31-2004, 03:33 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by Kupo969
not too sure, not too sure, and deleted the zip file or w/e zips are called here. totally lost! thnx
What to say :)

Doctor, help me, quick!
What's the problem?
I don't know, just fix it!


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Old 10-31-2004, 03:45 PM   #7
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Terminal didnt quite say and it isnt in hom/(yourname) either, anyother suggestions?
 
Old 10-31-2004, 03:51 PM   #8
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#>updatedb
#>locate Thunderbird

or syntax similar, perhaps try

#>locate thunderbird
or
#>locate thunder

or some such variation. provided your computer uses 'locate' and 'updatedb'

perhaps

the 'find' command will also search your filesystem for data, however i can't recall the sytax it uses. something like

'find -name ./ thunderbird' or some such
 
Old 10-31-2004, 03:56 PM   #9
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Ok ok, forget all of that. I had Windows XP Pro and then decided to install this too, 2 OS's on 1 HD. Now i can not go back to windows!!! When i try to load it, it says:

root (hd0,0)
Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7
chainloader +1


I wanna go back to xp!!can anyone help?!

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Old 10-31-2004, 04:04 PM   #10
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can you boot your windows xp disk and repair your system that way ?
 
Old 10-31-2004, 04:12 PM   #11
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The chainloader +1 problem is a common issue in distros that ship with 2.6 kernels. The following URL describes how to fix it. It's for Red Hat, but should work for SuSE too.

http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedor.../msg00908.html
 
Old 10-31-2004, 04:27 PM   #12
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Ehh, can someone knida translate it for me a bit? Tremendously lost.
 
Old 10-31-2004, 05:36 PM   #13
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Insert XP disk. Choose recovery mode. fixmbr. Reboot, Choose Windows. Life back to normal.
 
  


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