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I just got linux mandrake 7.1 ...
I asked this question in the networking section but it didn't seem to help ...
Well, what I wanted to know is how I set up or configure my dsl connection for the internet. I have a networking box, if that matters any. I've looked through basically everything and didn't get anywhere.
I'm not all up to speed on the linux lingo so an easy explanation would be helpful .. thanx.
Your PPPOE user name would be your primary account with your ISP.
Ah, this is hopeless, ... I've been using Windows me ~_~ until today
If you are serious about using a different operating system you will need to give it more than one day - though sometimes it is best to stop when you get frustrated.
Are you having trouble getting the file from your floppy drive?
well its been .. a stressful past two days .. my comp practically went down the shitter and now Linux is driving me crazy, but yes, i couldn't get the file from my floppy drive, and ill have to dl the rp-ppoe again aswell
If your Mandrake 7.1 has a floppy icon, right click on it after inserting your floppy and click on "mount". Then clicking on the floppy icon should display the floppy contents. Before removing the floppy, right click and click "unmount". (If I am recalling correctly, that is how it can be done in that version).
If I am incorrect about the options I can post the slightly more confusing command line method.
It will seem odd at first, but drives must be mounted onto the filesystem before they can be accessed.