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Hello, I have just installed mandrake 10.0, I am using the KDE desktop I think... I figured out how to install teamspeak so I could talk to my friends with the microphone and that went well. I just have a few questions as of now.
1) Where can I find a good mp3 player for linux that wont bog down the system too much
2) Where can I find a browser to login to my gmail
3) Where can I find a good AIM client?
I might have some more questions later, I havent broken my computer yet ( thank god )
This may be for dependencies - and it's not an error - it's asking for the CD for a reason.
If you don't use Yahoo messenger, then the gaim on the install CD's will work with AIM. Installing from the cd's using rpmdrake sorts out all of your dependencies at the same time and you shouldn't get any error messages.
As you're using KDE:
start menu -> System -> Configuration -> Configure your Computer.
Enter your password.
MCC opens, go to Software Management -> Install.
Type gaim into the search pane and you'll see what to do from then on. Search results come up right at the very bottom of the tree in the right hand pane, so don't think it's not there if it doesn't jump out at you.
The CD's are the ones you used to install Mandrake onto your system. There's a load more software on the discs than the packages it installed by default. In the MCC if you go to Software Management -> Media Manager, you'll see your CD's listed.
Supermount is probably not working properly - it's buggy in 10.0.
Close everything install related down, eject the cd. Make sure the CD-Rom is unmounted - it's icon will disappear from the desktop, then start over.
Install your cd, then open Konsole and type:
$ mount /mnt/cdrom
before doing anything if the CD-Rom icon with a little green triangle in the bottom right corner doesn't appear on your desktop when you put the CD back in.
Last edited by pongmaster; 09-04-2004 at 09:48 PM.