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Old 10-21-2008, 03:47 AM   #1
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Smile i am a newbie to linux


i installed opensuse in my system.Everything was fine,but when i am using media player ,it wont play and it ask for codecs.and i dont know how to configure my network connections(i am using dail up connection)
and please help me to overcome this.
 
Old 10-21-2008, 07:15 AM   #2
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you cant connect to internet unless there is a modem driver and i dont think there will be any drivers for the dialup modem.try searching for appropriate drivers in http://linmodems.org/.
 
Old 10-21-2008, 07:21 AM   #3
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when i am using media player ,it wont play and it ask for codecs.
Many distros don't include video codecs as most of them are proprietary not free. Try searching for win32codecs using your package manager. If you can't find it you'll need to add a third-party repository that has the codecs.

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and i dont know how to configure my network connections(i am using dail up connection)
A dial-up connection is not a network connection but an Internet one (unless you're dialing into something like a BBS). If you mention which modem you're using we may be able to help if it's supported under Linux.
 
Old 10-21-2008, 08:04 AM   #4
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i am using motorola modem
 
Old 10-21-2008, 08:08 AM   #5
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as iam a new user i am not able to work with the terminal in the os as i dont know any commands.i want to know the basics fully in linux and for that wat book i have to refer and i want to see the codes for the kernel and for other softwares.how can i?
 
Old 10-21-2008, 08:11 AM   #6
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in the internet there are lot of kernel updates and how can i use any one of it
 
Old 10-21-2008, 08:15 AM   #7
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actually i am doing mca and from the ug course itself i had an interest but now only i am refering lot of things about linux.really u peoples are very talented and i also want to be that.i also want to create my own linux distributions and i dont know whether it is easy or hard.
 
Old 10-21-2008, 05:00 PM   #8
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Here is the opensuse documentation:

http://en.opensuse.org/Documentation

Here is a helpful linux text:

http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596009304/index.html

Here is some information on modems:

http://en.opensuse.org/HCL/Modems

I don't see motorola modems on the following hardware compatibility list:

http://developer.novell.com/yessearch/Search.jsp

You could possibly use an external USB modem which is known to work with opensuse.

Here is where you can add additional repositories for use with the package handler for opensuse, called YAST:

http://developer.novell.com/yessearch/Search.jsp

Here is the site for a popular music player you can add in opensuse:

http://banshee-project.org/download/

Here are instructions for using YAST to install many additional things (java, mp3 and other codecs)

http://en.opensuse.org/User:Xenmaster

Here is a nice online resource for installing and setting up opensuse11:

http://www.howtoforge.com/the-perfec...op-opensuse-11

This is a nice online tutorial (topics on left hand side):

http://www.linux-tutorial.info/modul...ticle&sid=5501

Here is some info on using serial modems in opensuse:

http://wiki.suselinuxsupport.de/wikk...SuSE10usingKDE

Here is a forum specific to opensuse:

http://forums.opensuse.org/archives/...lup-modem.html

Last edited by ehawk; 10-21-2008 at 05:19 PM.
 
Old 10-21-2008, 09:34 PM   #9
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Here's a good Linux tutorial, not Suse specific, but the cli is the same everywhere (almost everywhere..)
http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
 
Old 10-22-2008, 08:32 AM   #10
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to master linux you must be patient..
first of all for basic linux commands, type in terminal
Code:
man coreutils
or
Code:
info coreutils
you will get all the basic commands.
 
Old 02-26-2009, 12:15 AM   #11
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i installed ubuntu multiboot
after that it opens in command line interface.i need gui interface.
how can i
 
Old 02-26-2009, 12:31 AM   #12
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By default Ubuntu boots into graphical mode using Gnome. It could be that you installed Ubuntu server. You will need to install gnome.
If you installed desktop edition and still on terminal then login using your user name and password and type

Code:
startx
 
Old 03-18-2009, 01:09 AM   #13
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how to install rpm fusion in fedora and i am having it in dvd
 
Old 03-18-2009, 02:13 AM   #14
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rpm -ivh <package>.rpm
 
Old 04-16-2009, 08:00 AM   #15
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what is nmap related to
 
  


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