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IS there anyone out there who can in plain English explain to me Linux Linpus Lite please ?
I just do not understand and keep looking at it like WIndows !!!!
Its like learning a new language
If you want help, please be aware that you need to be explicit with your requests - i.e. tell us exactly what the problem is when installing software, or doing other tasks (e.g. tell us what exactly you've done, what you're trying to install, any error messages, etc). Also, you should note that Windows software won't run under Linux without help.
ok, someone told me to download wine, which i did. I then managed to download a scrabble game and run the trial version somehow.
I then stupidly paid for the full version as its the game my missus plays and its her Acer netbook.
I then went back into game and clicked on the "already purchased game"
a window appears and stays blank with a little clock icon in bottom left corner.
What i dont understand is , how the hell i did it in the 1st place , how do i get the full version to run ? just for starters, i keep wathching nd reading things but am just lost. What is wine , yum etc ? how do they work ? omg
oh my god, reported ? doupleposted ?
all i wanted was some help . I cant tell you wot ive done coz i really dont know and dont understand linux . Geeeeeez whay am i being reported ?
just wanted some help , as i said earlier its like learning a new language !!!!
I understand you are having problems. What the other posters are suggesting is you ask a specific question to a problem you are having such as you have with your scrabble thread. For someone to generically respond with an all encompassing answer to your question would take an incredible amount of time. Specific questions help everyone because then people can look at your problem and provide a solution rather than commence a novel that may or may not solve any of your issues.
I hope that helps you understand why it's important to ask the right questions to help you get your netbook working better for you.
You need to remember that Linux is a whole different system from Windows. While there will be similarities, things on Linux are done differently. Hopefully, over time, you will come to appreciate them as we do. To help you on LQ, a very talented and sexy (yet modest) writer put this together to help everyone with putting together questions - please take a look at it. making the questions easier to read and answer helps everyone.
Don't worry about it! If anyone opens two similar threads, someone reports it, and the Moderators close one and/or merge them. You're not going to be flogged or hung for doing it.
At least, I don't think so...