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Hi everyone! I just registered today, and im really needing someone to take me under thier wing. I just installed Mandrake Linux 9.0 and im using the KDE workstation. I cant get it on the net. I believe i didnt setup the ip correctly on instillation, and i cant seem to find the settings. PLEASE! Any ideas at all, please respond, if you feel like telling me more than a post, im always on msn and yahoo email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks, and glad to meet you moderators!
ok, i diddnt want to start a new thread, i am having the exact same problem. I am using an Epox 8RDA+ mobo (nForce2) and I have DL'd the appropriate .rpm package (I THINK????) for this mobo. the actual file is only 80kb, thats awfully small?? well i right click and click "install" and asks pass for root, which i enter, then I hit OK and it installs.... but it seems like nothing happens....
and I still dont know how to configure my internet? how do i even know my network is set up and the driver is working properly? I am behind a Router and on DHCP... please help
and how do I use a .run file?
I have read alot of information today, but nothing clearly explains on how to use a .run file
Usually if there is a problem it will pop up, that is usually.
Go into a terminal, start thingy then Terminals then Konsole(super user mode) then cd to the right directory where the file is. If it is on the desktop then it should be /home/<username>/Desktop. Replace <username> with the name you login as and note the case. The D in Destop is usually upper case. It must match. When you get to where the file is you can type in ls (small L) and that will list what is there, same thing a dir is dos. Then type in this
rpm -i <filenamehere>
If there is a problem it should give a pretty good error message. Post it here and we'll see what we can do.
I just got a dell 2600 to put up a server on the net. I bought RH Linux on
4 c.d.s. The Dell configured the Raid, formatted and partitioned the drive.
RH loaded itself(practicaly). Once I figured how to start X, every thing was
just like w2000. I dont know any thing about Linux, but they are sure making it easy...
ok, when i goto the network & internet config i press the "configure hostname" button and set my hostname, DNS server and Gateway (which my gateway IS my router)
I hit finish, I reboot and then the DNS server defaults to 127.0.0.1
why is this happening?
I try the "launch wizard" and select the "use auto detection" and then it goes to the "choose the connection you want to configure" I then choose "LAN connection" and hit next, then it says "we are going to configure the lan connection" i hit the next button again and it jumps right back to the "choose the connection you want to configure" screen again.
I have no idea whats going on here... it seems to be straight forewards, but..... how do I even know my actual Ethernet connection is working? Int the main DrakConnect screen theres absolutely nothing under the "Internet access" part.