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Old 03-01-2005, 11:09 AM   #16
DarkshadE
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If you can't fix your problem, and you want your support, then you might want to switch to Fedora or Whitebox, Red Hat styled linux's that have support still... I use fedora core 3 64 bit, and I love it.
 
Old 03-01-2005, 12:23 PM   #17
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Ick.

None of my experience with IT people (or ITT people) has been great.

Anyway, most of the pre-installed software will be very usuable, even if you don't update.


If you can, try installing from source or from .tar.gz instead of RPM. It makes upgrades tricker but can bypass problems with dependencies. (worked for some stuff in my case anyway)
 
Old 03-01-2005, 01:26 PM   #18
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Is Linux really easier than Windows?

...is it F@&$ !
...it's a hell of a lot cheaper, and you make more friends

(someone who has been using unix flavours on & off - mainly off - for 20 years)
 
Old 03-01-2005, 06:47 PM   #19
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in post #7 BLADER

for that ati driver problem go hither forth with



http://www.rage3d.com/content/articles/atilinuxhowto/

Last edited by pharmd; 03-01-2005 at 06:49 PM.
 
Old 03-01-2005, 07:12 PM   #20
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windows is pure shit, everyone on here knows it.
 
  


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