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Old 04-05-2011, 12:44 AM   #16
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thank you everybody for the reply.

appreciate the help very much.

problem is, i do not understand where do i start doing it or go to. too technical for me.

m using a ASUSeee 7" with the linux operating system as standard.

thanks.
 
Old 04-06-2011, 02:06 AM   #18
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i do not understand where do i start doing it or go to.
Doing what? Typing the commands? If yes, press Alt F2 type there xterm and then when the window opens type the commands there and press enter. xterm is a type of shell in Linux.

Or I am missing some point? Ask an exact question, please.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 02:41 AM   #19
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problem is, i do not understand where do i start doing it or go to. too technical for me.

m using a ASUSeee 7" with the linux operating system as standard.
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i would like to ask, HOW will i know what kind of LINUX operating system i am using.
where can i see it?
example "debian, fedora, ubunto"

i can't do much, as some software require knowing what kind.
you were only likely to ever get ways of finding out which distro of Linux and version you are using. It sounds from your latest post that you actually have a rather more general question, even if it is still not clear what this question actually is.

So, if you could say what you want to do that you can't currently manage, that might get some more useful help.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 07:57 AM   #20
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xterm is a type of shell in Linux.
No, xterm is not a shell.

xterm is a terminal emulator, and bash is the shell (in most Linux distros). xterm is simply prints what bash says, and sends whatever you type to bash.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 08:17 AM   #21
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No, xterm is not a shell.

xterm is a terminal emulator, and bash is the shell (in most Linux distros). xterm is simply prints what bash says, and sends whatever you type to bash.
Yes, you are correct, like we run shell inside Emacs.
 
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