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Do a search and you might find the drivers for the card you are using. If I remember correctly. I was using the same card with a Redhat distro but that was years ago. You will probably have to download and update the driver.
I actually installed Red Hat 7. So, maybe my first step needs to be getting a later version?? I am totally new to Linux and am somewhat overwhelmed by what appears to be many different versions or varieties. So what do I need to install to be 'up to date' and where do I get it?
If you are really new to linux, I strongly recommend going to your nearest large bookstore (which has a whole computing section) and buy the 1000 page book which has the linux on DVD/CD. I have Fedora 5 Bible ($77 AUD) by Chris Negus & FC 3 Unleashed by Bill Ball & Hoyt Duff. The FC3 unleashed would be better for new people - maybe the are close to bring out the same thing for FC5?
If you buy the book, things will make a whole lot more sense.
I went to Books A Million yesterday and saw three or four books on Linux. One was a fedora book and it had a CD in the back that I think may have been distribution. I'll get back over there and buy one of those books.