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Hi guys. I'm gonna give you a short description of my Linux knoledge so that you will know who you're dealing with...
I have been working i\with computers for about 10 years but all my work has been Windows related only. I started out with MS-DOS and grew along with Windows 3.1, 3.11, 95 Beta, 95, 98, 98se, ME, 2000, XP, XP SP1.
10 hours ago was the first time i ever installed a Linux Based OS that was Linux SUSE Professional 9.1, All went ok with the instalation but i have a little problem setting up the modem...
I have the driver i need downloaded but i hav no clue whatsoever on how to install it...
Ok this is my configuration
AMD Sempron 2200+
512 MB RAM
80GB hard disk
128 MB Geforce 4
I am compleetly new to linux so pleas have patience with me and guide me step by step, if you can, and tell me how to set up my modem.
It's an internal modem
These packages need to be installed
that's the message that i get
The modem is allready detected but it's not configured and when i try to configure it i get the message i just wrote above. I have downloaded the following driver package
This is what the readme file says concerning instalation... the thing is i'm using a GUI and i don't know how to get to the console thing the basic command thing... i can see where i have unpacked the files but i don't know how to do what it says... i all ready admited i'm an IDIOT when it comes to LINUX so bare with me...
1. root access
2. bash shell to run install scripts
3. a 536EP modem
4. KERNEL SOURCE HEADERS FOR THE KERNEL YOU ARE RUNNING.
and programming development tools installed as well
6 steps to install
1. login as ROOT
2. extract the archive into a directory with "tar -zxvf <archivename>.tgz"
3. cd into the directory it created.
4. Type: make clean
5. Type: make 536ep
6. Type: make install
how do i do that... i tryed to execute these comands form run command link but without success...
First install the following: The "kernel source code" and the "gcc compiler" ( Go to the "Control Center" select "YAST2 modules" and then "Software" and then "Install/Remove Software" and do a search on the "kernel-source" and "gcc". Select those to and press accept.
i did all you said
i'm in the right folder but i still get that error message when i get to the make commmand...
i'm lost guys...
bash: make: command not found
sorry for bugging you so much but i would realy like to be able to use the internet while i'm using Linux too... coz wuit frankly i'm sick and tired of Microsoft and all thier crap... and i want to get the knowwhow to ba able to relay strictly on Linux...