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Old 10-27-2004, 09:23 PM   #1
moefarzan
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New in Linux


I am new in Mandrakelinux
Could anybody help me? Thanks
I just installed Mandrakelinux Ver 10 on my Emachine computer.
I need to know how to set an ISP account
When I put CD in my CD drive it plays CD but no sound comming from Speakers , How I could get sound?
Since I am very new I don't know how check my Hard Drive.
Where should I found information about my harddrive(Capacity)
Thanks
Moe
 
Old 10-27-2004, 10:00 PM   #2
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Hi,
the easiest way to set up the ISP account is by means of Mandrake Control Center. If you have problems post here the kind of connection, and more details to help someone to help you.
To set up the sound volume: open the program "aumix" and adjust the correspondent slider.
To know about your HD:
Open a terminal and type:
Code:
df -h
Welcome to the world of Free Software!
 
Old 10-28-2004, 03:50 PM   #3
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It's a technical question, so I've moved it to a technical forum. It'll get better exposure here.
 
Old 10-28-2004, 04:10 PM   #4
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If you're on dial-up you can use kppp for your connection - you'll need your ISP phone number, username & password and to select the modem device name and speed.

If you're on "broadband" using a router you can typically have your network params. assigned automatically on boot-up via DHCP or alternately assign them manually in the MCC under Network & Internet/Manage connections.
 
Old 10-28-2004, 04:25 PM   #5
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BTW aumix isnt installed by default.

If you are truely new to mandrake, you might want to search these forums for URPMI. I know there was a great article on it a few months ago , but Im having problems finding it now. Seriously though... after getting your network connections up and running you really do need to read about it.. it will make your life much much easier when wanting to install software
 
Old 10-28-2004, 07:55 PM   #6
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Quote:
I know there was a great article on it a few months ago...
The article is:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=203939

see also this:

http://linuxfordummies.org/index.cgi..._20Effectively
 
  


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