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I just switched from win to linux yesterday. I installed Red Hat 8.0 and am a little lost. When I download a mp3 player from download.com thare are a bunch of files and I have no idea what to run or do. Also I downloaded Limewire and its a .bin file what do I do with that?!? Could someone point me in the right direction or let me know whare some good noob howto's are or tutorials that would be GREAT thannks in advanced!!! good bye WIndoWs!
First, remove LimeWire. Get dcgui from www.freshmeat.net And install that per TrickyKid's instructions in the Linux - General section.
MP3 in RH 8 was unsupported. I'd suggest taking a look at the search feature http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/search.php (really not being a jerk, it's just that there is better info on this site than what I can schpeal to you on the RH vs MP3 thing) and let your fingers do the walkin Basically you can go to www.xmms.org and download/install that to get it working again.
yup yup DCGUI is the way to go..though i am finding some of my divx files gets corrupted when i download with multi file download option..does this ever happen to u MC?? oh and did u know that i am a slacker now?? after my mandy crashed and burned, i decided to go slack and it's working flawlessly
I installed red hat linux 8.0 on my system. I also have windows 98se on my system because most of my programs require it. I would love to switch everything to linux, however, linux doesn't like my video card (part of the planner board) nor my modem (has a college student I need the modem for Net access). I have tried for three days to locate drivers for these two devices. They both run flawless in windows. My modem is a zoom model 2925L with a lucent chipset. The video device is ProSavageDDR from s3 graphics. If anyone has these drivers or knows where I can get them along with a how to install document please let me know. My email address is email@example.com
Originally posted by newbieME yup yup DCGUI is the way to go..though i am finding some of my divx files gets corrupted when i download with multi file download option..does this ever happen to u MC?? oh and did u know that i am a slacker now?? after my mandy crashed and burned, i decided to go slack and it's working flawlessly
Yes, it's actually usually fixed from finishing the download, or "resume" after you remove it from your list.
nope can't find any answer to that problem..and can't resume since it says file is completed..and i found that people are having the same problem as me on the dcgui forum, but it seems there are no answers...oh well..i guess i am just going to have to forget about multi download....sigh...was happy for awhile.....:'(
Hmmm.... I saw it there too, however I have always been able to fix mine with just completing/resuming the download when available. I'm on semi-high-speed DSL so I really don't mind if I end up having to restart the download, and then it will usually work.
about 70% of my download are like that...i think it's missing some of the chunks in the middle...damn....oh well..just going to stick with single download for now then or...i can learn programming and try to hack the source code..HEhEHE ....yeah rite....:P
Hey, there's an idea If you are having more than half of your downloads like that, you might check some other culprit. Don't disconnect during downloads, find a good hub, make sure your download directory isn't full. It really sounds like it's not a problem with the application exactly, but rather something within your environment. Also, plug it into something like mencoder or avidemux and attempt to repair it. With mplayer use:
mplayer -forceidx /path/to/movie.avi
See if it will repair it. With avidemux it's the 2nd option in the "file" menu.