LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-06-2001, 05:32 PM   #1
bobodaelf
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2001
Location: NOLA
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
problems with corel linux


i installed corel linux on my comp several times getting the same results all but one time.

this is a clean install
using installation cd

the first few times i installed i never got to x windows.
instead i got a flashing prompt to login
i tried to enter my login between flashes, it didn't work
it just rebooted

the last time i installed when i went to corel vga i got x windows to load. but mysteriously my keyboard stops working at this point. i don't mind pointing and clicking, but there is only so much you can do with a mouse.

between these installs i formated my hard drive using a dos disk

and when looking at dos fdisk (even the setup partitioning table in corel linux) it seems as if 2GB of my hard disk are missing
bios says i have 40GB but dos and linux say i have 38GB.

furthermore, when i format corel still boots though sometimes looking not so healthy.

Can someone help me fix my linux problems and/or tell me how to get it to stop booting.
 
Old 10-07-2001, 01:27 AM   #2
trickykid
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,149

Rep: Reputation: 234Reputation: 234Reputation: 234
actually not to be rude or anything... i wouldn't suggest trying corel, not much support there and its not the greatest distro. plus its basically extinct now.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
corel for linux??? alaios Linux - Software 2 06-24-2005 02:18 PM
corel linux drivesector Linux - Newbie 4 04-18-2004 08:25 PM
corel linux santiagosilva Linux - Distributions 1 02-15-2004 11:40 AM
SAMBA --> WinXP Corel Draw Import Problems proreo Linux - Networking 7 06-10-2003 03:47 PM
Problems installing Corel WordPerfect rdaves@earthlink.net Linux - General 0 12-31-2001 04:15 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:29 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration