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Old 10-27-2003, 01:36 PM   #1
Arny rimmer
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super newbie and mandrake8.1


hi

i just installed mandrake 8.1 alongside windows, i used the lin4win command.

ok thing is when mandrake boots up i get a blue screen and nothing else apart from this box thing in the bottom right corner.

is it buggered? how do i do anything with it? god my heads going to explode..

mind you it looked ok when it was installing
 
Old 10-27-2003, 02:03 PM   #2
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i feel really bad for you. It looks like your like me, we don't know nada. I just hope I can install linux properly, after that its going to be a lot of work on my end to even begin to understand how to function in a linux operating system. I am scared.
 
Old 10-27-2003, 02:10 PM   #3
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i got a couple of things to pop up but its really hard
 
Old 10-27-2003, 02:19 PM   #4
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why doesnt my desktop look like this http://www.llllll.fsworld.co.uk/man.jpg

the only thing they have in common is the blue background, but the tutorial says this is what it will be like
 
Old 10-28-2003, 12:31 AM   #5
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Are you using KDE as your graphical interface? That's what is pictured in that screenshot.
 
  


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