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I just installed openSUSE 12.1 - KDE desktop version. I'm not connected to internet from Linux and my printer is not detected. I've dual OS. The other one is Windows XP SP3. I have internet on my Windows and also my printer is working fine on Windows. I'm totally new to Linux, so any help will be appreciated! Thanks.
You statement of your problems are a bit too vague to be able to answer.
1) What kind of computer are you using: notebook, laptop, desktop?
2) What kind of internet connection are you using: dialup, ethernet, cable, wireless?
3) What kind of printer are you using?
With regard to all three of the above, look in /usr/share for the openSuse documentation. There should be enough information there for you to be able to set up your internet and your printer.
PS: If your sig LSU means what I think it means, Geaux Tigers. I live in Illinois now, mais je vien de l'etat de la Louisianne (la Ville Platte). If you don't understand the last part, Google translate should be able to help.
hmm.. that's interesting! Thanks ^^ for the response though! I'm still trying to figure out how to configure my wireless internet on Linux. I went to YaST > Network Settings > configured the my home wireless router (typed in my IP address and wireless password and everything.. still it says Internet is not connected!! I've a NetGear router, LinkSys modem, a PCI wireless card installed into my desktop. My internet works perfectly fine if I boot the desktop using Windows! Any suggestions??
Distribution: OpenSUSE 13.2 64bit-Gnome on ASUS U52F
The Broadcom wireless card requires a especial driver in Linux what wireless card do you have?
If your card is a Broadcom you can connect to the internet while you are hard wired to a router from your computer and then install all the necessary drivers.
To find out what wireless card you have open up a terminal and type lspci then hit enter.
Post here your output and hopefully somebody will suggest something for you.
I tried "/sbin/lspci -vnn -d 14e4:" command on the terminal (as suggested by http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43), but it lists everything other than the "14e4:xxxx" PCI-ID codes (PCI model). So, I haven't still figured out how to proceed. Any suggestions?? Again, the Linux version I've is openSUSE 12.1. Thanks.