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Old 01-13-2009, 07:27 AM   #46
your_shadow03
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God Has Always Space for them too.
Don't Get Disheartened..

"Hating People is like burning down your own House In order to get rid of rats"
Love Them...They will start Loving yOu SomedAy..
 
Old 01-13-2009, 08:40 PM   #47
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people i don't want to up set you all,i was just trying to get a from windows98 and istall a better system.grant you i might of gotten over my head,but i know it will come to gether. don't think for one second i don't appreciate your time and effort.i was just trying to get online and wasn't getting eny where.and i did spend a lot of time on google,but i was asking the wrong questions.my yunger brother to me to try the forum. as shadow03 said,i should study up on a a few things before going farther. again i thak you all for your help.
 
Old 02-16-2009, 12:03 PM   #49
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hello good people,I want to thank you again for your advice.i found out that not only did i not understand the program system, i had a faulty pc and was fighting a poor dialup problem.i visited my son last week in seattle wa.he found that my pc was bad,he put one together for me and had no problem installing ubuntu 8.10. he had a faster system to the internet.we did experience some problems when downloading the update packages,we received a corrupted file in which we couldn't reboot.also he wasn't a linux fan,but he put up with his father anyway.i am also happy to report maybe by the end of the week i have satellite internet,it will be a great change for this old man.i have also ordered more linux books to help me with understanding some of the system.

have a nice day lary
 
Old 02-17-2009, 12:11 AM   #50
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Good to hear that you have finally got it working.
 
  


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