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Old 01-03-2013, 12:45 AM   #16
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OMG, ronee, the more you spend time on things less obvious to the mind the more the bigger and simpler things become confusing.

Please do give time to learn how Gnu/Linux system works so that it will be easier for you to solve simple problems like the one you are facing. Download and study (not necessary to read all of it) the basic philosophy of the system, get it from here, choose the pdf format and use Ctl+F to query about subjects. You can also print a hard copy of the book for an easy reference.

Hope that helps and good luck.
 
Old 01-03-2013, 12:38 PM   #17
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OMG, ronee, the more you spend time on things less obvious to the mind the more the bigger and simpler things become confusing.

Please do give time to learn how Gnu/Linux system works so that it will be easier for you to solve simple problems like the one you are facing. Download and study (not necessary to read all of it) the basic philosophy of the system, get it from here, choose the pdf format and use Ctl+F to query about subjects. You can also print a hard copy of the book for an easy reference.

Hope that helps and good luck.
All is not lost. The two supposed installed programs were so called GUI installs. I didn't use Terminal so am only now getting into its mysteries.

What I find in so many of the tutorials is a missing step, "everybody" knows this, so they leave it out, not productive for an old dos hater like me, lol

Thanks

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Old 01-03-2013, 07:29 PM   #18
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What I find in so many of the tutorials is a missing step, "everybody" knows this, so they leave it out, not productive for an old dos hater like me
That's where forums like this one come in. We can try to fill in the blanks and the missing 'obvious' stuff. If people like you point out the oversights publicly, it might even result in someone fixing the original document(s), bringing you fame, glory, and everlasting admiration.

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