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Old 04-05-2010, 11:27 PM   #1
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installing puppy on old computer


i recently thought about installing puppy on my uncles old computer since windows lags his comp alot and ive heard alot about puppy running well with old comps.

i was wondering how you can configure the internet on puppy?
i thought it would connect to the internet right out of the box but it didnt i ran puppy just off the cd i didndt install it yet cause i wanna know how to configure before i install it
 
Old 04-05-2010, 11:31 PM   #2
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How far have you got? Have you tried the network manager? I found think link quickly on google:
http://www.wikihow.com/Set-up-a-Wire...in-Puppy-Linux
 
Old 04-05-2010, 11:37 PM   #3
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thanks for the reply but thats for wireless

and my uncles comp isnt wirelesss
 
Old 04-06-2010, 12:11 AM   #4
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thanks for the reply but thats for wireless

and my uncles comp isnt wirelesss
That was just an example. You still didn't answer my questions.
 
Old 04-06-2010, 12:40 AM   #5
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sorry

i havent really tried to mess with it to be honest

should i just install it on the hd?
 
Old 04-06-2010, 12:45 AM   #6
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sorry

i havent really tried to mess with it to be honest

should i just install it on the hd?
Yes. I find the best way to learn things is doing them. Well safely of course just diving in has always helped me to learn.
 
Old 04-06-2010, 02:43 PM   #7
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When you run puppy in the menu under system you will find network wizard, it should "just work"
 
Old 04-09-2010, 10:25 AM   #8
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These are pretty good instructions

http://puppylinux.org/main/index.php...-English08.txt
 
  


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