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Old 08-20-2008, 05:06 PM   #1
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Aspire One - How do you add icons to desktop and install printer?

This is my first question so I hope I am doing it correctly.
I just purchased an Acer Aspire One and have never seen Linux before. I want to add icons to the desktop. I have tried heaps of things but cannot get it to work.

The other part of my question, I have a Brother MFC 9440CN and for some reason I cannot get it to work on the Aspre One.

Any help would be much appreciated.


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Please post which distro you are using and whether you are using the KDE or Gnome desktop, if you know.
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Originally Posted by kilgoretrout View Post
Please post which distro you are using and whether you are using the KDE or Gnome desktop, if you know.
Acer Aspire One: Linpus Linux, with highly customized desktop based on XFCE.

As for the Printer, I saw in another thread that Brother has Linux drivers on their site. But first: When you attempted to install the printer, what exactly happened?

In addition to the Brother website, here is another resource:


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