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Old 02-28-2012, 12:48 PM   #1
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Getting a few things working after Slackware install.

I had Slackware before but a friend of mine installed it for me and got everything to work for me. now I am installing on another computer myself and cant get a few things to work.

I cannot access the internet. In terminal, I can ping nic but nothing else. I dont know how to properly setup default gateway and dhcp.

Edit: Ok, found the command netconfig, but it asks me for domainname. what do i put? I am not on a domain.

I want to create and use a non-root user. I created a non-root user using KUser, it has a UID of 1000. But when I restart my computer, it goes to a command line screen and I have to type in 'kdm' to get to the login screen, then the only option is to login as root. How do I get it to go straight to the login screen without having to type in "kdm" in the cli, and as a non-root user?

Thank you.

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Old 02-28-2012, 02:21 PM   #2
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You have enough very basic questions that you probably need to do some reading.
Old 02-28-2012, 04:14 PM   #3
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Thanks. I didn't know that book existed. I will surely study it.


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