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Old 08-16-2008, 12:37 PM   #1
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installing suse linux 9.2 first time

i am facing a problem in installing linux 9.2 first time having Mac OS 10 with 996 MHz and 256 of RAM 80GB HDD with 10 GB in C:/. When i install Linux, the display on the Monitor is not visible like waves or whatever.
Please tell me what is the possible reason for this and how to fix.
i have changed the resolution but problem still exists.
Old 08-16-2008, 12:57 PM   #2
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Most likely you,re graphic card or Monitor
Start suse in the failsafe mode
login as root
Start yast>hardware>graphic card and monitor.
It will probe you,re graphic card and monitor again
If the settings are ok save it
And than startx see what happens
Old 08-16-2008, 04:08 PM   #3
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Also, SuSE 9.2 to fairly old and may have trouble with modern hardware. You may want to consider trying a newer version of SuSE.
Old 08-16-2008, 04:51 PM   #4
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why suse 9.2 that would be like installing mac osX puma today

try with somthing like 10.3 or 11.0 and most likley it will just work
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thanks for reply

Thanks to all for you reply
i will try a newer version of Linux which would resolve my problem.
Old 08-17-2008, 01:55 PM   #6
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i recomend either opensuse 11
or ubuntu 8.4

both are very user frendly and quite intuitive to set up

ubuntu prehaps more so if you need to use wifi


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