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Old 06-24-2003, 10:52 AM   #1
Haldanite
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Linux Mandrake 9.1 general help


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I was finally able to get my Compaq(HP) Presario 906US laptop to dual boot WinXP and Mandrake 9.1. I'm completely new to linux and this feels like a whole other world. I'm looking to see if there are any sites that tell you what the different commands are and what they do. I hope to learn how to use linux enough to be able to play with different distros and eventually replace windows all together. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 06-24-2003, 10:59 AM   #2
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# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website
Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
urpmi mini-HOWTO
Easy software management: Red Carpet
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page
 
  


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