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Old 07-27-2017, 11:24 AM   #1
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Question Newbie questions, only 2.


Hello, I have an old Fujitsu Siemens laptop. I have a 2 questions, for now. . .

When I install Tiny Core Linux Distro from CD to HD all is working well. Also the Wifi dongle from Mediatek. But the mouse is uncontrollable.
Then I formatted the HD again and put Damn Small Linux on the HD. This is very nice, with the mouse working smoothly and all, but, no wifi dongle is recognized. So my first question is, how do i install a driver for the mediatek dongle? I already have 2 tar.bz2 files which would be the drivers, and i read some how to, to install, but ./configure gives me no such file or directory. make gives me command not found. When I unpack the package and I type Makefile, it gives me all sorts of errors. Also sudo su or not same errors.

Now I was used to Mint for example and when i plugged in a drive i could go to a filing program and see the drive. This is not so easy when i try to get it in damn small linux. I can mount the drive, but then i do not know where i can go to see the files and directories on the drive. Like typing Ehaha) does not work. So second question, how can i do this correctly.

If someone could point me in the right direction it would be very helpful.
Oh and I have no internet connection (yet) with the laptop so i am not apt-getting anything.

Thanks in advance.
 
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