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Old 10-10-2004, 12:50 PM   #1
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Some Slackware questions

Hi, im new to this forum and i have questions regarding my freshly instaled slackware 10

1 - how do i have acess to system options.. i dont see nothing on the menu.. like properties of the soun, hard drives, etc

2 - how do I add more users to the linux? i dont want to be all the time as root.....

3- how do i change the LILO image on the boot time to something more pretty?

thanks for the answers
Old 10-10-2004, 01:00 PM   #2
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Re: Some Slackware questions

2 - how do I add more users to the linux? i dont want to be all the time as root.....

3- how do i change the LILO image on the boot time to something more pretty?
2- the command is 'useradd' type 'man useradd' it wil ltell you how to use it

3- whoooha! thats getting difficult there.... look in your /boot folder for the lilo folder and examine it for image files... open said fuiles in an image viewer and replace'em... <DANGER THIS IS RISKEY>
Old 10-10-2004, 02:12 PM   #3
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Well, to acces the configuration there are a lot of possible commands, and files to configure your system. For example to configure the sound you must run alsaconf, to configure your X you ,must edit the xorg.conf file...
Slowly you will learn how, you just need time to understand. Good luck
Old 10-10-2004, 05:51 PM   #4
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all hard drives and other read/write system devices will be in /etc/fstab. Just type 'cat /etc/fstab' to take at look what you have.
Old 10-10-2004, 06:24 PM   #5
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You could use all that command line stuff or you could just use the GUI in front of you ;-)

In KDE, click the K in the bottom RH corner, then


Users are managed via User Manager (KUser) which is in SYSTEM.

A pretty Lilo picture? No problems m8y. Follow the link to Shilo's wonderful How I do It All FAQ and scroll down to his bit about doing just that. Easy.


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