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Old 08-06-2004, 12:05 AM   #1
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Things to do with Linux without Internet?

Since I cant have my modem connect to the Internet, what things should I do in Mandrake???
Old 08-06-2004, 12:27 AM   #2
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well, you can play with xmms, the winamp-lookin media player

you can play the linux games, some of them are cool

and you can program stuff (if you really want to)

and..... expand your linux knowledge
Old 08-06-2004, 12:28 AM   #3
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You forgot that you can also play molvies with xone and or mplayer
Old 08-06-2004, 01:46 AM   #4
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or just buy a cheap compaitble modem
and use the internet

Old 08-06-2004, 02:10 AM   #5
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or just buy a cheap compaitble modem
and use the internet

Quite right, and make sure it's an external serial one - saves headaches

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