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Old 11-27-2003, 10:34 PM   #1
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Two quick Linux Questions for a newbie.

First question is, when I am in the shell console and say I want to run kedit. I type ' kedit ' at the $. But how do I run kedit and still have use of my shell console. I use to know how to do this before...

Second, I installed Mandrake 9.1 and I am using kde 3.1, i am not liking it too much, kinda bulky. I remember around 97 or so using Redhat Linux and its set up was real nice. KDE 3.1 is too much windows style and BIG (view wise)... I hope you know what i mean.

Thanks.. I will have more questions as I start to use linux again. Very excited.

Oh wait another question. I have a php file, how do I set up a database and everything, might be better to point me towards a manual link here , need to learn a lot here on using mysql and all that..

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1. Try

2. Choose something different from the login


Old 11-27-2003, 10:47 PM   #3
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Thank you.

1) works

2) goign to tinker with that kde stuff later.

3) off to do some readings, thanks for the links :-)




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