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Old 01-16-2007, 07:55 AM   #1
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Smile VERY basic

Okay when I'm advised to use nswrapper and given instructions, where do I actually type these instructions.
I mean as in which "window" do i click on and what do i do then?
It may be best if you treat me like a very yoiung child or an elderly relative who can't grasp the concept of the web.
i can use the stuff on linux where you click such as open office and firefox ( when I used wired connection that is.)
Is there a site where i can get the very basic how to start instructions?

Many many thanks.
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There are tutorials right here at LQ....

another place often recommended here is RUTE:

When you are told to enter a command, you will do that in a terminal window--aka "console". Typically, it will be in your menus under "system" or something like that. In a terminal, you are operating in what is called the "Command-Line Interface" (CLI). This is the traditional way of interacting with computers--as opposed to the "Graphical User Interface" (GUI---pronounced gooey)

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Old 01-16-2007, 08:12 AM   #3
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Where to type commands?

You will need to open a terminal window to type in your commands. The terminal window is what Windows emulates when you click on the Start/Run icon.

The terminal icon is located in different places on the tool bars of different distributions, and even in different window managers on the same distribution.

It would be helpful is you would indicate what distribution you are working with, and whether you are using KDE, Gnome, or something else as your window manager.


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