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Old 11-30-2004, 10:10 AM   #1
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Austin, Texas
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A Thank you:


I wanted to thank you all for your help.
I succesffuly installed Fedora3 as my first linux.
I still have one or 2 kinks I am working through and learning. (I did not understand that installing new software was not as easy as windows.)
But ... I am sold and I am a convert. ...

Thank you again.
Old 11-30-2004, 01:29 PM   #2
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congrats on your install!!! i think really soon, you'll discover that installing software in linux is actually a little easier than installing in windows...once you've done it a few times, anyways.
no more "microsoft needs to reboot your machine now to finish the installation" messages, no more dropped dll's...
so yeah...welcome, convert
Old 11-30-2004, 03:32 PM   #3
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I am truly excited... as silly as that is...

I am a business man... and own a small company.. that I am going to start using linux in... which is a ways a way.. .. since I am just learning it myself..... ......

my point is simply that I am not a programmer type ... but a business man... and I am MS FREE!... which.. I like....

As to installation... I understand YUM and RPM now... but .. prior to installing linux (fedora) I thought that all of the programs I search for .. that had a linux verision... I could just dnload and install....

And after spending 3 days trying to install moneydance .. because it did not have yum or rpm .... I understood it was not easy to find software that 'just worked'

althought ... I was STUNNED with the amount of 'software' that came with the fedora install.

I am still in the learning phase...
for example.. when... I get 'code' from advice... I just type it in... and it works... i m not 100% of exactly what I am doing .....
I just know it is doing/working.

Thanks again
Old 11-30-2004, 03:33 PM   #4
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See if this helps;
Most fedora core 2 stuff will work on 3.

Last edited by comprookie2000; 11-30-2004 at 03:38 PM.
Old 11-30-2004, 05:22 PM   #5
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Moved to Success Stroies, as it is one.
Old 12-30-2004, 02:18 PM   #6
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Old 01-20-2005, 02:13 PM   #7
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