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Old 10-04-2003, 12:12 AM   #46
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Control Center is like start in windoze, I guess. Mandrake Control Center is Control Center then Configuration then Mandrake Control Center.

quatsch: Some installs start out with the "administrator" menu. Kppp will not show up with that setting. It may not be installed or it may just not be showing up, is hidden. I have to do this everytime I install on any machine. Don't know why though, it just does it.

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Old 10-04-2003, 12:13 AM   #47
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click on the K on your bar at the bottom and then go to configuration -> mandrake control center. Don't confuse it with 'control center' which is also there - that's the KDE control center which is useful but not the same thing as the mandrake control center.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 12:17 AM   #48
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dalek:
I never had that problem before. I just have to install kpp and then it's under networking->remote access -> kppp. Maybe it's some security level thing?

If kppp is installed, you'll be able to start it by opening a terminal window and using the command
kppp
 
Old 10-04-2003, 12:20 AM   #49
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When I scroll up to configuration, all it shows is the following:

*Hardware
*KDE
*Other
*Packaging
*Configure your computer
*Configure your desk-top,

That's all it shows,

There is nothing there that says control center?

??????

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click on the K on your bar at the bottom and then go to configuration -> mandrake control center. Don't confuse it with 'control center' which is also there - that's the KDE control center which is useful but not the same thing as the mandrake control center.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 12:22 AM   #50
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Dalek, how do I open a terminal window in Mandrake?

Thanks,

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dalek:
I never had that problem before. I just have to install kpp and then it's under networking->remote access -> kppp. Maybe it's some security level thing?

If kppp is installed, you'll be able to start it by opening a terminal window and using the command
kppp
 
Old 10-04-2003, 12:28 AM   #51
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I am in something called Mandrake Control Center, I scrolled to KDE.

It's open up this window that has the follwing to chose from:

Boot
Hardware
Mount Points
Network & Internet
Security
System
Software Management

I tried Network & Internet and tried pluging things i but that didn't work.

I feel defeated and beat, damn this is hard!

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click on the K on your bar at the bottom and then go to configuration -> mandrake control center. Don't confuse it with 'control center' which is also there - that's the KDE control center which is useful but not the same thing as the mandrake control center.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 12:30 AM   #52
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Control Center, or the K with a gear behind it, then terminals then Konsole. You may want to try it as a regular user first then 'super user' if it grips about permissions. Some desktops spell it "Console". It's a Kde thing I guess.

I suspect that you using the admin menu though. It seems to be hiding the ones that it hid from me.

If you get "bash: command not found", it ain't installed. Post back.

 
Old 10-04-2003, 12:47 AM   #53
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quatsch, got it installed (kppp), now how do I open it? Do I need to reboot 1st, if so where do I find it?

Thiz-Linux was easier (or to find) to use IMO.

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if the problem is that you don't see kpp anywhere, go to mandrake control center -> software mangement and install software. Search for packages names kde. I think kppp is in the one named kde-networks-something. Install that one. Then you should find kppp in your menus.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 01:05 AM   #54
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Not quatsch but

The K thing then Networking then Remote Access then Kppp. Should be there.

I'm assuming you are in x or windows part. If not, type in "kppp" all lower case.

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Old 10-04-2003, 01:36 AM   #55
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I was able to finally find the KPPP settings however when I go to dial it says can't detect modem, after I inserted all the right entires? Do know why?

Any idea?

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if the problem is that you don't see kpp anywhere, go to mandrake control center -> software mangement and install software. Search for packages names kde. I think kppp is in the one named kde-networks-something. Install that one. Then you should find kppp in your menus.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 01:44 AM   #56
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Settings

Click setup and check the device tab. If you have a internal modem it is usually /dev/ttyS2, S3, S4, S5 etc. External is /dev/ttyS0 or S1. You may have to play with them till you find it. You can try /dev/modem but it usually won't work the first time. After it connect though it links the files together so it will next time.

If you know it is, for example, com3 in windows then it will be /dev/ttyS2 in Linux. It's always ttyS and one number less than windoze. Linux starts with 0 while windoze starts with 1. Make sense?

You're getting closer.

 
Old 10-04-2003, 01:58 AM   #57
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The message I get is that the modem does not respond, I tried the others you mentioned but it gave me some excuse that it was not configured correctly. It's only when I use the /dev/modem is when it says the modem does not respond.

When I try the others (as in /dev/ttySO and so on) it says it's not configured correctly?

Make sense?

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Old 10-04-2003, 02:06 AM   #58
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Do you have one of those software modems? Please say you don't. They are always internal and require windoze to work. Manufacturer and model if you are not sure. I'll go search and see what I can find.



Oh, yep. It made sense.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 02:16 AM   #59
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Re: Defrag

When I go to the Mandrake Control Center and I click on hardware, I see a question mark with unknown/others on it, when I clcik on the left arrow or pointer is shows HSP MicroModem 56, when I highlight it it shows the specifics of it.

Vendor: Pctel PCI

Bus: PCI


BUS ID: 134d:7891:134d:1

Location on the bus:0:c:0

Module: unknown (it's highlighted in red.)

Media Class: Communication Modem

During installation it asked if I had a winmodem or regular modem and I clicked just modem. I notcie a little ways up on the detected hardware list that it shows what appears to be another 'modem', but when I highlight it, it does not reveal any information on it.

What do you think?

I'm getting tired

Let me know...

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Old 10-04-2003, 02:18 AM   #60
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Actually, it's a Best Data 56K modem card that is internal.

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Do you have one of those software modems? Please say you don't. They are always internal and require windoze to work. Manufacturer and model if you are not sure. I'll go search and see what I can find.



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