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Old 01-17-2004, 09:32 PM   #1
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Two excellent links for Newbies


Hi all,

Just found these two fantastic links to setting up Mandrake 9.2. I haven't gone home and tried this yet so don't know if it's as easy as it sounds but it's worth a try.

http://www.zebulon.org.uk/ICML0.HTML

http://www.mandrake.tips.4.free.fr/configuration92.html

Everything is covered from mozilla media plugins, DVD / Windows media playback / Quicktime, configuring xine, mplayer and totem etc etc.

Look forward to some positive posts on how it went for everyone.
 
Old 01-18-2004, 10:18 AM   #2
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The second link was especially helpful in getting the nVidia driver working. Not too sure about the first :^\
 
Old 01-19-2004, 01:51 AM   #3
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holy crap!

this is the exact thing i'm looking for. Clear guides to use mandrake!

thank you!
 
Old 01-19-2004, 02:06 AM   #4
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why not submit these to the LQ links page?

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/links.php
 
Old 01-19-2004, 03:07 PM   #5
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Thank you so much deejay...excellent find

As luck would have it, the guy has the EXACT same video card I do (MSI GeForce 4 Ti4200) and then I printed out an followed the install, which went flawlessly. All I had to do was change the "nv" in XF86Config-4 to "nvidia" and that was it, I was one my way

I know the drivers are working now cause I see the NVidia logo...but also the games installed with Mandrake actaully play and run properly now...WOO HOO...

once again thanks
 
Old 01-20-2004, 02:31 AM   #6
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Repost > My Collection of knowledge:

http://www.mandrakeusers.org/index.p...opic=10301&hl=
 
Old 03-08-2004, 05:08 AM   #7
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Talking

Glad you guys like my site.

Tune in soon for more Mandrake 10.0 CE news - the installation page is already updated.
 
Old 03-09-2004, 03:37 PM   #8
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Thumbs up Many many thanks

A first for me following instructions from the net for Linux that result in something working ; )
Maybe someone will do something similar for SAMBA
Again many thanks.
 
Old 03-09-2004, 10:54 PM   #9
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I'm so happy people found these links useful. More on the way for configuring Super Karamba which I have found is the most flexiable and easy to use desktop utility for KDE.
 
  


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