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  1. [ubuntu] Re: yes, it is another .bash_profile queery

    I just get a line saying "no manual entry for love". I'm not quite sure how to interpret that and feeling more confused than ever. :|

    I suspect that is probably not the "find out what it does"...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: yes, it is another .bash_profile queery

    Hi 5th,

    I tried your suggestion for both vim and emacs but in both cases I was told to do a "sudo apt-get vim, dummy". Looks like I got the fun distribution. Guess I'll add it to the list of...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: yes, it is another .bash_profile queery

    Hi Mazin,

    I'm trying to accomplish practicing shell scripts, like aliases and functions. The tutorial says (for example) to add such things to the .bash_profile as they will only last for the...
  4. [ubuntu] yes, it is another .bash_profile queery

    Hi there,

    I'm trying to play around with shell scripts. The tutorial I'm using says to open the .bash_profile but it does not say how.

    I read another thread on this forum which gives some...
  5. [ubuntu] no ./configure command when trying to install tarball?

    Hi there,

    I've read a few other threads about installing tarballs and just about all of them mention running the ./configure script. BTW, I'm working on a machine without internet connection and...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: installing programs without apt-get/internet connection

    hi utn,

    Thanks for those tips. I'll have a look and see what I can see. It really does look like I'm just going to have to learn something for this to work (*grinds teeth*).
  7. [ubuntu] installing programs without apt-get/internet connection

    Hi there,

    I don't yet have an internet connection on my machine so I am using cyber cafes to do my research and whatnot. However, most of the stuff I read concerning updates and installations...
  8. [all variants] Issue resolved

    UPDATE: Just found some information that suggested I use "GDebi" to open and install the package. When I tried this it worked and now wireless networks at least appear on my screen, although I've...
  9. [all variants] Re: wireless set up like windows addict?

    Okay so I'm back; finally broke down and decided to ask for help.

    I found what looks like the correct patch/driver to get my wireless working but I'm having some trouble installing it.

    The file...
  10. [all variants] Re: wireless set up like windows addict?


    That looks HAAAARD! But I downloaded a bunch of pages about updating the kernel and I'll give it a go in the morning. I once replaced a cracked radiator on an old dodge with very...
  11. [all variants] Re: wireless set up like windows addict?

    Hi Marsha,

    Thanks for your response.

    Lesse...I read "the guide" which gives a listing of information which is helpful to post. It actually looks really long to me, but but for the sake of...
  12. [all variants] Re: wireless set up like windows addict?

    Yeah I am working with 9.10 and I got the same instructions as you gave when I read the help section.

    There are no bars. I only see the antenna with 4 dots, which is where I assume these...
  13. [all variants] wireless set up like windows addict?


    Just installed karpet kaolaua, but can't seem to get the wireless detection to work in an area where I know there be wireless signals happening.

    I did a lot of searching and downloaded...
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    The joke thread?

    So I was looking for tutorials and stuff, and I found something, like, kind of funny. I looked around the forum for a bit but couldn't find the joke section. I thought that perhaps "hardware and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I check my Intel Chipset ?

    I can't remember now, but I was wondering the same thing about my chipset and I read something about using a terminal to enter

    lspci | grep Network,

    which told me that my chipset is a...
  16. Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here


    Just downloaded yesterday. Still busy reading up on tutorials and whatnot. It's a shame that technology from the matrix hasn't been invented yet; would be great if I could just thrust a...
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