Re: Lazy and really NEW
- From: "Andrew V. Shuvalov" <andrew ecsl cs sunysb edu>
- To: "gnome-list gnome org" <gnome-list gnome org>, jondowd jeffnet org
- Subject: Re: Lazy and really NEW
- Date: Fri, 29 May 1998 17:26:20 -0400
> Dear Joe, I too, look forward to the day I can tell my friends
> "Here, just insert this CD in drive D and hit enter ! "
> It would be nicer for me if the Linux-GNU-gnome stuff was a lot
> easier to install.
> I've spent a couple of weeks (off and on, of course) installing a Red
> Hat 5.0. I use System Commander to boot it, as LILO seemed to
> corrupt my MBR (as if I knew what an MBR was last March ! ), and can
I agree about LILO. They actually have 2 mode to install: 1) to MBR 2)
to Linux partition. I alwais use second mode and even don't understand
why they still uses this 1) mode and even install it by default. You
have a prompt in any distribution setup. Just selet second.Actually, in
mode 1) you don't touch MBR and if something wrong you can alwais boot
DOS floppy and make command "fdisk /MBR".
> login as root and startx but CAN NOT dial my ISP to download
> Netscape or gzzzzz or tar balls let alone anything gnome.
> I will enjoy Linux much more when I can dial with it. Can you HELP ?
> Thanks, Jon Dowd
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