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I have no idea what's going on with your fakeraid either.

As for installing software, I suggest you poke around in the menus. You'll find it. And then at first you'll completely ignore it because you don't think that it's for installing software. biggrin.gif

On that note, I suggest you install the AMD video drivers (probably manually).
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I have no idea what's going on with your fakeraid either.

As for installing software, I suggest you poke around in the menus. You'll find it. And then at first you'll completely ignore it because you don't think that it's for installing software. biggrin.gif

On that note, I suggest you install the AMD video drivers (probably manually).
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I'll be poking around in Fedora a bit more tomorrow. Stuck working all night tonight, so no chance to play. Shoot, I might even reformat my old 1ghz single core laptop and rock out some fedora on my 40GB hard drive! Sudoku anyone?!

Before I left i found where the updates thing is in Fedora, and one of the updates that needs to download is a package handler i believe. I chose not to install that stuff yet as I didn't have the time before needing to leave for work.

Overall first impression though is its rather clean... I need to readjust to FireFox, but really its just a matter of learning where stuff is.
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post #14 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaClownie;13519558 
I'll be poking around in Fedora a bit more tomorrow. Stuck working all night tonight, so no chance to play. Shoot, I might even reformat my old 1ghz single core laptop and rock out some fedora on my 40GB hard drive! Sudoku anyone?!

Before I left i found where the updates thing is in Fedora, and one of the updates that needs to download is a package handler i believe. I chose not to install that stuff yet as I didn't have the time before needing to leave for work.

Overall first impression though is its rather clean... I need to readjust to FireFox, but really its just a matter of learning where stuff is.

For the most part, the package manager handles installing software. If you tell it to update the system, it updates everything without further prompts [or, atleast pacman does. IDK about yum].

If you want to run a distro on something as dated as a 1GHz laptop, you might want to look into something more lightweight, like crunchbang or puppy linux. A more 'full-featured' distro like Fedora might bog down on specs like that.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bluescreen_Of_Death;13519635 
For the most part, the package manager handles installing software. If you tell it to update the system, it updates everything without further prompts [or, atleast pacman does. IDK about yum].

If you want to run a distro on something as dated as a 1GHz laptop, you might want to look into something more lightweight, like crunchbang or puppy linux. A more 'full-featured' distro like Fedora might bog down on specs like that.

It still needs to be severely user friendly as I'm a Linux moron, and would like to be able to get familiar with it smile.gif

Gotta do something while I'm on the clock, right? haha
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post #16 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaClownie;13521140 
It still needs to be severely user friendly as I'm a Linux moron, and would like to be able to get familiar with it smile.gif

Gotta do something while I'm on the clock, right? haha

It's all a matter of syntax. Learning command-line-fu is easy once you grasp the general idea. But Puppy Linux is really user friendly for such a small distro.

It never hurts to play with it. Even if it ends up being outside your capabilities, you tend to learn more from failure than success.
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