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k so I downloaded Gentoo (slackware and sabayon still dling), but I'm curious if it will be able to install Gentoo using my wireless card?
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k so I downloaded Gentoo (slackware and sabayon still dling), but I'm curious if it will be able to install Gentoo using my wireless card?
Gentoo is supposed to be the hardest to install and configure... Good luck getting that wireless card working.
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Gentoo is supposed to be the hardest to install and configure... Good luck getting that wireless card working.
d'oh. I guess I'll drag our dsl modem into my room then if I install Gentoo. I was thinking Gentoo for a challenge and speedy os.

Arch is looking pretty attractive right now, too bad it's such a big dl. 3hrs left lol.
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Wow-Trying wubi!-
does wubi still require nix drivers? Will i possibly have sound with wubi?
Sorry to jack thread.
also, if you are okay with partitioning (easy, pretty safe) then mint is suposedly a godly of noob and user friendly distros.
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d'oh. I guess I'll drag our dsl modem into my room then if I install Gentoo. I was thinking Gentoo for a challenge and speedy os.

Arch is looking pretty attractive right now, too bad it's such a big dl. 3hrs left lol.
hmmm, all you need is the arch base cd, and it should be a really small dl.
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oops my bad I'm dling Sabayon right now. 4.3gb
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post #17 of 32
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d'oh. I guess I'll drag our dsl modem into my room then if I install Gentoo. I was thinking Gentoo for a challenge and speedy os.

Arch is looking pretty attractive right now, too bad it's such a big dl. 3hrs left lol.
I don't even know about wired ethernet... You might even have to manually configure that lol

My Arch VM doesn't have wired ethernet working right out of the box, and I don't know how to configure it. Same story with Slackware when I used it.

Give it a try, though. Let us know what you find.
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Darn. Wubi wont even open, it just crashes immediately.
Yaysauce.
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My Arch VM doesn't have wired ethernet working right out of the box, and I don't know how to configure it. Same story with Slackware when I used it.
The main file to configure is /etc/rc.conf
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The main file to configure is /etc/rc.conf
Wow, never knew about that. I told it to use dhcp and I was online in seconds.
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