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So uh, i am on Ubuntu now, just one problem..how do work it?

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I can't seem to install any of the benchmarking programs mentioned in the sticky, superpi won't work, Perlmon won't open, nothing. I can connect to the internet through my wireless card (PCI), but i can't install anything.

I'm on a liveCD BTW. I can't install anything due to HDD problems right now.
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you have to build the programs, i don't think superpi work for linux.... exe files do not work

dude read some noob guides on linux before you use it other wise you will ending up hating yourself trying to figure things out.
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http://winehq.org/site/download-deb
just follow those instructions, it should work, it did for me and im a HUmongus linux noob. I think I would probably reboot afterward. to open the terminal, press ctrl+F2, and then type "gnome-terminal" and press enter, then follow the instructions onscreen.
    
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Just a note, you limited by your RAM size. Unless you have ungodly amounts of RAM you're most likely to run out quickly, so be careful about what you install.
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Well you can't install anything without a HDD, right? I would assume that's why PerlMon doesn't work (you need to install the dependencies, then use the perl program, or alternatively you need to install the PerlMon .deb package.)

There is a Pi calculating program for Linux. Use that instead of the windows one. If you are already using the Linux one, make sure you're using it properly (cd directory, ./pi -20)
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It should store everything in my RAM, IIRC. Pretty sure absolutely nothing can install though, tried Flash and it wouldn't...nothing will.
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The entire purpose of the live cd is to have a working system to try out without actually installing anything. If you really want those programs without installing the OS there are a few utilities out there that you can use to create a live cd with whatever you want included.
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