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I'm back with a few more tricks up my sleeve. I ain't no quitter.

I'm going to give it another go. This thread will be my place to ask questions, get the glory, or admit defeat.
    
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I have my phone on here to ask questions.
    
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Great start! I go to print out nathris' instructions and my printer runs out of black ink...

Looks like I'll be doing this by phone.
    
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LOL It's real easy. All you need to do is remember this:

Install the base system (real hard... hahaha)

Install Xorg

Install desktop (KDE/Gnome)

Install dbus/desktop manager (kdm/gdm)

Put them in /etc/rc.conf under daemons.

Reboot and enjoy!

Then you should have wired internet and everything else can be done via this internet thing.
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Working desktop w00t!
    
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Okay first problem. I followed the wiki to install wicd.

Could not connect to wicd's D-Bus interface. Check the wicd log for error messages.

Help?


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Edited by TFB - 1/8/11 at 6:16am
    
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When in doubt, reboot.
    
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post #8 of 128
Quote:
Originally Posted by TFB View Post
When in doubt, reboot.
It would be good to learn that rebooting is the windoze newb answer for everything and that in Linux you will do well to learn how to restart services. Far less painful and time consuming.
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I did try restarting services like they suggested. It didn't work. I guess I wasn't restarting the right services.
    
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You'll get it
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