Re: Linux, success or failure
From: Matt_left_coast (not_at_chance.org)
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2004 23:25:23 -0700
> Have installed Linux Mandrake 10 Community.
You may want to use Mandrake 10 Official, since Community is not really
meant as a production release.
> The first install was a bitch fight between it and XP which I lost,
> had to reinstall both OS's. Not a problem, such is life.
> Second install went great, everything found and setup OK., except for
> the network between my wifes XP system and the new linux. No go yet. I
> Like the look of both KDE and Gnome.
> Can anyone shed some light on where there is some docs on the net that
> speak plain speak rather than expert gobblespeak. Tried google, but
> the returns are more fustrating by what they leave out for a newbie
> rather than what the explain.
Google for the Linux Documentation Project and look at the HOWTOs
> I have to say, Linux seems good, but has defeated me once before
> because I needed to have the systems working together asp before but I
> have some time to spare now.
Then get windows to talk to Linux! I fail to see why it is always Linux's
problem when Windows and Linux don't talk with each other. But if you
insist on making it a Linux issue and forcing Linux to speak MS proprietary
networking, use webmin to set up samba.
> Any flames will be enjoyed as it is bloody cold here today.
> Thanks for any helpful advice.