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  1. As above, or you can use the following to stop and restart ifdown xxxZ where xxx is the interface (eg ppp opr eth) and Z is the number of said interface (eg 0, 1, 2 etc) To restart it ifup xxxZ
  2. You are trying to run a component file rather than the full installer. Use firefox-installer , not firefox-installer-bin . I may have this backwards - it may be the other way around. Is there a reason you were going to install this as root?
  3. What do y'all think? I like it so far :D
  4. nocturnes

    Cable Connection

    http://praguespringpeople.org/Struan/Softw...torola-SB4200E/ Try this place
  5. I know enough about what I am doing - trouble is there are NO switches or pins on the thing to reset the BIOS. Painful I know. I could always try removing and reinstalling the battery as well I guess. Or pulling the BIOS chip itself. The disks will be here somewhere, but of course with only Linux on the system I have little chance of running an MSDOS batch file. Unless I can somehow get it to work under Wine or Dosbox.
  6. This system is a 1.2 Athlon running on a VIA chipset. Unfortunately it has a nasty Gateway BIOS (and they are no help at all if you don't run windows) which must be upgraded. Currently it does not havean option to turn off P'n'P. Seriously. My thought is that P'n'P is "always on" in a Gateway system. Does anyone know much about this - or if trying to upgrade it (if I can even find an upgrade) is plausible?
  7. That plug'n'play OS thing is a killer. I wonder if that is my problem. Unbfortunately the sh***y Gateway Bios does not have an option to turn it off. I will have to see if I can get an update for it somewhere
  8. I second what LiquidZoo said and add - what sort of filesystem are you running on your XP install?
  9. "I logged into XP today" Now sit down quietly while I get you a strong drink. I can only imagine the horror! edited to fix terrible spelling
  10. It sounds like Bellsouth (and I am on their ADSL as well) have sold you a lemon in some respects. They supplied me with an external Westell modem which configured easily. Is there any chance of you contacting them to see if you can get an external - it is much more secure anyway
  11. Hopefully the OP is still here and with us. If so... Ignore the modem driver - you do not need the thing Focus on getting the NIC working correctly, then ignore Mandrake's (what I consider to be) shonky ADSL setup via MCC. Instead, open a console and use adsl-setup as root then to make it work adsl-start to stop (useful if not on a static IP and your connection seems to fail adsl-stop also of help if on a dynamic IP route add default gw xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx from running ifconfig and using the values for ppp0
  12. Is there any way to utilise Photoshop action files in The Gimp? I ask because I found a great theme for a phpBB I have, but altering some of the graphics (while retaining the rest of it) requires using this type of file.
  13. Works for me. Maybe a temporary outage?
  14. nocturnes


    :D The url to help you configure it is Easy URPMI
  15. It complains because you are trying to launch a second instance of the program under a single user profile. Opening a new window once Firefox is running works by opening it as a sub-window for the same user. Trying to open it again from ./firefox is opening it as a seperate user. As the same user: {./firefox{window1{window2}}} When relaunching: {./firefox} {./firefox} You are really trying to run the binary twice at the same time
  16. I like Gaim. IRC= Xchat or BitchX depending on my mood
  17. I am not so sure. I have had pretty good success using cooker RPMs on a stable system. Some things I have recompiled but not with any real thought to doing it for any reason except 'just because I can' Your mileage may vary of course
  18. You will find it (depending on your kernel version of course /usr/src/linux-2.x.x-xxmdk/kernel edited to add: If it is not there you will need to download and install the source from RPM
  19. Go to Easy Urpmi and follow the instructions to add a cooker source. Bookmark this page!
  20. Try upgrading to Gdesklets 0.30 from cooker. It has bugs but may work better.I suggest this because it is what I have running on mine (and I think you saw it running there right?)
  21. nocturnes

    Gnome 2.6

    Use this to open Nautilus - I had the same problem nautilus --no-desktop --browser
  22. Start gdesklets go to the folder where the file is located ./CircleButtonBar.display That ought to do it. Of course you only need do it once as you can get gdesklets to remember for next time
  23. nocturnes


    Use urpmi to get the following: FreeWnn im-ja kon2 VFlib (probably) Doing it via urpmi will, of course, take care of the deps as well. There may be others but you definitely need these ones
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