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Re: newbie



Damn bloody winsleaze Outlook, IT keeps on foibling me back into ihug, when I want slingsshot.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "afme ihug co nz" <adrianix slingshot co nz>
To: <psyche-list redhat com>; "Iain Buchanan" <iain pcorp com au>
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2003 8:08 PM
Subject: Re: newbie


> Ta, I'll try that, come back later.
>
> "works" means that something happens when I click a menu item, like getting a package doing its thing.
> No flashing lights or whistles; haha, I ain't no puerile. Got the gnome gui, with 5 icons in the
bottom
> panel and three top screen; that's all. Just managed to get into evolution, but got stuck halfway
thru.
> Cannot get the  modem working. When it asks for name and email address, I fill that in and the next
> three holes say its optional, but "Next" won't do as told. But every time I boot up again, something
> shows up that was not there before. Anyhow got the wheel mouse ps/2 going.
>
> I want to check out gnome versus kde to find out how it works. Dunno yet which one I'll use. I tried
> :home, on the screen in gnome, but was not told that is nautilus; I'll try again and see. I need to
get
> some directories installed so as to poke stuff in the right places.
>
> It all contributes something I did not know before, and certainly did not find in the install or
customs
> docs.
>
> I've written to docs at redhat and am told my comments are valid, of course they are, about the
starting
> docs, but will they do what I "know" they should, explain very bit of jargon, add som help when things
> do not go as one is told, etc blahh.
> I get your email as "attached" and would like to get it in the email page, otherwise I have to use my
> mouse finger too often <g>, weak.
>
> I've surfed to find a driver for that dang win lucent #2 VFD agere modem and find there's lots to get
> once and after one knows which specific chip they sold me. I suppose open office will have a fax
> function; have not gone into that one yet. Dloaded  scan modem and linmodem, supposed to tell one, in
> gz, which means can only read it once in Linux and use the right packages, haha.
>
> A friend, wizard prog designer who gave me the RH v 8.0, is coming over on Sunday to  fix a few things
> and I hope that will get me an inch or so further along the line.
>
> Neurosis no 1 of the moment is to get into Linux and do a few things with it. So, yes, I'll come back
> later with a few queries. Got a psycho make-up that needs to know what happens when one does X,
bummer.
> So step by step instructions will help. How do I get from gnome into text mode and back? I'm scared to
> do things in root just in case it bumbles into bad things. Yep just did some of  menu systems settings
> and that. reduced things to only 1.5 gigs and installed some to gawp at. See next bootup what happens.
>
> I've always been nuts, compared with "normals". I ain't crabby, just me. All scorpions go sideways,
> oops, called "lateral" these days. Just LOVE the "exactly", which comes only once and after one has
the
> system between the ears. If only you got into MY specialties, I'd show you; more haha. Just as well I
> never grew up into a "mature", addled [pun!] person.
> "If the world is weird, get used to it".
> "If you prescribe to reality it don't cooperate.
>
> Ta, Adrian.
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Iain Buchanan" <iain pcorp com au>
> To: <adrianix slingshot co nz>
> Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2003 7:13 PM
> Subject: Re: newbie
>
>
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