Setting up network.
mstuff at pl.net
Tue Aug 17 21:32:48 UTC 2004
I agree. Being in a similar position, I've been eagerly following this
thread. Could you copy me in. I might chip in with some basic Qs of my
James Wilkinson wrote:
> zuki269 at netscape.net writes:
>>Not sure about running X though I have seen a reference to X. I am
>>running Grome and everything on the desktop is graphic.
> Harry Putnam replied:
>>That means X is running. X is the name of the graphical display in
>>linux. Shortened form of XFree86 or Xorg. Both of which are software
>>bundles that allow graphical stuff.
> *Slightly* incorrect, but not that it matters now. But you might like
> to think of Linux graphics as a stack: one layer builds on the one
> below. X goes at the bottom, and does very basic graphic support (it
> talks to the hardware). There'll be a "window manager" in between, and
> Gnome does all the fancy menus and dialogues.
>>It may be wise to stay off the list from here on. I suspect the list
>>readers may be wearing out on this thread. Besides many of the things
>>you need to know about are really just basic linux stuff not
>>particularly Fedora related.
> I would *strongly* disagree. I'm afraid I haven't been around this
> weekend to help (and it looks as though you've been doing pretty well),
> but it's still as important that we get the peer review of any advice,
> the group effect of people picking up on what looks like minor details,
> and we get this into the archives. It's also important for Fedora that
> newbies can ask questions on the list, and that they're seen to be
> Meanwhile, the Original Poster is going through the process of having
> his system configuration checked. It's another stack: we're checking
> that the low-level stuff is working before we get him to configure
> Samba. It's not that difficult in itself: it's just that if he's not
> sure what he's doing, it's easier to take him step-by-step.
> Good luck!
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