[TriLUG] mandrake 9.2 install help
elremx2 at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 28 09:38:42 EST 2003
It's working again. Updates are installed and update-menus got everything
On Tuesday 28 October 2003 07:50 am, Sinner from the Prairy wrote:
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> On Monday 27 October 2003 05:40 pm, Merle Watts wrote:
> > dont know how to launch an application from xtem.
> - From KDE press ALT + F2 keys. You will get the KDE-Run application
> launcher. Write "xterm" and you will get a terminal.
> To launch a program from a terminal, just write the name of the program and
> press enter.
> For example, to change to superuser (root) type "su - " with no quotes
> (the hyphen is important). You will be asked for the password. Enter the
> administrator's (root) password.
> To restore your menus, as root, type "update-menus -v " . This will bring
> back your menu entries.
> To launch the Mandrake Control Center, as administrator user (root), type
> "drakconf" and press enter. You will get the GUI. You know how to use it.
> To get a list of installed programs (any user can do this) type:
> "rpm -qa | sort | less". This will give you a sorted list of all the
> installed packages in your system.
> Here you have a Mandrake Guide on how to sue the command line:
> And here is the same guide in PDF version:
> > I loose a lot of things
> > from the k menu.
> As I told you before, this is a known bug that should be solved with the
> "update-menus -v " comamnd.
> > Open office is currently there. If I do the security
> > updates it will disappear from the menus.
> When / If they disappear, do the "update-menus -v" again.
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> Running on Mandrake Linux 9.0 - Kernel 2.4.19smp Linux User # 89976
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