OMG 6days and i havent gottin anything done. Im using slackware9.1 and for the past week have been trying to install hardware and software (CUPS,xine,wine,giftoxic,giftcurs, list goes on) and absoultly NOTHINg installed. I COPIED AND PASTED THE EXACT COMMANDS TO USE and still nothing.
"make install" that
i desperatly need to get work done. can someone plez tell me a good newb guide( and i mean most detailed, descriptive help there is) or a different distro (plez dont say suse,lycrosis,redhat,mandrake)
if i cant get it working by friday and i have to switch back to winxp.geez i really dont want to go back but what would you do if you didnt have sound(ac97), printer, mic, webcam, games, p2p software, internet apps and no scroll ability with the mouse(i really like scrolling).
dual boot isnt an option( i need a singular and permanent os)