[CentOS] using centos
joseph.mailboxlist at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 02:58:51 UTC 2007
On 7/6/07, kevin nation <kevinnat at gmail.com> wrote:
> i work in tech support and i am an advanced windows user. but i have not
> used linux other than booting up live cd's and checking out the
> applications. i have recently installed centos 4.5 on a computer for
> testing. all my hardware installed with good defaults and i have been able
> to access the internet for updates. but that is as far as i have been unable
> to get. i want to install a wireless card and download and install some
> additional software and setup window shares but i do not know where to
> start. i have found some software in tar and rpm file extentions but i need
> help downloading them, extracting or installing them. my wireless card is
> not recognized. also i have found alot of rpm files in red hat and fedora
> but i do not know if they will work with centos. i know centos is built from
> red hat but what version of red hat or fedora would it be equal to so the
> right software or driver would be installed.
> this is just a testing computer and i just started working with it and do
> not need it for anything else so i have plenty of time to learn and become
> an advanced linux user.
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I suggest that you'll start reading some docs on www.centos.org, it's
comprehensive from basic to more advance topic, then from there if there's
something unclear shoot back another post here.
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