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    Free and Open Source Software Part 2

    For the rest of you (and I hope that's most of you), welcome to your new graphical Debian GNU/Linux system! Log in, and get cracking on exploring the options. GDM will come back every time you start Debian from now on.
    http://www.hexus.net/content/reviews...lld19JRD03OTM=

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    Brilliant Article again. Ive got debian running, tho no X "yet", so im posting this through the command line, which simply rules. The setup to debian is explained really well to btw . Can't wait for part 3 now.

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    part 3 is now out of my hands and in that of the senior HEXUS staff (i.e. Rys). "watch this space", as they say. remind me next time to try & be more optimal when taking screenshots, the part 3 screens are a little bloated as sent to Rys.

    glad it worked out for you, the problem with guides is you can never be sure how well things will work on a different machine to your own

    feel free to join the HEXUS IRC channel for any more help, i'm usually in there
    Last edited by directhex; 03-07-2004 at 03:50 AM.

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    Are tehre any indictations as to when part three is due?

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    must've been caught up somewhere in the editorial red tape. mail someone more important than me about it.

    few alterations i need to make to it, considering the time lapse.

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    Is it to much to ask for an easy printable version... becasue my computer wont be on the net to read the article during instalation :S

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    there's a button at the top for printer-friendly layout. the hyperlinked screenshots are there for completeness, the important ones are visible directly inline in the text.

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    Qualit article mate, keep it up

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    Part 3 should be active tomorrow guys. Sorry about the wait!

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    A good article, a good beginners guide to installing Linux. Although maybe the title isn't as appropriate as it could be as it simply deals with Linux, lol.

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    it carries on a sequence which started off on windows, i felt it was better to have a "part 1-3" system than to change the title, to emphasise the continuity

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    Wheres part 3



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rys
    Part 3 should be active tomorrow guys. Sorry about the wait!

    Rys

    Where



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    Quote Originally Posted by Apex
    Wheres part 3

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apex
    Where

    and erm ...ditto . Without sounding cheeky or nething, whats the situation with it?

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    -rwxr--r-- 1 directhex directhex 7.0M 2004-06-12 19:21 /mnt/pendrive/HEXUS.net articles/2004-05-12 Open Source/part3.tar.gz

    sent off on the date it was compressed. the hexus staff are busy people though, which would probably be tyhe reason for the hold-up. needs a bit of updating to cover recent developments, truth be told.

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