[NBLUG/talk] Linux for my grand kid's computer
R C Smith
rcsmithkd6fvi at comcast.net
Sat Dec 11 19:29:56 PST 2004
Damn Small Linux recognizes my notebook usb modem. It doesn't give a clue as
to why it does and Knoppix doesn't. I suspect it has to do with ndiswraper.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Todd Cary" <todd at aristesoftware.com>
To: "General NBLUG chatter about anything Linux, answers to questions,etc."
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Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2004 3:42 PM
Subject: Re: [NBLUG/talk] Linux for my grand kid's computer
> Mark -
> I have Knoppix on a CD however Knoppix is unable to find my WiFi network
> card. The card is a LinkSys in a Toshiba notebook and I am using the
> application, Wavelan, to find the device. In fact on some boots, having
> the card in place causes a fatal error.
> Any suggestions?
> By the way, I have heard that there is a way to install Knoppix on the HD;
> is that true?
> Mark Street wrote:
>>Well, my .02
>>I am really really impressed with this distro as a simple
>>Of course there is the Knoppix install. I have the new Knoppix 3.7 iso
>>ripe for the burn.
>>On Saturday 11 December 2004 06:46, Todd Cary wrote:
>>>With the propensity kids have for loading their computers with viruses
>>>and spyware, I would like to install Linux on my grandson's computer.
>>>However, I am faced with the challenge of deciding which flavor to use
>>>and then what programs to include. As background, I earn my living as
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