[NMLUG] Where to troubleshoot?!?

Eric Krieger nmlug@swcp.com
12 Nov 2001 10:17:58 -0700


have you looked at...

http://www.linux-laptop.net/

eric


On Mon, 2001-11-12 at 09:44, GEOFF SMITH wrote:
> I've been having a hard time finding relevant and accurate troubleshooting
> for Mandrake Linux. I initially loaded it on a Dell Latitude LS400
> super-slim notebook. Of course it had the usual problems with the winmodem
> and soundcard but there were other problems too (mostly networking). I
> loaded the same software on a run-of-the-mill Dell desktop (thinking I could
> alleviate the tricky laptop issues) and essentially had the same problems. I
> tried the most popular on-line resources for troubleshooting and none of
> them seemed to help. I tried the newbie sites and they "explained" the
> problems but didn't offer solutions. Most of the problems I solved on my own
> (but with many late nights and repeated steps). I went to Borders bookstore
> to see what kind of troubleshooting books were available. None. Even CompUSA
> didn't have anything that could help me. I realize that I need to read more
> about the basics of Linux but in the meantime it would be nice to have a
> full operational Linux box (laptop or desktop) to play with while I learn.
> Any suggestions? 
> 
> Geoff Smith
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