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Discussion in 'Alternative Operating System Help' started by dingchris, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. dingchris

    dingchris Techie7 New Member

    I have no understanding cant even install my favorite apps:taz:
  2. rokytnji

    rokytnji Dedicated Member

  3. rokytnji

    rokytnji Dedicated Member

    Howdy dingchris. What operating system? What application? Computer Specs?

    I don't have a lot to work with here except for a dancing Tasmanian devil and he aint telling me much. I know Linux can be intimidating. But it can be learned like anything else. Otherwise, guys like me couldn't run it.

    First get in your head that windows exe. downloaded files need to be run in Wine if you can't live without Windows Apps.
    WineHQ - Run Windows applications on Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac OS X

    Doesn;t mean your app will work in Wine. Kinda hit and miss.

    I don't run Wine or any Windows apps so I won;t be a lot of help there. Reason is, it is a good way to get a trojan. I won;t go into detail. Just know it is so.

    I chat, burn and watch movies, rip music, change wav files to mp3 and vis versa. Use my Mp3. All these things without Windows. If you tell me what distro you are running. I can refer you to that distros forum.

    For best results, be a little more detailed on what you are trying to accomplish and post in a respectful manner. Good Luck.
  4. tallin

    tallin Super Moderator Techie7 Moderator

    I second that statement......well said,

    best regards,
  5. townsbg

    townsbg Senior Member

    I agree with both. See we really can't help you if we don't know more about your system(s) and about your situation. Also we can't help you if you don't answer our questions nor follow our advice and respond with the result(s). Now most people don't provide enough info with their first post and we understand that they probably either don't know what we need to know or they don't even think about it but there is no need to be sarcastic when we ask for more info because that is how this works. If you want our help you need to be willing to work with us otherwise we can't help you. When you go see a doctor you have to tell him/her whats wrong with you so that you can get the help that you need; it is the same thing for us. We aren't mind readers.
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2009
  6. dingchris

    dingchris Techie7 New Member

    :56:I was away for a few days, anyways O.S Linux (Opensuse 11.1) App. Nero, Virtualdj etc

  7. townsbg

    townsbg Senior Member

    Nero - Nero Linux 4:21:

    Don't know about the others. I'm not a linux person so I'm going to stay out of it.
  8. rokytnji

    rokytnji Dedicated Member

    The Linux Alternative Project - linuxalt.com

    Use the above link to find the Linux equivalent for Nero. I use Braserio and K3b for burning Cds and DVDs in Linux. There are other choices also. They will be in your package manager to download and install. You don't need to download and install from a site on the net like you did in Windows. The package manager will handle all that for you.

    You have a package manager in Open Suse.

    Download the PDF Users guide (from below link) to your /home folder and read up on how your operating system works

    Novell Doc: OpenSUSE 11.0 - Table of Contents

    Pay attention to the YAST section of PDF manual on installing software. Good luck with it.
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2009
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  9. richard12

    richard12 Techie7 New Member

    I think, this is best operating system.
  10. the_wick3d

    the_wick3d Techie7 New Member

    Brasero ftw