>>I'm fairly new to Linux, so these may be dumb questions.
> They are.
No they are not.
Quote:>>1. Is it even possible to get Linux(Slackware 8, Kernel 2.4.5)
>>online(Internet, but this should apply to any kind of TCP/IP network.),
>>without using KDE?
Yes. However, not being a slacker, I'm not the best
person to tell you how.
Quote:> Kde has absolutely nothing to do with TCP/IP networking. All it is is a
> window manager.
Dumb ass, KDE is not a window manager. And does a lot with
TCP/IP networking. WTF you think Konqueror is all about??
Quote:> Nothing appears to work, and I've found no
>>documentation to the contrary.
Use google from another machine to check out the
Quote:> What do you mean nothing? Nothing what? What's not working, your car,
> Windows (forgone conclusion), the garbage disposal... What?
Why don't you shut the fsck up!?
Quote:>>2. How does one set up X properly under Slackware? I've done it easily
>>with other distributions, but it just doesn't seem to work with Slack.
The same way you do it with the others, xf86config should work.
Make sure you install the correct X packages and that your
graphics card is supported by the version of X you want to
Quote:> Why don't I believe this? I don't think you have EVER, NOT ONCE, setup
> a Linux distribution, See the question about KDE and networking for the
> reasons for my disbelief. Anyone who has ever had X setup and working has to
> know that KDE and X have nothing to do with TCP/IP netowrking.
Most likely because you have something stuck up your #!se
> You're lying.
>>invariably get a corrupted display.
>>Any help would be much appreciated.
> Go back to Windows.
> Oh, and stop lying.
If you do not have anything constructive to write, shut up!
Better to keep your mouth shut and everyone think you an idiot
than to open it and confirm the fact to the world!
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