I have been eicouraged by the response to several earlier questions to
this newsgroup to the point that I'm more than willing to demonstrate
that I'm definately a new user of linux.
I downloaded and installed MINI LINUX. Much to my amazement, it works
(sort of). At least I can successfully boot the system and so far
have only discovered n ways (n is getting larger exponentially) ways
of* the system in such a manner as to require a cold boot. Not
to mention the number of times that I've reinstalled the OS. I've
also read FAQ's and quite a few messages in this news group.
But, enough babbling ---------
How do I access the man pages that I'm pretty sure are part of MINI
LINUX? I've found several large files that I'm pretty sure are man
pages, but I can't figure out how to read, let alone print, them.
I get a fleeting message on boot to the effect that there are too many
cylinders on my 540 MB Quantum hard drive, but the OS seems to be
working. Should I be worried? (I installed the system on my D: drive
because my C: is almost full.)
Setup works, but I'm not sure about nomenclature. The current
attraction of MINI LINUX is that it's loaded into DOS and can be
removed by del-ing the directory. ( I have a copy of FIPS but so far
am not willing to risk my D: dos partition. I suspect eventually that
I will go ahead and use it.) The question is, that if I download a
new linux program from the net where do I put it on my hard drive and
how do I tell setup where it is?
Finally, are there any suggestions as to good sources of information
with regard to installing X-windows? Preferably sources that are
heavily loaded with definitions for dummies!
Many thanks in advance.