> I'm a new Linux user and I have a couple of questions.
>1. How do I know if my CD rom drive is working and how do I check to
>see files on my "A" drive with the "ls" command?
"mdir a:" with mtools,
"mkdir /mnt/floppy; mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy" if you don't
have things set up nicely in /mnt and /etc/fstab
"mount /dev/fd0" if you do
Quote:>2. Where can I find a decent CD Player for Unix (command prompt)?
Check the Archives section of my links site,
See if cdplay came with your distribution.
Quote:>3. I'm not running the X Window platform because the chipset on my
>Matrox card doesn't support it. Is there anything I can do?
Matrox was a little late releasing card information, but I don't think
any Matrox card is unsupported now. What distribution/version of
XFree86 do you have? You probably need to upgrade the latter, and if
it's that old you may want to upgrade the former.