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Linux mandrake 8.2

By Gennro
Mar 29, 2002
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  1. So whats does everyone think of linux mandrake 8.2?
    I'm currently running it right now as my main OS, and i just love it!
     
  2. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 875

  3. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,199

    Next time Gennro, please remember to use the search feature. It's your friend!

    And oh by the way,

    :wave::wave:Welcome to 3dSpotlight!:wave::wave:
     
  4. Gennro

    Gennro TS Rookie Topic Starter

    not beta

    ti already seen the thread and read it, its about the beta versions i'm talking about the stable version.......
     
  5. ScarletHippo

    ScarletHippo TS Rookie Posts: 20

    I'm downloading 8.2 now. I will tell you what i think when im done (About 4 hours left @ 38k/s)

    Im currently using Redhat 5.2 and im sure ANYTHING will be an improvement. Its not user friendly at all. I cant even workout how to shut the computer down :p
     
  6. lokem

    lokem TS Rookie Posts: 773

    OMG! You can d/l stuff at such speed and you didn't upgrade yer Linux installation? That's too much! :D

    Well, to shut down from any Linux distro, quit X and type shutdown -H now... If memory serves me correctly :D
     
  7. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 6,504   +6

    funnily enough, its CONTROL + ALT + DELETE as well!
     
  8. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    or init 0

    init 6 is to reboot
     
  9. lokem

    lokem TS Rookie Posts: 773

    I thought the 3 finger salute only reboots the machine but doesn't shut it down?

    Ah yes... That'll work as well; thanks for the tip!
     
  10. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 6,504   +6

    Actually yes, you are right. I was not thinking straight. That's because my machine really isn't shutdown ever instead of after EXTREME frag fests so its just rebooted to switch operating systems.
     
  11. ScarletHippo

    ScarletHippo TS Rookie Posts: 20

    Thanks guys... There will be no more pulling the power cord from the wall for me :)
     
     
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