eastcoastdrifter wrote:If you're new to Linux and have bought the Linux Format Special 'Get Started with Mandriva Linux' the one with 4 CDs with Mandriva LE 2005 on. Has anyone managed to update via the 4th 'Update' disk?
Despite several attempts and help from Nelz, the updates don't appear to want to ...er, update.
Any info is very welcome.
Pete, say cobblers to the disc, just go to the easy urpmi site, follow the instructions, get sources for main, contrib, updates, jpackage, plf (both free and non-free).
Copy and paste into a konsole/terminal, logged in as root.
Let it do it's thing.
Open MCC (configure my computer)>sofware manager>updates and just follow your nose.
Whats the point of fighting with discs, if you can get newer versions/updates online!
"What the large print giveth, the small print taketh away". Tom Waits