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Help:VL 6 Light-2 problems
« on: November 16, 2010, 12:11:17 pm »
I have just instaled Vector Linux 6 Light and I have 2 problems:
1.I cant connect to internet.I use this Huawei ADSL modem,
(I put photos because i dont now what is his name)
How to connect to net?

2.I cant see my Windows NTFS particions,how to do mount of them from terminal?
Please help


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Re: Help:VL 6 Light-2 problems
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2010, 03:33:21 pm »
I can't tell from the picture if there is an ethernet port on that modem. If there is, use it instead of USB and it should be plug and play. If nothing at first, use the "Wicd network manager" on the menu under Network.

To temporarily mount an NTFS partition: In a terminal, as root:
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fdisk -lthis will give you a list of your partitions. Find where your NTFS partition is (/dev/sda1, /dev/hda2 etc..). Then (use the actual identifier for your system, not necessarily /dev/sda1):
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mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/winnow go to /mnt/win in your file manager.