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Very new to Linux :(

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Hi, I'm brand new to this forum and didn't know where else to put this.


All I know is I'm also very new to Linux too and unfortunately I'm completely lost here.


Main issue is I cannot seem to connect to my wi-fi without the ethernet cable, I also cannot seem to play DVDs anymore (when I could before with Windows, thinking about going back as soon as I get hold of a copy, Windows I can at least navigate enough to work things out myself) and this is a system I am completely new to that I cannot navigate.


I've Google searched as much as I can and I give up now, don't care if I look dumb to anyone here.

Edited by Kerry09, 11 November 2020 - 01:36 PM.

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Hello Kerry09,


Might be better luck here.




Let us know

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Without some details, it is unlikely you will get the help you need.


For example it would help if we knew ...


  • Which distro (version of LInux) are you using ?
  • How was it installed ?
  • Is it on your hard drive or are you running it from a USB?
  • If on your hard drive, is it the only OS present, or are you dual-booting?
  • What make and model of computer is it on ?

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