Your absolutely right. A lot of the visible documentation does not lend
its self well to this kind of problem solving.
I don't know if there is a Suse equivalent, but Red Hat have a knowledge
base which is very extensive. I just punched in USB for a quick test...
Topic Name: Get Started Installation
Q: How do I add and begin using a USB Zip drive to my Red Hat Linux
A: To set up a USB Zip drive, plug it into the machine, log in
...most of the entries are in this form. Might be worth using -
Hope this helps,
On Tue, 26 Apr 2005, Gearoid O'Laoi wrote:
> As a long time computer user, and non-professional programmer for many
> years, my biggest gripe about Linux is NOT that it doesn't work out of
> the box, but that the help is written in a non-problem solving way.
> The help simply describes the "anatomy" of the system, failing totally
> to deal with the "diseases".
>> e.g. It should have things like...
>> If your USB ports hang the system,
>> check the following.
>> It doesn't.
> I now have Ubuntu doing what I need it for,
>> i.e. accessing the internet and wordprocessing in which macros I've
> defined convert standard Irish into old Irish type with the dots
> instead of Hs.
>> It works with USB, but slowly. I can't find out how to speed it up.
> Suse would not work reliably on 2 of my computers with USB, at all.
> Suse 9.0, 9.1 and 9.2.
>> Suse is probably the word for Donkey Shit in Bayerisch!
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