Help with Linux =[

  Re-staw 18:59 25 Dec 08
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Hi, first of all merry Xmas =]

second of all, got a netbook today and am very pleased with it but i am completely new to the Linux operating system and so i was wondering a few things.

Why cant i install anything, i keep getting errors whenever i try to install any file, such as aMSN and other popular Linux programs.

I get "The patch file does not available" and sometimes after a download il open and it will go into Xarchiver and when i try to extract i get another error, it seems i cant install anything!

Please help, also what is this terminal jargon i keep hearing, lines of code that have to entered??

  Re-staw 19:06 25 Dec 08

Its Linpus linux, seriously cant install anything, im not trying to install .exe or any other windows apps either.

they say Linux compatable, i download.. and yet i get errors, not one single thread out there with information on this, uselesssssssss

  LastChip 23:05 25 Dec 08

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