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    [xubuntu] wireless question

    My dell inspiron 8600 has a broadcom BCM4309 wireless card in it. I know this card is incompatible and I need to configure Xubuntu to work with it. My question is, after looking around the forums,...
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    [xubuntu] Re: installation-step 4 partitioning

    my computer has 512 MB of ram. I guess I'll defrag windows and follow the directions you gave me. Thanks for the help fellas.
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    [xubuntu] Re: installation-step 4 partitioning

    Windows uses about 28 gb. So xubuntu had about 52 gb to install with.
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    [xubuntu] Re: installation-step 4 partitioning

    the step finally went through, but now it is trying to partition the drive, but nothing is happening. MY computer is stuck on zero percent for a long time.
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    [xubuntu] installation-step 4 partitioning

    I'm trying to install xubuntu from a cd. On step 4, I have to prepare disk space by partitioning the drive. No matter what option I choose (whether guided or manual), I get an error message saying...
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    [ubuntu] Re: some beginner questions

    thank you everyone for the responses. I decided I am going to try Xubuntu. hopefully all goes well! thanks again
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    [ubuntu] Re: some beginner questions

    milan_cortana, annda, bhadotia--thanks for the info on booting issues, and MBR. I will look into it more.

    abn91c- thanks for the wubi-installer, it will really help if i go with ubuntu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: some beginner questions

    It is a Dell Inspiron 8600. From the system proprieties menu: "Intel Pentium Processor 1.40 Ghz 1.40Ghz, 512 MB of RAM." Do you think this is good enough for the latest version of ubuntu? Or should...
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    [ubuntu] Re: some beginner questions

    thanks for the guides, I think I am going to try dual boot once the computer is backed up. So I can simply format the over one of the Operating Systems if I don't like it? Also what do you mean by...
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    [ubuntu] some beginner questions

    Hey, I am interested in trying linux as an alternative to windows. Just in case I don't like it, or I find it to be incompatible with this old dell laptop I have, I was going to try to dual boot at...
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