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    [lubuntu] 13.10 Joomla not working on LAMP Server

    For several years, I have been installing joomla on a LAMP server running on my ubuntu PC and laptop, and using it as a development environment. Up to ubuntu 12.10, it always worked fine, but in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 5315

    Hi Sparklenet

    Mystery solved :-)

    What you need to do is to burn the image to a CD - this is not the same as merely copying the file to a CD - it has to burn the image!

    Unfortunately, the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 5315

    Hi Sparklenet

    It looks as though it is not recognising the FDOS cd as a boot disk, and passing on to boot from the hard drive.

    Can we just confirm exactly how you created the FDOS disk:

    1....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 5315

    Hi Sparklenet

    It sounds like your existing bios is set to boot from the HD, first.

    You just need to change the boot order to CD first, in the system bios.

    Turn on and enter the bios - F2 or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 5315

    Hello Sparklenet

    Absolutely right - better to keep all the information in one place. New threads are for different subjects ;-)

    No worries about your 5315 - this is exactly the same position I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: plz help acer aspire 5315

    Hello Lee

    Thanks for the update - yes, it sounds like the only way forward is to buy or borrow an external CD/DVD drive - or maybe an empty external hard drive might work in a similar way?

    If...
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    Re: Error while installing xilinx on Ubuntu

    On Ubuntu, you don't actually use the root account. Instead, preface the command with 'sudo' to obtain root privileges. So try installing it again, but start the command with sudo.

    Post back with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: plz help acer aspire 5315

    Hi Lee

    Did the 1.43 BIOS file work OK? Did you use it with windows or FDOS?

    Alan
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    [ubuntu] Re: plz help acer aspire 5315

    I can't put my hands on the file previously offered by Angel Garcia, but due to the cack-handed way I went about it, I did not use it. I have the DOS and windows-based files for this version of the...
  10. Re: using compiz-settings-mangager to speed up unity/compiz

    Hi All

    Many thanks to both responders for the help and advice. At least I have a better understanding of the nature of the problem, now.

    I turned off:

    animations
    fading windows
    enhanced...
  11. Re: using compiz-settings-mangager to speed up unity/compiz

    Many thanks for the details and example output - here is what I got on this machine:



    alan@amd2800:~$ lspci -k | grep -A3 VGA
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation NV34...
  12. using compiz-settings-mangager to speed up unity/compiz

    I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on an old desktop PC, AMD2800+ CPU and 1Gb RAM, and a GeForce FX5200 graphics card which is incompatible with nouveaux. After blacklisting nouveaux, the graphics is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: removing compiz

    Problem solved!

    After following the upgrade instructions, and then rebooting, I chose the Gnome Classic (no effects) session, and my machine is back to lightning fast :)

    Whilst fade effects on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: removing compiz

    Thanks deadflowr

    Yes, I have unity, so I'll install the gnome remix first, before I uninstall compiz - many thanks for the tip.

    Alan
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    [SOLVED] removing compiz

    After a clean install of ubuntu 12.10, compiz seems to be enabled by default, but my old tower PC has insufficient resources, resulting in very slow graphic effects.

    If I simply uninstall compiz,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Aspire One wireless connection

    Hello kobusvw01

    If you have multiple problems, a local linux expert might be a simpler way to go - but just a couple more options for you:

    Do you have an ethernet port on your netbook, and on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Aspire One wireless connection

    Hello kobusvw01

    Hadaka has added some useful options to the command which will help reduce the volume of irrelevant output - so there will be less to copy and paste.

    Copying from the terminal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Aspire One wireless connection

    My Acer Aspire One is the AOA-110-Ap - and the wireless works 'out of the box'.

    Since these netbooks were originally offered with the Linpus-Lite linux distro, it should be possible to make it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: dual booting on Acer X1420

    Thanks for the details, bob-linux-user.

    So now that linux is installed, does the original windows restore system function normally, if it were to be needed again?

    Alan
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    [SOLVED] Re: dual booting on Acer X1420

    bob-linux-user -- I have never used wubi, so can't tell you much. The wikipedia article says a bit more about the limitations than I could find in the ubuntu documentation:
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    [ubuntu] SOLVED Re: plz help acer aspire 5315

    I have downloaded the FDOS iso from angel garcia, burned it to disk, and successfully flashed the BIOS on my acer 5315. The BIOS flash appeared to go well, and reported success when it had finished,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: dual booting on Acer X1420

    Thanks Mark

    That's great - certainly gives me some options, and all the details are very helpful.

    Thanks again
    Alan
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    [SOLVED] Re: dual booting on Acer X1420

    Thanks Mark - I hadn't thought about the limit on the number of primary partitions ;)

    However - I think the process you outlined will write the changes to the MBR? - and based on my previous...
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    [SOLVED] dual booting on Acer X1420

    I have dual booted WinXP many times, with no problem, but I recall doing it on a laptop with Vista pre-installed, and after ubuntu had written to the MBR, the hidden system restore partition became...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: No Nvidia drivers seem to work on Ubuntu 11.10

    Hi Bobblesnatcher - did the posts above solve your problem?

    If not, the comprehensive troubleshooting guide that may help is in the Installation & Upgrades Forum - here:
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