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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer Installation & Passwords

    None of that works...
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    [ubuntu] Printer Installation & Passwords

    Was in my "Administrator" account, trying to install a printer driver for my Lexmark X2650 printer, a driver for Linux (Debian derivatives) I got from Lexmark. It was installing it and asked for my...
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    [all variants] Re: Which version do you use and why?

    Yes the best part is it's FREE...

    I am pretty much settled on Ubuntu for my desktop & Xubuntu for my Laptop.

    I really don't know why I waited so long to try Linux. What made me try it was the...
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    [all variants] Re: Which version do you use and why?

    One more Question...does Ubuntu Netbook Remix have the ability to read and write to a hard drive? I thought "Netbooks" did not have hard drives...(never seen or used one)
    Thanks...Larry
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    [all variants] Re: Which version do you use and why?

    That was kinda how I feel...UBUNTU...

    I did a "Live" on Kubuntu, and "Live" on Xubuntu. I think Xubuntu might be better for my laptop as it is a Dell Inspiron 1000 built in 2004 and it is maxed...
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    [all variants] Which version do you use and why?

    Good evening everyone.
    We have a discussion going in my family and want some educated opinions.

    There is...
    Ubuntu
    Kubuntu
    Xubuntu

    Which are you using, and why?
  7. Thread: Bug Report

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    [SOLVED] Re: Bug Report & partitions

    I have it partitioned now 2/3 is for Windows-XP (whole family uses it) and 1/3 is for Ubuntu installed via "wubi"...
    The hang up was both before I partitioned it and after i partitioned and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Partition question

    I really don't know why I took to long to really use Linux except I bought a book back in the early 2000s "Red Hat Linux for Dummies" that had an early version of Red Hat in it and it left a NASTY...
  9. Thread: Bug Report

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    [SOLVED] Bug Report

    When installing on my eMachines W3410

    [specs]

    CPU: AMD Athlon™ 64 3200+ Processor (2.2GHz, 512KB L2 cache, 1600MHz FSB)
    Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows® XP Home SP2
    Monitor:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Partition question [resolved]

    Thanks for the info Mike...this is what I LIKE about UBUNTU...all the friendly help givers in the forums...you're a great bunch of gals & guys...If we all pull together we can conquer the world...for...
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    [SOLVED] Partition question

    I got a grandson got loose and installed something called "Limewire" on my PC. I had it Dual Booted with WindowsXP & Ubuntu.
    Limewire made such a mess I decided to "Restore" the area that Ubuntu...
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    Scottsburg has 2 Lunux Users

    Good evening...today using "wubi" I installed Ubuntu 10.4.1 on my son-in-laws computer. After cleaning out all the spyware, running a registry cleaner/defrager and defraging the hard drive. I...
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    [wubi] Re: Explanation please

    I thought I HAD used the stand alone install *iso...that is my confusion...
    Everybody says since "Ubuntu" shows up in Windows "Add & Remofe Programs" menu then it was a "wubi" install...just wanted...
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    [wubi] Re: Explanation please

    So if I understand it right, To remove "Ubuntu" in order to do a clean install of another variant...all I need do is run Wundows-XP "Add & Remove Programs/Ubuntu"..then run dfrag and reinstall...
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    [wubi] Re: Explanation please

    I checked "Add & Remove Programs" and it showed an entry for "Ubuntu" but no "wubi" entry. Am I to assume it DID install with "wubi" even though I thought i has split the partition and done a clean...
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    [wubi] Re: Explanation please

    That is what I thought I did. Re-booted machine with Ubuntu in the CD reader and went from there...that is why I asked the "wubi" question Did it do a clean install as I thought I did, or default to...
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    [wubi] Explanation please

    Good morning :-)

    I was dorking around in a dos window in Windows-XP and I found this...

    C:\ubuntu>dir
    Volume in drive C has no label.
    Volume Serial Number is FC32-FBDF

    Directory of...
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    Re: Ubuntu On my hardware (AND-Athlon-64)

    Well with an AMD-Athlon-64(3200) and 2MB of RAM this old box on Ubuntu-Linux should do just fine.

    Next time I work some overtime I will buy a 16MB thumb drive to backup the "My Documents" folder...
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    Re: Ubuntu On my hardware (AND-Athlon-64)

    I don't regret installing the 32-bit Ubuntu. I really like it. I will continue to dual-boot until i am as comfortable with it as I am with windows-XP then i'll have a funeral for W-XP and wipe and go...
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    Re: Ubuntu On my hardware (AND-Athlon-64)

    All the discussion above...re RAM...My eMachines W3410 can only HOLD 2-MB of RAM. (2 * 1MB) is all the Motherboard will support.

    As I am a "Po' Boy" I have to go with that. It was a stretch for me...
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    Ubuntu On my hardware (AND-Athlon-64)

    Good morning all you friendly Ubuntu "geeks" out there. I have a hardware/OS question.

    I have a 5 year old eMachines (W3410) system with a --

    ADM Athlon 64 CPU.
    ATI-Radeon-Xpress 200 video...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing KDE desktop

    Thanks I used this and it went flawlessly. KuBuntu was just too "busy" for my tastes. I DO like Ubuntu standard 10.4 LTS. Not too "cluttered" and somewhat customizable..using it now!

    Don't know...
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    [kubuntu] Re: KuBuntu after or on top of Ubuntu

    If I had known Ku/Ubuntu Linux was this convenient, I would have installed it a long time ago...
    I am my family's computer "help desk" so to keep my mind in it (Windows)I have to keep a Dual-Boot...
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    [kubuntu] Re: KuBuntu after or on top of Ubuntu

    Thanks Wil...that did answer my question...if I decide to kill Windows and do a total install of Linux, then I'll just install Kubuntu 10.4. Thanks you for your prompt reply. Y'all are much more...
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    [kubuntu] KuBuntu after or on top of Ubuntu

    Here we go folks. I just dual booted a Windows-XP system with Ubuntu. Unbeknownst to me my neighbor Ordered a set of disks from Ubuntu as he has a 5 year old computer like I do. He just received a...
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