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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Need a new laptop...which to get for Linux? Bought an HP Nooooooooooooooooooooooo

    The latest Lenovo laptops perform very well (can't say why) for linux distros. I have used Ubuntu, OpenSuse and Fedora on an old core2duo laptop of mine.=D>
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    [ubuntu] Re: Want to remove Windows completely

    If you can remember on which partition your bootloader is, you can use gparted partition editor and boot repair to delete and re-create partitions. First, install gparted and boot repair in Ubuntu....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading to Gnome 3.8 breaks it all

    It's latest: the USC or Ubuntu Software Center is not opening at all from unity DE; and it's crashing from gnome 3.8 DE! Is there a fix for this?
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    Re: How to format Windows 7 to Ubuntu

    It is always better to have both Windows and Linux (read Ubuntu) as dual-boot to get every type of applications.

    To use Ubuntu dedicatedly, backup your important data and run wubi.exe from Windows...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading to Gnome 3.8 breaks it all

    Yes I did. But didn't get seamless gnome+unity integration as it was with gnome 3.6. While trying to downgrade, I was getting "broken package" error. I followed the available commands/hacks but in...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: How to recover from bad, but working installation of 12.04

    Did you define a swap partition and tried?

    If you can, try re-installing Ubuntu from the bootable usb drive (not mandatory, though!). It is recommended to have a dedicated swap partition and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Total noob installing 12.04 LTS

    Check your installation media for the right version of Ubuntu. And as http://ubuntuforums.org/customavatars/avatar241895_2.gif tgalati4 said...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading to Gnome 3.8 breaks it all

    Well according to source, gnome 3.8 is far better (I can see why) but it shouldn't be installed before Ubuntu 13.04 (Canonical) fully supports it. They say, it's buggy too, though I found only one or...
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    [ubuntu] Upgrading to Gnome 3.8 breaks it all

    Hi, good to be back here after a while. :popcorn:

    Facing a problem with Ubuntu 13.04 X64. Installed Gnome shell and created two accounts, on one Unity is default, on another gnome is default DE....
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    Re: Ubuntu must have apps

    1. apt-fast
    2. Ubuntu Restricted Areas
    3. UpUbuntu PPA (www.upubuntu.com)
    4. GIMP
    5. Skype
    6. Hotot (Twitter client)
    7. Google Chrome Stable
    8. Gnome Shell
    9. VLC Player
    10. Pinta
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Changing the desktop background in Ubuntu 12.4

    Why don't you download some cool images to the ~/home/[your name]/Pictures/ folder and consider using them as your desktop background?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Want to use console directly

    Thanks to you, too. The post on the link you provided worked. Now I am able to enter even root account, because some shell commands need root access.

    I must say this forum is undoubtedly full of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Want to use console directly

    Thanks a ton. It is EXACTLY what I was looking for. =D>
  14. [ubuntu] Re: how to install Ubuntu in separate disk partition?

    Hi utsav_ubuntoo,
    - Are you done with your installation?
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    [SOLVED] Want to use console directly

    Hi.
    Please consider the following:

    I use Unity,KDE plasma, Gnome 3.x and xfce for different user accounts, OS is Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit LTS. From the login screen, I can choose the environment I...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Quick question: does 12.04 upg kills Gnome-classic?

    Why don't you create another account, login and install Ubuntu? After a reboot, it is most possibly going to show you the list of environments with each account name's upper right corner (clicking...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: how to insatll ubuntu in separate disk partition?

    You bet you can. :KS
    But make sure you do want to "install" Ubuntu because you can use a "live distro" running from a removable media (e.g. CD/DVD, pen drive etc.). Get more info about how to try...
  18. [ubuntu] Skype for linux is outdated in software center

    Hi.
    This is my first-ever post on this forum. So am I welcome or not? :)
    My point is, I visited the Skype website to look for a version for linux. There I got Skype 4.x which is NOT enlisted in...
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