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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Hijacked the Firefox Home and Search Pages

    Glad that helped!
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Hijacked the Firefox Home and Search Pages

    Under Tools->Add Ons there is a section for Extensions. One of these is likely to be the culprit, and you can turn it off.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 shutdown time issue

    I'm at probably 12-15 seconds, using 12.04. It used to be quicker, maybe 5-6 if I remember correctly.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 on Dell Inspiron 530

    The PLOP boot manager boots from the CD, but does not require installation to the hard drive. It doesn't make any changes to your drive unless you instruct it to. However, it does let you boot to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 on Dell Inspiron 530

    It's been a while, but I recall that the boot manager is an ISO image that's easily burned to a CD.

    As for booting from the hard drive after installation, I've been using Ubuntu exclusively since...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 on Dell Inspiron 530

    I have seen a similar problem with my 530 when trying to boot from USB. The BIOS driver doesn't quite work right, and I've had to use a workaround where I have the PLOP boot manager boot from CD,...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: I removed windows and switched to Linux completely. How is it going to effect?

    I've been Ubuntu-exclusive on my Dell Inspiron 530 since 2007, and I haven't had anything explode yet. In general, hardware is hardware, and it's either compatible or it's not (and if not, it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell selling Ubuntu or Linux machines

    While I would not be surprised to hear that Dell ceased to sell systems with Linux pre-installed, my experience over the past five years that they have sold them leads me to have a very low...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Brother 1440 printing PJL codes in 12.04

    Looks like it was a bug in the CUPS system, which has been fixed. Marking the thread as solved.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Brother 1440 printing PJL codes in 12.04

    Update: Tried switching to each of the various printer driver options with no luck. All of them had some similar printing strangeness. I'm now back with the recommended one (Brother HL-1440...
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    [SOLVED] Brother 1440 printing PJL codes in 12.04

    I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04, and discovered a problem:

    When I print things on my Brother HL-1440, it will generally print an extra page before the document I'm printing that appears to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: dell vostro laptop doesn't shutdown

    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=how+to+reflash+bios
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    [SOLVED] Re: dell vostro laptop doesn't shutdown

    A quick google search comes up with this possible solution: re-flash the BIOS, even if it's the same version. Failing that, if the problem exists in Windows 7 and the machine is still under...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading BIOS on Dell Studio 1558

    The best suggestion I've seen is here: http://www.tummy.com/journals/entries/jafo_20080920_234755 though I have not actually updated my BIOS using these instructions, I was able to boot into the USB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on USB stick

    Scanning quickly through the instructions, it appears that what you're creating is a USB version of the "live CD." What that means is that you can boot from it, and run it (note that it'll be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on USB stick

    First of all, 8GB should be more than adequate for this purpose. I think the minimum requirement is still more like 2.

    However, depending on how you created the USB stick, there may or may not be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu not installing on Inspiron 500m

    Generally, when you install the operating system it formats the hard drive as part of that process; it's not something you usually have to do as a separate step.

    As for your computers, most likely...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu in portable HDD

    It sounds like you used the normal installation process for Ubuntu, which replaces the MBR on the first hard drive. Assuming you have a Windows 7 disc, it should be fairly easy to restore the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu not installing on Inspiron 500m

    I found a similar-sounding problem, and its solution, here: http://pragmatec.blogspot.com/2010/05/ubuntu-1004-lucid-lynx-on-dell-inspiron.html
  20. Thread: won't mount

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    [ubuntu] Re: won't mount

    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=terraria+1.2+wine
  21. Thread: won't mount

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    [ubuntu] Re: won't mount

    http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=23556&iTestingId=63917
  22. Thread: won't mount

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    [ubuntu] Re: won't mount

    Strange problem, but I'm glad you got it working.
  23. Thread: won't mount

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    [ubuntu] Re: won't mount

    Hmm. I'm getting into guesswork, here, but the backslashes and "cow" are still bothering me. Did you erase/format the USB drive before you did the install? Perhaps there was something on it...
  24. Thread: won't mount

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    [ubuntu] Re: won't mount

    I'm not familiar with the windows-based USB software. Can you step through exactly what you did to a) create the bootable USB drive, and b) to boot from it?
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    [ubuntu] Re: won't mount

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM
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