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    [ubuntu] Decreasing size of an extended partition

    Hey,

    I reduced the size of my /home partition in the extended partition, but now how do I reduce the size of the extended partition?

    The unallocation space is still 'inside' the extended...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Atheros AR9285 Wireless

    I think the backport will work if the system is up to date.
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    [SOLVED] Allowing permission

    Hey,

    I want to install Flash Player as a plug-in on Firefox. On the flash website it says to copy the file to /usr/lib/firefox/plugins. I try to copy the file but it comes up and says:

    Can...
  4. Thread: New to Ubuntu.

    by Wrathe
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    [ubuntu] Re: New to Ubuntu.

    So does it work?

    I got an ASUS K50IN as well.

    The method I tried worked for a little while, until I went to Hardware Drivers (System > Admininstration) and clicked enabled (which froze it and...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Will not load OS - Flashing White Striped Screen

    That worked. It got my desktop etc. working again. Thanks!

    Logged on then tried to update graphics driver (System > Admin > Hardware Drivers). It detected the driver. Then enabled the driver...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Will not load OS - Flashing White Striped Screen

    Wow. Happened again. -.-

    This time I manually installed my NVIDIA driver (it didn't show up in Admininstrator > Hardware Drivers so downloaded driver, shutdown X etc.) then after I installed it,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Atheros AR9285 Wireless

    I tried that. It says:



    I also downloaded linux-backports-modules-jaunty-generic_2.6.28.11.15_amd64.deb It says:



    (I just tried that since I had to reinstall Ubuntu.)
    The way I did it...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Will not load OS - Flashing White Striped Screen

    Ah okay. Thanks.
    Now I know to put in the AC plug before it gets below 3% (I put the plug in at 3% but it must take some time to warm up before it starts taking from the AC plug??).

    Was afraid...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Will not load OS - Flashing White Striped Screen

    Wierd for me, cause it hasn't happened to me before. xD

    No. I did not restore Vista. I backed it up. Vista said it would not rewrite over my previous backup if I had enough room. But it did...
  10. [ubuntu] Will not load OS - Flashing White Striped Screen

    This is really wierd.

    GRUB loaded up and I booted Ubuntu 9.04 (I have a dual boot with Vista). The Ubuntu icon and the loading bar comes up and gets about one third done. The screen then went...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Atheros AR9285 Wireless

    The one that I downloaded was i386 and did not support AMD64.
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    [SOLVED] Atheros AR9285 Wireless

    If you have an Atheros AR9285 wireless card on Ubuntu 9.04 and cannot get it working, this is for you.

    Ubuntu did not automatically detect my card (AR9285) and spent many hours trying to figure...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 - Cannot activate Atheros AR9285 Wireless Adapter

    EDIT: Got it working!

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1286503
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    Re: What to Expect When Dual Booting?

    I allocated 117GB out of 300GB or so by using Disk Management in Vista. Then put in the Ubuntu CD and went through the installation. When I got up to the partitioning part of it I selected the 'use...
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    Re: Free Beginners Guide

    Thanks
  16. Thread: Dual booting

    by Wrathe
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dual booting

    [Solved]:
    I selected 'manually partition.' Made root (/) 23GB, /home 115GB, swap 4.3GB. All logical partitions.
  17. Thread: Dual booting

    by Wrathe
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    [SOLVED] [Solved] Dual booting

    Hey guys,

    I understand there has been many many................. threads on dual booting.
    The purpose of this thread is to confirm that this is the correct process. (Vista Business is...
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