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  1. Re: Natty + W7 - On reboot, system hardware crash, needs powering off

    That's why they call it beta.
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    Re: Graphics Driver Problems

    You could always try booting it with WUBI then you would have access to the physical hardware and if (god forbid) you don't like Ubuntu, it is a fairly painless uninstall and you are back to windows.
  3. Thread: Update Manager

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    [ubuntu] Update Manager

    I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on a vmware virtual machine. I have run Lucid and jackalope etc... this way. I have had some difficulty with update manager previously, but eventually solved the problems....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic Proxy Problem

    On the system menu select Synaptic Package Manager Settings Preferences network then enter your proxy information on that tab. Update Manager uses this proxy info.

    torgrot
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    [ubuntu] Fonts are still broken

    :mad: Gee, I am trying to use this in the real world. Restricted extras are necessary. But still the ANADALE32.exe font is broken and now I will have to put up with this while it checks every...
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    [ubuntu] Isn't it about time?

    That they fixed the problem with the install script for the microsoft tt-fonts? I have to work behind a firewall and this one single font anadale fails to install ever since about 6.04 I know it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing linux on clean HD without CD

    The iso is a CD-Image file, under windows you can use infrarecorder, Roxio, Nero, or any CD burning software and just burn the iso image to the CD. You can then boot from that, and then install.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing linux on clean HD without CD

    Why don't you just down load it and burn the CD, I am sure that is what almost everyone here has done at one point. The download is free and if you already have the image, why not just burn the CD? ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub not loading!

    I will bow out here and let ajgreeny help you. You don't need multiple people yammering at you.

    torgrot
  10. Thread: Removing Grub

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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing Grub

    Why don't you back your working system up before you try again.

    torgrot
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub not loading!

    Whoa there dude, do you know how many hard drives you have? According to that list there are six(6) disk drives
    /sda is a 640GB
    /sdb is a 500GB
    /sdc is a 640GB
    /sdd is a 500GB
    /sde is a 500GB ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Dual Boot System Issues

    ):P a big +1 on that idea, I did it when I first installed Ubuntu 6.04 and it has been a god send many times since. Install Ubuntu to the first hard drive and let GRUB boot Windows off the second...
  13. Thread: Boot problem

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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot problem

    Do you have a recovery CD for your laptop? I would use the tower to repartition and format the drive using the Windows disk management software. Then I would reinstall the drive in the laptop and...
  14. Thread: Removing Grub

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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing Grub

    If you have Windows XP and an old copy of a Windows 98 diskette you could use the commands from there fdisk/mbr and that would restore the MBR enough to complete your recovery. Another possiblitiy...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub not loading!

    Something is definitely amiss there. According to you menu.lst you have three copies of Wndow XP running in three seperate partitions. I think some more info will be needed before any suggestions...
  16. Thread: Boot problem

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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot problem

    You will need to restore the windows boot record. I believe if you have the windows CD you can use that to restore the MBR by selecting R to recover and then at the command prompt type fixmbr. When...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse wheel has mind of its own!

    Before you boot into Ubuntu, power off the computer, that will reset the mouse and it will scroll normally. The Microsoft software sets some parameter in the mouse itself and the mouse is...
  18. Thread: Mouse Problems

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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse Problems

    Here is the output in 8.10. How do I get 9.04 to use the same?
    gtgrot@desktop:~$ xinput list
    "Virtual core keyboard" id=0 [XKeyboard]
    Num_keys is 248
    Min_keycode is 8
    ...
  19. Thread: Mouse Problems

    by torgrot
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    [ubuntu] Mouse Problems

    I did a fresh install to VMWare. I did this with 8.10 and had no problems. I have problems with the scroll wheel under 9.04. It only scrolls in one direction.

    gtgrot@gtgrot-desktop:~$ xinput...
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    [ubuntu] Re: it's me again, with another question

    Is there a model number on it someplace? It shouldn't be to hard to set it up to login to your account automatically, but we would need to know more specifically what model it is.

    torgrot
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    [ubuntu] Re: it's me again, with another question

    Not to pick to fine a nit but is the modem a DSL modem compatible with ATT?
    What did you buy it for originally?

    torgrot
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    [ubuntu] Re: Just won't Take last step

    Try adding this to as an option to the command line of the live CD
    acpi=off

    torgrot
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    [ubuntu] Re: Just won't Take last step

    Yes that is what you should try.

    torgrot
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    [ubuntu] Re: it's me again, with another question

    I have used Ubuntu for years with ATT DSL, with no problems. I did not however try to set it up my account with Ubuntu. I know this is heresy here, but do you know someone with a Windows Laptop to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Just won't Take last step

    Can you get XUbuntu to run from a live cd? That would be my starting point. I know my Dell requires some command line switches to run. It has a problem with power management not being implemented...
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