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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching to Windows

    He said he lasted 6 months. Suggesting hes done with Ubuntu and wants Windows back.

    Take the Windows Disc, put it in, restart and boot from CD, install Windows.

    If you want to dual-boot (have...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Install XP Over Ubuntu With USB With Broken Keyboard

    Usually its the other way around...

    Thats a weird one, wasn't sure if you could boot windows from a USB to begin with.
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    [SOLVED] Re: unmet dependencies error

    Congratulations!
    Glad you got your problem sorted.

    Personally, I love the forums more than Ubuntu, i've pulled my hair out over Ubuntu but already have my first 5 kids names lined up for these...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My Computer has been Hacked/Monitored; Help!

    I don't mean to... disturb the topic.
    However, how do you actually know you were hacked at all?
    I mean, theres a lot of panic and all but no sustenance to support you've been compromised.

    How do...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATABILITY List.

    1) 9.10
    2) Dell/Alienware
    3) m11x

    Works great, as always it needs wired connection to get drivers.
    Does not like switchable graphics.

    No other known faults.
  6. Thread: crossover linux

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    [SOLVED] Re: crossover linux

    +1 for PDF Idea.

    I'm always an advocate of using PDF files.
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Install XP Over Ubuntu With USB With Broken Keyboard

    +1

    Also, if you can't find BIOS Boot order, go into the BIOS Setup, usually its in there too.

    But it depends on your mobo.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dumping Windows but could use assistance

    My Suggestion to you?
    Duel-Boot.

    I play a fair few games, mostly Steam stuff and maybe WoW.
    While, after a week, I got wow working perfect in ubuntu 9.10 (was a while back) I still kept windows...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 total newb restarted, command line instead of login dialogue box starts?

    This might not be relevent, noob here too.

    I've had a similar issue.
    CTRL+ALT+F5 through to F10 I think it is.

    Its different terminals, happened to me before, I hit CTRL+ALT+F10 (I think) and...
  10. Thread: Ubuntu CD

    by Zintha
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu CD

    Laaaame, but also +1 to this too.

    Get a more recent release, otherwise you'll find yourself reinstalling shortly anyway
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    GDDRescue didn't work I guess

    Not sure which area of the forums to put this is... or if it even belongs here, but you guys have been amazingly supportive and have always pointing me in the right direction so if it doesn't belong...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Change User Settings from Root

    LiveCD would take a good few hours to download before I could try, I have a couple but not with me :(
    Any other solutions that would be easier? I'll start the download but monitor this thread.
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    [ubuntu] Change User Settings from Root

    Sure, you might click on this topic thinking "Why not just change it from the user account?" however its not possible.

    I changed it so I can login without putting in a password for a few reasons....
  14. Thread: xsensors 0.70

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    [SOLVED] xsensors 0.70

    Windows install exploded after some RAM failed.
    So i'm using Ubuntu as my primary as i'm done dealing with Windows failing.

    I had a handful of temperature monitoring programs on Windows and often...
  15. [ubuntu] Assume root priviledges when opening something

    Hi there wonderful folks. Been a while since I asked a question here so here goes.

    I recently got a new printer and wanted to set it up to work with Linux shortly after I got it working in windows...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to access Linux partition files

    I play World of Warcraft using Wine off my Windows installation and it works better than any linux installation i've tried yet.

    Yet to mess it up to! Which I am very happy for so far.

    Also, to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to access Linux partition files

    I've never told anyone to go all Linux/Non-windows OS ever before.
    The people who would be able to handle not having windows are already using Linux or another OS (excusing Mac, horrible OS, no...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: DLed new update. How do I remove old versions?

    Then OP will need to know how to edit the grub menu :P
    But I do agree with this. Searching the forums will find several posts and topics and whatnot about editing the grub menu (which is the menu...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Thinking of changing from windows and have some questions (i know what your think

    Thats never a problem, Ubuntu-forums is a much higher level of quality of support in my experiance.
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    Re: msn on Ubuntu - Is is possible?

    Yeah i'm going to push skype too, lots of international calls means its a must.

    Also handles webcam/microphone a lot better than aMSN (which I use for IMs).
    I found aMSN needed me to forward...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Rookie. Really really rookie!! Need help with everything.

    Hate to say this but you're asking someone to buy what, very well may be, unneeded purchases.

    Just buying new for the drivers instead of even working out if the thing is fixable is a horrible...
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    [ubuntu] Re: run windows software in ubuntu.

    I have a 3g dongle I used for windows.

    Plug-and-play for 10.04 and 9.10 so far, long as I knew some of the setup for it which a quick google will give you what you need.

    Works 10x better than...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dvd playback issues

    Already got restricted codecs, as 90% of DVDs already play.

    Also, will mark as solved!
    and got VLC already, love it to pieces, plays everything you throw at it
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    [SOLVED] Dvd playback issues

    But only with SOME dvds! Random ones too.

    Breaking Bad, got the season 1 set. Great stuff, disc 1 and 2 worked fine with Totem as the player. No problems, disc 3 (with only the finale on) just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP!!! I screwed up my computer

    There are lots of other topics about this, especially with 7.

    First things first, go into terminal and put


    and you'll get something like


    If that doesn't work:
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