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    [ubuntu] Re: Accessing Windows files from Ubuntu

    eventually I will be deleting windows that doesn't matter to me. I find it really cool!
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    [ubuntu] Accessing Windows files from Ubuntu

    Not sure wish. As I have never done anything like this (new OS of any kind) and I am running Ubuntu alongside Windows, it must be normal for me to be able to "reach through" to my Windows files from...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How to remove programs & Suggestions on a simple photo editor

    thank you folks!! I really appreciate the help. Seems it was too easy for uninstall. lol So I missed it.
  4. [ubuntu] How to remove programs & Suggestions on a simple photo editor

    Loving the Ubuntu experiance so far. As I started looking for a simple photo editing program I installed fotoxx and it seems to be a little too basic? Only does rotation and size? I may be missing...
  5. Thread: success!!

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    Re: success!!

    I'm thinking tomorrow will be a back up day. I have a back up drive (restore drive?) As I seem to recall Ubuntu offers a back up as well. Woo hoo!!
  6. Thread: success!!

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    success!!

    Ok, breaking into another area of the forum here. Yeah, stepping out of "for absolute beginners" for the first time! May not go far from there, but hey? Lets live a little huh? I have successfully...
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    [ubuntu] Re: first less than good thing.....

    well, this is my first time through, and as I have to go to work soon, I kind of like this Ubuntu. I am running it now. I am going to have to find out about things like Flash player and so on before...
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    [ubuntu] Re: first less than good thing.....

    download issue was due to it downloading direct to Roxxio, my DVD burner. I downloaded it properly to a folder this morning in 20 minutes.

    I am not expecting Ubuntu to be anything like Windows....
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    I have a Dell Inspiron 530s that runs Vista. 3g ram. I figured out my problem downloading Ubuntu, downloading straight to Roxxio instead of a folder. BIG difference in download time. Kubuntu is only...
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    [ubuntu] Re: first less than good thing.....

    my download speed is 25m. It is the upload speed from the server I'm sure. But it is getting dowloaded to the burner directly too. The read high is what X and K both did. But they came in much...
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    yes, that is right. Do I have to remove the Kubuntu first? And I can't get the bin file to do anything. I'm going to bed. 5 gets here quick. I have Ubuntu downloading now. It still has 8 hours to go....
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    this is what the read ne in install says.............

    About the Smart Boot Manager image
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    The file `sbm.bin' that is available in this directory may be...
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    [ubuntu] first less than good thing.....

    As I live in the silicon valley, Mountain View Ca., I don't have to throw a rock very far to find seriously computer literate people. At the fellowship I go to on Sundays I asked and a friend used to...
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    I used a torrent download and the same thing. I'm trying the 12.04 this time. Tried Ubuntu but it was going to take 8 hours to download. That's an over nighter.
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    in Install I read the doc about the sbm. It won't run. It opens on the note pad is all. It doesn't install.
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    I get 9 folders.
    .disk
    boot
    casper
    dista
    install
    isolinux
    pics
    pool
    preseed
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    I download from a mirror server? As I don't have software currently for bittorrent. I burn the DVD, then restart. On the Kubunto the icon was there as well as a program to install to make sure it...
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    I have downloaded twice from a mirror site. Should I just get a bittorrent downloader?
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    [xubuntu] live dvd XUbuntu

    I must be missing it, I can't find where/how to run XUbuntu from the DVD. I don't even see an install option. I got the KUbuntu DVD ok.
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    [ubuntu] Re: hello, brand new........

    I was wondering about running it along side. I have plenty of hard drive so that isn't an issue. But I have heard enough about Ubuntu from people I know off line as well that it does sound like a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: xubuntu? ubuntu?

    I have a 32g PNY. It is pretty slow as at the time I got it, cheap was better. lol I have 3g ram and will eventually be putting in the last gig it can take. Know I'm getting all excited about this. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: xubuntu? ubuntu?

    thank you folks!!
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    [ubuntu] xubuntu? ubuntu?

    I should probably wait until tomorrow when my eyes are working again and I can read more. BUT (yep, the big but) Is there a difference between the two?
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    [ubuntu] Re: hello, brand new........

    I have played a few Valve titles actually. Been awhile. The whole reason I started looking at other options popped up again today. mixi dj or something like that. Piggy backs on something. Only this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hello, brand new........

    My printer is an Epson Stylus photo R260
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