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    Re: Inconsistent Internet Connection

    I'll research a solution myself.
    Maybe if someone knew the cause of these sudden connection issues, I'll have an idea on where to start.
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    Inconsistent Internet Connection

    Recently, I noticed that my internet connection was not working consistently.

    For example, some websites would load after a minute or never, while others loaded instantly.
    If I wanted to watch a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Getting started with gaming on Linux

    Thanks everyone for your help. It looks like I learned a few important things.
    I have to move on now.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Getting started with gaming on Linux

    Bear in mind that I am still just a novice with Ubuntu.

    lshw -C Video

    outputs:
    256449

    Followed by:

    glxinfo | grep OpenGL
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    [SOLVED] Re: Getting started with gaming on Linux

    So referring back to this question in the quote above, what would work?

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    [SOLVED] Re: Getting started with gaming on Linux

    I went on Google about checking my graphics card memory
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=780900
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    [SOLVED] Re: Getting started with gaming on Linux

    Sorry if I kept anyone waiting for a response.
    I went with PlayOnLinux and was impressed with everything I saw.
    I tried installing a Sonic Fan Remix. It's almost done, but now it is asking me
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Getting started with gaming on Linux

    I was interested in using emulators to play games on my PC. So I went on Google and found this:

    http://linuxconfig.org/linux-dosbox-simulator-and-free-dos-games

    So it says I have to install...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    I figured that the best thing to do was to refresh both operating systems.
    Its an HP computer, so I hold down Esc, and select SYSTEM RECOVERY.
    From there, I opt to have my PC refreshed, so that all...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    Well... what can you tell me?

    For example,
    Do commands performed on the preview version of Ubuntu have any real effect on my PC? If not, then I would have to undo the effects of bcdedit /set...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    Nevermind. I figured out how to access BIOS, but the boot order had no affect on the problem.
    There is something else that I have to come clear about.

    When I perform the boot repair, I have to...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    I have a new problem.
    After installing, I rebooted to see if Windows was still working.
    That may have turned out to be a mistake.

    I did not think that I had to perform the Boot Repair, because...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    Hopefully, these will be the last question(s) I have to ask before proceeding.
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    I set my partitions, but before installing, should I install to the first item on that list, the one that...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    There is one important question regarding /boot.

    Why is 300 MB sufficient?
    Should it not be much higher than that?
    I am just assuming that /boot is place to put the files from my formatted USB...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    I took notes from a two sources and wrote out a a plan for I would install.
    Does this look like it could?


    1. /boot – System boot installation

    Size: Arround 300 MB should be enough...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    I this looks better.
    254464


    Installation window would look different and I made sure to snap pictures.
    The top:
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    The bottom:
    254466
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    Is this what you meant?
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    I rebooted and took pictures of the screen after selecting "something else".
    I'm going into very unfamiliar territory.
    Here is the top:
    254434
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    To answer the first question, I did deactivate Fast Startup and Secureboot. http://elabualg.wordpress.com/2013/10/22/dual-boot-ubuntu-and-windows-8-uefi/
    That's the best I can do to answer that...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    Booting the PC, I once again came across a terminal-like screen.
    This time, I deleted all the files on my thumb drive and then reformatted using Rufus http://rufus.akeo.ie/
    Upon booting the PC this...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    Something strange happened.
    I noticed that I could not copy and paste the hash onto NullRiver. I can only paste all the characters minus one. ????
    So I tried a different program:...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    Hi. Thanks for all the assistance so far. I appreciate it.
    I went with Utorrent and clicked the link that you pointed out.

    Then I tested the ISO with winMD5Sum.
    I got the same error message as...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    I'm going to try downloading the ISO from a Torrent. Then I will try the Rufus formatting when I am done.

    My first question:
    Should I, and is it safe to delete EVERY file from my USB drive before...
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    I went here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM

    and followed directions for Windows, except I performed the action on the same Windows PC I am having problems with.
    I performed the...
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    Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a new HP Desktop

    Okay. This is challenging.
    I just bought a brand new HP computer with WIndows 8.1 pre-installed.
    I had all of my old files from my old computer already backed up, and my plan was to dual boot...
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    Re: Opening Blender

    Inputting: lshw -C display


    WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
    *-display
    description: VGA compatible controller
    product: 2nd Generation Core...
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