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    Re: General problems with Lenovo Y510p

    Hey Mu57ard, great looking laptop by the way. While I don't have any experience with that model, from what you said it sounds like it might be related to a video driver issue. Have you checked...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Grub boot menu stopped appearing after booting into Windows 8.1

    Here is a thread with a similar problem to yours, but that one was not resolved yet either. Here is another thread that seems to have been resolved when an option called "nomodeset" was used, but...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Grub boot menu stopped appearing after booting into Windows 8.1

    Keilan,
    You may try using an ubuntu live cd, but I imagine if the boot-repair iso doesn't work, then that won't either. Sounds like access to the BIOS or at least the boot menu needs to happen to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Are SSD drives sufficiently reliable?

    In my experience they are quite reliable. I put a machine together back in February/March of 2010 with an 80 GB SSD as the system drive, and it's been running fine since. Been through a couple of...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: VMware Player error after login to Saucy VM

    Thanks for the post brian.joe.kelley, but I was already able to use tty1 using ctrl+alt+F1 from within the guest os as long as I entered the tty before I logged into the GUI. The error comes up...
  6. Re: How to install Ubuntu SDK on Ubuntu LTS 12.04

    Well, in your original post you had output from the terminal that said "E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages." that makes me think that you have some package issues that need...
  7. [SOLVED] VMware Player error after login to Saucy VM

    I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on a desktop machine with AMD Radeon 6950 graphics. When I create a virtual machine in VMware running 13.10 64-bit, and go through the installation with all the...
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    Re: Why to pick linux over windows

    I agree. Personally I like using GNU/Linux because it is very stable with the mature versions, and yet if you want to challenge yourself (and learn a lot in the process) you can use a development...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Optiplex 755/win 7 wont boot 12.04 usb or disk for new install.Why?Help plea

    Make sure you are setting the disc/usb drive as the first boot device in the BIOS or alternatively using the one-time boot menu. BIOS can be entered with the F2 key, and the one-time boot menu is F12...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video Goes Out During Install

    What model video card do you have exactly? After trying out Linux Mint on a VM, and doing some searching, I found this site that may help with your video issue. They give a nice walkthrough of how to...
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    [SOLVED] username change request

    Please change my username to one of the following, in order of declining marginal preference
    dsc1596
    IceMilk
    UpdateAddict


    Here is my profile address:
    My Profile

    Before creating the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video Goes Out During Install

    oh, I see. I'm not as familiar with Linux Mint I'm afraid. There shouldn't be problems necessarily with ATI video in general, but perhaps the card is no longer supported out of the box with the...
  13. Re: No puedo escuchar sonido/video en formato mp4

    Echa un vistazo a este hilo. Sé que es en Inglés, pero utilizo el código que está ahí y usted debería ser capaz de resolver el problema. Algunos formatos tienen derechos de autor y por lo tanto...
  14. Re: How to install Ubuntu SDK on Ubuntu LTS 12.04?????

    Try running "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" if you haven't already, and if that gives errors, then try "sudo apt-get install -f". This will fix any dependencies that haven't been...
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    [ubuntu] Re: File not found error on install

    Possible duplicate? Check out this thread.May be related to a BIOS setting or BIOS vs. UEFI.
  16. Re: Problem installing Windows 8.1 AFTER Ubuntu installation

    Check out this thread. Also, in general it is a better idea to install Windows first, THEN linux. Linux installations are much more tolerant of other OSes on the hard drive than Windows.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video Goes Out During Install

    First of all, what version of Ubuntu are you installing? Also, try going into a tty (ctrl+alt+F1)if so, you can try to install a proprietary driver from there. Sometimes even with a black screen you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: missing pluggins

    You are probably trying play restricted formats, which isn't a bad thing, it's just that the plugins you need are proprietary. Try this link. It walks the reader through installing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound not working

    Try the saucy version, and if that doesn't work, then you can try the 3.12... version. See this link for a walkthrough of how to install 3.12 on saucy. Of course the usual warnings apply (don't use...
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    Re: Grub error help boot-repair!

    There are a few ways to get the program, one option would be to download a repair disc which includes boot-repair. Try this: Boot-repair-disk . You could also download the .deb on another computer if...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Set Lynx or Elinks as default browser for ubuntu 12.04

    This is most likely because those two browsers are designed to be run from the terminal or a tty, not from the GUI.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound not working

    I had this problem when I installed the development branch (Trusty Tahr). My sound didn't work, and the fglrx and fglrx-updates additional drivers did not work. I ended up installing a newer kernel...
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