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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    Well,let's see -I'm 68 but everybody says I don't look older than 66 !/2.I use Ubuntu for what I can now-some cruising the internet and writing (the great American novel),and keeping track of...
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    [ubuntu] install Ubuntu 8.10

    I installed Ubuntu 8.10-a couple times-on two computers-an Everex with Linux already on it and on a old Dell to replace Windows ME.All went well and they run fine but trying to get Intrepid on my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal commands

    Thanks for all the suggestions-I'll be busy checking them out.This is what I tell people is good about the Ubuntu community-people respnd and offer help.You know what would happen if I tried to get...
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    [ubuntu] terminal commands

    Sorry for being so ignorant but aside from buying a book where does one find out about all the terminal commands.The forum has been very helpful but what I usually do is cut and paste and that sure...
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    Re: Has Ubuntu become bloatware aka M$

    Love the idea of Linux and ,esp,Ubuntu, but as I have posted ,had to get rid of it on my XP computer.Too complicated,too many choices,too much to go wrong.I had GOS also but switched up to 8.10 on...
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    [ubuntu] too many problems for now

    Had 8.10 on my computer inside Windows but as well as worked on two other computers (where it still is) cdrom problems, too many little problems):P and an unbootable computer(got into windows with a...
  7. Thread: No cdrom

    by fauna
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    [ubuntu] Re: No cdrom

    I have the same problem and no one seems that interested.Tried many of the solutions on line but it seems my cdrom is not being recognized by Ubuntu and I can't figure out how to get lined up.I am...
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    [ubuntu] how to set drive path for cd-rom

    Running Ubuntu 8.10 inside Windows XP-all is well on two other computers but the cd drive doesn't register.Where do I go to find drive path and how do I put it in place?Fstab file lists no cdrom.
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    [ubuntu] no CD player/icon-poor sound

    CD player runs but no icon and no way to bring up sound.Poor sound on sites and I tried everything from this forum.The same Ubuntu runs fine on two other computers but on this one,it is loaded on...
  10. Thread: video resolution

    by fauna
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    [ubuntu] Re: video resolution

    video processor is Unichrome Pro C7-D. faquna
  11. Thread: video resolution

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    [ubuntu] video resolution

    I got Suse running fine an Everex computer but Ubuntu only always a very low resolution-640x480-and it can't be changed.Suse has the Yast control but no such thing on the latest Ubuntu that I can...
  12. Thread: grub command

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    grub command

    Wubi is loaded but grub only accepts "reboot".I have Suse and fedora on other computers but what do I use as command line to load kernel when running on Windows XP ?I feel very dumb.Sorry. fauna...
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