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    [SOLVED] Re: Best distro for an Acer 5734z

    Sorry for the bump.

    anyone having these issues go with an older version. linux mint 10 solved all my issues. must be a kernel thing.
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    [SOLVED] Best distro for an Acer 5734z

    hey guys I have an Acer 5734z and i'm looking for a distro that fits my hardware the best. so far everything i've tried has been buggy. so far my results as such.

    ALL DISTROS
    backlight...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer aspire backlight issue 11.10

    solved

    sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

    Edit the two lines
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor vga=792"
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_osi=Linux"

    sudo update-grub
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    [SOLVED] Acer aspire backlight issue 11.10

    I've looked everywhere alas no luck. it seems to be a common problem with no solution.

    my backlight just shuts off when Ubuntu boots. my external monitor works, just not my laptop screen. and my...
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    [SOLVED] 11,10 screen way too dark

    I just installed 11.10 on my acer aspire 5734z, and the monitor is just way too dark to the point a can barley see it. (even during boot) I have it hooked to an external monitor, which works fine....
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    [SOLVED] Re: install to boot from cd

    I may try the USB. mainly for browsing, and playing with anyway.

    [EDIT]
    will the USB load any faster?

    main reason i don't want to use a live cd is the long load time..
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    [SOLVED] Re: install to boot from cd

    I realize this, I'm wondering if it can be done with a boot cd similar to "haiku", and no boot manager.
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    [SOLVED] install to boot from cd

    hey guys been a while since i last used Ubuntu, and i want to start again. but still need windows. is there any way to install it too the HDD so it only boots from a cd or flash drive without the...
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    [all variants] Re: professional looking distro

    this is a satanic look, i mean like IT professional, hacker look. is it possible for me to change my boot screen, and such?
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    [all variants] Re: professional looking distro

    i thought backtrack was a legitimate hacking distro? i'm not really at a pro level, i just want it look pro.
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    [all variants] professional looking distro

    Hey guys, I'm looking for a new distro to try, preferably debian/ubuntu based. but i'm hoping there's one out there with a black, hacker, or pro look to it. not kiddy looking. (like Debian's lil...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: how to find out the name of the exact graphic card model i have installed?

    I'm fairly new to Linux so I don't have commands. but you could always search your PC on google.

    they usually have some type of id on the casing. through some searching i found my model was an...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: can i stick with ubuntu 10.04 for many years? dont like where ubuntu is heading.

    i meant people prefer gnome over unity. witch you can clearly tell by reading threads




    as for distro hopping, I like XFCE, LXDE, and what not. I just don't care for Unity

    I haven't got too...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: can i stick with ubuntu 10.04 for many years? dont like where ubuntu is heading.

    I think the switch to Unity is a bad move. Most people prefer gnome. I think it should be an option during installation. After all it is about choice.

    With my experience unity took twice as long...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: can i stick with ubuntu 10.04 for many years? dont like where ubuntu is heading.

    Try Linux Mint

    It is very similar to Ubuntu, but upon downloading you can choose the desktop environment. This was true with 8. I'm not sure about the more updated versions.



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    I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Old PCs

    I'll Try Crunchbag, as this is not the first I've heard it.. tinycore as well
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    [SOLVED] Re: Web Videos Freezing

    I'll see about that.. maybe transmission is just overpowered lol..
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    [SOLVED] Re: Old PCs

    thanx for the replies,, but i was really wondering about using no desktop environment... I've read somewhere you can use fluxbox with no D/E

    this really was a desktop environment question..

    as...
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    [SOLVED] Old PCs

    Hi, i have 2 old PCs that i repaired currently using XP, however i would love to use linux. and puppy was a hassle (deleted itself if it was ever shut-off improperly) not to mention XP seems to be...
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    [SOLVED] Web Videos Freezing

    I've only had this problem with Ubuntu Based Distros. if i'm running torrents my web videos, Such as youtube freeze, and i must refresh the page.

    i understand that torrents will slow my connection...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Accidentally Removed Shutdown From Task-Bar

    thanks, couldnt quite figure out what it was..
  22. [SOLVED] Accidentally Removed Shutdown From Task-Bar

    Mostly due to the unintentional double click of the mouse, I accidentally removed shutdown options from my task bar... along with my user name/options. could anyone tell me how I can add them again.
  23. Re: How do I open Wine programs in a window?

    i went to the wine site and found nothing that helped. is there anybody who can write me a .bat command, to run them in windows, based on a game you run, i can edit the file to match mine.

    the...
  24. How do I open Wine programs in a window?

    when i run curtain games like GTA, or Portal they open to large for my monitor to handle. i would emulate a desktop, but that tends to make the sound crash. upon downloading portal it came with a...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Software Center/Package Manager dont work+ Large System Lag

    no i don't think so
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