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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Burned Ubuntu 10.10 with img burn on Windows 7 (fresh install) on boot initramfs

    my first suggestion would be to redownload the .ISO file, it's not uncommon to get a bad ISO, that's why you should check the MD5sum, there's tutorials on how to do that if you just search Google,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: burning iso image

    first off did you download the file from the ubuntu site or did you use Torrents to get it? secondly, this is a guess, try unarchiving the RAR file using some type of archiving software, 7zip works...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Reliable Email Application?

    i know when i was using an email client i tried several, and i personally liked Claws mail, it should be in the repos, but doesn't natively support HTML and all those other nusences, but can be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing ubuntu

    first and foremost, welcome to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. secondly, i believe you should definitely start with some basic reading material to get yourself acquainted with Ubuntu, so here are a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OpenGL/3D programs not working!

    the first thing that pops in to mind is to go to System>Administration>Hardware Drivers and try uninstalling then reinstalling the driver you're using, maybe it'll work, maybe it won't, but it's...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: How to access encrypted files with the passphrase?

    yes, i'ts possible to move the contents of your home folder to your first hard drive, and as far as the files being encrypted, the drive becomes unencrypted upon login, and are encrypted when you're...
  7. Thread: DVD issues

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    [SOLVED] Re: DVD issues

    as said before, after pasting the command in to the terminal you hit enter and you're gonna see something like this:


    [sudo] password for phil:

    now, you say you can't type anything, but i...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Trying to share folders on a mounted disk

    i'm not too experienced with it, but i do know that in order to network an Ubuntu PC and a Windows PC you need the Samba server, perhaps someone more knowledgeable can help you, and remember, Google...
  9. Thread: DVD issues

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    [SOLVED] Re: DVD issues

    in order to play DVDs on Ubuntu you need the software that decodes the DVD called libdvdread4. you can install this by running this in a terminal


    sudo apt-get install libdvdread4

    then simply...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't see my mp3 player

    here's what i would do. open up a terminal and run this command


    sudo fdisk -l

    that will list your partition table. most mp3 players are picked up as a removable hard drive. on a single drive...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu wont boot up

    just a thought, but have you tried re-downloading the ISO? it's not uncommen to get a bad ISO. that's why we check the MD5sum. hope this helps,

    Phil
  12. [other] Re: Will Ubuntu work on my Dell Inspiron 630m?

    ok, here's a quick rundown. Linux in general is known for being able to work very well on older hardware, so your computer being compatible shouldn't be an issue. as to which version of Ubuntu to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I have a n00b question

    ok, here's a quick break down. .deb files are for Debian based distros, and you're right about .deb files being similar to .exe files, with the exception that .exe files are simply a program, where...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on old HP DV4000?

    Linux is known for working best on older hardware, and i've had other Linux distros running on machines with much more modest specs than what you've described, namely an old Dell Dimension L500cx...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: installed Ubuntu 10.10 yesterday and not happy

    have you considered using Google Chrome? it comes with Flash pre-installed and running out of the box. simply download the .deb file (either 32 bit or 64 bit depending on which architecture you have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to load a driver on startup?

    ok, here's how it works. unlike Windows where you have to install every little driver the machine requires Linux loads them as kernel modules and detects the vast majority of the hardware upon boot,...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How many OS can be installed in a system..?

    to be honest as many as you can squeeze in there, you can probably save a lot of space by making a single /home partition for all of your OSes. a bare minimal install of Linux takes up less than 1 GB...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Operating system not found UB 10.10

    the first thing that comes to mind is that you may need to have the internal SATA drive connected when you install in order for Ubuntu to install Grub to the MBR properly which is required for a...
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    [other] Re: What ubuntu to DL?

    when it comes right down to it it's really just a personal choice. if you're looking for something similar to Windows i'd suggest Kubuntu. Ubuntu is the standard Gnome install and the most popular....
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    [SOLVED] Re: General Ubuntu Requirements?

    judging by the machine stats in your sig you should be more than able to run Gnome on both the desktop and the laptop, just be sure that once installed you disable any services you really don't need...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu is too slow

    wow, i don't see how ANY system would be slow with those specs. like eriktheblu said, plz post the results of the command given, also please post the results of this command


    free -mt

    Phil
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    [SOLVED] Re: ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 & Lubuntu

    well typically in the past Ubuntu doesn't seem to play nice with a lot of the newer video cards (although i don't know how old your video card is) and i've heard of a LOT of video card problems...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Warning: Don't use 'tasksel' on a Ubuntu desktop

    i'd like to second this statement. i haven't used Ubuntu on my own personal machines for a while although i do still install it on people's PCs that want to try Linux, but it seems like the Debian...
  24. [xubuntu] Re: remove everything to a minimal ubuntu installation

    when i first started using Linux it was with Fluxbuntu, a now dead *buntu distro and it was running on an old Dell Dimension L500cx running a 500 MHz Intel Celeron processor with 128 mb of pc100...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do i find my remaining disk space

    in my opinion the program baobab is a pretty good tool to analyze disk usage. it'll tell you exactly what is using disk space and where it's being used, and it'll even give you a nice little pie...
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