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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot partitioning

    Thanks, I'll try that.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot partitioning

    Got home and tried both from the ubuntu disc and an older gparted disc and neither would let me change the size of the windows partition. I would try to move the slider and nothing happens. Tried...
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    [ubuntu] Dual boot partitioning

    Just downloaded 11.04 and went to install on a windows 7 as a dual boot. I didn't see any option to make a new partition for ubuntu as I seem to remember in earlier editions. Am I missing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best Laptop For Ubuntu?

    Look at the off-lease machines on ebay for the T61 thinkpad. Some have no operating systems and are really good deals. buy with a warranty and you should be good to go for Ubuntu. I have no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best Laptop For Ubuntu?

    I would look at any Thinkpad, even an older one. I am running a T42p (5-6 years old single core Celeron)and It has had a good record with every Ubuntu that has come along. Small problems have been...
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    Re: cursor disappears after hibernate

    :rolleyes:

    OK, great advice on these page. the Fn + 7 key and changing desk tops both work. This will make the problem small and I'll wait for the update that repairs the bug. thanks:rolleyes:...
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    Re: cursor disappears after hibernate

    bump, bump
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    [SOLVED] Re: windows 7 virtual machine in 10.04

    Did you have windows 7 as a dual boot then use that install inside 10.04 or a new install of 7 inside 10.04? Tell me what your computer specs are....
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    Re: tap to select on T42p thinkpad

    bump---
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    [SOLVED] Re: windows 7 virtual machine in 10.04

    using GNOME - no real reason, except I'm more used to it.
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    cursor disappears after hibernate

    I have had a strange problem crop up. After installing Ubuntu Tweaks (that's about all I remember changing) the cursor disappears whenever I hibernate or suspend the laptop. I am running 10.04.1...
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    [SOLVED] Re: windows 7 virtual machine in 10.04

    I guess I'll just re-boot (literally) for now and maybe take a look at crunch bang in virtual box in windows... I'll go grab an iso and make a ghost of the drive, then try to install inside...
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    [SOLVED] Re: windows 7 virtual machine in 10.04

    Full Ubuntu in partition. I have a feeling that 7 is too heavy an environment to run inside 10.04... It might work better the other way around and put Linux inside 7 since it runs on less...
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    [SOLVED] Re: windows 7 virtual machine in 10.04

    As Ed would say to Johnny Carson, "you are correct sir". I have a T42p that was running W7 as the main parition and put 10.04 on a scond partition. Now I need to occasionally use the Family Tree...
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    [SOLVED] windows 7 virtual machine in 10.04

    Is there a relatively safe and easy way to place a windows 7 virtual machine in 10.04 booted from a windows 7 partition on a T42p thinkpad laptop? (2 gb ram) There are 1 or two programs that I need...
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    tap to select on T42p thinkpad

    Under 8.04 I did this to get the tap to select working on my thinkpad with a trackpoint in the keyboard. Is this still the same under 10.04? I'm not the greatest with the terminal so I want to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Deletidng avast and folders on slow os

    I did get it running on the second install, but the update broke it again so I think there might be a process in the background that got started. Will your suggestion end any process it started?
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    [SOLVED] Deletidng avast and folders on slow os

    I installed avast anti-virus on my 10.04 T42p thinkpad. It immediately slowed to a walk! and the registration number did not work and caused an error message. I tried to reinstall the program with...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu while preserving recovery partition

    I have done this by making a system image with the windows 7 backup software and then installing ubuntu wubi. If there is a problem with the boot, I can return to the system from the image and no...
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    [SOLVED] screen blanks and won't wake up.

    I have a strange change in the new install of 9.04. After the laptop sits for a few minutes (on power cord) it blanks the screen. When I hit a key or the touchpad it doesn't give back the screen. ...
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    [SOLVED] screen blanks and won't wake up.

    I have a strange change in the new install of 9.04. After the laptop sits for a few minutes (on power cord) it blanks the screen. When I hit a key or the touchpad it doesn't give back the screen. ...
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    [SOLVED] Some cabs failed during installation

    I followed the instructions and all seemed great until the end of the install when I got the red message that some cabs had failed. Now I have no icon on the desktop and I wonder if I should just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade and install problems

    Best suggestion might be to backup your /home and any other information that you will need in the new install and then do a fresh install of 8.10. Probably more stable and quicker than going through...
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    [ubuntu] Re: install 8.10 over gOS

    Thanks, I put gOS on the machine to try it out... too much BETA going on. I like the concept, but maybe later in the development.
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] install 8.10 over gOS

    I have gOS and xp on partitions on this machine. Can I install 8.10 right over gOS? Can I delete the partition and leave windows alone and not ruin grub? What should I do?
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