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    [all variants] Installed Lubuntu... fun suggestions

    Hello everyone!

    After staying up all night I finally was able to get the wifi card working with Lubuntu thanks to this forum and some of its members. Now I'm left wondering what might be some fun...
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    Everything works like a charm! Thanks again everyone. Now to the forums to see what's next!
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    Thanks so much Hadaka, you're a life saver! I did have my netbook connected to my router and still got the error msg, so ill download those updates right now! Hopefully we'll be in business-- let...
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    by the way, while I have the chance to ask:

    will any of these steps you guys have outlined here work with other, non-ubuntu-based distros i want to try, eg mint?
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    you all have been so tremendously helpful. I plan to take a lil ubuntu crash course so I won't need to bother you all with such basic questions!

    buuut for the time being...
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    thanks much hadaka! I feel like such a dope cause i just dove right into this without knowing how to uninstall a utility in terminal lol.
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    thanks so much for the guidance.

    here's whatis displayed in term after i paste that command:


    Lenovo-IdeaPad-S10-2:~$ lspci -nn | egrep '0200|0280'
    02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom...
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    turns out i have the broadcom BCM4312. Quick google search yields loads of promising results with ndiswrapper, but im having problems with step 4, i think the error was "command does not exist" or...
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    just realized that it was just invisible, but even so it was giving me an error. anyway, i had some funky stuff going on and after rebooting it wouldn't allow me to log in as admin as all...
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    [lubuntu] Re: lenovo wifi card drivers?

    Thanks so much for your quick reply!

    sorry if this is a silly question:
    After entering the first suggested command into terminal, it asks me for a sudo password. I tried to enter in my system...
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    [lubuntu] lenovo wifi card drivers?

    Hello everyone,

    In anticipation of ubuntu phone, I've decided to install lubuntu onto an old netbook I've have sitting around for quite a while now, the Lenovo s10-2. Figure that I better get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problems with ubuntu/vista...

    well, i did something, that's for sure. just tried to boot windows and it says no such partition exists. this could be good or real bad.
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    [ubuntu] Re: problems with ubuntu/vista...

    i think my secondary internal hardrive (one with ubuntu) is my secondary drive. it says my windows drive is unallocated and my ubuntu one is ext3 also, can ubuntu recognize ntfs or fat? im gettin...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problems with ubuntu/vista...

    im logged in as root and still it wont let me delete partitions in gParted. the windows hard drive is grayed out, and my ubuntu drive isnt, but the "delete" is. this help is greatly appreciated, im...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problems with ubuntu/vista...

    secondary internal hdd
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    [ubuntu] Re: problems with ubuntu/vista...

    will this destroy my bootloader?
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    [ubuntu] Re: problems with ubuntu/vista...

    its not a partition on the same hdd its a seperate hard drive.
    also, i dont know much about ubuntu, what's bootloader and what will i need to do to fix it?
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    [ubuntu] problems with ubuntu/vista...

    i have a dual boot with main running vista secondary running ubuntu. Im trying to intall xp over my vista hard drive. when i put the disk in it loads all the necessary files then tells me it cant...
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    [ubuntu] Re: drive won't mount ...sometimes

    I don't have a windows recovery disk. am I stuck?
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    [ubuntu] Re: drive won't mount ...sometimes

    yes I tried, still won't work:(

    ill try the arylons solution now....
    ...right after jeopardy
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    [ubuntu] Re: drive won't mount ...sometimes

    mkdir /media/windows
    mkdir: cannot create directory `/media/windows': Permission denied
    alex@Lappy386:~$ mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/hdXY /media/windows -o force
    mount: only root can do that


    that's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: drive won't mount ...sometimes

    The first suggestion failed, it says I don't have sufficient priveledges to mount. here's the output in terminal for sudo fdisk -l


    Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
    255 heads, 63...
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    [ubuntu] drive won't mount ...sometimes

    From time to time I have issues with ubuntu recognizing my hard drive and removable media. Something to do with my having the drives formatted in ntfs. Like I said, it has worked before- It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nVidia driver issue

    thanks much, the drivers are installed!
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    [ubuntu] Re: network problems

    It's quite odd actually. No luck in completely solving the problem per se, but it has been kicking me much less frequently- so much so that I haven't been motivated enough to try anything as of...
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