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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarting to get on line

    I'd like to thank everyone who offered suggestions on my restart problem.
    I finally went to Geek Squad. It wasn't a linux problem. Everything worked fine in the store. I seem to have had an old...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarting to get on line

    Hi Sandy,

    Sorry about the delay. I was in New York. Here is what the ifconfig command gave me,

    duke@duke-laptop:~$ ifconfig
    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarting to get on line

    Thanks sandyd,

    I will tell you what came up, but tonight I got online on the first try. It has become more random since I returned to the notebook's original boot order. I don't think I am using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarting to get on line

    Thanks for getting back to me. There were no drivers listed when I went to the menu you suggested. I redid the boot order, but that made no difference. I noted that during the first sign on a line...
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    [ubuntu] Restarting to get on line

    This is a problem that has persisted for years -- probably since Hardy Heron. When I sign on, I can't go online (either through Firefox or to update on root) without doing a restart. I was wondering...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    I am not sure how this happened, but I seem to have an odd mixture of Ubuntu and Kubuntu. The logo at the top is Ubuntu red instead of Kubuntu blue. Navigator just wigs on and off before it dies. But...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Wish I had known what you know before I upgraded to Hardy.
    Keith Jones
    Old Bridge, NJ
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi Jeffrey:
    You are smart to stay with Gutsy. That's when my problems began. I will never upgrade right away again. What worked for me was a combination of sudo apt-get install gnome and a second...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi lazyart:

    I just wanted to thank you for responding to my query. I have a GUI again. Even though I am not 100% back, I feel confident I can get there now. Fo some reason, I came back in Kubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi Bilal.17
    I just wanted to thank you for responding to my query. I have a GUI again. Even though I am not 100% back, I feel confident I can get there now. Fo some reason, I came back in Kubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi encompass:
    I just wanted to thank you for responding to my query. I have a GUI again. Even though I am not 100% back, I feel confident I can get there now. Fo some reason, I came back in Kubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi 3rdalbum:

    I just wanted to thank you for responding to my query. I have a GUI again. Even though I am not 100% back, I feel confident I can get there now. Fo some reason, I came back in Kubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Peter09

    I just wanted to thank you for responding to my query. I have a GUI again. Even though I am not 100% back, I feel confident I can get there now. Fo some reason, I came back in Kubuntu and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hello Riven0

    I just wanted to thank you for responding to my query. I have a GUI again. Even though I am not 100% back, I feel confident I can get there now. Fo some reason, I came back in Kubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hello SunnyRabbiera

    Just a note to thnank you for your help. A variation of your sudo install ubuntu desktop command plus a reconfiguration command got me back with a GUI. I'm not 100% back, but I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi lazyart:
    Would it make sense to get my old Fesity Fawn disc out, reinstall and then update to Hardy Heron? I haven't figured out how to do this in terminal mode yet. What does the reconfigure...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi bilal.17

    I thought about reinstalling. My only concern is that I have a dual boot system. Somewhere, I think I read that if you uninstall Ubuntu, Windows on the other side could collapse with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi Riven0

    I did the command sudo apt-get gdm and got an inalid operation response. I think I already have gdm, as my system tells me it stopped gnome display manager every time I give a sudo halt...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi encompass:

    I can't remember if I responded to this or not. I have an Acer 5570 2067 notebook that I bought last summer. It came with Windows Vista installed. I hated Vista so much I turned to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi Peter09

    I have typed startx gnome. I get a "fatal server error" message. No screens found xio fatal io error 104 (connection reset by peer)on x ":o,0"

    dowkeith
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    Hi encompass:
    Thanks for your intest. It appears that gnome originally didn't get downloaded when I upgraded from Gutsy to Hardy. I did the sudo apt-get gnome command -- after ubuntuy desktop didn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    You are right, At first the GUI hadn't downloaded. I was able to download gnome with this command: sudo apt-get install gnome. The problem is that gnome still doesn't boot up when I turn my compuer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    I had already tried startx. It didn't work. Thanks to some dvice I got in the forum I was able to download gnome with the: "sudo apt-get install gnome" command. Now it seems to be running, but I am...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    This is for closure. I thank you for helping me get Gnome installed. Gnome seems to be running but is depressed like me. When I try to exit from the terminal mode (I do have to power down), I get a...
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    [ubuntu] Too Hardy for a newbie like me

    I just upgraded fron Gutsy to Hardy and either lost my Gnome GUI or it is running undetected. When I boot up, I don't get the GUI sign on. Instead I get a command line login prompt (dowkeith-laptop...
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