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    [ubuntu] Re: Messed up install gui?!?

    Nobody got any ideas? How do I install in non gui mode?
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    [ubuntu] Messed up install gui?!?

    Im having trouble installing ubuntu. After I boot the install disc and try to get the installation going I get a messed up display screen. Its as if the display is not formatted properly. I get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Light on HP Laptop?

    Never mind it worked :) I had to reboot the computer first. Thanks a bunch now I can sleep better using ubuntu knowing that the eye sore orange light is gone :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Light on HP Laptop?

    I tried doing what that link says but it does not work. Bah little things like these is what makes linux frustrating. Guess i'll just have to leave it orange.
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    [ubuntu] Email Help

    Hi guys/gals. I just recently switched over from Windows. However I have a small problem with my new OS. When I used to use Microsoft Outlook I would save certain important emails onto my HD. ...
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    Uhh really? I'm kind of new to Ubuntu and all, but how the heck is this OS working then if it has no registry?
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    [ubuntu] Re: AVG Disaster

    Uhh out of curiosity why would you install avg on a linux OS? Isn't AVG a windows anti virus program? I thought linux was immune to viruses?
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD Ripping Software?

    Thanks a bunch.
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD Ripping Software?

    Wait thats a transcoder. I'm looking for a decoder to rip dvd's then reburn them again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD Ripping Software?

    thanks i'll try that.
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    [ubuntu] DVD Ripping Software?

    Hi all. I am searching software that can easily rip and backup dvd's. When I used to use windows I used a program called DVD Shrink. Is there any similar software available for Ubunutu?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Light on HP Laptop?

    no ideas anyoNE?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Light on HP Laptop?

    Yeah my wireless is on and active. I can surf the web and see network. But like I said it should be blue when it's on and active and not orange.
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    [ubuntu] Wifi Light on HP Laptop?

    Currently I am running ubuntu 9.10. Everything works great with the OS except for one nagging issue. On the front of the laptop there is a light that turns blue when wifi is on and connected. It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Display 1280x1024?

    I did what you said. No luck. I edited the file and reboot and still I can't get 1280x1024. It still won't show up in the nvidia x server settings. Max it shows is 1280x800. Maybe I should wait...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Display 1280x1024?

    I did what you said but when I try to save the file it says "Could not save the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf_backup. You do not have the permissions necessary to save the file. Please check that you...
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    [ubuntu] Display 1280x1024?

    I just installed Ubuntu 9.04. I switched over from MS Vista. I am pretty much a linux newb. I have a HP dv6915nr laptop. When I was running Vista i was able to get a display resolution of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Multiple Desktops?

    Thanks for the link. I read the post and it seems there is a slight work around but for the most part it really isn't possible to have two distinct desktops. Which leads me to this question. What...
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    [ubuntu] Multiple Desktops?

    Hi everyone. I was just wondering something about multiple desktops in ubuntu. Since I switched over from Vista all of one week now :), i have been using Gimp alot. I like the multiple desktop...
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    Re: Linux Viruses?

    So pretty much anything in Synaptic and anything in terminal that I can get with "sudo apt-get" is safe?
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    Re: Linux Viruses?

    O OK I see. I kind of had the feeling that might have been the case. Just wanted to be sure, new OS and all, it's a whole new world. Windows is pretty much what I only knew. Definitely going to...
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    Linux Viruses?

    I recently made the switch from MS Vista to Ubuntu. So far everything has been great and im loving my new OS. But I was wondering how is it that there are now viruses or key loggers for linux based...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Enter" To Start or Shutdown Ubuntu?

    Thanks a bunch purple everything works. It turns out I had to restart the PC after I made the changes...then it started to shutdown and restart normally. TY once again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Enter" To Start or Shutdown Ubuntu?

    Yeah i restared the computer and it booted up like a charm. I was wondering though if there is another line in that file that I can edit becasue i was having the same problem when i shutdown or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Enter" To Start or Shutdown Ubuntu?

    Oo wow thanks soooo much it worked like a charm. Is there another line in there that I can edit becasue it does the same thing when i have to shutdown or restart.
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