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    [ubuntu] Re: New UEFI Laptop... 32Bit Ubuntu a must

    I tried running 12.04. 32 bit inside a VM... it installs, then gives me a warning that it's running in low graphics mode and crashes. I'm going to try to install the 32 bit ubuntu and windows 8 both...
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    [ubuntu] New UEFI Laptop... 32Bit Ubuntu a must

    I have a brand new ASUS laptop with UEFI. I'm taking a class in assembly language systems programming, and I absolutely MUST use a 32 bit Ubuntu. I've encountered nothing but failure attempting to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New UEFI laptop, 64bit install, not booting windows from grup

    I have to have 32bit becuse the assembly language instructions I'm using for class are 32bit OS specific. If I install the 64 bit, and attempt to compile and run my programs written for the 32 bit...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New UEFI laptop, 64bit install, not booting windows from grup

    Downloaded Windows 8 evaluation .iso and burned, Turned back on secure boot and turned off all legacy support. Booted from Windows 8 DVD, ran restore utility and reverted my system back to factory....
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    [ubuntu] New UEFI laptop, 64bit install, not booting windows from grup

    I just brought home a new ASUS R500A (UEFI) Laptop and after much finageling to figure out how to bot from a thumbdrive and numorous failed attempts to install 12.04.2 32bit I finally got 12.04.2...
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    Sticky: [other] Re: Laptop INCOMPATIBILITY List.

    ASUS R500A...

    I complete and total fail... UEFI seems to be the culprit.

    = = =
    EDIT: As can be seen in http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2119033 the complete and total fail was using...
  7. [ubuntu] 12.04 on Inspiron M5010 Slow boot/slow login/no unity 3D

    Hello folks,

    First, a little background, This very same machine ran 10.04 flawlessly; including all compiz special effects. I've been futzing around with this laptop for weeks trying to get a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: weird terminal window issue

    okay... took a look at ~/.bashrc

    No idea what I'm looking for though
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    [ubuntu] weird terminal window issue

    After a clean install of 12.04 32 bit desktop, I press ctrl+alt+T to open a terminal window. the window opens but the prompt doesnt appear unless I ^C...

    any ideas?
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Trouble getting D-Link DWA-548 PCIe Wi-Fi card working!

    Confirmed! Got a new kernel version just now and recompile also worked flawlessly. Thank you!
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Trouble getting D-Link DWA-548 PCIe Wi-Fi card working!

    Found a ndiswrapper.conf file in the folder you mention, removed it, followed your instructions and all is right in the world again.

    Thank you so much!
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Trouble getting D-Link DWA-548 PCIe Wi-Fi card working!

    update. it seems I've gotten the driver compiled and loaded, but I still dont have wireless available in network-manager. I do have some more outputs to share if it helps.

    lshw -C network now...
  13. [SOLVED] Trouble getting D-Link DWA-548 PCIe Wi-Fi card working!

    I have a Custom Desktop PC with onboard lan (working) and a D-Link DWA-548 PCIe wi-Fi card that doesn't work and has no proprietary driver shown in the additional drivers tool.

    I have attempted...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade in place from 10.4 to 11.10 and can not boot

    Yes, I tested it from a USB stick though I did have to add acpi=off to grub to get it to boot.

    I tried the instructions you provided and while every command they prescribed seemed to work as...
  15. [ubuntu] Upgrade in place from 10.4 to 11.10 and can not boot

    Background: I have a Dell Inspiron m5010 that was running Ubuntu 10.4 without issue. I decided to wait until after the fall semester was over to attempt an upgrade because I was taking blah blah...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Reducing Windows Partition Size to Expand Linux Partition Size

    problem solved... I setup a USB flash drive to boot the system into Gparted Live which is a minimal Linux installation. With that I moved /dev/sda4 to the left to put the unalocated space to it's...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Reducing Windows Partition Size to Expand Linux Partition Size

    here you go...
    http://img202.imageshack.us/img202/2311/screenshotdevsdagpartedr.png
  18. [SOLVED] Reducing Windows Partition Size to Expand Linux Partition Size

    So it seems I underestimated the amount of partition space I would need when I installed Ubuntu. I Originaly allocated 50 GB thinking that would be enough, but I'm now getting warnings that tell me...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: no Network manager icon

    Did you check to see if there is a wireless switch that can toggle your wireless functionality? This can be either a hardware ore a software switch. If it's software, it is often an alternate...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Wireless connection is off and there is no switch for wireless

    On my Dell laptop, I can enter the CMOS and set the function key to require the 'Fn" key to be pressed in combination or not. You might try to see if this can make the wireless on/off key function...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: nm-applet connected but with red exclamation point

    well I poked around to see if there were any router setting that looked odd, and didn't see anything; then I decided to just reboot the router and it seems all is right in the world. The exclamation...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: no Network manager icon

    right click on the panel, select 'add to panel' from drop down menu, select 'notification area' from the list.

    you may need to do an ALT-F2 and enter:


    'nm-applet --nm-replace'
  23. [SOLVED] Re: nm-applet connected but with red exclamation point

    This...
    http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/7448/screenshot1ze.png
  24. [SOLVED] nm-applet connected but with red exclamation point

    I am currently running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

    I can connect to my wireless network at home and I can get online as if everything were normal.

    The nm-applet indicator icon in the upper right of...
  25. [ubuntu] Wifi icon has red exclamation point while connected.

    On my Dell Inspiron M5010, I have a Broadcom 43xx wireless adapter, and I am using the proprietary driver. While this problem is a matter of vanity, it's annoying and would like to correct it. The...
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