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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I am 72 - where is my 'tab'!!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with Grub Error

    CDtech - latest update! Installed Win98 on the would-be Linux PC. It installed no problem at all and boots from the HD no prob! Apparently it is/was the Gutsy install that wrecked it! Question...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with Grub Error

    The PC is a very modest Asus A7V 800 MHz AMD Athlon with 1 Gb RAM. The BIOS settings are all standard except 'Disabled BIOS virus detection'. The Drive is a 'new' 200MB Samsung PATA 133.

    If...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with Grub Error

    Hi Cdtech! thanks for your vigilance! I'm deeply in a mess I think.
    I set the linux drive to Slave and used Acronis to convert it back to Windows XP NTFS by cloning on my main PC; that worked...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with Grub Error

    CDTech- many thanks indeed! I'm sure you are correct; I was messing around in Partition Magic to try to sort dual booting and prob. screwed it, as nothing works now, except live Linux CD such as I am...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with Grub Error

    Help! I can not load any version of Ubuntu (7.04 7.10). The Hard drive is accessed and then the message:-

    Stage 1.5
    Grub Loading Error ....wait..

    Error 18.

    I have tried many reinstalls...
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    Re: What's your backup strategy (if any)?

    Can someone tell me the scripts or Apps to SAVE my system files to a bootable disc, please. In Windows I use Autostreamer.

    thanks jeffjohn
  8. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    Finally after another 8 hours got things working!!!

    previously after Gutsy install, I had no internet connection etc etc.

    I have resolved the problem but not sure why! could someone explain it...
  9. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    I tried to upgrade to Gutsy automatically via the Installer. However as soon as reference to third party sites was made, i.e. www.skype and two other repositories, the upgrade failed; presumably due...
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