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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    I appreciate this "how to" because it deals with all of the common requirements in a single command.
    I agree that it could be updated with some benefit.
    Good work and kudos to the author.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub fails

    Thanks. I guessed there might be some such convention.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub fails

    Well! Not everything is gloom and doom!
    After mucking about with this for hours, I decided to re-install taking the opportunity to make the root partition at the start of the disk. It had...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub fails

    Thanks for your prompt response wilee-nilee!
    Problem is that I am working here on a different machine than the one that is in trouble.
    In a while I may be able to get this thread up on the troubled...
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    [SOLVED] Grub fails

    I have, for reasons I need not explain, completed a clean installation of Ubuntu 10.04. As part of that process I reorganised partitions on my Ubuntu hdd.
    Boot now gets to checking DMI pool data...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing XP after Ubuntu?

    That was my problem too. Here is the link that saved my bacon.
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/Netgear_WG311_v3
    Hope this will ease your unease about installing Windoze first . ....
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] No keyboard input to Hardy

    Just a note: I feel like an idiot for not seeing the problem earlier. However, this experience demonstrates the real value of these forums. No matter how dumb the question, there is usually...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No keyboard input to Hardy

    Wahoo!:) All's well. It appears that mortenb's suggestion was close to the money.

    I eventually noticed that the default button under selected keyboard layouts section in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No keyboard input to Hardy

    This is getting really frustrating!:confused: I still prefer to work in Ubuntu rather than this other OS - even with no keyboard input. But every time I need keyboard I have to kill Ubuntu and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing XP after Ubuntu?

    In my experience GRUB has always configured itself. Control over its appearance and operation is available through a package called StartUp Manager which is available through Synaptic.
    So far as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No keyboard input to Hardy

    Thanks mortenb. I checked this out as you suggested and found no solution. Slow keys is disabled and I still have no keyboard input whatsoever.

    Any other suggestions? I have checked xorg,conf ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing XP after Ubuntu?

    I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows several times.
    Because Windows takes control I find it better to install Win first, let it think it is incontrol, then install Ubuntu. The partitioner in...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] No keyboard input to Hardy

    Hi folks, I need help! My 3 month old installation of Hardy has just decided that it will not accept keyboard input at all. I cannot use terminal, nor can I access root terminal. I cannot edit my...
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