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    Re: Nothing but Wallpaper

    Okay, I admit it, I got in a hurry when reading yesterday and missed the most important answer.

    So, this morning I re-read what I had printed out from Ask Ubuntu.

    I had already loaded the...
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    Re: Nothing but Wallpaper

    papibe....

    I tried all of there possible solutions and none of them worked. Might there be something else?
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    Re: Nothing but Wallpaper

    Thanks papibe, I hadn't even seen that website.

    Printed it out, now will try it, keeping my fingers crossed.
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    Nothing but Wallpaper

    Upgraded 12.10 to 13.04 it was smooth sailing, no problems.

    Logged on to nothing but wallpaper, no unity side panel, no upper panel. Checked under displays, it shows it's a laptop display which...
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    Re: Ubuntu Computers

    Dell tried, but didn't market aggressively and they didn't come. Unfortunately, Linux is not like a "field of Dreams". You don't have to be a "geek" to run Linux, but it does need someone who is a...
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    Re: Thoughts on this laptop?

    My husband has an older Toshiba. Yes, I have Ubuntu on it, but have had to keep it at 10.4 as it will not handle any of the newer versions. Had to leave it at the 9.4 until 10.4 came out.

    Is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell XPS M1530 acting weird

    I also have a XPS M1530 and it gets hot (very hot on left hand side). When in facebook will quit letting me type and then highlights everything, will not close down browser without doing a hard...
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    Re: What is your job

    I do a number of things....

    1) Disabled
    2) Freelance Computer Tech
    3) Grandma

    With number 3 being more interesting and fun than anything else I do ;)
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    [ubuntu] XPS M1530 strange problems

    I installed 9.10 on this laptop without problems, it saw all my hardware and works perfectly until....

    When on the internet, it suddenly starts to highlight everything, or when I'm trying to type...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Fatal: No bootable medium found. System halted

    Thank you for your original thought I hadn´t tried it before you mentioned it.

    I´ve got Vbox on all of my ubuntu machines and I´m not an expert either..but I´ve never had this happen before,...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Fatal: No bootable medium found. System halted

    Sorry it took so long to reply...

    Yes, I tried redifining the hard drive and I still get the fatal message. Seems I may have lost xp.
  12. [ubuntu] Fatal: No bootable medium found. System halted

    Okay, I haven´t run my laptop in a couple of months and the last time I was on it, my VB worked just fine.

    So, when I started using again a couple of weeks ago, didn´t need VB immediately and of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    Give specs on Desktop, please
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/

    This is where unetbootin is explained and can be downloaded.
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    To change your bios, when your machine is first booting up you should see a screen that says F10 or DEL to get into bios...when you use which ever of those keys it needs it opens your bios up...you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    Here's another URL

    http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    http://releases.ubuntu.com/9.04/

    Try this url
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    hmmmmmm...I'm running out of thoughts...

    Just cause I do strange things, I might be real tempted to back up files, wipe drive and reload operating system on this machine and then try making a dual...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    That could mean that the desktop wasn't set up properly. Or you could go to bios and make your cd your first boot there and see if will work better that way!
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    All cds/dvds that you burn for unbuntu must be burned at a very slow rate 2x no more than 4x, because for some reason if not burned slowly they lose stuff...could be your problem

    Might even be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cant install ubuntu

    Wubi is to be installed in Windows like another program...ie: photoshop, Office, etc.

    If you want to install a dual boot of 9.04 you need to download the desktop version of Jaunty and not the Wubi...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install Windows 7 in VB

    Thanks Network Guy....I will do now!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install Windows 7 in VB

    Thanks Michael....

    But on this site, I found my answer....

    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/test-windows-7-rc-on-a-virtual-machine-part-2/

    For some when I made the first Windows 7 drive it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install Windows 7 in VB

    Well, I won't disagree that I could of done that...

    But it was looking for a drive to load it too and couldn't make it go on to just load...

    I'm working off a Ubuntu machine with VB and as I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install Windows 7 in VB

    Had the winXP shut off.

    Will check VB site and see if they have anything.
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