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  1. Remove previous Linux Installs from W8.1 This PC

    I have been trying out different distro's, trying to find the one that fits me best. Therefore, when I open Windows Explorer in 8.1, I have 16 partitions showing for Linux installs. I am actually...
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    [Zorin] HELP!!!!!! Taskbar situation Zorin 8

    I'm using Zorin 8, an Ubuntu varient. OK, this is a long story, so I'm going to just give you the short version that affects this. I'm on my son's computer, trying to fix my wife's computer. I'm on...
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    Re: Vaio grub/reinstall problem

    I don't know it it'll boot from usb, it originally had Vista, how it pulled vista with just 512k ram, and I think a 1.8 cpu.

    I will try that as soon as I can. Thanks
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    Vaio grub/reinstall problem

    I've got really old Sony Vaio desktop, everything except the motherboard has been replaced in the last 2 years. So I get up the other day and go to start it up and it gets to the grub selection...
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    [lubuntu] stuck at grub and other issues

    I have an old sony vaio that I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on, a few weeks ago, then I got busy and let it set a few weeks. Today I went to install some educational software for my son. Anyway, I pressed...
  6. [kubuntu] Moving default folders to windows partition

    I'm dual-booting Kubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7, I very rarely use Windows but I do have a couple of programs, that just don't work well with Linux. I do need to be able to access a central folder for...
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    I need a root password

    OK, before anyone jumps up telling me I don't need root access, or something like that please read the question. Sorry if that sounds ugly, but I have read way too many questions this morning (about...
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    Re: network printer problems

    Output is:
    nmap: option '-sp' is ambiguous; possibilities: '--spoof_mac' '--spoof-mac'
    Nmap 6.00 ( http://nmap.org )
    Usage: nmap [Scan Type(s)] [Options] {target specification}

    Then about 8...
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    Re: network printer problems

    @Philinux, I tried to install nmap, it was already installed. So then I try the commands to check the network, and it just sat there. I put in the command, a new prompt popped up and that was that....
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    network printer problems

    This may get complicated, I'll try to be as clear as possible. I have a HP DeskJet 1051 all-in one printer. I did have it plugged straight into a pc, if it sat without being used for a day or two it...
  11. entering a vertical straight line in the terminal

    I am trying to enter a command into the terminal, and I'm unsure about a straight line in the command. I don't know if it is actually supposed to be entered or if it's there to show a break or...
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    Hi from Blue Springs

    I don't know if this board is still active or not, but thought I'd post and find out. I live just outside of Tupelo. I've been using Zorian 7 (Ubuntu 13.04) for about a month. I've installed it on...
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    [lubuntu] How long to format HDD

    I have an old computer running Vista, I decided to install Lubuntu on it. I partitioned off a 140gig section for Lubuntu. I downloaded Lubuntu using the alternate install method, due to age of the...
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    Please help with xset commands

    I am trying to adjust the speed of my trackball mouse, I have searched all over google, and several forums, the only thing I can find is to use the xset command. There are a lot of postings showing...
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