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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Can't get past login screen in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx.

    @ beckols

    Thank you very much for your excellent solution to the lucid endless login loop problem. Clearly written and it worked perfectly for me after ATI proprietary driver install corrupted...
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    Re: Firefox 3.6 Memory usage

    Running Firefox 3.63 on karmic with 3GB RAM. FF starts off using 200MB on loading, then gobbles up 1GB with lightening speed. Karmic gradually slows to crawl then will not run any major apps after FF...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Run "migration assistant" after install?

    I too would like to know how to run Migration Assistant after a new install.

    I have an unbootable HD install of karmic and need to find a quick way of moving selected applications and their...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: cannot boot into karmic after pkg update via synaptic

    Many thanks to all who have replied!

    @lemming465
    I tried unsuccessfully to use your instructions at:
    Re: system restore on 9.10
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=8612003

    sudo -i...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: cannot boot into karmic after pkg update via synaptic

    UPDATE:

    1. Have obtained a karmic live CD and run it.

    2. Also have mounted and backed up my home folder located on unbootable karmic HD install.

    3. This appears to not be a GRUB problem per...
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    [SOLVED] Re: system restore on 9.10

    Re updating kernel of unbootable karmic install from live CD

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=8611984#post8611984

    Re: cannot boot into karmic after pkg update via synaptic
    UPDATE:

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  7. [ubuntu] Re: cannot boot into karmic after pkg update via synaptic

    see post instantly below
  8. [ubuntu] Re: cannot boot into karmic after pkg update via synaptic

    Many thanks for your quick and kind replies.

    Original Ubuntu install was from jaunty LIVE CD. Then upgraded the original install internally via updater to karmic when it was released, since then...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: cannot boot into karmic after pkg update via synaptic

    Tried to back up home folder but did not have permission to copy it to external harddrive. This may be because I am compelled to run Fedora LIVE CD. Cannot burn karmic ISO as Fedora will not eject...
  10. [ubuntu] cannot boot into karmic after pkg update via synaptic

    My computer is an i386, which had an original install of jaunty, then upgraded to karmic and now with several later kernel updates.

    This machine just developed a boot failure problem after...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using VP170 Skype Phone in Ubuntu Karmic Koala

    Misery loves company? See this related link:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=8559389

    Maybe it is time to start a generalised topic on the USB phones on VOIP/Skype in Ubuntu topic? Skype...
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    Re: Howto: Torchat - Anonymous P2P Chat

    Is Torchat still being developed?

    The author appears to have disappeared; his torchat address has been dead for about a year now and there is no sign of a new release of any kind for about a year...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype Phone with Ubuntu?

    to Ron from MD:

    Please could you tell us the particulars of your installation of your GE phone, driver and any intermediate software, eg, GE Skylink.

    We have tried unsuccessfully to use a GE...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 deletes ATI drivers in XP partition, inter alia

    Thank you Harlekin65! I can confirm that your solution works on my T500 too. Apparently, the Lenovo factory default for the culprit BIOS setting 'OS Detection for Switchable Graphics' is ENABLED on...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 deletes ATI drivers in XP partition, inter alia

    I posted this earlier in this thread:
    "I am wondering if this ATI driver deletion phenomenon is peculiar to: Ubuntu 9.04? All Linux distros? A bizarre, perhaps unique, interaction between the Lenovo...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 deletes ATI drivers in XP partition, inter alia

    Subsequent to the adverse events described above, Ubuntu 9.04 was removed by deleting its partitions and restoring the XP MBR.

    XP then loaded and ran perfectly every time UNTIL I decided to see if...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 deletes ATI drivers in XP partition, inter alia

    Thanks to all who have so kindly given advice on this issue, especially Mark Phelps

    I can say that I did not knowingly create any shared partition.

    Please see the jpg image above, in my earlier...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 deletes ATI drivers in XP partition, inter alia

    Thank you for your kind reply.



    Answer: I booted and let Ubuntu install on its own from the CD.

    This is a virtually new client machine, factory XP install with only a few prgs and...
  19. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 9.04 deletes ATI drivers in XP partition, inter alia

    Subject: Ubuntu 9.04 deletes ATI drivers in XP partition, inter alia

    System: Lenovo T500 ThinkPad laptop brand new. ATI Radeon 3650 discrete graphics w/256MB video memory. card, 4GB RAM etc. ...
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