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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Install/Boot from Live CD barely begins with a collision!

    I have made a decision. I am aborting this experiment for now. I realize that many factors have to come together in order to make what I want to accomplish happen. I know well the shortcomings of...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Install/Boot from Live CD barely begins with a collision!

    OK update: Ran the Alt CD and things went well to the point of the partitioning. Chose Guided: Resize Mater Partition and use freed space. Got:

    for some unknown reason impossible to resize this...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Install/Boot from Live CD barely begins with a collision!

    Ok, no joy on adding in the commands to the kernel thingy at F6 went back and selected the safe graphics mode option. Very similar results. I did burn an alt CD so while I am waiting for some...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Install/Boot from Live CD barely begins with a collision!

    Dstew, could one enter those commands at the point where this code (above) stalls like you would at the cursor of the command line in a terminal?

    Just tried it again and got a string of:...
  5. [ubuntu] Install/Boot from Live CD barely begins with a collision!

    Readying an HPa1025c with a 200 gb HDD and 1 gb of RAM. Windows XP all backed up and trimmed down. Plenty of disk space left. Did a defrag of the drive after removing crap and cleaning up. Getting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: re-install ubuntu 8.04

    Not sure if this question is related (or related enough). If a person were to download and burn a fresh Live DVD of 8.04 on a given day would have download contain everything, fixes, patches,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    That has been my experience so far. This may not be the case for everyone.
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    just wanted to jump in here and say I experimented with both and found if I enabled DHCP the connection was severed. The only way it will work at all, wired or wireless is in "roaming mode". Not at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to restart, shutdown.

    New installation of Hardy, 8.04//EeePc 4G Surf//2 Gb ram

    I have been reading and reading for a more exact match for my problem but not finding precisely the same issue being discussed. I find that...
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    [kubuntu] Re: internet speed

    One obvious thing that I find works at the network level is to bring down the connections menu and click on your connection to reacquire it. I find that even on my house network which should never be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy Heron Update

    Whew!...That's why we love the noobie forum. LOL> I just had the very same thing happen and guess what, you were right there for me. Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    I found this procedure. It pertained to 7.10 but I could not find any significant differences in it that would seem to cause it not to work;

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    sorry to go off on my own here but i was having so much trouble with the changes i had made that i decided to untangle the mess. I used the live dvd and reinstalled Hardy. I then got all the updates...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    i couldn't find out anything about this error message so I decided to go ahead with the rest of your process. When I type the cmd sudo modprobe ndiswrapper it takes it and goes directly to the next...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    Ok sorry I am such a twit. <LOL. I did get the driver installed using what you outlined and what is left of my brain. It shows up:
    driver installed
    device (1969:2048 ) present (alternate driver:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    OK, I found a download of xp drivers for this card and d/l to the Desktop. It was a zip file and I right click selected extract here. it coughed up a file folder named 'lan' I used the cmds you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    still searching for drivers. Linux version drivers for this specific card...is that what you have in mind?

    Meanwhile concerning this wired connection: It is currently running on manual...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    got everything activated and found and installed the ndiswrapper. Now looking for the correct atheros drivers not sure how best to find them. This, as I said, is an EeePc 4G surf the specs say...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    Thanks for sticking with me here. I did as you said and searched for ndiswrapper in the synaptic and it is not there. SO...download it from someplace?
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    Interesting development: I disconnected that USB cable. I shut down, I unplugged the AC, I removed the battery, I made coffee. I came back and installed the batt. restarted and the miniBeast now...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    Got the files you specified. Went to install the build-essential one. Got "Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6-dev|libc-dev"

    Are these file understood to be toward the goal of restoring...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    ok, not to derail this momentum we have going here but I did a little experimenting and ran a USB cable direct from my cable modem to the Eeepc and it recognised the connection First sign of life so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    As above I went through the "upgrade" which went uneventfully. After that: NO INTERNET CONNECTIONS OF ANY KIND AT ALL! I expected to have to do some work in the case of the wireless but there is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no internet in Ubuntu Hardy heron

    HELLO?? This guy's not alone on this. Any help coming?? No connection AT ALL of any kind after upgrade.
    !!
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