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  1. [ubuntu] Re: HP G60 Laptop Wireless Disabled By Hardware Switch

    Sorry to let this thread sit for so long, I actually ended up resolving this some time ago. The solution suggested by jboyette did the trick. I haven't had a chance to find out if it holds for a...
  2. [ubuntu] HP G60 Laptop Wireless Disabled By Hardware Switch

    Hi,

    I'm in the process of setting up my parents' HP G60-630US laptop with Ubuntu 11.04 Natty. Installation went fine, but now I am trying to get the wireless set up and am encountering an...
  3. Re: Help recovering GRUB boot - "you must specify filesystem type"?

    -nvm, I figured it out: pertinent information is under sections 13-16.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Question about Ubuntu functionality on netbooks

    Thanks for the response snowpine. I'm not sure if my netbook uses GMA500, but I will give it a look when I get a chance. I'll let you know if I have any success.

    -NM
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Question about Ubuntu functionality on netbooks

    3 hrs later and the display is still borked and it doesn't seem that the upgrade is progressing. I have a pretty slow internet connect at home, so I might leave it running overnight to see what...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Question about Ubuntu functionality on netbooks

    So I finally got around to installing Ubuntu 9.10 desktop on my Asus Eee PC 1201HAB Netbook, and it seems to run fine (if very slightly sluggish compared to Windows). Problem is, I want to upgrade...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Question about Ubuntu functionality on netbooks

    Not a problem, I haven't installed any other OS on the machine since I bought it. Was waiting to find out if it would run smoothly. Thanks for the warning though.

    Cheers!
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Question about Ubuntu functionality on netbooks

    Thanks a bunch for the input Mike/mje1708, yours was exactly the input I was hoping for, from someone who's tried multiple distros on a comparable machine from both flash boot and full install. Not...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Question about Ubuntu functionality on netbooks

    Thanks for the replies guys, I appreciate the input. I guess I will give dual booting the new 10.04 with my current XP install. Hopefully it will turn out to be just running from USB that is...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Question about Ubuntu functionality on netbooks

    Any thoughts?
  11. [ubuntu] Question about Ubuntu functionality on netbooks

    Hey Forums,

    So, I recently purchased a really nice desktop pc from iBuyPower along with an Asus 1201HAB netbook, replacing my Toshiba Satellite laptop (whose system board died after a faithful...
  12. [ubuntu] Firefox Video (mpg,wma,etc.) "Squeezed"...

    I'm not really sure how best to describe this issue, but whenever I play a video file in Firefox -- that is, click on a link to play an mp3, wma, etc. file within the browser (as opposed to...
  13. [all variants] Re: Dual Booting Karmic and Win7, Wireless on Ubuntu Much Slower

    Hi, thanks for the quick replies. My computer is a Toshiba Satellite M45-S265 and I believe the wireless card is Intel PROSet something or other (not sure the specifics). I realize there's the...
  14. [all variants] Dual Booting Karmic and Win7, Wireless on Ubuntu Much Slower

    I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop (as those of you who've read my previous posts know) and yet another mysterious problem has cropped up: I am at home for Thanksgiving break, and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Windows 7 Upgrade Issues

    lol, thanks for the response and warnings phillw. I'm very familiar with Murphy's Law, so it's always my first instinct to back everything up before making significant changes to my computer (hence...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Windows 7 Upgrade Issues

    I'm confused :confused: That link seems to be a guide for installing Ubuntu alongside Windows. I already have both Windows and Ubuntu installed, I just want to make the partition that Windows is on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Windows 7 Upgrade Issues

    Hey Mark,

    Thanks for the heads up about partitioning Windows (I'm running Win7, not Vista, but I'm assuming the same applies to both). I'm glad you pointed that out too, because the amount of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Windows 7 Upgrade Issues

    *bump*

    Any partitioning experts out there? I'd like to get this taken care of so I can start using Ubuntu normally again...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Windows 7 Upgrade Issues

    Hi phillw,

    Thanks for the link, there was a lot of good info in that article. However, I'm still a little confused about how I should go about resizing. I understand the process in the context...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Windows 7 Upgrade Issues

    Hey guys,

    I used the method described in the link for restoring GRUB and everything seems to be working fine now :KS

    I haven't tried resizing the partitions yet though, as I'm not sure if it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Windows 7 Upgrade Issues

    That link is virtually a novel, it would take me hours to sort through all that to even figure out what in there was supposed to relate to my problem. Was that really supposed to be helpful?
    And I...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 7 Upgrade Issues

    Hi,

    So those of you who read my previous thread know that I was trying to reinstall Windows XP on my computer. I ended up doing so, doing a clean install from the restore disc that came with my...
  23. [all variants] Re: Recovering Windows and Installing Alongside Ubuntu

    Still no responses? Why do my posts never get any love? :(

    I came across the following link in the mean time:
    http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/ubuntu-netbook-remix/13077-backing-up-ubuntu.html...
  24. [all variants] Re: Recovering Windows and Installing Alongside Ubuntu

    Couple of things:

    1) Nevermind about the USB Startup Disk Creator question, I know what that is now. However, I seem to recall something from when I was installing Ubuntu about a utility for...
  25. [all variants] Re: Recovering Windows and Installing Alongside Ubuntu

    Hey skyiscrying, thanks for the suggestion. I'm not really familiar with Wubi, but I checked it out, and it looks pretty cool. However, I'm not really looking for anything like that, I just want to...
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