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  1. [ubuntu] looking for a compatible USB wireless N card

    Hey, I am looking to get a wireless N USB network card. I am running Ubuntu 11.10. Yes I have checked the Ubuntu Hardware Wiki but it seems pretty out of date when I looked. I was thinking of getting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: best wireless card for linux?

    I have read from a few places that PCI is better than USB for wireless cards although it looks like USB might be a much easier option. Thanks for your help!
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    [ubuntu] Re: best wireless card for linux?

    Ok thanks for that :) just a quick question though:

    I have a HP Pavilion Slimline S5545UK desktop PC. It has a spare slot with PCIE1X written next to it. I've looked online for some some network...
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    [ubuntu] best wireless card for linux?

    I have a desktop PC and I need to get a WI-FI card for it (built in or USB). Whats the cheapest and best wireless card that has Linux support? thanks x
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ownership of fat32 partition

    Got it to work now, I was trying what you said and typing "sudo mount -a" but it still weren't working, turned out I needed a full reboot :) Thanks for all your help guys :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ownership of fat32 partition

    Ah I see, so I have to edit fstab to state I have ownership.

    I tired this but it didn't work:
    UUID=FEFC-0092 /shared vfat uid=connel,gid=connel

    Thanks for your help!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ownership of fat32 partition

    That's what I thought... But I can't create new files in the /shared folder
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ownership of fat32 partition

    Also I just tried the following command (taken from the site lightningfox sent me):


    sudo chown -R connel:connel /shared

    But it lists loads of files and says "Operation not permitted" after...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ownership of fat32 partition

    My fstab file looks like this. The bottom line is the one I don't have write access to:


    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
    # Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally...
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    [ubuntu] Ownership of fat32 partition

    Hi. I just installed Ubuntu but forgot to automatically mount my fat32 partition I use to store files so they can be accessed on Windows and Ubuntu. I have edited my fstab using this guide:
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  11. [all variants] Re: Creating an extended partion with deleting anything?

    Ok, think I'll just delete the small FAT partition and restore in a logical partition.

    Thanks for your help, really appreciate it :D
  12. [all variants] Re: Creating an extended partion with deleting anything?

    There is an application in my windows install that allows me to burn my recovery partition but my netbook doesn't have a dvd drive. Do you know if it is possible to get a virtual dvd drive that burns...
  13. [all variants] Re: Creating an extended partion with deleting anything?

    Here is the output:

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l

    Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes...
  14. [all variants] Creating an extended partion with deleting anything?

    Hi, I have just purchased a HP netbook. I wish to install UNE on it but it already has 4 primary partitions. Is there any way I can put these in an extended partition without deleting them? Thanks
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    [all variants] Re: Is this even legal????

    Ok thanks for your help! :)

    Oh yeah and on my Dell laptop I can middle click by pressing both the left and right buttons at the same time, its really handy when browsing the web opening new tabs....
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    [all variants] Re: Is this even legal????

    Hmmmm yeah that X10 does look cool. I noticed it has a 2900mAh/11.2V 6 cell Battery. How long does that last roughly? Also what's the trackpad like? Does it have to buttons for clicking? (I hate...
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    [all variants] Re: Is this even legal????

    Yeah once I bought an Advent laptop (from Currys again) and basicaly they couldn't ensure the data on the device would be kept on it while they repaired it. But when I tried to take the hard drive...
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    [all variants] Re: Is this even legal????

    Ah that sucks :( lol.
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    [all variants] Re: Is this even legal????

    Oh yes rest assured I didn't buy the netbook lol. I thought that when he said it but I wasn't sure if upgrading an OS to a newer version would be different to dual booting. Guess not. Shame because I...
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    [all variants] Re: Is this even legal????

    Haha yes it is. Just wondered if there were any free software enthusiasts that would know. Just got home and was kinda angry about it so I had a little hissy fit by writing a post sorry lmao.
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    [all variants] Is this even legal????

    I just went to buy a netbook from Currys and when TOLD I would NEED Norton Ant-Virus for another 50 I smugly replied no thanks I use Linux ;)

    I was then told that "hacking" the netbook voided its...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Which Netbooks are the most Linux friendly?

    Yeah that's why I was I was a little concerned :).



    Yeah I thought it would be mega strange if Grub didn't work just on that laptop when it came to dual booting but did on other netbooks.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Which Netbooks are the most Linux friendly?

    Well I have been running Office 2007 but will probably upgrade to 2010 for Uni. I have had 2007 running well in Wine but the fonts looked really funny and I am really really fussy. I also have a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Which Netbooks are the most Linux friendly?

    I took this from the compatibility list ianmillington sent me:



    I have decided I would prefer the Samsung because it has much better battery life than the Dell Mini everyone is recommending....
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    [SOLVED] Which Netbooks are the most Linux friendly?

    I'm looking to buy a net-book. At the moment I've got a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. It runs Ubuntu just fine. So at first I was thinking of getting a Dell Mini. However I've been looking around in...
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