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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Samsung NP355V4C laptop - won't boot ubuntu after installation, Grub not installe

    Re: ubfan1
    Since this is a laptop with little support, I tried pressing all keys but the F2 (which is for BIOS). One of them worked (I think). A menu showed up options to boot from the HDD or the...
  2. [ubuntu] Samsung NP355V4C laptop - won't boot ubuntu after installation, Grub not installed?

    Hello everyone

    I'm trying to install Ubuntu (12.04) on my laptop, a Samsung NP355V4C-S01CA. The laptop specs are as follows:
    CPU - AMD A10-4600M
    GPU - AMD Radeon 7660D + Radeon 7670M
    RAM - 8 GB...
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    [ubuntu] All HDD space used up within hours

    Hi everybody!

    Just installed 13.04-x64 on my desktop, and within about 6 hours or so I couldn't launch System Monitor. Then I ran gnome-system-monitor from terminal, and the error msg said ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AMD and nVidia cards

    It is a Pixma MP250, and, what do you know, it does have drivers available! Do you remember canon's "support" page for linux circa 2008 though? Given their stance then, I assumed they won't ever...
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    [ubuntu] AMD and nVidia cards

    Hi all

    First off, I dual-boot with windows (insert boos and hisses).

    My old nVidia 8800 GT died. I sent it for replacement under warranty to manufacturer who was foolish (and nice) enough to...
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    In other words, you mean that Amarock has no defects over Itunes, and has the advantage of being able to load lyrics on the fly?
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    Re: Why do you choose Ubuntu over Windows

    I do not use Windows on my computer that came with the Windblows (whatever) because...


    No-one pays me to use the Windblows OS. I'll use the free OS for free though. Hello Ubuntu, and Debian, my...
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    Re: Wine built from source messes up my system

    ...and to the last two smartbums I would say, how, if I did not properly "make" (ie compile the bloody thing), would wine install at all using code "sudo make install" from sources?
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    Re: Wine built from source messes up my system

    Unfortunately, I deleted the sources.
    So I re-downloaded them (wine 1.1.36), and tried to re-do all the step with
    sudo make uninstall instead of
    sudo make install
    No dice.

    This guy:

    sudo...
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    Wine built from source messes up my system

    Well, long story short, since mp3's are not supported with wine/karmic and are needed for some games, I decided to try to build them from source. what i ran

    ./configure
    >>found all of the dev...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub lost a bootable installation

    Hi guys!

    Thanks for the tries, but the advices above did not help.

    Zero-n: I could not get grub running the way it was shown in the link (or from liveCD that is) . I used a Karmic 64-bit CD...
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    [ubuntu] Grub lost a bootable installation

    I installed ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) after windows 7 on a new 500 gb drive. Then I connected an old 320 gb drive to retrieve data from linux partitions there. Ran update with the old drive still in, now...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 studio + windows 7

    No, the only options I see are:
    9.10 and memtest
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    [ubuntu] 9.10 studio + windows 7

    Hi everyone

    I have downloaded M$ windows 7 (through MSDAA network, myself being a student). I do not plan to use W7 for any actual work, but I do plan to use it for a half a dozen or so games that...
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    Morrowind, works great then dies :(

    Hi

    I tried to launch Morrowind from the windows partition (I know it is not the greatest idea, but I'm tight on HDD space), and it ran fantastic for a few minutes, even better than in Windows!!!...
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    Sticky: Re: Desktop Hardware Incompatibility List.

    UPDATE

    Installed Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackaloupe", 64 bit on this box, and video card works fine in 3-D mode (nVidia 8600 GTS).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Iceweasel on 8.10

    Thanks for the link m_duck!

    Cannot even install Iceweasel though, it tries to overwrite /usr/bin/firefox/, which I'd like to keep if possible.

    If you are looking for Opera, why not get the .deb...
  18. Re: If Windows 95 was upgraded a bit would you prefer it over Vista?

    No.
    98 - No
    Me - No
    2000 - I use that for games, as nVidia card + nVidia mobo + Linux = no 3d.
    XP - retrograde from 2K. Or rather 2K + ton of useless garbage. Installed it back in the day on my...
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    Help with KMPlot

    Hi

    I have KMPlot installed on my Acer Aspire One laptop, and to maximize the screen space, I have detached the functions input widget. That had worked great for a while, but then I had closed the...
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    Poll: Re: What kind of computer do you use?- Super Thread

    Desktop: Self built
    DFI Infinity NF4X, AMD Turion ML-30 (OC to 2.5 GHz)
    2 GB RAM, 8800 GT (3d not working at all in this configuration with linux, tried Debian 4.0, SUSE 10.1, and Fedora 9, on top...
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    [all variants] Re: reiserfs crashed, can't run fsck to fix

    Thanks, that makes sense :cool:

    I actually have 2 partitions with linux (one 8.04 i386, and one 8.10 AMD64). Both are screwed the same way (is it linux issue, reiserfs issue, or a Western Digital...
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    [xubuntu] Re: System stability degrades over time.

    Windows-like garbage accumulation... Installing new distro over the old one a few times doesn't help either.
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    [all variants] Re: reiserfs crashed, can't run fsck to fix

    Bump
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    [all variants] reiserfs crashed, can't run fsck to fix

    Hello,
    My main partition with linux had crashed, and I can't boot into Ubuntu, it crashes on startup,saying I need to run fsck. When I load into "recovery" and login as root, run fsck - it tells me...
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    Sticky: Re: Desktop Hardware Incompatibility List.

    Motherboard - partial incompatibility

    Maker: DFI
    model: DFI Infinity NF4X (AMD Socket 754, nForce4 chipset)
    Problem: poor support for PCI-e, cannot get any PCI-e card to work with 3-d...
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