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  1. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    Quoting myself to keep previous promise re: results of vanilla installation. My change of mind remains. I have had no discernible problems with this. It runs great and basically I plan to put it on...
  2. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    HEY, dkolars! TELL ME TELL ME TELL ME! Or better yet give me a link if you found one. After reading the problem you had with it, I tried to move stuff around, really made a mess, and spent a while...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting Kindle to work

    Hi, all, I might be blowin in the wind here, but just wondering if there is any possibility of registering through a non-UK friend's proxy setup? If the people of the Internet do not soon stand up...
  4. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    @dkolars
    Ahhh, I MISSED that (original install was Ubuntu)! So, the choice would be
    " *Something else " ? And then, if offered, choosing to repartition and reformat might provide the option of...
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    Re: xfce vs. gnome

    @samy234
    My rant <rant>sppelinnng, punct'uation, and cApitalization</rant> aside, once I waded through all you said: +1. Yes! Exactly! Right on! Thank you for saying it!
    Too bad dev's wouldn't...
  6. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    100% agreed! The CD did not recognize your installed system as being Xubuntu. From there on the choice of wording is irrelevant. If your installed system is truly Xubuntu, then the CD is bad. I...
  7. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    Update: Ok, tomorrow I plan on installing non-gui buntu then xfce via wired internet connection. I STILL cannot find any explanation: if the X in Xubuntu stands for XFCE, then how can Xubuntu offer...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Xubuntu Alternate CD install & meta-Xfce package: How to decide which packages?

    if ur still watching: could you post resp also to my latest (other questions) in the thread on "Unity appeared suddenly" thread? If not, still need confirmed: what the GTK letters stand for, and what...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Xubuntu Alternate CD install & meta-Xfce package: How to decide which packages?

    Hello! Just found this post, will be acting upon the data here. This makes me feel much more confident about what to expect. I just posted more questions to that Unity appearing on desktop thread....
  10. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    @all: from Distrowatch.com

    So, can someone give me a link to some kind of official documentation, that defines precisely what the X in Xubuntu means? Since Xfce dev's may not make the cut for...
  11. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    @dkolars
    I was confused, even since your OP, re the precise sequence of installs on your machine, including its original starting point. Then, you twice made mention of "installing 11.04 over...
  12. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    Bitte Schon, Krytarik
    Ich hatte zwei Jahren in der Schule wahrend 1960 & 61 Deutsch studiert, machte ganz allen "A" (beinahe 98% average). Anyway, will do as you suggest with hardwired connection....
  13. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    Hello Kryatik!
    So the source is already in the list and just needs uncommenting. I am wondering: will the alternate.iso install have all the drivers of the regular Xubuntu install.iso cd, so that I...
  14. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    @everyone: per suggestion by Krytarik, I am downloading the alternate iso but am confused how to proceed from the link for the xfce pkg. The suggestion on the page showing dl locations for the XFCE...
  15. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    @Krytarik
    Danke! To clarify: the LogOn Screen offers Both Environments. I think I got the iso for the CD from the Xubuntu website, I burned it on my other computer, installing on this laptop of some...
  16. [xubuntu] Re: Unity desktop suddenly appeared... do not want!!

    oh great! Xubuntu Live 11.10 CD just an hour ago installed to this laptop a second time (full manual repartitioning and reformat, just like first time yesterday) and then I found this thread. What...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 3 Dual-Boot Questions

    Hello oldfred,
    You are correct re boot.ini, I had forgotten. I accomplished my ends by simply adding a duplicate entry under [operating systems], wherein I changed the description to be as I wanted...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 3 Dual-Boot Questions

    @oldfred:
    Hello, I saw your posts in the thread I referenced above in my threadstarter. I logged on to that computer as "root", opened bash, ran update-grub, ... WOW, it worked, and works, just not...
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    [SOLVED] 3 Dual-Boot Questions

    Hello all,
    I am trying to restore access to Windows XP. I had installed Ubuntu 10.04 on friend's computer (grub in MBR), had trouble with his printer, so then installed XP on another partition of...
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    [other] Re: A swiss army knife iso

    Another FYI, I can't imagine a better UTILITY than using the latest pmagic iso (PartedMagic), though Puppy is a verrrry interesting distro. But Puppy is for my playtime, and pmagic is what I use to...
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    Re: Live CD Won't Boot on Old XP Laptop

    You mentioned the High-speed CD media. I think the older CD's are not the 52x, and that the old laptop drive can't read 52x (the only "straw" I could think of to "grasp" for). Though, I never heard...
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