Yes! Boot up the live CD. Go to Applications > Accessories > Terminal and type
Originally Posted by cls1chuck
Remove the # sign from in front of the Universe repositories. Then type
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ntfsprogs qtparted
Probably, but it wouldn't have been easy to find if you didn't know exactly what you were looking for.
Also, is there a place that I could have found that I need to install ntfsprogs without posting?
One of the valuable contributions Ubuntu users can make is giving online forum help. I don't consider this a waste of my valuable time at all.
While I REALLY appreciate
the help I've received here in the forums, if I could help myself by going to a reference, I'm sure it would free up yours (and others') valuable time for helping others or making other valuable contributions.
Thanks. When Dapper comes out in June, I'll update it.
FYI, I already reviewed 'how to help yourself', and found your PDF guide (great job btw!).
The problem is really that no one person is in charge of the Ubuntu documentation. There are various semi-centralized locations for documentation.
Anyway, it seems like my challenge isn't that there are no help references out there; rather it's that there is SO MUCH help and reference out there - but not (from my point of view) very organized. Not a complaint - just wanting to know if there is a place you could point a Linux newbie for a 'silver bullet' for this stuff.
For example, the Wiki:
And the Documentation Storage Facility:
I find the best "documentation" is Google and the Ubuntu Forums, though.
If I have a problem or question, the first thing I do is go to Google and type
Note: this will almost invariably give you better results than using the search box built into the forums.
site:ubuntuforums.org name of problem or question