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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Creating a dual boot system after Ubuntu is already installed

    OMG I think it worked. For the first time I made it to the EULA, it didnt say "cant find windows partitions blah blah blah". I dont have time right now to investigate further but making it to the...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Creating a dual boot system after Ubuntu is already installed

    I went into the BIOS and found something called SATA Operaton, and it had two options AHCI and ATA but I dont see anything for AHCI Settings. Could you give a little more info?

    And yes XP set up...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Creating a dual boot system after Ubuntu is already installed

    I went ahead and just blanked the entire hard drive: I wrote "0"s over the entire hard drive. Then I tried to format the drive using NTFS, Fat32, even Fat16 and Windows XP will still not see the...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Creating a dual boot system after Ubuntu is already installed

    If there is a way to copy windows from on box to another box, I promise I will delete one copy. So how do you do it?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Creating a dual boot system after Ubuntu is already installed

    Thanks for this post. Yes, originally the partition was logical but then I moved my /home to the logical, and put the NTFS on the hda3 partition, primary. I used Gparted to do all this, I also made...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Creating a dual boot system after Ubuntu is already installed

    thanks for the reply. I tried both suggestions and none worked. This is happening to all my computers (3) ever since I went totally DELL back in 2008. Sometimes I wonder if DELL secretly put...
  7. [ubuntu] Creating a dual boot system after Ubuntu is already installed

    I am trying to dual boot windows XP. I had to use gparted to make room for my /home to be transfered to another partition, I also changed it to a logical partition. Where my /home was, I have...
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    [ubuntu] Gnome Classic Errors

    When I installed Ubuntu 12.04, I also installed the extra packages so I can use Gnome Classic; but Classic doesnt work for me. It gives me like 4 or 5 taskbars at the top and the bottom of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Themes in 11.10

    I think the server for that Gnome link is down. Isnt life a pile of cr4p?
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    [ubuntu] Desktop Themes in 11.10

    I need to change my desktop theme. I dont like the shape and colors of my desktop icons, the color of my browser, etc. In the old Ubuntu, they used to have a place where you could just select an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empty Trash

    I see the trash can in pcmanfm, I can empty it. Thats all I care about, that I can empty it and save on disk space. Thank you for your help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empty Trash

    I may have spoke too soon. It appears that gnome tweak tool only works in Classic and not in LXDE. I dont see a trash can in LXDE.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empty Trash

    NEVERMIND !!! I just ran "gnome-tweak-tool" in Konsole and it worked. Thanks for the info.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empty Trash

    I am also using LXDE. How can I find this tweak tool there? One computer has CLASSIC and the other LXDE.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empty Trash

    I dont see a .Trash folder
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    [ubuntu] Empty Trash

    I am using Ubuntu 11.10, in "classic" mode. Where is the trash can? Do you still need to empty it?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Brother Intellifax 2820

    anyone?
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    [ubuntu] Brother Intellifax 2820

    I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and cant print. I installed the DEB packages from the Brother web site for the Intellifax 2820. I also did a search on Synaptic for Brother 2820 and installed those...
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    [ubuntu] Re: KDE Desktop Environment

    That worked :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: KDE Desktop Environment

    I dont think that 11.10 has that capability. I have clicked on that "gear" thingy on the login screen and cant find "classic"
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    [ubuntu] Re: KDE Desktop Environment

    I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and have the same problem, again. I cant find the "classic" mode for the desktop environment. I really like having that tool bar on the top with "applications",...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer locks up, slows way down

    I was on another website forum that logs you off automatically then goes to its main page where it plays a live video. I was in the forum when I left but on the main page when I came back home, I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer locks up, slows way down

    I came home after my computer was on for like 7 hours and this is what top tells me

    %CPU-----% Mem-----Command
    27-------------1-------------plugin-containe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer locks up, slows way down

    I just ran top and I notice that Nautilus is using up 11.2% of the RAM and Firefox is using up 7.3%. I have 4 GB of RAM. Is this normal? It didnt do this at first. I use alot of message board for...
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    [ubuntu] Computer locks up, slows way down

    About a week after installing 11.04, I started noticing that my computer basically locks up after leaving it for many hours. When I come back, I cant get any programs to respond. I click on Firefox...
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