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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Old hardware brought back to life

    The graphics at the login screen look quite normal, and all of the graphics during the install, are what I would expect.

    I have tried Lucid Lynx, and Maverick Meerkat, and Lubuntu, all with the...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Old hardware brought back to life

    Hi All!

    I don't know if this is the right thread to be posting this on, but here goes.

    I an running, as an experiment, a very old Clevo 5100s, (550 Mhz, MMX, 30Gb HDD 512K memory), on Ubuntu...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I've been running Maverick Meerkat for about 18 months now.

    I have three computers, and by operating systems, they are Maverick Meerkat, Maverick Meerkat/Hackintosh, (laptop), and Apple Snow...
  4. Re: It has been a great experience, but it's time for me to say goodbye, Ubuntu :(

    I tried Natty yesterday, and sadly the experience wasn't a good one! It did not like the Dell Dimension 3000 that I use and wouldn't even run, neither would the 'Classic" option, it made an effort on...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Enable Intel Graphics Driver for Ubuntu 10.10:

    After much testing sadly these drivers do NOT work on the Novatech 259iil laptop, causing a complete graphics lock up
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Enable Intel Graphics Driver for Ubuntu 10.10:

    OK, thanks for the replies, the "Card" isn't as separate, it's integral to the laptop.

    the link was via this forum, to several other sites and finally here:
    ...
  7. [SOLVED] Enable Intel Graphics Driver for Ubuntu 10.10:

    Hi All,

    I've been trying to do the following upgrade to my Novatech laptop mod: 259ii1

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    Step-by-step to Enable Intel Graphics...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATABILITY List.

    Ubuntu: Maverick Meerkat 10:10 (Desktop Edition)
    Laptop: Novatech
    Model: 259ii1 (letters i i figure 1)

    Please note this is a re-branded ECS, (Uniwill) 255 - 259 series

    Fully functional as a...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I made the "Big Leap", about a month ago!

    I still have some issues yet to be resolved, (like: "how do I share the files on my Dell dimension 3000, with my Novatech Laptop"**, and: "I can't sync...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager in Maverick Meerkat 10.10

    No access at all to the internet. Didn't happen on the next update received, so I assume that it was something to do with the Firefox update! So Duly Ignored!

    I can honestly say that what you...
  11. [SOLVED] Update Manager in Maverick Meerkat 10.10

    Hi All!

    Just had the Update Manager do it's stuff, and I noticed a 'funny' that hasn't happened before.

    When it had completed, it asked me to save, and do a restart, which I was about to do...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Is it Possible to sync a windows mobile phone to Evolution in 10.10?

    Hi Again All,
    No further along with the syncing, all routes are proving to be unworkable!

    So we'll just have to wait and see if 11.04 answers the problem.

    So I'm closing this thread. BUT as...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Is it Possible to sync a windows mobile phone to Evolution in 10.10?

    Okay! it appears to be possible to do it via Ubuntu 1, but only with Contacts, on my particular phone, (which is all I really want anyway!)

    But you can't do it with a 'free account', you have to...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Is it Possible to sync a windows mobile phone to Evolution in 10.10?

    I'm presently investigating the Ubuntu 1 route since they support the O2 Orbit II XDA that I have, but only for contacts, which again is OK, since all I want to do is sync my contacts anyway!

    But...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Is it Possible to sync a windows mobile phone to Evolution in 10.10?

    Thanks for those, three of them, yes I have already tried, the others need further investigation.

    I'm still preoccupied with the statement in the notes that this version in Maverick/Evolution,...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Is it Possible to sync a windows mobile phone to Evolution in 10.10?

    Okay! Having no responses, I went down the "Try it and see" road!

    No Joy! got as far as recognizing that a phone was present, but actually sync-ing with it, No-Way!

    I found a later blog, on...
  17. [SOLVED] Is it Possible to sync a windows mobile phone to Evolution in 10.10?

    Hi All,

    Does anyone know if it possible to sync a mobile phone using Windows 6x mobile, to Evolution in 10.10, using MultiSync, and SynCE?

    The "Notes" say that this version of Evolution, only...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: An easy way to delete Windows XP from a dual boot system using Meerkat

    SOLVED! SOLVED! SOLVED!

    Decided to rebuild!

    Started 10:30, now finished! seemed the best way out.

    Thanks to all those who offered help.

    I feel that you learn more in rebuilding anyway.
  19. [SOLVED] Re: An easy way to delete Windows XP from a dual boot system using Meerkat

    No luck with the "fdisk -l", both on windows, or Ubuntu! both gave me a "File not found" message!

    I don't ever remember Fdisk being a part of XP anyway, other than on the install CD

    TM
  20. [SOLVED] Re: An easy way to delete Windows XP from a dual boot system using Meerkat

    It's a Wubi install, the Ubuntu appears on both the programs list on control panel, and I can also see it in explorer.

    The 'original' install, was the dual boot option on the Canonical Download...
  21. [SOLVED] An easy way to delete Windows XP from a dual boot system using Meerkat

    DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO DO THIS?

    This one has probably been around before! But nothing came up on the search!


    I've been using Maverick Meerkat on my Dell Dimension 3000 since last year, and...
  22. Re: upgrade to meerkat automatic to desktop edition

    Re your last, and spurred by the knowledge that "all things are possible" even in some limited form, I tried "Meerkat" again!

    Only this time a totally "Clean" install, even down to removing the...
  23. Re: upgrade to meerkat automatic to desktop edition

    Sorry for the delay in replying, I've had a 3 day broadband 'outage', just to add to the fun.

    The "Lucid Lynx" desktop version is still a "Happy little Bunny", so I'm going to stick with it until...
  24. Re: upgrade to meerkat automatic to desktop edition

    Now that the screen sizing 'error' seems to have been corrected, I think that I'll stay with 'Lynx' until the next hardware upgrade. Whenever that will be?

    I don't know how long this poor old...
  25. Re: upgrade to meerkat automatic to desktop edition

    After a day of switching Op. systems, the guru's may be right.

    I loaded Lynx netbook version and it worked as far as the screen sizing, but SSSLLLOOOOOOWWWWWWW! like walking through molasses!...
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