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    [ubuntu] Re: Is 1 gig of ram enough?

    I'm running 9.10 on an hp with 1G of ram and it is fine.
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    [ubuntu] Re: question about boot menu

    edit your menu.lst.
    Type in a terminal the following code

    gksudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
    then put a hash # in front of any line (and its group lines ) that you don't want it to show up in...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to select Applications Places System

    reinstall ubuntu desktop using this guide :http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/nox
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Automatic Partition Option!

    Maybe because you don't have enough continuous space for the partitioner to give you that option. defrag your disk 2-3 times and see if appears after that.
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP needed desperately!!!

    Or you can download/install xubuntu. it is more suitable for your ram size.
    Also after downloading the iso file ,burn it at slow speed as 2x or 4x . this will eleminate the possibility of any disc...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Ubuntu and Redhat

    Read this document about maintaining more than 2 operating systems on your machine
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    [all variants] Re: Can't we have one DVD for them all?

    I think you can . read this thread .
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    [all variants] Re: Is a swap partition required?

    You are right. you can create a swap file instead of a swap partition . and both do the same functions. read about it here.
  9. Thread: GRUB Error 17

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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Error 17

    If the above code does not work . then you may have to readjust your Bios settings . as you may have a combination of SATA and IDE drives.
    Read this link after a break .it may help
  10. Thread: GRUB Error 17

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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Error 17

    I only want you to get it working .Your menu .lst is fine .
    try to reinstall grub using this code.

    sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt/root /dev/sdb
  11. Thread: GRUB Error 17

    by housam
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Error 17

    we can check your grub menu . type in the terminal

    gksu gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst and post the results.
  12. Thread: GRUB Error 17

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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Error 17

    Big sorry . it is a sdb1 not hdb1
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Error 17

    use sudo in front of each code line.
    and you get nothing after entering the codes . if they have been accepted safely , reinstall grub.
  14. Thread: GRUB Error 17

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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Error 17

    mount the selected partition sdb1. type in the terminal

    mkdir /mnt/root
    then

    mount -t ext3 /dev/hdb1 /mnt/root
    then reinstall grub
  15. Thread: GRUB Error 17

    by housam
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Error 17

    boot from the live cd

    sudo grub
    grub >
    then type the following and press enter:

    find /boot/grub/stage1
    this will give where grub should be. in your case it should be (h1,0)
    then type
  16. Thread: GRUB Error 17

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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Error 17

    Type in the terminal

    sudo fdisk -l
    Where -l is the lower case of L . and post the results
  17. [other] Re: Installing Windows XP (Ubuntu installed first)

    No, it is ok to burn the cd on CDRW.
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    [all variants] Re: Is a swap partition required?

    Ok then, do create a small swap partition . 1 GB is ok.
  19. [other] Re: Installing Windows XP (Ubuntu installed first)

    For recovering Grub read this simple guide

    If you are going to reburn ubuntu live CD , burn it at slow speed i.e. 2X - 4X .
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    [all variants] Re: Is a swap partition required?

    for normal use you only need about 1GB of swap . but if you'll going to hibernate or use heavy graphic programs , you'll need swap = RAM
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mounted Partition has Disappeared

    Glad you solved it.
    Go for page top >> thread tools >> mark thread solved
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    [ubuntu] Re: eeePC 900 partition advice

    you need only 2 partitions to install ubuntu . one for the root (/) ext3 format and the other for the swap . no need for any other partitions . there will be a /usr folder inside the root partition.
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    [ubuntu] Re: eeePC 900 partition advice

    Ubuntu needs at least 4GB of space to be installed. with your specs , I think you should install it at your 16 GB HDD.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Help with Partition & Dual Boot

    can you post the screen shot of Gparted image. just to know how much free space you've got on that disk.

    in the worst case you still can install ubuntu inside windows using wubi.
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Removing Win98, repartition hda & adding /home information

    If you already did backed up your data on /home partition sda4 then Use Gparted live cd to delete the fiest 3 partitions ( windows, swap & feisty ) leaving one unallocated space .
    then divide this...
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