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  1. [ubuntu] Re: How to install Ubuntu over Windows without a CD.

    Wow! I love Ubuntu users. They're the most helpful people I've ever met. :)

    Thanks so much for all the helpful advice. Following various methods posted here, I did manage to get it installed....
  2. [ubuntu] How to install Ubuntu over Windows without a CD.

    I have a brother-in-law who has a laptop that was loaded with viruses. Long story there, but probably junk porn. In any case, I was asked to fix it and after trying everything known to mankind,...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Please help me figure out this directory.

    Aha. Okay thanks much. So that means that I'm only half crazy and not fully crazy since I missed the whole source code thing. Phew! ;)
  4. [ubuntu] Please help me figure out this directory.

    Okay, I know this should be simple, and I've read and read and read about Ubuntu file structures, but I still can't figure this out. I've come across several things where I need to find particular...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to set printer to draft.

    cariboo907: Thanks for the link, but it is still missing the option.

    kanikilu: Oh man! I do not have that option. I think the only driver I could snag was 100 or something. It was less than 160 in...
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    [ubuntu] How to set printer to draft.

    I have a Canon MP160. There was no driver for mine, so I took the MP100, I believe.

    In any case, I followed these instructions on setting my prints to draft for the same reason as the original...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: New member to the "no headphone sound" club. Help?

    First off, WOW! =D> to you. I didn't realize that you were the one who wrote that until just now. Thank you so very much for trying to help this illiterate user. :oops:

    Let's see, should I post...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: New member to the "no headphone sound" club. Help?

    Yikes. Do you mean the drivers HDA section in the link you provided? Perhaps HDA sound chips?

    If so, I don't see mine listed, or at least I don't think I do. Judging from what I see in my stuff...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help files not working.

    That's pretty funny! :-P Can you imagine their reaction to the bug report? *snort*
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help files not working.

    Well isn't that just sexist? What? No WOMAN pages?! :lolflag: So sorry, that just struck me as very amusing. Gawd I need to get a life. ;)

    I was actually looking to fix other Ubuntu dohickies like...
  11. [ubuntu] New member to the "no headphone sound" club. Help?

    I have searched high and low, but I'm sorry. I just cannot follow a lot of what is being explained here.

    First off I read, and attempted to follow, the Comprehensive Sound Problems Solutions...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help files not working.

    Well, that's actually why I was posting it here. ;)

    I really would like to get this fixed. Doesn't anyone have an answer?

    I have a lot of issues which need fixing and I'd rather check the help...
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    [ubuntu] Help files not working.

    I'm very new to Ubuntu and have a few problems that I need to evidently get fixed. I'll start with probably the most important, since I may be able to resolve the other problems if I can get this...
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    Re: HowTo: theme your desktop

    This truly is a wonderful tutorial, but I am still having trouble. Probably because the version used in the tutorial is an older one and the locations are no longer the same, or at least that is my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still overwhelmed newb.. blank screen

    Yeehaw!!! I'm in Ubuntu business. We've got it up and running and I LOVE it! We've already installed flash to get youtube working. ;)

    Now we're off to figure out the WoW thing.

    Thanks so much...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still overwhelmed newb.. blank screen

    That is funny. I just read it to my husband and he got a kick too.

    Okay, thanks on the alternate. That's what I'm downloading now. Do I burn like the other one? I used Infrarecorder. I burn it as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still overwhelmed newb.. blank screen

    If this is the case, then this is not what I am looking for.

    I want it to be a computer, plain and simple. It is not going to be accessed by another computer and I'm not entirely sure how this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still overwhelmed newb.. blank screen

    Really? I was going by this page that says:

    Wine is a free open source implementation of the proprietary Win32 API, and attempts to enable Windows applications and games to run on Unix-like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still overwhelmed newb.. blank screen

    Thanks, but I still have no clue what that means. :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still overwhelmed newb.. blank screen

    Okay. Number 3 sounds Greek to me. I've no idea what a server edition is.

    A question about number 2: Can I run Wine and more specifically World of Warcraft on this? (The main use for this computer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still overwhelmed newb.. blank screen

    Pentium 4
    2400 Mhz
    768 MB RAM
    40 G hard drive
    IBM NetVista
    Machine Type 8307
    Model 42U
    MFG Date 212
    Product ID 830741U
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    [ubuntu] Still overwhelmed newb.. blank screen

    I'm back again (old post)! Sorry about this.

    Okay, I did a search and I did find a thread (here) that described my problem.

    Just to remind everyone, the computer we're installing Ubuntu on is a...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Overwhelmed newb with a few questions.

    WOW!!! You guys are fast! Thank you so much. :D

    One computer is a year old, the other 2 years... I believe. They are being shipped as we speak, but my husband has the specs. I'll check on that and...
  24. [ubuntu] Overwhelmed newb with a few questions.

    Sorry about this, my post is a bit long but to avoid more questions like "Why don't you have an OS? Is it broken?" I thought it necessary to fully explain the situation.

    I've tried reading the...
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