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    [ubuntu] Problems with dual-booting setup

    I got a new Asus K55A laptop in November(?) with 7 on it. Normally, I just would nuke it and load Ubuntu, but I need to use some Microsoft software for school and Wine has a tendency to be, well,...
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    Ok, this still isn't solved, but I'm not really able to mess with his as much as I'd like. Another computer booted into the hard drive will work and another monitor hooked up to the laptop (harddrive...
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    While trying to "mend" drivers, I think I disabled them. (I felt stupid as soon as I did that) I can't really get a usable boot with that machine at the moment. I took out the hard drive, hooked it...
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    As soon as I marked this as solved, it starts acting up again...
    What could be some other methodologies/troubleshooting/reasoning things I should be on the lookout for?
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    Half a can of air and a dozen restarts later, it's doing well. I guess it was just a viral, mutant bit of dust. I hope this isn't just the tip of the iceberg or something.
    Thanks for your time and...
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    [/QUOTE]
    (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA graphics device PCI:1:0:0.
    (EE) NVIDIA(0): Please see the COMMON PROBLEMS section in the README for
    (EE) NVIDIA(0): additional...
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    I am normally very careful about dust & dirt, but I'll try cleaning it again anyway. I shut the computer off completely after each session (the actual shut-down, not just the power button). Last...
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    X.Org X Server 1.7.6
    Release Date: 2010-03-17
    X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
    Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.24-29-server i686 Ubuntu
    Current Operating System: Linux Wubi 2.6.32-43-generic...
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    It is now to the point where every other startup is low graphics mode. I've been going into the system/administration/hardware drivers and manually activate the accelerated graphics driver (there are...
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    Re: Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    Update:
    Upon startup, screen was split into 8 with this dialogue:
    "Ubuntu is running in low-graphics mode"
    The following error was encountered. You may need to update your configuration to solve...
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    Minor(?) Graphics Crash

    Without the narrative, my most basic question is this:
    Should I be concerned or is my computer just throwing a 'hissy fit'? :roll:

    Narrative:
    I was recently on a website that uses a TON of...
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    Re: What is the name of your computer(s)?

    Pooja & her little brother Wubi.
  13. [ubuntu] Trouble setting up wireless network on narwhal

    Ok, I just switch my sister's OLD HP Pavilion from XP to Natty Narwhal and am trying to finish setting her up. How do get her on our wireless network? We have a Linksys router, I have the WEP key and...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Make iso of hard drive w/ windows before switching over to ubuntu

    Hard drive was too corrupt to image. It would have been FUBAR if we hadn't just gone ahead and boot nuked it. No wonder I kept getting errors.
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    Will that work for something other than Windows 7? Her computer has XP and it's so old that it's literally falling apart. It takes 20 minutes just to boot up and gets at least 5 viruses a day, which...
  16. [SOLVED] Make iso of hard drive w/ windows before switching over to ubuntu

    Hey,
    My sister has finally seen the light and has decided to switch to Linux. First, though, we're planning on making an image of the hard drive as it is now in case she decides to just go back to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Robocoding Project

    Somewhat. It was a rough semester.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Robocoding Project

    Semester's over. Never mind.
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    [SOLVED] Robocoding Project

    For the last month of my Java class, all we're going to be doing is robocode. I've already played around w/ it some and have some decently working robots, but extra credit goes to the winner and I've...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Running Java in Terminal

    Thanks! I knew it was something simple I was overlooking. Didn't exactly know what the warning was, though.
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    [SOLVED] Running Java in Terminal

    For my CSC 330 class, we're supposed to be using notepad to develop and write the code and the command prompt environment to run the actual programs. There's even step-by-step powerpoints with...
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