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    Re: Live USB Doesn't Boot Past GRUB

    I just tried with nomodeset (not loading the graphics drivers was something I was wanting to try so thank you)

    I also tried with removing quiet and splash to get the boot verbosity I was wanting....
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    Re: Live USB Doesn't Boot Past GRUB

    I'm trying 16.04.2 for the USB. No I have not tried that option but will after looking up what it does (never in too much of a rush to learn something new)

    Yeah I fear the motherboard as well. The...
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    Live USB Doesn't Boot Past GRUB

    Greetings,

    tl;dr I can't boot my laptop from anything other than a Memtest86+ USB drive (all tests pass). Is there a verbose boot mode on the Ubuntu Live USB that might tell me what is failing?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wubi Install Purple Screen

    Ok, through random button mashing after selecting recovery mode in GRUB, I managed to get into Unity and install the Nvidia restricted drivers.

    Rebooted

    Logged in fine! So that's good, now how...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wubi Install Purple Screen

    I've attempted to to a boot from live cd install but am not having luck there either. I don't see where I get the opportunity to use the nosetmode work around, if that is what I need to do. See the...
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    [SOLVED] Wubi Install Purple Screen

    I initially had a problem that was fixed by the "nosetmode" command (which should this exists this many versions later?) Wubi completed the install but now, once I get past the GRUB screen, the boot...
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu for Youth Ministry Cafe

    I looked at the openkiosk add-on and it's last update was in 2007. Though this did lead me to r-kiosk which I think is going to get me going in the right direction.

    Thanks,

    TC
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu for Youth Ministry Cafe

    I'll check it, I've been fiddling with openkiosk for KDE with no compiling luck.
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu for Youth Ministry Cafe

    So wow, what a range of responses :)

    I didn't specify any content filtering requirement because the plan is to use opendns. The monitoring aspect is simply for accountability. When you average...
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu for Youth Ministry Cafe

    So yeah, an "I Agree" button with the user registration that is logged would be awesome.
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    [all variants] Ubuntu for Youth Ministry Cafe

    All,

    I'm looking for a way to fullfill the following requirements for a group of public computers that will be used by students in a youth ministy chapel cafe:

    1. User is limited to the browser...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Stuck in update-initramfs loop.

    I feel bad now because I did fix it but don't remember how.

    At the same time though, the wifi card still doesn't work.

    Sorry.
  13. Thread: dkpg stuck

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    [ubuntu] Re: dkpg stuck

    So my best guess is that the tool is getting stuck trying to load modules for the installed radeon 9600. This is not needed because I access the box via SSH.

    How can I tell update-initramfs to...
  14. Thread: dkpg stuck

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    [ubuntu] Re: dkpg stuck

    I have more info.

    I ran sudo update-initramfs -u -v

    It stops here


    Adding module /lib/modules/2.6.35-22-generic-pae/kernel/drivers/gpu/drm/ttm/ttm.ko
  15. Thread: dkpg stuck

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    [ubuntu] dkpg stuck

    More details in my original post here.

    Essentially I was attempting to install bcmwl-kernel-source so I could use a wmp300n as a second nic on my ubuntu server box. the install hung at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Stuck in update-initramfs loop.

    Forty-one views and no replies.. does that mean this is a complex issue or that I'm asking it the wrong way or in the wrong forum?
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    [ubuntu] Stuck in update-initramfs loop.

    System: Ubuntu Server 10.10
    NIC: wmp300n

    Issue: Installing bcmwl-kernel-source fails - stalls at following:


    update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic-pae

    Initially I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Black screen after selecting Install (monitor sleeps)

    Solved:

    Pressed F6 to access boot parameters and removed the line "vga=788"

    Installing now.
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    [SOLVED] Black screen after selecting Install (monitor sleeps)

    I see posts about black screens after installing... but I can't get that far.

    I boot to the server install DVD. I select English and then Install Ubuntu Server. Screen goes black.

    Same scenario...
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    Re: Problem with Balazar3_3d

    It worked fine without psyco before, this is something I did. What I'm looking for is, somewhere there is a config file being preserved when I uninstall the app... any idea where it is so I can...
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    Problem with Balazar3_3d

    I installed Balazar3 and it ran with no problem until I increase the resolution and turned on full screen. Now when trying to open I get:


    * Balazar 3 * Balazar 3 lives in /usr/share/games
    *...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Is this how new GNOME is supposed to look?

    So I installed the packages and had little success.. but kept playing around. After following your steps, all windows expect Firefox now had the buttons. In Firefox I had to go to File>>New Window...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Is this how new GNOME is supposed to look?

    Effects were already to None. In terminal I tried
    metactity --replace which caused the terminal window to have the buttons and be moved, closed, resized. I close terminal and come back to firefox...
  24. [SOLVED] Is this how new GNOME is supposed to look?

    See screenshot attachment. I know there was going to be changes to GNOMES appearance, but I thought it was just moving Close/Maximize/Minimize to the other side.

    If the screenshot is correct I'll...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NO APIC error

    Heya!

    At the menu after the CD boots, hit F6 and enter

    noapic nolapic vga=771

    See how that works for you.

    credit goes here:...
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