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    [ubuntu] Re: NVidea Driver and 11.10

    Thanks for the help. It is an older system that I pieced together from various parts from friends. Basically it is my kid's computer to play various web-based games like on Cartoon Network. Im going...
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    [ubuntu] NVidea Driver and 11.10

    Ok so I finally got 11.10 to install on my PC. Everything worked ok. I installed the "Recommended" NVidea driver for my graphics card and now it is stuck on a black screen upon reboot. How can I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity weather app?

    Thanks for all the help guys.
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    [SOLVED] Unity weather app?

    Ok not a huge issue. I have been using 11.04 for a while now but have been using the Classic Interface. I decided to go head on into Unity and I miss my weather next to my time. I'm wondering if...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu and SATA hdd?????

    Yes everything checks out fine. Windows boots fine, detects the other hdds. I used Cute Partition Manager, it also detects all drives. I just find it weird and frustrating.
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu and SATA hdd?????

    Ok HUGE mystery here. Ubuntu can NOT see any sata hard discs on my PC. I have 4 physical hdds. 2xSATA, 2xIDE. It detects the IDE fine. I can install Ubuntu on one of the IDE drives but GRUB will not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Issue with GRUB for dualboot

    Sorry doesn't correct mine. The application does not see my SATA drives that the MBR is on.

    To me it doesnt matter how I get it to load, whether it is with GRUB, GRUB2 or Windows Loader. I DO have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Issue with GRUB for dualboot

    Boot Info Script 0.60 from 17 May 2011


    ============================= Boot Info Summary: ===============================

    => Grub2 (v1.99) is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and looks at...
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    [SOLVED] Issue with GRUB for dualboot

    I have the following setup:

    SATA hdd 1 - Windows 7
    SATA hdd 2 part1 - Data (NTFS)
    SATA hdd 2 part2 - Data (NTFS)
    IDE hdd 1 SWAP (2GB)
    IDE hdd 1 EXT4 /
    IDE hdd 2 /home (80GB)

    Windows was...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Speeding up GIMP

    If I type with in the terminal or ALT + F2 once will it start like that from then on out? If not, how would I set it up to?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Speeding up GIMP

    I'm running the machine in classic mode. The only thing that I am concerned about is the startup time of GIMP. It processes fine etc. Plus I understand the machine is old, I have a lot of patience...
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    [SOLVED] Speeding up GIMP

    Ok I am running the latest stable release of GIMP in the repos. It loaded at a reasonable speed. Afetr I imported my brushes into the .gimp/brushes folder it takes forever to start up. After doing a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: URGENT! Vista or Ubuntu for my grandpa?

    Good luck with that brother. I attended Kaplan University Online and they required Windows with MS Office etc etc. Needless to say I did just fine 99% of the time with Ubuntu and Oo.O. Sometimes it...
  14. Thread: 3rd of 3

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    [ubuntu] Re: 3rd of 3

    You should be able to do a minimal installation and install the window manager that you want.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 2nd of 3

    if you make 3 partitions, one for /, one for swap, and one for /home then you can just reinstall the OS and keep all your settings.
  16. Thread: HDD Size

    by stalkier
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    [ubuntu] Re: HDD Size

    +1
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrading to beta 11.04

    honestly I am just curious about the release.
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    [ubuntu] upgrading to beta 11.04

    I have been using Ubuntu off and on since version 5.04. I am wanting to checkout the beta for 11.04. right now I have 10.10 installed. The OS is installed on a Compaq V2000 laptop. It is a capable...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow firefox/Chrome. Not internet issue.

    I have experienced the slow Firefox also.I have not used any other browsers yet to test connections. Just wanted you to know you are not the only one experiencing this.
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    [ubuntu] Re: So this is it, windows is going to die.

    It sounds like the Win7 loader got messed up somehow. This happens from time to time when running Win7 or Vista in some cases. I personally have never had this happen but I have just been lucky. I am...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Accessing Linux Partition in Win7

    Thanks for the help but I was looking for a fast way. I have two large partitions on the same drive. One is the EXT3 and the other is a NTFS. It is taking forever to copy th files frm one partition...
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    [SOLVED] Accessing Linux Partition in Win7

    Is there a way to copy files from a EXT3 partition in Windows 7? I have tried several Win apps and they did not work with EXT3 partitions. I have about 100GB of files I need to access. Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Low Graphics mode after hareware install

    I recently installed a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1600 card in my HTPC. I am running 10.04 with MythTV. After installation and system restart Ubuntu went to low graphics mode. How do I get it to go back to...
  24. Re: will ubuntu work with my compaq mini cq10-150ca

    I am running 10.04 LTS from my HP Mini 110. It runs awesome with no tweaks. I created a SD installation using an install from my desktop. You should be able to do the same thing by running the LiveCD...
  25. Thread: avant dock

    by stalkier
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    [ubuntu] Re: avant dock

    Do you mean for it to only have the icons you want and NOT the apps that ARE running also?
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