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    [ubuntu] Re: Overriding Ubuntu with Xp

    ok, i did what you recommended and removed the partitions, but I cant remove all. there are two left:

    one is called 'linux-swap'
    the other 'extended' and both are 1.44 Gig, but I have 147 Gig...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Overriding Ubuntu with Xp

    ok i forgot there was another option:

    E. try Ubuntu without any changes to your desktops

    I pressed it but my CD is f*cked up so i am making a new one. do I still choose A or E?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Overriding Ubuntu with Xp

    ok, i have booted from my installation CD, which of these options do I choose?

    A. Install Ubuntu
    B. Check CD for Defects
    C. Test Memory
    D. Boot from first hard disk
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    [ubuntu] Re: Overriding Ubuntu with Xp

    is a live cd just a copy of ubuntu on a cd? or do i have to order it from the linux wizard?
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    [ubuntu] Overriding Ubuntu with Xp

    For some reason I can only find it the other way around.. people seem to think ubuntu is God's gift to earth.

    Anyway, I have Ubuntu installed on a Dell D600, and i have a bootable copy of XP on a...
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    [ubuntu] video-card problems?

    well, I logged on today to find the desktop all black, with a thick white bar across the bottom. I figured it was the screen - I am on a Dell Latitude D600 - so the screen going out is...
  7. Thread: compiz

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    [ubuntu] Re: compiz

    ok, i typed in compiz --replace,

    and got:

    aborting and using fallback: /usr/bin/metacity

    and my kernel is 6.24.XX so no luck there
  8. Thread: compiz

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    [ubuntu] Re: compiz

    thanks for all the responses - I will try, but i cant use fglrx because my video card is not new enough- that driver was meant for Radeon 9500 and later. I have the 9000.
  9. Thread: compiz

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    [ubuntu] compiz

    I have open source Radeon driver, and xserver-xgl installed..

    but when i type 'compiz' sans quotes into terminal I get:

    Checking for Xgl: not present.
    Found laptop using ati driver. ...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED]Re: ok, resolution is stuck at 640

    hahah reboot solved
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    [ubuntu] ok, resolution is stuck at 640

    i have the open source ATI driver installed, and i have tried to change the resolution rates through xorg.conf but it doesnt seem to work..

    # xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NOOB :) how to open a .run file

    thank you!

    a new issue - removing the Mesa Drivers and putting the ATI drivers in place of.. is there another way besides what the wiki recommends? it doesnt seem to work for me..
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    [ubuntu] Re: NOOB :) how to open a .run file

    ok well i ran the .run file in terminal, but how can i see if the drivers installed?

    also, the filename is ati-driver-installer.8.28.8.run
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    [ubuntu] NOOB :) how to open a .run file

    i downloaded the linux version of the appropriate ATI driver for my laptop, but it came in a .run extension, and my laptop is bewildered, as am I.

    please help me install these drivers
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dr dos 7.03 at boot

    success.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dr dos 7.03 at boot

    no, I never saw the ubuntu logo, I have figured that when i burned the ISO to the disc, it never unwrapped the ISO, just copied it. I am going to try and extract the ISO onto a CDRW and see what...
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    [ubuntu] Dr dos 7.03 at boot

    I just copied Ubuntu ISO to a CD - and you all might laugh at me, but Ubuntu boots to DOS - how do I navigate to install Ubuntu?

    Thanks.
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