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    [SOLVED] Re: Update manager not showing new release

    The code...

    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
    ... will only perform the package updates within the same version. And does not upgrade to a newer distribution.

    I'm not sure which command line code...
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    [all variants] Re: Install through "OEM/Recovery" partition

    My understanding is that UNetBootIn copies the os-file.iso to the selected partition. Then it writes the proper code to the master-boot-record of the drive to make the drive bootable.
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    [all variants] Re: Install through "OEM/Recovery" partition

    I have used UNetBootIn to create what you want with some success. Though it has been a few years since I've tried it. So it may not work for you.

    I partitioned the drive before using UNetBootIn,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Format HDD w/GParted Help!

    Do you have ntfsprogs or something similar installed? I think they are needed to manage ntfs filesystems.
  5. Thread: Antivirus?

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    Re: Antivirus?

    Can you show the evidence or source of this information?

    Thank You...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu minimal installation

    To quote from Ubuntu Communty Documentation - MinimalCD indicates...



    From what I remember... one can install a functional CLI system by using the mini.iso (without network access).

    Hope...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where is my ssid/bssid? :(

    If you're computer is already connected to the wireless router... Then you may be able to access the router's configuration by using the following:

    Open up your preferred web browser.
    Type the...
  8. Thread: Where to buy?

    by boof1988
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where to buy?

    All of the previous suggestions are good...

    If you really want to go to a brick-and-mortar store to buy an Ubuntu disk...


    Maybe try Best Buy, Microcenter etc. There's usually a section that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't unmount CD

    If you click on the picture of the optical drive (to view the enlarged version) on the Wiki Optical Disk Drive Article... Please note the tiny hole above the volume knob.

    Also... If the computer...
  10. [all variants] Re: Cannot burn at anything other than maximum?

    If you don't mind using CLI, you can use cdrecord (I think it's installed by default in Ubuntu) to burn the DVD.

    In a Terminal...

    Navigate to directory containing the .iso file.

    cd...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do you know what commands do what?

    Another useful tool is apropos (I'm not sure if the program has to be installed already... Probably)...



    user@host:~$ apropos temperature
    hddtemp (8) - Utility to monitor hard drive...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Server will not boot DD copied over boot I think.

    Another option for use of testdisk...

    The GPartEd LiveCD has testdisk included with it.

    The GPartEd LiveCD even has a load to RAM option, so that the optical drive can be freed-up (after...
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    [ubuntu] Re: server cli only

    How about...


    sudo apt-get update

    -and then-


    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting Ubuntu

    If you have the capability you can download (for free) and burn the image to a DVD.

    Please ask for more help if this is the way you want to go and we'll try to help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting Ubuntu

    I think the OP is asking about the DVD. And IIRC only the CD versions are sent for free. The DVD versions have to be purchased (if one wants the disk shipped from canonical).

    Of course any of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Terminal state: problems!

    Have a look at the following website.

    http://linuxcommand.org/

    And the following UbuntuForums post has a link to a good Ubuntu pocket-guide.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: brasero will not burn a iso file

    If Brasero does not work adequately, then another option (that uses CLI and is not Brasero, but is included with Ubuntu) is cdrecord. This is just another idea that may be of interest.

    One option...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer drivers for Jaunty

    Have a look at the following site... It may be of some use.

    http://www.ubuntuhcl.org/browse/search+printers?category=14
  19. [ubuntu] Re: I was sent a faulty disk, and now I have no OS.

    I ride my posts as well... but I can't assume that everyone else has the time (capability) to ride their posts. :) Thanks for the explanation.

    Cheers...
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    [other] Re: Upgrading CPU on Dell Optiplex

    Not trying to be rude or interupt. :)

    From my experience, this may be the same as your set-up, but maybe not? Also... maybe someone can weigh-in and tell whether both latches should be pressed at...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: I was sent a faulty disk, and now I have no OS.

    The thread started only 6 hrs ago. So maybe we need to have patience for them to post again. It's not uncommon to ask the OP to have patience, so I don't think it's a big stretch to wait a little...
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    [all variants] Re: install minimal w/o internet

    Glad you got it working. I looked around in the directories of the UNetBootIn setup of ubuntu-9.04-alternate-i386.iso and noticed a directory labelled "netboot" so that is what gave me an idea that...
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    [all variants] Re: install minimal w/o internet

    When I used UNetBootin to "put" ubuntu-9.04-alternate-i386.iso on a USB-Flash, I get the same results as you have gotten. The installation acts more like a netboot installation. And then requires...
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    [all variants] Re: install minimal w/o internet

    This is confusing to me... I'll try to install unetbootin, put the ubuntu-9.04-alternate-i386.iso on a USB-Flash and see if I can duplicate the issue.
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    Re: Upgrading graphic card, is it worth it?

    Yeah... Sorry... I didn't see which graphics card you currently have.
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