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  1. [ubuntu] Re: [question] Restore to OS X after Clean Install?

    If you don't delete the recovery partition while installing Ubuntu you should be able to restore OS X, but your best bet would be to use an external hard drive and use Clonezilla to clone your OS X...
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    [all variants] Re: Disadvantages of lightweight variants?

    The only real disadvantage is that xfce and lxde aren't as fully featured or have as much eye candy as some of the heavier DE's like KDE or GNOME. But if your hardware is newer and fairly capable the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What to download?

    I would recommend grabbing Kubuntu 11.10 its ubuntu with the KDE environment which by default looks pretty similar to Windows. However I would only recommend running that if you have at least average...
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    [other] hard drive issue

    I just built a new computer but reused a hard drive from a previous build and its giving me some issues. I installed ubuntu and everything worked fine, but when i go to boot off the hard drive it...
  5. Thread: Amd apu?

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    [ubuntu] Amd apu?

    I'm parting out a budget computer build and want to use one of AMD's APU in place of a conventional CPU and GPU. My only question is are there any known compatibility problems with the new APU's or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Last minute advice/thoughts?

    You don't really have to do anything, once your going through the install process it'll ask you if you want to replace windows (erase the whole disk and install ubuntu) or to do a dual boot, just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Last minute advice/thoughts?

    Great to hear your loving Ubuntu and welcome to the Linux world :) the only thing i would recommend is instead of completely wiping windows i would make you windows partition as small as possible and...
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    Re: Re-Installing Windows?

    it could just be that you have to change your bios to boot from the CD drive first. if you want to want to save your whole system you could shrink your partition and clone it with clonezilla, or the...
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    Re: Re-Installing Windows?

    How did it not work? Did your computer not boot from the disk or did the install fail? Also do you want to keep your linux partition and run a dual-boot or completely wipe it and run a Windows only...
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    Re: Ubuntu Rolling Release

    Usually rolling release and user-friendly don't mix. Rolling releases always have the risk of breakages with any given update and that usually doesn't lend toward a user-friendly distro. But if u...
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    [ubuntu] Re: netbook won't boot

    ya the live cd boots but after i install and reboot the same problem happens again
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    [ubuntu] netbook won't boot

    All of a sudden my netbook won't boot anymore. It's going thru the startup sequence but gets hung up at "checking battery state" or sometimes its just a blank screen. how can I fix this? also i have...
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    [xubuntu] Xubuntu on Nook Color?

    Right now I have a rooted Nook Color running android froyo but I'm wondering if/how I could install xubuntu and have it run with reasonable performance for everyday use? or would it just be more...
  14. Thread: No GUI

    by magical2hobo
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    [ubuntu] Re: No GUI

    I would try typing in the command "startx" to get xserver going and that should give you a better idea of what exactly if broken. But in the meantime you could try to install the kubuntu or xubuntu...
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    Rolling Release option

    I really like using Ubuntu but it can be a pain when it comes to new release and having to do a fresh install or do an upgrade and possibly have major trouble with it. I've tinkered with some distros...
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    [gnome] Gnome 3 issue

    I tried gnome3 on my machine but didn't like it so i used a ppa-purge to revert back to gnome2, but now my system won't update and synaptic just displays an error message and closes. when i try to...
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    [lubuntu] Netbook problem

    I recently got an Asus 1015pn and wanted to replace windows with ubuntu. I installed 10.04 on it and everything worked fine but when i updated ubuntu now whenever i turn on my computer it either goes...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Asus Eee PC 1015PN - graphic cards: Optimus and ION

    Will this work with 10.04 LTS or just 10.10?
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    Re: netbook question

    Thanks for the help all, i just got my netbook and have been tinkering around with it and it has this cool feature called express gate. is there a way for me to replace windows with linux and still...
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    Re: netbook question

    Thanks for the help guys and I looked into the issues with the ION graphics, they support it but there's no way to use Optimus to switch between the ION graphics card and the integrated graphics. I...
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    netbook question

    Right now I'm seriously considering getting a netbook for school. I want to put Ubuntu on it but I tried the netbook remix in a virtual machine and I'm not a big fan of the Unity interface. Would it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi question

    Ya its an internal chipset. I ran the command you said and rather than posting the whole thing I'm guessing this is the one that you were talking about? I'm not entirely sure tho, hope it helps.

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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi question

    Not really that's just the only thing, and ya when it disconnects I lose internet and web pages won't load and downloads stop and everything. So could the problem be with how the software isn't...
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    [ubuntu] Wifi question

    I recently dual booted my Dell Studio 1458 with Ubuntu and everything works fine but the wireless seems to have some issues. When I run under Windows I have full signal strength but when I'm using...
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    Re: MMORPG - Unusual request

    Basically what you just described is Minecraft multiplayer. I know its not an MMORPG but in multiplayer you have about 100+ ppl on a server working towards building a community/town, so you could...
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