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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 12.04 on the 26th via cli

    Thank you all for your responses. I know I've seen this at least a hundred times, and just fyi I was looking for the "sudo do-release-upgrade" command, Cant wait till Thursday!
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade to 12.04 on the 26th via cli

    Okay, This is going to sound very stupid as I have been using Ubuntu for quite a while now and I feel like I should know this.

    On Thursday when the new 12.04 edition finally drops, how do I use...
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    [lubuntu] Re: How to make Lubuntu even lighter

    I agree with Raja, as always, but I think a safe place to start would be to purge the game packages.
    Then if you have no use for the calculator or xfburn or abioffice I would purge those next.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot, Win7+Ubu, Ubuntu Installed but has no option to boot.

    I did in fact do a full partition install, at least I think so... I partitioned off the hard disk before I installed windows on it. I have a 100gig NTFS partition for windows, A 200gig ext4 partition...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot, Win7+Ubu, Ubuntu Installed but has no option to boot.

    So I have Windows 7 in the first partition of the HDD, on the second partition i have Ubuntu, I did as suggested by Phantom Turtle. Now I do get an option to boot Ubuntu, however it kicks me onto a...
  6. [ubuntu] Dual boot, Win7+Ubu, Ubuntu Installed but has no option to boot.

    Hey, Title pretty much says it. I have a computer that I partitioned off the HDD on to setup a dual boot system. I have Windows 7 on the first partition, 100gigs NTFS, I have Ubuntu on the second,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: gtk-color-scheme question

    Thank you for your assistance, greatly appreciated.
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    [SOLVED] gtk-color-scheme question

    So I have dconf-editor installed and I was using the gtk-color-scheme option under org/desktop/interface to change the highlight color when I click and drag the mouse... I was successful in changing...
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless connection

    Good point, I didn't notice the difference, sorry. Perhaps this is where the extent of my knowledge ends. Perhaps you could take over bcratz, I will sit back and try to learn something. I was only...
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless connection

    Maybe take a look here...post #18 should help. click here
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless connection

    Have you tried the last code without using the "sudo" command
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless connection

    k, try this:
    sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
    That should enable your wireless network!
    Be sure to restart the computer and make sure its a permanent solution.
  13. Thread: Complete Wipe

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    [ubuntu] Re: Complete Wipe

    Also just FYI, you don't need two Linux swap partitions. If you decide to dual boot again, you can place the swap file at the "far end" of your disk, and any installed OS's will be able to access it....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Will I have to repurchase Windows?

    No, you can use the cd. Dave was just explaining that you could run it from a usb stick, and how to do so. What he is saying is that you can put a ubuntu live variant onto a usb stick, boot from the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no sign of wireless at all

    Also, is there a physical WiFi on/off button on your machine?
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    [ubuntu] Re: no sign of wireless at all

    Could you post the output of
    sudo lshw -c Network
    iwconfig
    rfkill list all
    Run the commands one line at a time, obviously. This should tell us what we need to know to help you.
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless connection

    The output of
    rfkill list all will help too.
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless connection

    So in the terminal or Konsole, type in
    sudo lshw -c Network copy (ctrl+shift+C in the terminal) and paste the results here so we can see what kind of hardware you are running. Do the same for ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! How to install -rt (realtime) kernel in 11.04?

    The -rt package sounds like its a little advanced for your needs, this is used for executing commands and sending them to automated machinery systems. It sounds like what you need is a better sound...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I am a complete noob looking for walk throughs and training

    You've got to be a little more specific, what kind of computing are you into? For example if you're looking for cli help a good place to start would be in the terminal (ctrl+alt+t):
    man -a intro
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    [SOLVED] Re: rfkill unblock all, not working

    yeah, I do somewhat recall the button physically working one time, as i was checking hardware compatibility post(noob) my first install. ill keep my trigger finger away from now on though,
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    [SOLVED] Re: rfkill unblock all, not working

    Well, I dont know what to say, I shut down the computer a few hours ago, normally. for some reason it ran a checkdisk at boot. and now my wireless works again? what is to be learned from this? from...
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    [SOLVED] Re: rfkill unblock all, not working

    No need for apologies, Thanks again, you have spent so much time helping me out, i feel like i owe you something in return. wish i could reciprocate somehow.
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    [SOLVED] Re: rfkill unblock all, not working

    Marking thread Solved...For now.
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    [SOLVED] Re: rfkill unblock all, not working

    and that could be the case, but the thing is, i have lubuntu 11.10 on this machine also, which im typing this on right now over my wifi network. maybe it is just the kernel for ubuntu 11.10 or maybe...
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