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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    I should add the actual card is made by Gigabyte, but it has a Nvidia chipset on it. (Gigabyte GEforce GT 630) I can't find a linux driver anywhere for it, the manufacturer only lists windows OS...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    I tried that...it made it worse. The dock disappeared and wouldn't come back until I reset the driver and restarted the computer, lol
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    Not an option where I work, lol, plus I break portable computers too easily.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    I did end up keeping 12.10 since I had it downloaded and already had a little experience using it. It is very clean looking.

    As far as graphics drivers, I'll have to do some more research on...
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    Re: UserCP Lockout

    Also.... I have 11 posts but it only reads 7.....why is that????:mad:
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    UserCP Lockout

    I don't get why you lock out the User CP on new members. (Under 25 posts.) It's stupid that I have to manually subscribe to any threads I comment in because I can't set it to auto-subscribe.

    WTF...
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    Re: Wow! Disney bought Lucasfilm

    I disagree. Although they may not have been completely accurate, the movies were excellent, especially the extended directors cuts.
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    Re: Wow! Disney bought Lucasfilm

    These films are going to be extreme.....

    Extremely good.....or extremely bad. And the fan fallout will be a riot to watch.

    I'm hopefull that they do a good job with it, but I'm not holding my...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    You called out of work so you could play with your new computer. :guitar:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    Welp...that did it!

    Downloaded a "Free Iso Burner" and burned the .iso file to the disc.... it loaded up first try.

    Only issue I'm having now is I can't figure out how to get the proper driver...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    Ok, I guess I don't get the difference between the burn methods, but I downloaded "Free Iso Burner" and downloaded it as an ISO. We'll see if it works... .I'll be back....hopefully.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    Ok, this is probably what I need help with then. I followed the direction on the Ubuntu website as best I could to make an install disk. But it is only the .iso file. What/how do I do it differently...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    Hmm...

    I'll try the trick mentioned earlier, and if it doesn't work I'll try 12.4.

    If that doesn't work.... I may just wait until I get Win 7. Should be here in a week, anyway. I like...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    The new hard drive is NTFS, completely formatted. Never had any OS on it. Bios DOES see the HDD.

    Boot key? not sure what you mean. I can enter bios, tell it to boot from CD, but it just goes to a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    Hardware is fine. Like I said, I ran Ubuntu on the newer computer when it was setup as a "Dual Boot" on my XP hard drive. I have a new, blank/formatted hard drive that I want to install a fresh, new...
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    [SOLVED] Can't Load Ubuntu on New Hard Drive

    I'm having an issue with 12.10...

    I have a fresh new hard drive I formatted in XP on my older computer, then I installed it in my new computer, and every time I try to boot it will not read the...
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