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  1. Re: Installing Ubuntu Touch (Daily) on (old) Android Phone

    I was going to try the phablet version as that was the version of the developer preview that worked (albiet with the help of an evervolv zip). That method of restoring android relys on you having...
  2. Installing Ubuntu Touch (Daily) on (old) Android Phone

    Having followed instructions to run the developer prerelease of Ubuntu Touch on my HTC desire I'm eager to try the beta release too. Can someone please answer the following question about the...
  3. Re: Stripping Down Ubuntu Touch for HTC Desire

    On second thourghts its probably best if I just try to install the current version of ubuntu touch. It will probably serve me better
  4. Re: Stripping Down Ubuntu Touch for HTC Desire

    Apps do seem to be constantly running once you have started them. There is no way to close an app on ubuntu touch that I have found. I'm also not sure if the apps are cached in the RAM while not in...
  5. Stripping Down Ubuntu Touch for HTC Desire

    With the help of this forum I managed to install ubuntu touch onto my HTC Desire. The thing is it's quite laggy (to be expected) and contains a lot of apps that I will never use (also to be...
  6. [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    I have now run every step of the tutorial without issue and it still boots into evervolv rather than ubuntu. Having said that I don't see why this should boot into ubuntu. It's an evervolv zip. I...
  7. [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    Hmm. I doubt I stand much of a chance doing this then. I don't actually understand how to access the Ext 4 section of the disk from android let alone get the device to boot to it. And that's even...
  8. [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    I'm not sure I understand what is going on here. Is the idea to run ubuntu in an emulator on the phone or to actually load ubuntu native using evervolv as a very elaborate bootloader?
    ...
  9. [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    I have finally managed to route my phone and have followed the instructions up to number 13. The phone is now running Evervolv. How do I perform step 14 to make it run ubuntu?
  10. [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    OK well I can't delete the android OS from the phone however hard I try so I think I'll have to leave it there. I managed to follow the rest of the instructions.
  11. [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    I copied the files accross at step 8 but there were several errors of the form chown "/FILELOCATION/" failed: Opperation not Permitted is it safe to continue?

    @ Mark Phelps, Yes I realise that and...
  12. [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    Ok, so I tried to follow the instructions but I can't find the Ubuntu FS file that the instructions mentioned. Where can I download this?

    ED. Got it!
  13. [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    Thanks, at the moment I can't even keep the android apps updated due to the phone refusing to install anything to the SD card. It can make phone calls and text ok it can take pictures but that's...
  14. [ubuntu_mobile] Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on (old) Android Phone

    I have and HTC Desire phone running the firmware version of android. It makes very poor use of the 16 GB SD card I have so I want to try running Ubuntu on it instead. How do I go about installing...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia Geforce GTX 570

    Well that seems to have worked. I installed the drivers using the method bogan suggested and now I can turn on the fancy advanced desktop effects. I still can't see the driver listed under hardware...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia Geforce GTX 570

    Ok got it. I caught up with the other thread Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia Geforce GTX 570

    I tried the following:

    Switched on the machine waited for the GRUB menu to appear.

    Selected start in recovery mode from the menu.
    Selected drop to shell as root.

    Typed "cd...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia Geforce GTX 570

    @haqking

    I'm sorry but I still don't understand. I think you are telling me to boot without a GUI and use the comand line to run the file "as root".

    However I don't know how to boot without...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia Geforce GTX 570

    I can tell that I need to run it but how do I do that?

    I have tried right clicking and opening properties, checking the box "saying allow file to run as a program". I then right clicked again...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia Geforce GTX 570

    I downloaded the file but what now? I still can't open it. The messages are the same as those for the older driver.

    I am running Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit.

    PS According to the hardware manager...
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    [SOLVED] Nvidia Geforce GTX 570

    I am having trouble installing the graphics card drivers from nvidia.

    I downloaded the drivers here

    But I don't know what to do with the file. It seems to be a .run shell script (whatever...
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    [ubuntu] Canon isensys printer drivers

    Greetings!

    I am trying to get my Canon isensys LBP6200d printer to work with my installation of Ubuntu. I have downloaded the printer drivers from here:

    But I can't work out how to install the...
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