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  1. [all variants] Re: Installer does not detect existing partitions

    Hi raymondhenson,

    the output was

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ fdisk -l

    Disk /dev/sdb: 4005 MB, 4005527552 bytes
    250 heads, 19 sectors/track, 1647 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 4750 * 512 = 2432000...
  2. [all variants] Re: Installer does not detect existing partitions

    Hi komputes. I'm trying to install ubuntu 9.04 desktop edition. The computer is Dell XPS M1530. Here's the screen shots of gparted and from the installer.
  3. [all variants] Installer does not detect existing partitions

    Hi all,

    I'm having a minor conundrum installing ubuntu on a friend's computer. Basically, the laptop is a Dell XPS (live cd runs fine, so the specs should be grand), currently with three...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ASUS eeepc 900HA help.

    That depends on whether you choose manual partitioner or automatic. If you are using automatic (guided) partitioner during the ubuntu install, you don't have to worry about it, the swap is made...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot update anything

    Hi Tyrfing,

    did you run the upgrade through the gui or using apt/aptitude? If you run
    sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude safe-upgrade it may give you some options to fix this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to start the system

    I think you should be able to mount the entire computer hard drive when running in the live distro mode off a live cd. That way you could mount an external HDD or a USB stick, as well as the internal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: having alot of trouble installing linux

    Hi Biceptoid,

    First off, if you haven't already I'd defragment the Windows, to be on the safe side. Then you would probably be best off getting a live cd of a partitioner, like gparted (uses a...
  8. [kubuntu] KDE 4 gui minor display problems & gnome desktop in the background

    Hi all. I recently switched from ubuntu to kubuntu (all jaunty), since I've gotten into the habit of using KDE with standard ubuntu and thought I might just as well be somewhat more efficient....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Amarok 2.02 Ubuntu 9.04rc

    Just had the same problem, went through the steps here and got same results. Just reloading the current playlist (as in clear it and then select it again) seemed to fix it. Sorry if I completely...
  10. [ubuntu] Making a Swap partition post installation

    Hi, I'm a newbie to this forum. I've been dabbling in ubuntu user-style (basically I know enough to get me in trouble) for a while now and figure it's about time to get more into the system and such....
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