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    Re: new ScanDisk64Gb microsdxc

    Thanks all; eminently sensible advice. I bought a large external drive intending to load an operating system on it then got lazy and loaded too many files. I have some smaller simpler stuff I should...
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    Re: new ScanDisk64Gb microsdxc

    I have no idea what I am doing with this thing but:

    An error occurred while accessing '59.5 GiB Removable Media', the system responded: The requested operation has failed: Error mounting /dev/sdd1...
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    new ScanDisk64Gb microsdxc

    (Sorted, thanks.)

    I have no idea what I need for this or how to put Ubuntu on it. I have an old laptop that will need 32 bit operating system I want to play the occasional DVD and have no idea...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Defragging Hard Drives

    May I presume this will defrag a diferent OS to standard Ubuntu?
    I am using an old version of Ultimate Edition.
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    [ubuntu] Re: NWS Storm reports .gif images

    I am saving the filtered version but I have had the problem a while before I started using that option.

    Save image as.
    Then I had to knock off the .file extension and the option to save as gif...
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    [ubuntu] NWS Storm reports .gif images

    http://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/reports/110304_rpts.html

    I save these as gif images as per Ubuntu default but they won't open on the various Ubuntu software. It tells me they are not gifs. So why...
  7. [ubuntu] Upgrading on a partition I can't get online.

    I have just upgraded from 10.10 to 11.-whatever and everything is perfect. Except I have Ultimate Lite 3.0 on a partition that I can't get to see my 3 dongle (mobile USB stick.)

    I'd like to get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu without Unity

    It sounds daft that an .04 is supported beyond a .1.

    This machine should cope with a later upgrade but I just didn't like the Unity interface. I found it a nuisance. maybe I will try the 12.0 when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu without Unity

    I too am looking for a simple update experience without the Unity problems that saw me get rid of my last computer (an old one I thought had expired with an upgrade that borked all my video drivers.)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 installing ASUS sound drivers

    Hoe did you get on?

    I ma trying to get sound working im my A8N SLI. Looks like I need to update the BIOS or something. I have no soundcard and can't find driver updates for sound on the ASUS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Registry problem

    Looks favourite.

    I love gedit and would like to use it in place of Writer if only it did line spacing and page background.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Registry problem

    Thanks all fror replying.

    I am not aware of the intricacies of Linux and am still making the crossing. In my case the quite crossing.

    Adour is correct in summation. One or two file endings...
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    [ubuntu] Registry problem

    I have a problem with opening folders in Ubuntu 10.10

    The Home folder opens from "Places" with Image Viewer. The problem extends to other folders such as my USB drive, too.

    I have just tried to...
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    [ubuntu] Public Library computers (UK)

    I have no connection at home but have a number of distros on disc. I still can't understand how to get programmes up and running (on 10.10 this time.)

    The local library is not a fat lot of good...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OEM Installs on old computers

    Odd that the disc wouldn't show me the advertised Crunchbang. I've never saved an ISO successfully. Maybe I aught to try it on a USB.

    Speaking of which, a USB would solve the hard drive details...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OEM Installs on old computers

    I just tried Lubuntu install and it crashed after 9 minutes, that's after my getting an updated installer.

    So I tired again and it is giving me error 5 (old or warm or dirty problems.)

    So how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OEM Installs on old computers

    It's a 15 GB Seagate Barracuda. It works and the point is to change nothing that cost money.

    I have some small linux distros from Linux Format including Crunchbang.

    The two I tried wouldn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OEM Installs on old computers

    This is a newbie thread. Suppose you tell me how?

    Better still answer the question.

    Do I need to uninstall and if so how do I go about that?
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    [ubuntu] OEM Installs on old computers

    Hi.

    I have just installed Koala on a P3; an Acer Veriton FP2 with 1/2 gig of RAM. It's as slow as sludge but works.

    So what do I do with it? As you can see I have internet access with it which...
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