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    Re: New Laptop + Mint [Help]

    Hi
    as long as you don't delete your recovery partition when you install Linux Mint it will be available to use if you ever want to reinstall windows 7 from it.
    You can also back it up to a DVD or...
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    [all variants] Re: External usb hard drives

    all the usb 2 ones (SATA & PATA) I've used just work, haven't tried any usb 3's
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade 10.04 [LTS] Kernel

    Hi
    I would have given full instructions..
    but I thought you would have known how to do it.. sorry

    J
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade 10.04 [LTS] Kernel

    have you tried adding ppa:kernel-ppa/ppa to your system's Software Sources, then doing an update.

    best if you add this too
    you can get it here...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: how do i uninstall windows and keep unbunto

    don't forget to update grub after you've removed your windows partition


    edit
    just in case you don't know how
    sudo grub-update
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    Re: Just found a handy command:

    I think that you may need to add sudo to the line to run as root
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Can I upgrade Lucid Lynx kernel from 2.6.32 to 2.6.38.1?

    Ive updated mine to 2.6.38.7 generic
    dont forget to install both headers too
    everything works fine & I use lucid both Gnome & KDE
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Can I upgrade Lucid Lynx kernel from 2.6.32 to 2.6.38.1?

    the easiest way is to add the kernel ppa
    have a look at this page
    https://launchpad.net/~kernel-ppa/+archive/ppa
    remember you may have to rebuild your drivers if you dont have dkms installed...
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    Re: Is OpenSUSE Stable?

    Ive been using SuSE on & off since 9.1 & it's a very good OS, but if you want to play multi-media files you must change to the packman repository's in yum see here
    http://packman.links2linux.org/
  10. Thread: Recover data

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    [all variants] Re: Recover data

    you need to use something like SystemRescueCD
    goodluck
  11. Re: Anti-Linux FUD of the day - Broadcom painful even for the computer savvy

    sorry but I dont agree with you one little bit, I use a Dell laptop with broadcom wifi & Ive never had a problem using it & it's easy to load the drivers off the CD see some of my other posts just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Driver for TV card

    if your still having trouble have a look here it may help

    http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Trident_TM6000
  13. Thread: Lexmark Printer

    by halj32
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lexmark Printer

    Ive used several types of Lexmark printers/scanners & once Ive found the drivers Ive had no problems with them, thats why I know how to find the drivers.
    goodluck with what ever printer you use
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    Re: Broadcom 4312 Wireless issue

    use the sta drivers, Ive never had any problem with them.
    re b43 Ive never been able to get this driver to work.
    ndiswrapper works well but a bit fiddly at first

    goodluck
  15. Thread: Lexmark Printer

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    [ubuntu] Re: Lexmark Printer

    a quick search on the lexmark site & you would have found what you need
    look here
    http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=product&linkSelected=node0&locale=EN&userlocale=EN_UK#1


    goodluck
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Booting Allocate Drive Space issues

    the easiest way to do it is boot from your windows disk & when your in the installer give windows a partition of 80 gig & install.
    When it's finished install Ubuntu, when installing manually set up...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bluray ROM compatibility with Ubuntu!

    take a look here
    http://themediaviking.com/software/bluray-linux/

    & here
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/BluRayAndHDDVD

    you could also try running DVDFab Passkey in wine
  18. Thread: Usb 3.0

    by halj32
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    [ubuntu] Re: Usb 3.0

    I heard that Linux was the first kernel to include usb 3, that was earlier this year so if you have a new kernel it should work
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    [ubuntu] Re: File Commander with Queue function?

    Have you tried midnight commander for ubuntu

    info here
    http://www.midnight-commander.org/

    hope this helps
  20. Thread: Cannot boot USB

    by halj32
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot USB

    try using the latest version of unetbootin
    you can get it here

    http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
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    [SOLVED] Re: Disabled wireless on Dell inspiron

    have you tried the little switch on the side of your laptop that turns the wifi on & off???
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    [ubuntu] Re: network connection..

    I thought that linux-firmware-nonfree contains firmware for DVB cards not 3G dongles.

    see
    http://packages.ubuntu.com/karmic/linux-firmware-nonfree
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    [ubuntu] Re: network connection..

    have you tried installing usb-modeswitch & usb-modeswitch-data
    worked for me
    also try using network manager instead of wvdial

    have a look at these sites...
  24. Thread: Tv tuner lv5h

    by halj32
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tv tuner lv5h

    have you installed "linux-firmware-nonfree"???? this is needed for the card to work
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Is there an easy way to install codexes, I forgot to hit the checkmark during ins

    run this in a terminal
    sudo wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list && sudo apt-get --quiet update && sudo...
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