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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Software in 10.10 not available

    I do not know what the Video card is. It's an Aspire One Acer Netbook if that helps. It has a 160 gig HD. I do not think it is SSD.

    If LTSs have 5 years of support, could I go with 10.04 as well?...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Software in 10.10 not available

    Intel ATOM 1.66GHz and 1 GB RAM
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Software in 10.10 not available

    Hello Papibe, could you suggest a specific version of Xubuntu? I tried to install 12.04 yesterday but the installation got stuck at the "Preparing to Install" screen.

    I see from here that Xubuntu...
  4. [ubuntu] Installing Software in 10.10 not available

    I installed 10.10 on my father's netbook after a few tries with 12.04. I am happy that a version of Ubuntu finally worked. It works well but when I use the software centre, I cannot readily install...
  5. Re: Installing Ubuntu on Windows 7 Computer - stuck at Preparing to Install screen

    fixed. I put in 10.10 and that loader worked. Don't know why 12.04 didn't.
  6. Re: Installing Ubuntu on Windows 7 Computer - stuck at Preparing to Install screen

    The netbook came with a starter windows I would say (one with just a start-up disk and no general windows disk). I've wiped all the partitions of their contents using GParted. I am trying to install...
  7. Re: Installing Ubuntu on Windows 7 Computer - stuck at Preparing to Install screen

    Sorry that it was not clear enough. The process gets stuck by itself after I click "Continue" on the "Preparing to Install" screen. Something is going wrong: nothing happens after much waiting yet...
  8. Installing Ubuntu on Windows 7 Computer - stuck at Preparing to Install screen

    My father and I are trying to install Ubuntu (currently trying to install the 12.04 LTS) on an Acer Aspire One Netbook. I am already running Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop computer and decided to have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Brother HL-2270DW

    Thanks Peter but HL-2270DW is not a printer that is supported by the default ubuntu installation. There are many Brother printers on the list but not 2270!

    Thanks flowr I will try that tonight.
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    [ubuntu] Installing Brother HL-2270DW

    Hello mates,

    I have just upgraded my OS to 12.04. My driver installations are wiped out from what I can see. I can't say I remember how to install these. I just downloaded a fresh pair of cups...
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    [all variants] Re: I'm totally inexperienced with Linux

    I just installed 12.04 and it required about 4gigs. You should be fine with 250gb. I wonder if you could get the Ubuntu installation to take out your Vista.

    Anyway, I don't know too well how it...
  12. [ubuntu] How to remove spam from software centre (12.04)

    The old software centre was very dry looking, which was great. I'm a bit bothered by the lack of customizability in Dash and in Software Centre.

    I want to remove the "recently used" heading in...
  13. Re: Installed 12.04; but want another desktop. How ?

    I also had 10.10 and moved up to 12.04. I regret this move completely. There must have been another way to update my software to new versions.

    Yeah indeed unity and Dash are not to my liking. I...
  14. Thread: Ruined my OS

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    [ubuntu] Re: Ruined my OS

    Booted from the 12.04 liveCD. I selected the option "Upgrade" and was able to keep all my files. I just need to reconfigure everything.


    PS. Unity is hrmm-how-could-I-say-it-nicely-?
  15. Thread: Ruined my OS

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    [ubuntu] Re: Ruined my OS

    My data is not super important but I do hope to keep it. I'll try to do something that will enable me to keep it, back it up and then to a complete reboot/format. So let me see what the liveCD allows...
  16. Thread: Ruined my OS

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    [ubuntu] Re: Ruined my OS

    I loaded the Cd I had burned of 12.04 ISO into the drive. Then I got a pop-up that said your Cd contains updates, would you like to add them to the Synaptic Upgrade Manager.. something like that. So...
  17. Thread: Ruined my OS

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    [ubuntu] Ruined my OS

    I was running 10.10 or 11.04 (I always thought it to be 10.10 but when I would click on About Ubuntu it would say I was running 11.04 even though in the upgrade manager it would say upgrade TO...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot upgrade from 11.04

    Weird... I downloaded the iso for 12.04. I burned it on CD and ran the CD. The upgrades were added to the Synaptic Package Manager.. Not knowing which one of the long list the OS upgrade was on, I...
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    [ubuntu] Cannot upgrade from 11.04

    I am trying to upgrade my 11.04 Ubuntu to a newer version. 11.04 has been by far the most stable and appreciable one so far for me, but I'd like to give my computer a little change.

    However, when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Reformatting" Ubuntu

    What is wrong with DVDs? I do not have enough memory on USB and do not own an external HD. I guess I can put the important stuff on USB.

    I just thankfully remembered to backup my evolution mail,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Reformatting" Ubuntu

    Ok, so I decided I will back up my essential data on DVDs and blow the computer up.


    1. How do I format? Do I need to press some key on start-up to enter the BIOS or what?

    2. I feel like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Reformatting" Ubuntu

    All my stuff is in one common area. I built the computer from parts and installed Ubuntu on a clean slate. There are no partitions and just one user.

    To start with, how do I reinstall Ubuntu? I...
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    [ubuntu] "Reformatting" Ubuntu

    So this is what I would like to do before the semester starts:

    Uninstall everything on my computer (Ubuntu 10.10, games, programs, etc) while keeping my data (movies, music, etc) and reinstalling...
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    [ubuntu] Need old and very stable edition

    Hello, my aunt has a 2001 Dell computer with 256MB RAM. Since it is not a fast computer, I was thinking of putting an older Ubuntu edition that might not have taken much juice (correct me if the...
  25. [ubuntu] Anyone uses a Creative player with Ubuntu?

    I have an old Creative Zen Micro. Rhythm Box does not like it when I plug it in. The program closes after syncing a few music files, or does not recognize it half the time. I think this device might...
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