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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Switch wireless cards (delete default driver)

    It's not just faster but functional. The built in card has a horrible antenna and will randomly lose the connection where as the USB card should work anytime. In any case I didn't start this thread...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Switch wireless cards (delete default driver)

    Pendrive Linux gave me the option so I decided to go with the most up to date version(honestly I didn't even think about the fact that it would be unreleased). Regardless it seems to be working just...
  3. [ubuntu] Switch wireless cards (delete default driver)

    I'm working on a friends computer (Win7 x64 and Ubuntu 12.04) which has both a built in (Crappy) wireless card and a Netgear N300 card. Following instructions I found online I managed to install the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Package/program backup/restore question

    Never mind the backup of settings. I failed to realize that you were adding the home directory with the second command (I forgot about the generic representation using ~./)

    As far as the download...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Package/program backup/restore question

    Glad I found this. I don't have the dial-up issue so I'll just use the script presented by dv3500ea

    I'm currently importing programs and settings from a real Ubuntu 10.04 [64-bit] installation to...
  6. Thread: Kernal Panic

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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernal Panic

    As in I was mistaken. He does have the grub menu which means it should be possible to use the full extent of the grub2 command line. I still don't know what commands to try though: Either a...
  7. Thread: Kernal Panic

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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernal Panic

    He can't boot a disc. He seems to have Grub2 without the Menu. I once had a site I used to fix such an issue before but, I've not yet relocated that site. I'm going to try checking my old post now...
  8. Thread: Kernal Panic

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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernal Panic

    Hey, it's Greg again. Stefin (Dabulewicz) still isn't up and running and as I said earlier I can't go and help him in person. I'm afraid this thread has been buried and will be buried again if it's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switch to VirtualBox

    Even if the software support doesn't work for Ubuntu my machine may still be powerful enough to make most of the games work. The only real 3D game I've tried is a Tron game (TronGL I think). ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switch to VirtualBox

    I know 3D can sometimes be slow but, I'm hoping my 3D acceleration hardware takes care of that. As for methods of installing I was thinking maybe some way to create a custom repository to 'download'...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switch to VirtualBox

    I hate to do this but, BUMP. I could really use advice here.
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    [ubuntu] Switch to VirtualBox

    I currently have both Windows 7 (32 bit, thinking of going 64) and Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bit) dual booted on my machine. I was thinking (for hardware and some software compatibility reasons) of switching...
  13. Thread: Kernal Panic

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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernal Panic

    OK, I'm back online again (No home internet so weekends = no connection). My friend replied to my earlier question and said it won't load any disk. It just sits at the boot screen. Personally I'm...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    I believe I read somewhere how to do that with new Windows versions, also there are some programs it's just not that commonly known. As for the stability thing Linux is actually far less stable in...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    As people have mentioned Games and such that were written specifically for Windows won't always word in Linux but, there's also a few other key points. Hardware compatibility there's plenty of...
  16. Thread: Kernal Panic

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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernal Panic

    I suppose hard drive is also a good possibility. I think my friend went to bed cause I'm not getting any responses from him (I'll probably join soon it's like 3 in the morning for me). ...
  17. Thread: Kernal Panic

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    [ubuntu] Kernal Panic

    My friend just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on his laptop recently and while on the internet and listening to Last.FM it crashed. When he tried rebooting it came up with the following message: #.####...
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    [gnome] Re: Windows renaming convention

    Alright, I suppose I'll have to settle for that for now.
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    [gnome] Windows renaming convention

    In Windows I can rename a file by clicking the name twice slowly (two single clicks). I was wondering if I could get the same in Nautilus or perhaps a replacement program for it that works on Ubuntu...
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    [all variants] Re: Backup Solutions (Very Specific)

    I realize it's been quite a while since I posted in this thread but, I wanted to update my findings. Admittedly I stopped looking for a while, while I took care of other more pressing issues but,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite L300 & Ubuntu 10.04

    Thanks for this. I too am trying to get my FN keys to work correctly but, I hadn't really noticed just how bad my CPU was overheating (I rarely have my laptop directly on my lap). Thanks to this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keyboard's Number pad alone not working

    Here's another person happy for the help. (So Simple, so stupid... No Wonder I didn't think of it.)
  23. Thread: Win 7 BSOD

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    [other] Win 7 BSOD

    I tried doing a search and couldn't find anything so I figured I'd post here.

    I've noticed that Win7 will sometimes fail to boot properly and display the Blue Screen of Death during bootup, if I...
  24. Re: Can't Boot Windows XP - I choose it and it goes back to grub

    A password protected hard drive shouldn't stop you from doing anything on the computer the hard drive was originally installed in.

    Now, I read a lot of the post prior to mine and noticed a lot of...
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    [all variants] Re: Backup Solutions (Very Specific)

    It's not quite clear if I can use this the way the I wanted. As I said in my initial post I want something that can store the files to my external hard drive in a format I can easily use without the...
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