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    Re: Help with confusing boot setup.

    Oh cool, I did not know shift showed the menu. Thanks I will get started on this tomorrow and let you know how it goes.
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    Re: Help with confusing boot setup.

    That will work to get to get both installed with a fast boot into XBMCbuntu like I want, but what would I have to do to get into Win 7 with that setup? Would I have to change the menu time each time?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu with 2 Internal HDDs

    You will not have to erase both drives to install a different version. I would look in the BIOS and make sure that the hard drive with Grub on it has a higher boot priority then your new hard drive.
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    Help with confusing boot setup.

    I am about to reinstall my computer and I would like help setting up my boot loader. I want to have XBMCbuntu and Windows 7 installed on a single hard drive (separate partitions). I will primarily...
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    [ubuntu] Re: installation question

    It may be better now, but several years ago when I was using 64bit many of the programs were not compiled for 64bit so 32bit was recommended from an ease of use standpoint. Like I said that was...
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    [ubuntu] Radeon 9200 and S3 video card issues

    I was using a Radeon 9200 AGP card and was experiencing severe artifacts and a messed up mouse cursor on Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 beta. I switched back to onboard video which is a s3 Unichrome Pro card...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: VirtualBox not starting up since Natty upgrade

    You should not loose the virtual hd, I would back it up just in case though. You would have to setup the virtual machine again but you should be able to select your existing image in the new...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: VirtualBox not starting up since Natty upgrade

    Only idea I have is try removing it from synaptic and make sure to mark for complete removal
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing Natty from within Maverick

    You could repartition part of swap and use it as a common ground between distros to share files, Technically if you had 2 separate login names (1 for each) you could use the same /home partition and...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Help with commands?

    I would try to re-download the files then and pay special attention to where they are saving too. Try right clicking on them in the browser and clicking "save target as" or similar so you can choose...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Help with commands?

    I am not using xubuntu so I am not sure of the default behavior, but if the address does not show up in the location bar you can use ctrl+l to see it
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing USB Wireless Antenna

    Just try plugging it in and see if it works, I think madwifi is outdated now though. According to this page your card is not supported though, scroll to the bottom and only v1 is supported. You can...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: VirtualBox not starting up since Natty upgrade

    I know virtual box use to be plagued with kernel updates, you would have to reinstall it or reconfigure the kernel module if you updated kernels, you could try selecting the old kernel from the grub...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Help with commands?

    If you are really struggling to find the directory the inf file is in for the first command type this in the terminal

    locate mrv8335.inf

    That should give you the full path, locate command is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using older repositories okay?

    Dont :P

    You can try to download and install the .deb files for the brushes and see if it gives you dependency issues when you install, but I would not add the repos to your source file. Are you...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Help with commands?

    Have you downloaded the drivers they linked yet? Ndiswrapper basically uses windows drivers in linux, so make sure its installed from apt-get. I will post my changes in bold.


    a) sudo ndiswrapper...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Problem: ?motherboard failure - Suggestions: new motherboard, videocard, RAM.

    Ouch, well there is no way to install windows that will not overwrite the boot sector, as long as you do not erase your linux partitions you should be able to repair grub from a live cd after windows...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hi learning curve nice to meet you

    For Rosetta Stone you could try wine application to run it, However for my windows only apps I just used VirtualBox and installed Windows in a virtual machine to save the headache, of course you need...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: If I had a USB dongle for broadband, could I share it?

    If I understand you right this should be easy, I have never used mobile broadband myself though.

    Hook the mobile broadband up to your desktop and get internet working, Then right click the network...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hi learning curve nice to meet you

    Click the ubuntu logo in the top left corner and start typing where it says "search", Clicking escape will close the dash.

    Welcome aboard and let us know if you have any other questions, Its a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing Natty from within Maverick

    In a virtual machine you cant share the home, technically if you install natty to a partition you can share the same home, however all the programs config files are store in /home and since each...
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    [SOLVED] Re: It feels like a apple!

    To get to setting and preferences click the "power" button at the top right and go to "System Settings"
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    [ubuntu] Re: updating applications

    Short of compiling it from source you just have to wait for it to get added to the repos then click update in synaptic of run "sudo apt-get update" from a terminal. If you try to update software from...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Add Terminal to Startup

    If you are using gnome it is "gnome-terminal" without the quotes. Just type that in where it says command and it should work
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu upgrade from 10.10 =>11.04

    You can not reverse the update, only option is a reinstall. You may have to clear your bios password with the jumper on the motherboard if you dont remember it.

    The live CD should work regardless...
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