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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to boot from efi

    I tried your suggestions but I just have not been able to make it work. I also tried compiling grub2 from source but I got the same result. I haven't yet tried ELILO. Is there a way to get support...
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    [ubuntu] Trying to boot from efi

    Hi everyone. I've just purchased my shiny new iMac and am trying to get a dual boot setup going. For several reasons, I am interested in an efi boot and i followed the directions at
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: soundtouch for 11.04

    Look in /usr/bin to see if the executable is there. If it isn't then it is probably in the directory where you compiled it. If so you will need to move it to /usr/bin and make sure the permissions...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 problems

    To be realistic though, you can't go forever without updating to a new version. You can choose to avoid unity entirely. I just did an install using the ubuntu mini netboot iso. It's only a 12 mb...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 problems

    I see that the xorg.conf posted is from an nvidia card. nvidia-xserver settings allows an option called twinview. This works with both unity and gnome. However there is an annoying lack of xrandr...
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    [xubuntu] Re: dpkg problems

    no hope? I'll probably just do a clean install. How is lubuntu as a replacement for what I currently have.
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    [xubuntu] Re: dpkg problems

    yea... still haven't figured this one out. I might just do a clean install if I can't figure anything else out
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    [ubuntu] Re: URGENT Help Needed!

    if all else is failing you could also try to make a usb installer. the program for it is built into ubuntu, or you can use unetbootin in windows. you need a 1gb+ usb stick and an ubuntu .iso file.
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    [xubuntu] Re: dpkg problems

    thanks so much for your quick reply still no dice though. there was nothing in that directory but I tried anyways, error returned:

    update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-28-generic...
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    [xubuntu] Re: dpkg problems

    a failed update of the same package
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    [ubuntu] Re: URGENT Help Needed!

    If you have the external usb drive plugged in when you do this, then it will probably boot from the usb drive. Try booting from cd when the external is NOT plugged in. I had this same problem with...
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    [xubuntu] dpkg problems

    I have been getting this error. I am currently running xubuntu 8.04.4 on a really old laptop. I can't seem to solve it the way apt is asking me to. Here is what I am getting:
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    [SOLVED] Re: upgrade from 8.10 to 9.04

    When you get to the point in the install, select manual and then indicate which partitions you want mounted for each (root partition for /root, home partition for /home etc.) If you want to keep...
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    [ubuntu] Re: which version with XP

    if you want to install it inside of windows the the Ubuntu Cd image comes with the Wubi installer (wubi.exe). It allows you to install ubuntu as a windows program without having to partition your...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: gparted not seeing partition table-- ubuntu 8.04, 8.10, and 9.04

    Hi everyone sorry to resurrect a thread but I've got a similar problem. I tried using the method prescribed here (modified to my partition table) but it was a no go. Here are the read outs of those...
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    Re: 9.04 release time??

    what? o. lol
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    Re: 9.04 release time??

    For 8.10 it came out sometime in late morning/early afternoon EST so maybe it'll be the same this time? Who actually controls when the final release is available?
  18. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    That is the single reason I still have windows on a partition.
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    [xubuntu] Re: xfce panel doesn't load for user

    Thanks this just worked for me. I have been trying to get this to work for a few days. My problem was that the session manager wasn't saving the sessions at shutdown so every time I logged in the...
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