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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Botched Windows boot after installing Ubuntu

    I did that once a few years ago, you have my sympathy.
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    Re: Smart to Instal on Asus X551M?

    Tried a live installer tonight and it worked! I did cheat a little and put in a blank SSD in the HDD slot, which meant it couldn't choose a Windows 8 option if it wanted to. Still a little surprised...
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    Re: Smart to Instal on Asus X551M?

    Thank you so much for offering your expertise. I'll read these and try a live installer. Can I assume that, if it works with a live installer, it will work as a full installation?
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    Smart to Instal on Asus X551M?

    Hello everyone!

    I'm a typical end user with just enough knowledge about Linux (mostly through messing around with Ubuntu) to be dangerous. I have an old Windows 8.1 machine that I'd like to...
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    Essential Software for the average Joe

    Hey everyone, I'm about to make a military deployment, and I've essentially left the Windows/Mac world (except that my office still uses Microsoft products). Anyway, I've turned my old MacBook Pro...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: MacBook Pro 1211 Temperature above threshold

    I don't have a specific answer for you, but I just installed 16.04 a few days ago and I too have noticed that my MacBook Pro 2012 is running warm. Mine hasn't returned any errors, for which I'm...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Installing on MacBook Pro (2012) with MacOS Sierra V10.12

    Thank you! Wonderful to hear that you were successful in the end. I have some stuff going on this weekend (I'm a freelance writer with a deadline), but I'm going to hold on to your other thread and...
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    Re: Question about bootable USB

    I use UNetbootin (https://unetbootin.github.io/). I've made bootable thumb drives or disks of just about every distro out there and it works every time. Instructions are pretty straightforward too. ...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Installing on MacBook Pro (2012) with MacOS Sierra V10.12

    Yeah, I've got it. And I thought it would solve the itch, but it didn't. I may go back and work with it some more. Thanks!
  10. [ubuntu] Installing on MacBook Pro (2012) with MacOS Sierra V10.12

    Hi all. I have a mid-2012 MacBook Pro with the new Sierra. I enjoy MacOS and have no real issues with it, but I just miss working with Ubuntu and Linux in general. I really don't have the money to...
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    Re: Is VirtualBox Enough for Testing?

    Sorry I put it in the wrong forum. I was afraid I might do that. You guys all made a lot of sense. Thanks for your help! I got my testing laptop back up and running and installed a fresh 12.04...
  12. Re: Anyone else excited about some changes happening with FF?

    I had given up on FF a few years ago and moved to Opera. Then I bought my MacBook Pro and almost exclusively used Safari. I'm extremely excited to hear about changes to FF that will make it faster...
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    Is VirtualBox Enough for Testing?

    Ok everyone, here's the situation: I periodically download ISO images to test and review for my blog. In some of my reviews, I use a test laptop and some of my testing I do through VirtualBox. When I...
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    Re: Why so focused on Ubuntu w/ Coffee?

    I alternate. One is a stronger, more bitter blend. I can only handle it in small amounts.
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    Re: What's peoples hobbies afkb

    Ilanitedave, I can't wait to see that product!

    As for me, I do a lot of writing on the side, both on my blog and for print/ebook. Researching Biblical issues as well periodically.
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    Re: Why so focused on Ubuntu w/ Coffee?

    Wait, you wait until late at night for coffee? I'm drinking two cups now!
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    Re: Decent Computer Idea Maybe

    I concur with the comments, such as 1clue and sammiev, that say building your own computer costs more, as long as you're doing it right. If you want to dabble in buying a prebuilt computer that you...
  18. Re: Have some newb Q's. Need help with partition and install

    I was able to save some old files off of a previously crashed HDD using Ubuntu. I used a live CD version of Ubuntu (easy to do) from a thumb drive and then pulled all of the files off of the Hard...
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    Sticky: Re: Illinois & Chicago Shoutouts

    Hey Richard, what did you do in the Navy? I'm currently in (17 years) and live in North Chicago at the base.
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    Re: Free Beginners Guide

    This is so awesome, and totally embodies the spirit of Ubuntu. What a great gift.:p
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