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    Re: LXLE - Lubuntu Extra Life Extension

    The laptop (A 2003 vintage Dell Inspiron 1100) is maxxed out at 512 MB. I have heard that Dell Inspiron 1100's have had screen problems with versions 11.04 and later.

    On another note, I...
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    Re: LXLE - Lubuntu Extra Life Extension

    What's the minimum RAM for LXLE? My 2003 vintage Dell is maxxed out at 512 MB. Lubuntu works good on it, I currently have Xubuntu loaded on it. The only problem I have is when I first start the...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Questions about digitizing music

    Don't know about replacing Roxio Creator, but Audacity will certainly work for recording your vinyl to mp3, or wav files.

    In Windows, I had used Adobe Audition (Or earlier versions of Cool Edit...
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    Re: Toshiba Satellite

    Windows is on the first drive.

    Turns out that Windows 7 DOES have a hibernate feature. Here is a video on how to disable it:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beAx4mGfMv0

    In playing around...
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    Re: Toshiba Satellite

    Ok, thanks. This laptop has an AMD processor. There is no hibernation that I could find on Windows 7.

    When Windows 7 talked about dual booting, they mentioned placing the older system (Windows...
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    Re: Toshiba Satellite

    I don't know if it boots in UEFI mode. This is an older laptop (2008-2009 vintage) that I picked up used. How would I be able to check? Windows 7 doesn't have the "Hybrid Shutdown" mode to be shut...
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    Re: Toshiba Satellite

    No. I totally shut off the laptop. Then I start it, hit F12, and boot from CD. And I'm running Windows 7.
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    Toshiba Satellite

    Got a hardware question that's driving me nuts (And that's a short drive!) :)

    I picked up a used Toshiba Satellite P305D-S8829 running Windows 7. As long as I just Windows, it runs fine.
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  9. Thread: VLC not working

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    Re: VLC not working

    Andrew,

    That worked! Thanks a bunch! Now I can watch DVD's. :popcorn:

    I wonder why this time I had to load that when before it just ran "out of the box" with previous versions of VLC and...
  10. Thread: VLC not working

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    Re: VLC not working

    I installed all the available files from Synaptic. Synaptic didn't have libdvdcss as a seperate file. I also installed libdvdread4. still nothing.
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    VLC not working

    Hello,

    I am running Lubuntu 12.04 on a 2003 vintage Dell Inspiron 1100.
    When I ran previous versions Ubuntu (9.10, and 10.10) VLC ran perfectly. Yet, now when I pop a DVD in, it will...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron 1100

    I have the same problem occasionally since installing 12.04. I have to shut the laptop off and restart. Most times that takes care of the problem.

    I had the same problem with all varieties of...
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    [all variants] Re: Audio issue on 12.04

    Don't know if it solved the problem or not, but I re-installed 12.04 from a downloaded USB stick. and the problem cleared up. Then I added XFCE so I can have either desktop.
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    [all variants] Re: Audio issue on 12.04

    Bump.
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    [all variants] Audio issue on 12.04

    Hello,

    I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 from a disc from Linux Format magazine. It was an LXF Remix, with Unity and XFCE on it. It loaded fine, and I have access to either Unity or XFCE.

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  16. Thread: Screen problems

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    [all variants] Re: Screen problems

    Now I just loaded Ubuntu 12.04 (LFX Remix) and I am having the same problem. The last version that didn't have this problem was Ubuntu 10.10.
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    FYI, the video is Intel 845GL with 1 MB video memory
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    [all variants] Re: Screen problems

    I re-loaded Ubuntu 10.10 from a USB drive using Pendrive Linux. Unfortunately, Ubuntu 11.10, Lubuntu 11.10 and Xubuntu 11.10 all had the same problems.

    However, I did load Xubuntu 11.10 on a 8 GB...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    I will have to check what the video is on that laptop. Like I said, while I am using the
    Live CD or USB drive, everything's great. Once I reboot after install, then
    I get the screen problems. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: no longer supported OS

    The reason I haven't updated to 11.10 in either Ubuntu, Lubuntu, or Xubuntu, is because I tried to do a fresh install while dual booting with XP. And while either the Live CD or Live USB works...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    The only thing I don't like is with the 11.10 releases. I tried to install Ubuntu, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron 1100 laptop, dual booting with Windows XP, and even though the Live...
  22. Thread: Screen problems

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    [all variants] Re: Screen problems

    Don't know if I should mark this one "solved" or not, since it wasn't really solved.

    What I did was re-load Ubuntu 10.10 after trying to install Xubuntu 11.10 and getting the split screen like I...
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    [all variants] Re: Screen problems

    Nobody knows? Just tried re-loading Ubuntu 11.10 AGAIN and it happened!
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    [all variants] Re: Screen problems

    Anybody know what the problem is?
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    [all variants] Re: Screen problems

    Here is what I am talking about:
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