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    Ubuntu Operating System Install

    Have a desktop with Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit installed. Presently, it has some corrupt files and can only be launched in safe mode. I write to inquire about Ubuntu as a back up installed. Microsoft says it is supported but I would ask if Ubuntu can be installed to a second hard drive...
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    Steam Beta for Ubuntu May Arrive in October

    Signs are pointing to an October release of the Steam beta for Ubuntu. Steam Beta for Ubuntu May Arrive in October : Read more
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    HP 630 (4GB ram, 500 GB) vs Dell Inspiron N5040, Ubuntu

    Hello, which one of them, would be a better buy. Price is the same, so i canät make a decision on them.
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    New hdd installed previously was running ubuntu on old hdd

    Hello, I installed a new 360 gb hdd on my acer 5520 laptop, previously i had only ubuntu on my old hdd, the system wont find and install win xp from the cd/dvd the new hdd shows in the bios ut the cd/dvd sose not show in the bios altho it does in the acer start up list. when i switch the hdd...
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    Dual linux live from usb hdd

    Hello, how can I boot Linux Ubuntu & Fedora from one USB HDD, it like selecting Ubuntu or Fedora *_*
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    Windows 8 & ubuntu 12.04 on oracle virtualbox?

    Windows xp pro sp3 Latest oracle virtualbox edition Virtualbox extension pack I have managed to install win xp win 7 and ubuntu 10.04 on virtualbox. But I can't manage to install windows 8 consumer preview or ubuntu 12.04 alpha. Both 32 bit versions. Windows 8 gives me this error message: Your...
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    [Solved] How I can quit the ubuntu password for laptop lenovo g550

    removing ubuntu power on password
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    Considering Ubuntu

    Considering Ubuntu to replace XP home on an ASUS eeePC. They recommend a pentium 4 processor. I have a 900 Mhz Celeron. I know that it is below the recommendation and so i write to inquire if anyone has successfully used a lesser processor for Ubuntu. The drive is 15 Gb and there is 2GB of...
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    Removing ubuntu and installing xp. Please help.

    To all who take the time to read this and reply thanks in advance. Situation is as follows: I just recently inherited an Asus laptop. Specs here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220483 The hardware is in perfect condition but the os is not. It currently has ubuntu...
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    Solved! BIOS Reads 512mb Mem but Ubuntu/Linux, Windows Reads different

    Hi all This is a laptop I am trying to fix. For the longest time I thought there was a bad mem stick. Yesterday I bought new ram for it but it won't come till Friday. So this HP laptop has 512MB (2x256) of ram installed. The BIOS will read all 512MB of memory. Windows / Ubuntu and Memtest86...
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    Handy Programs to put on flash drive?

    I'm wondering what are some good programs to have on a flash drive, like for diagnostics or whatever. I've already got DBAN, FreeNAS, Ubuntu, but what are some other good ones? Thanks.
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    Interesting/Frustrating problem.

    Hello, my first time around this community, but I thought you may be able to help me. I purchased a new laptop, a HP Pavillion dv7. It came with two 750gb harddrives, and I thought, as the windows installation was on one, and the other seemed clear, that I would install a dual-boot setup with...
  13. Klosteral

    Help! My 13" white MacBook has deleted everything on its hard drive!!!

    Alright forum, I have previously enquired about optimal builds and such but this time I really need your help. I have a 13" white MacBook and a 250GB hard drive. Inside this drive, there was both the pre-installed Macintosh OS-X software and the Ubuntu 11.04 that I installed myself. Today I...
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    Brand new Netbook for $200 at Futureshop.. worth it?

    http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/acer-acer-10-1-intel-atom-n455-netbook-aod257-13665-blue-aod257-13665/10171796.aspx?path=deec7ad70bce49bd9e34eebb40db3b0ben02 What are your thoughts? Looks awful good... Brand new for $200+tax... I would quite likely dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu...
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    Solved! Ubuntu On A Laptop/Netbook - How?

    I would like to purchase a netbook or inexpensive laptop without Windows and use the new release of Ubuntu. Any leads on companies that sell a machine without the OS? Also, any idea how well it would run? Thanks!