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Ubuntu is the best: Asus G1S works well with Ubuntu

Q: Ubuntu is the best: Asus G1S works well with Ubuntu

Ubuntu is the best. Asus G1S works well with Ubuntu!
I have also configured AsusOled in Ubuntu

If you don't believe me here is proof!
I have included a picture

I have done DualBoot - Vista and Ubuntu. I need Vista for Webcam, cause Webcam is upside down in Ubuntu. Ubuntu I can use for fun All you need is a 160 GB hard rive and you are set
I just love Grub, the Grub themes look so beautiful and the splash screen logo as well

Preferred Solution: Ubuntu is the best: Asus G1S works well with Ubuntu

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A: Ubuntu is the best: Asus G1S works well with Ubuntu

congrats. are you new to the Linux based OS

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Acer Desktop PC Model: AM1610
sis ethernet adapter
webstar dpx 2000 series cable modem

After setting up a dual boot system successfully,
Vista connects to internet via ethernet, Ubuntu does not.

sis ethernet driver is updated to latest version

I can access the internet from Ubuntu however, after shutting down the pc, unplugging the power cord, removing the cmos battery and reinstalling. I reinsert the power cord and boot up as normal into Ubuntu, and have full access to internet.

Simply removing/reinserting ethernet cord, removing/reinserting pc or cable modem power cord, or resetting cable modem, does not work.

I am asking if there is a solution as to where I can log off Vista and restart pc into Ubuntu and have internet access automatically, bypassing all these steps I've explained?

After perusing multiple forums where people have described similar if not same issues, I've yet to find a solution to this.

I ran ipconfig in Vista and have the results. I ran ifconfig in Ubuntu 9.10 and have the results.

As these results may contain information that can present a vulnerability regarding system/ip identification, I have omitted them here.

If needed, I will respond via personal message with the contents.

Thank you in advance for your continued contributions in aiding the computer world "handicapped".

A:Dual Boot Vista and Ubuntu 9.10: No Internet Connection in Ubuntu

Ubu 9.10 has known issues

If you are using Ubuntu 9.10, it has known issues with the built-in Network Manager and DSL modems (and presumably Cable modems as well)..

Currently, there is no fix (short of going back to 8.10 or hoping it is fixed in Ubu10 due out in April (iirc). Sorry.

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A long title indeed, but it pretty much sums it all up. I have installed Ubuntu first and then dual booted windows XP. I soon found out that the fact Ubuntu wasn't compatible with many programs (even through wine) I wanted only Windows XP on my pc.
I've searched many topics, but all described how to uninstall Ubuntu when Windows was the primary OS. In my case Ubuntu is the main OS and it dual boots with Windows and I want to rid myself of Ubuntu leaving only Windows.

What do I need to do to get the desired computer setup? Or is it irrelevant which OS was installed first and will a guide describing how to remove Ubuntu from windows work as well for my case.

Important addition: I could very well be the biggest computer-noob you've encountered thus far. So talk to me as though I am 4 year old

A:Uninstalling Ubuntu dual-booting Windows XP with Ubuntu installed first

shouldn't matter the install sequence if you want to only have Windows. Boot into Windows and then delete (from disk management) the linux partitions. This may leave your computer in a state where you can not boot into Windows. To fix this you'll have to boot off the XP install disk and boot to the recovery console, once there type 'fixmbr' without the '

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I recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my HP Mini 110-1116NR, then deleted the partitions that had Ubuntu on them, not knowing that Ubuntu comes with GRUB2, and sets itself as the default boot for that system. Now that GRUB2 is not installed, since it was on my only HDD, it looks for the GRUB2 partition, which does not exist, so I get an error on a command script that shows as follows:

"GRUB -error:no such partition
"grub rescue>

I still have Ubuntu on a flash drive. And I have my sister's computer to use until I get mine fixed, so I need help. I downloaded the Win7 Recovery Disc, but I don't have a program that can write the ISO image file to a USB flash drive, so I need to know how to get the ISO on the USB Drive, or how to fix the boot for Win7. I'm willing to do anything. lol. I've already done a couple hours worth of 'Google-ing' for how to fix this error and have come empty-handed. Please help.

And if this information helps, I have a Volume (D:\) with the recovery files on my hard drive.

A:Help! Installed Ubuntu, deleted the Ubuntu Partitions. No boot!

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
YouTube - How to install Windows 7 from USB (WinToFlash)

First mark the WIn7 partition Active from the Repair CD command line: Partition - Mark as Active

Then click through to Recovery Tools list to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots until WIn7 starts.

You may have to wipe the partition with GRUB first: Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

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Hey all I am new here. I recently did a dual boot install of Ubuntu with my Home Premium Windows 7 machine. I need to figure out how to uninstall Ubuntu and the grub loader... any thoughts?

I installed Windows 7 first... Ubuntu 64 desktop edition came after.

I shrunk my Windows 7 partition to install Ubuntu.

If you need more information, let me know, and thanks in advance.

A:dual boot w/ Ubuntu, need to uninstall Ubuntu

Quote: Originally Posted by Konstantinov

Hey all I am new here. I recently did a dual boot install of Ubuntu with my Home Premium Windows 7 machine. I need to figure out how to uninstall Ubuntu and the grub loader... any thoughts?

I installed Windows 7 first... Ubuntu 64 desktop edition came after.

I shrunk my Windows 7 partition to install Ubuntu.

If you need more information, let me know, and thanks in advance.

Hello Konstantinov, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

Baisically, you just need to delete the two Ubuntu partitions, then restore the bootmgr from Windows 7. Please look these over and post back any questions?

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

Remove Grub - Restore Windows 7


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I insalled Ubuntu along side windows 7 , and then i removed it using the command prompt by typing the two commands ( i used windwos 7 DVD installtion disk)
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec fixmbr
and now when my computer starts it boots to windows 7...but when i try to delete the partition that contains the Ubuntu , it does not work, i use the disk management tools from windows, I've tried many times but every time i get the same message ...
is there any way to delete this partition from w7 or do i need to have third part software..

A:Can not delete Ubuntu partition after uninstalling Ubuntu

and what is the message ???

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Hi, I have an older computer that I am trying to fix. Basically the internet stopped working in XP about 1.5 years ago, I couldn't figure out how to fix it, so I installed ubuntu, and the internet works perfectly fine in the other OS. Some specs, incase it matters somehow,

AMD Athlon (TM) XP 2500+, MMX, 3DNow, ~1.8GHz
2560MB Ram
NVIDIA Geforce 7600 GS, 512MB

I've tried running Malware bytes in regular and safe mode, with no impact. The computer seems to run pretty smooth still, just no internet in XP? My brother built this computer for me way back, so I don't have any XP CD's, keys, etc, so I'm hoping there is a way to fix it without reformatting. Can anyone help me?


A:Solved: No Internet in XP, but works in Ubuntu?

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I'm dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 and I've got a wierd problem. Internet, both wireless and wired, works normally on Ubuntu but doesn't on Windows. I've installed wlan drivers but Windows somehow doesn't recognize any networks. Does anyone know how to fix this?
This is my computer.

A:Internet works on Ubuntu, but not on Windows 7

Maybe the Msoft trouble shooter for this will help.
Troubleshoot problems finding wireless networks

Do you have any virtual adaptors blue tooth or VPN's enabled on this system?

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hi guys,
i have a problem with windows xp. I use (dual boot) ubuntu 13.04 as well. My monitor turns black after windows xp loads and wont show desktop. It only shows a mouse (which i can move). Ubuntu works fine. I tried safe mode but i get safe mode written in four corners and at the top my config.I tried Last known configuration too it still shows black screen. I switched to sp3 the same day(earlier). I wanna do a system restore but cannot. safe mode with command prompt also not working. plzz help . I tried ctrl+alt+del still no use.
if any more details are required i will provide it . plzzz help.

A:Ubuntu works but windows xp doesnot

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I have a Lenovo Thinkcentre M55 8813-a21 (LKRYA75). The sound works just fine in any Ubuntu installation i do, but I cannot get sound in either XP or Win7. I also couldn't get the networking drivers to work in XP so I am now on Win7. I have tried the driver download page on the Lenovo website, but none of them work. I don't know where to go from here. Thanks in advance.

A:Audio Works in Ubuntu but not Win 7 (Device not detected)

For this computer, I see audio drivers for XP, 2000 and Vista, but not for Windows 7.

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Hey everyone!

I recently went through the painful process of removing the Ubuntu partition from my primary hard drive, then having GRUB problems, then booting BACK into Ubuntu on a USB stick and resetting the MBR to boot Windows. All is well: that partition is gone and GRUB no longer exists, and I can boot into Windows just fine. However, now that I've done that, I notice that my second hard drive, which I normally use for storage of data, has disappeared.

When I say 'disappeared', I mean that I can't find it in Windows Explorer, and nor can I find it in the Disk Management program I used to remove the Ubuntu and GRUB partitions. It used to be that I had three disks: Disk 0 (my primary hard drive with Windows 7 and formally Ubuntu on it, as well as my recovery partition Asus puts in), Disk 1 (the storage drive that's now gone), and the CD-ROM drive that I don't have anything on. Now, I only see the Disk 0 and CD-ROM drive.

I didn't have any data on it that I don't have elsewhere, so recovering the data itself is not a problem. The problem lies in the fact that this drive was nearly 700GB, versus my primary HD which is 400GB and almost completely full, and I want the access to that extra space.

The process I went through to uninstall Ubuntu and GRUB:
1. Remove the partition for Ubuntu on Disk 0, make it unallocated space
2. Boot back into Ubuntu from USB without installing it again onto my hard drive (the "Try Ubuntu" mode)
3. Open up the Term... Read more

A:Recently removed Ubuntu, 2nd HD Disappears (Asus G74sx)

Okay, so I just recently restarted my computer, and a majority of the problems have fixed. My computer now immediately loads the Windows 7 loader rather than the recovery loader, so now I don't have to worry about anything like that. It also ran CHKDSK as soon as I started it, and there were tons of logs about "Recovering orphaned file ___ in file directory ____". However, after I got onto Win 7, it still hadn't shown up again.

BUT, I think I may have found a reason why it didn't quite work. I found out that the third disc I was talking about (the CD drive) had actually been moved from letter E: to D:, and D: was formerly the drive letter corresponding to my storage drive. I changed that letter back to E:, and now I'm going to run CHKDSK from the command prompt without restarting and see if it recognises that change and properly restores my 2nd hard drive.

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Hello I have bought a computer (dell OptiPlex 980 DT) with a usb wifi adapter (MT7601U) that had windows 10 preinstalled, and the wifi was working perfectly. When I wiped the hard drive and reinstalled windows10/Ubuntu(17.04) dual boot, I can no longer connect to my wireless router from windows 10.

Wifi was not working in Ubuntu (17.04) at first, then I modified the config file first:
gksu gedit /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf

Now wifi works in Ubuntu, but not in win10.

my usb wifi adapter is: MT7601U
driver version:

please help

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i recently removed (i think) a variety of viruses like the trojans, rootkit.tdss etc from my computer but during removal it has made my sound stop working. I have tried to reinstall the drivers but nothing! Can anyone help?

A:Horrible virus disabled my sound but works on ubuntu?

Your systems OS (Windows) was damaged by the Virus infection. A clean Windows install may be needed. Ubuntu still functions

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Hello everbdoy , thanks for entering

I was using XP ,and Wireless was working well , until I used ubuntu 4.10 !!

( sign became so weak ) (only with XP)

and It's taking too much time to connect with modem !!

now I am using wired (cable) with Xp

and wireless with ubuntu !!

((((I want to use Wireless with both)))

I have (speedTouch) modem

could you help me ?!

A:Solved: wireless works with ubuntu, doesn't work with XP(help me)

you have marked solved - do you need help

dont really need those images - just exact make and models and versions of software and any useful links to manuals etc

Images are useful sometimes, but not sure why you posted these

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I bought an ideapad 320 and installed Ubuntu# Linux silverolw 4.10.0-35-generic #39~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 13 09:02:42 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux However, the touchpad doen't work, as well as, the wireless connection works just for few minutes.

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When using the installed windows 7 my laptop keeps crashing no matter what web browser I'm using, what antivirus I use etc. The 'not responding' thing always bugging me plus occasional BSoD and regular freezes. I tried clean installing using windows CD but that didn't solve my issue.

Posted this question on several forums already.. hoping someone could solve this.

A:Why my laptop works fine using ubuntu live cd but not with windows 7?

First Evenstevens, Ubuntu will run on a packing box with memory

I would not compare windows 7 with a bootable cdrom with Ubuntu.

What you need to do is to properly fill out your system specifications so that everyone here who helps will have some idea of what your configuration is. then running some diagnostics so that it can be determined what exactly is going wrong with your windows 7 installation.


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I bought a used Lenovo x230 and upgraded with a brand new Samsung EVO 840 SSD 250GB and Crucial 8GB of ram on August 1st of this year (2014). The machine ran perfectly without a hitch for about 20 days straight.

I was running Windows 8.1 64bit. About 5 days ago, I was watching Netflix when all my applications started to disappeared and brought me to the log-on screen with no apps visible, no start bar, nothing but a blank log-on Screen. When I try to log back in, I got he User Profile has failed the Logon error.

I Googled on how to fix that issue. After trying to replace the user profile with a working one from my other pc, after trying to repair it, after trying to delete it, nothing seemed to work. I ended up formatting the SSD completely and reinstalling Windows about 32 times (no kidding). Each time I re-install windows, I would be able to use the PC for about 10-30 minutes before it restarts itself and gives me the User Profile has failed the logon error again and again.

I reformatted using every available method each time a fresh copy of Win8 was installed. I use a bootable USB, went thru command prompt, clean, and created a new primary partition but to no avail, the issue contiinues.

I tried to install Windows 7 and the same issue persists. I installed Ubuntu to run ClanAV antivirus but it did not find anything. Back in Windows OS again, I went into an administrator profile and was able to run internet explorer and downloaded every single antivirus progr... Read more

A:Help Diagnose, Windows keeps deleting itself, Ubuntu works fine

Hello dc42nr86. Welcome to the forum!

Well, you win the prize for the most confusing problem of the week. You sound very technically capable and I think you have done everything I would have tried. Given the results you post I have to say I'm baffled.

Here are some things that pop into my head:
Boot Sector Virus: like Bigfoot, often mentioned - rarely seen outside a lab. But if any of the AV you have can do a boot level test then you can try that.
Faulty SATA Controller: but this would cause entire drives to disappear, not just partitions. But could a bad one corrupt data? Possibly. Does this happen if you use a different HDD? Is the SATA controller set to AHCI in UEFI/BIOS? Try another SATA port?
Partition exists but can't be seen in Windows. Download and burn a CD with Partition Wizard on it, and then boot into PW with the problem SSD attached (Windows missing) and see if PW can see the partition and what it's status is. Does it have a Drive Letter? Does it read healthy? Free download Magic Partition Manager Software, partition magic alternative, free partition magic, partition magic Windows 7 and server partition software - Partition Wizard Online
Let's start with that and see where it goes.

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Hi could someone please help me my net was working fine last night in vista now all of a sudden it wont work. I though it was something wrong with my internet so i phoned my ISP and they couldn't figure out what was wrong and told me to change my Ethernet cables and said everything looked ok on there end so i changed cables and it still did not work so i just happened to get a free ubuntu CD in the mail the other day so i popped it in and tried out the live CD and my net works fine here. On vista i went to my services to check and see if all the services were running but i noticed alot that had to do with network wouldn't start such as DCHP client and they all gave me errors when i try to start them. Heres a little video i made showing the services and such:


If someone could help me i would be so grateful i miss my vista :(.

I have broadband i think so the net normally starts on its own i dont normally have to enter passwords or start up any connections.


A:My Internet wont work on vista all of a sudden but works in Ubuntu.

from what i can find it could well be a registry problem suggest you run recovery console sorry iam not that well up on this maybe one of the mods will be able to answer you better

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I have a Lenovo W500 thinkpad laptop that I had to replace the hard drive on and I tried reloading xp Pro with the recovery cd's but it keeps giving me a stop error message and so I tried another hard drive same thing but it will let me load ubuntu 9.04 and 10.14 on both hard drives but it won't windows XP. Does anyone have any ideas?

A:can't load window XP but ubuntu works fine on Lenovo laptop

Hi and welcome to TSF

Not all "recovery" disks contain a full operating system, they merely access a
hidden partition on the original hard drive.


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Hey there, i just got my t470 today and i love it so far! But i have the following problem. I cannot install Windows 10.I created bootable flash drives multiple times and tried all bios settings (according to some posts both uefi and legacy in combination with secure boot turned off should be working) but after selecting the flash drive the screen turns dark for a couple of seconds and then brings me back to the bootmenu. I tried it in the diagnostics mode and got the following error message:"media test failure - check cable" I tried to boot from a ubuntu flash drive and it worked instantly!I even went as far to burn the newest bios update onto a flash drive and flash the update. Still not working though. Does anybody have any idea what i am doing wrong? I couldn't find any more posts about this issue. I tried all the solutions which worked for other people. A friend of mine got the exact same laptop from the same seller and used the same flash drive and it worked the first time for him.. is my laptop the problem? I mean i dont think its the bios, maybe a mainboard issue? I have no clue. Thanks for your help! Linus

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 long story shortfirst i thought its an Operiting_System problem, tryed lot of stuff no solutionthought that my device doesn?t have a Bluetooth , meh i can live with that but then i try a bootable Ubuntu USB  , the OS start and Bluetooth icon on top right bar went on\off... by itself until it disappears went to settings activate it , laptop move , it goes off again -whaaaaat- used Wi-Fi bottom to disable then enable , BT went on -yeeeeh- hit slightly  beside it BT on\off but WI-FI is fine  so i want be 100% sure its a hardware problem and not something else like BIOSand any idea how to fix it by myself or should I go to maintenance thanks in advancesorry about my grammar google only helped with translation 

A:T430_s Bluetooth doesn’t work on windows 10 ,but works -with glitches- on Ubuntu

update your windows bluetooth driver .... i also suffering this problem 


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Hi there,

My Samsung netbook failed on me today. Last time i used it was last night when i saw a nasty little trojan had infected my machine, so i turned off my wireless and let Sophos anti virus run. Turned off machine this morning (everything seemed ok at that point bar 23 iexplore windows open - guessing that was the trojans doing).

Anyhoo when i went to boot up the machine today it went to the grub menu without issue. So far so good. Ubuntu also boots without issue. So its not a complete HD failure then. The problems occur when i try to boot the windows partition. If i try to just boot all i get is a black screen with bugger all happening. If i boot to windows and then push F8 to get the windows boot menu up no matter what option I choose all that happens is that white progress bar appears at the bottom of the page, fills up about 1/5th of the way and stops and that is it?

Not really sure where to start here, did see a suggestion of using a windows recovery CD but my netbook doesnt have a cd drive :-( Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

A:Black screen after Grub selection (safe mode fails too) - Ubuntu still works though

So, is your netbook a dual-boot Ubuntu / Win7(Starter)?

Re: Recovery CD... a usb cd will probably work.
It may also be possible to make your recovery "disk" a thumb drive.
BUT... the recovery cd needs to be made before disaster strikes.

Since your issue began with Malware, and
Since some "recovery tools" require a "virus free" drive to avoid completely "borking" an OS partition,
I would suggest that you start with the Virus and Malware Removal forum.
I don't know if they can help you, (working from Ubuntu), or not... but I do think it is the place to start.
Try posting a new thread there , with the same information.
See what they suggest.

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I am not sure whether I should be posting this in the Windows forum or the PC Hardware because it involves both.

I have an external 320 GB Transcend Drive with a lot of important data.
Recently, I unplugged it from my PC and took to another to get some files.
One the other machine (Vista), it didn't show up as far as I can remember, thought that was strange so i brought it back to my Laptop (Win 7, Dual Boot with Ubuntu 10) and it only showed as Local Disk, I have tried to find useful information on the net but some is very vague and some is outright stupid and irrelevant.

The fact is that the HDD is not broken. When in Ubuntu I can view the contents fine and everything is there, no freeze ups or anything, but in windows the drive shows up as Local Disk, I don't think it is a drive letter conflict.

The Device shows up fine in the Device Manager.
I'm sure some of you have solved this problem as it seems many on the Internet have.
If so please tell me in a few steps how you resolved it.. I am not formatting as I do not deem this necessary since I can access my data fine in Ubuntu.

Kind Regards

A:External Hard Drive Works In Ubuntu / Shows as "Local Disk" in Win 7 and doesn't work

I suggest that while in Ubuntu you move the files to local HDD, then reformat external HDD, then copy the files back.

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I've got a dell laptop(let's call it M1) and a revo rl70 (M2) both running ubuntu 12.04.

They are both on my home network and use the same router/internet connection.

What I want to do is to be able to control M2 from M1and have M2 respond to mouse and keyboard actions on M1.

I've made sure that desktop sharing is enabled on M2 and installed Remmina on M1 but can't get it to connect at all - I get the message 'Unable to connect to VNC server'.

Anyone know what I need to do to get it working?

Thanks in advance.

A:Trying to control one ubuntu computer with another ubuntu computer

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Hey Dell forums,
I know this might not be the place for this question but I've already posted in the ubuntu forums and am wondering if anyone here has input. I am running the XPS 13 9360 laptop with a Win10 and an ubuntu linux partition. I have recently upgraged ubuntu from 17.04 to 17.10 and now am unable to login to ubuntu. I keep getting an "authentication token manipulation error" on startup. 
I am wondering if anyone with the same computer has seen a problem like this. Thanks

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I am trying to download Ubuntu 8.10 onto my iBook so I don't have to deal with all the problems OS X gives me, but it won't download. I tried holding both c and the apple-option-shift-delete options, but no window shows up and it just continues booting as normal. It is not a problem with the CD, as I just downloaded it onto a desktop and it worked fine. Some help would really be nice as I have tried everything I can think of short of throwing it at the wall, and I really don,t want to have to deal with a macintosh opperrating system any more.

A:Ubuntu 8.10

I would just like to clearly state what you have done already

1. Downloaded Ubuntu 8.10 (codenamed Intrepid Ibex) 698.8Meg
2. Burnt the image ISO to CD (ie Not just copied the ISO to CD)
3. Placed the now Bootable CD in the CD Drive
4. Restarted your computer and confirmed Bios settings set for CD as first start
5. Tried to start from the UBuntu disc, but the computer won't start with it

Are all those steps correct?

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Q: ubuntu

I'd like to replace windows with Ubuntu but I'm not able to do the bootstrapp on my computer (HP ENVY Desktop - 750-100nl ) with ubuntu cd. Please , could you help me step by step how should I set the BIOS / UEFI.Thanks a lotFrancesco

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I have a 32/64 bit motherboard and processor, and I am currently running Windows XP Pro x64. I am looking into installing Ubuntu on another partition and dual booting, and since the Live CD seemed to work OK, I am sure that the OS is compatible with the hardware.

However, the version I downloaded is not formulated for 64-bit or RAID partitions. There are other Ubuntu ISOs which cater to those with 64-bit systems, or those with RAID partitions, but the descriptions on the differences between the ISOs is sketchy and sparse.

I wanted to know if someone has a clear idea on what ISO I should use. Has anybody installed Ubuntu using a 64-bit Intel architecture? What about RAID 1? What ISO did you use, and were there any issues with the drivers?

Thank you

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Q: Ubuntu

I have tried installing both 32 bit and 64 bit Ubuntu applications on my computer. Each time I go to install, I get an application error and it will not install.
I have windows 7 home premium.
I have done compatibility and that does not work either.
I was able to install it with windows 7 professional but not with windows 7 premium.
Any suggestions would be helpfull.
Thank. Ray.


Any chance of getting the exact error that you are getting. Also, be sure that you have "unallocated" space free at the end of your drive.

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The Ubuntu operating system's most recent Long Term Support version, version 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), was released on April 21, 2016.

This guide is intended as a brief overview of new features and significant changes to the system as a whole, since 14.04 LTS, from the perspective of server system administration. It draws on the official Xenial Xerus release notes, along with a variety of other sources.
What is a Long Term Support Release?
While new Ubuntu Desktop and Server releases appear every six months, LTS versions are released every two years, and are guaranteed support from Canonical for five years after release. This means that they constitute a stable platform for deploying production systems, and receive security updates and critical bugfixes for a substantial window of time. 16.04 will continue to be updated until April of 2021.

You can read a detailed breakdown of the Ubuntu LTS release cycle on the Ubuntu Wiki.
The systemd Init System
Users of Ubuntu 15.10 or Debian Jessie may already be familiar with systemd, which is now the default init system for the majority of mainstream GNU/Linux distributions. On Ubuntu, systemd supplants Canonical's Upstart.

If you make use of custom init scripts, or routinely configure long-running services, you will need to know the basics of systemd. For an overview, read Systemd Essentials: Working with Services, Units, and the Journal.
The Kernel
Ubuntu 16.04 is built on the 4.4 series of Linux Kernels, ... Read more

A:What's new in Ubuntu 16.04

Tried it a few days back and the battery life is horrific.

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Q: ubuntu

I intend to download through bit torrent.can u tell me which one will work on sun virtual box..

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

which one should I download??


If you want to install the 32 Bit OS then go with 'ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent'
If you want the 64 Bit version, then its 'ubuntu-10.04-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent'

The '-alternate' torrents will be text based installers and are used mainly for upgrading an existing installation

For virtualbox, I would suggest installing the 32 Bit version

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I have just got a renewed computer with ubuntu 16.04 installed and now i'm getting 2 error message windows at start up. The 1st is a small window saying "system program problem detected" with 2 small buttons "cancel" & "report problem".
The 2nd window appears in the centre of the screen & says "low disc space" & " the volume boot has only 0% bytes disc space remaining" with 2 buttons "examine" & "ignore".
What do they mean & can i get rid of them?

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Does anybody knows a good C++ compiler with all libraries in ubuntu linux tks

A:C++ on ubuntu

Issue the command from the regular user ubuntu account:
$ sudo apt-get update
Note: you may have to do this twice if there are notice messages at the end of the output.

Once that is done, then using the main menu pull-down for Ubuntu, select:
System>Administration>Synaptic Package Manager

Then within the Synaptic Package Manager, use the search button to search for: g++
Select the updates to be installed - there are several, and then click on the Apply button which will download and then install each package.

Good luck,

-- Tom

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hi all, today i installed UBUNTU an it completely tookover an wiped out vista,all i have is the licence key from underneath my laptop, how do i restore vista as was pre installed and came with NO disc or instructions,i visited microsofts vista site who say go to start button,but that has gone. in mycomputer it only reconises ubuntu an no restore points( i feel i need to download the entire vista os from? ) anyhelp greatly appreaciated.... thx an avagd1

A:UBUNTU os take over

On some laptops/PC's you can press a key when you first switch it on to do a full restore, let us know the make and model and we can find out, if not you will need to find a Vista disk from someware.

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Q: Ubuntu

I tried using Ubuntu, uninstalled it, now i still see the .ini at start up
How do i remove it?


Ubuntu on a dual boot with XP
Please provide exact message on startup that is causing concern.

presuming that you still have ubuntu in the boot ini file this is the link to follow.
If however you used the Grub loader for the dual boot and have not completely uninstalled all of ubuntu you may find that this will not work.
It depends how you set up the dual boot.
More detail is required.

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Ok, I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I've been using Windows since I was born. My question is this.
Windows has the giant directory "Program Files" that consolidates all of the programs that you might have installed.

How does Linux work in this respect? Should I consolidate programs to a specific place in the File System, or am I supposed to just build my own kind of organization inside of the "Home" folder?

I have no idea what the bleep I'm doing with Linux. Any kind of newbie tips would be nice.

A:Ubuntu Help

I'd suggest posting your questions in the Linux forums for a better answer.

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Prior to installing Ubuntu, I downloaded it from the site per their directions to be able to view it first.
After setting the boot order apprporiately to boot from usb, the screen stayed black and I needed to use alt, cntrl, del to boot into Windows. What can I do to view it from the usb stick?
I did not note the version of Ubuntu because it was not evident at the Ubuntu page which pronmpted the download.
I have Win 7 and the download took about 8 minutes with Windows installer.

A:ubuntu usb

You may try it : Universal USB Installer – Easy as 1 2 3 | USB Pen Drive Linux

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I (like an idiot) chose to run Ubuntu as my OS instead of along side Win7. i wiped out the harddrive and tried to install Windows XP Home Edition which i use on my other computer and it wont work. The only thing I can do now is keep re-installing Ubuntu, which i don't want. Is their anyway i can get rid of Ubuntu and get back the Win 7 that came preloaded on my laptop?

A:Getting Rid of Ubuntu

If you have a recovery disc with Win7 on it then yes you can, or an OEM disc if they gave you that, otherwise you can't get Win7 on there if you don't have any discs for it.

It might of had a recovery partition but that was probably wiped out when Ubuntu was installed.

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Is there a proper way to remove XP? 7 did not mind being moved to secondary boot order, but XP did not like it. So I forcefully formatted XP with partition editor & now 7 will not boot. Running:

bootrec /FixMbr
bootrec /FixBoot
bootrec /RebuildBcd
From CLI & also trying Startup Repair have both got me nowhere...

If I have to restore from backup, I will need to tailor XP to it's new environment (as secondary HDD) or remove it entirely, the right way this time. Help!

EDIT: To clarify I am dual booting XP & 7 from secondary HDD. XP did not retain user settings like desktop background but did retain installed programs (system tray.) It booted "afresh" with take a tour of XP dialogue. Thought this was due to moving Win OSs from primary HDD to secondary. Should not of nuked it. My mistake. Have restored from backup & know not to delete XP in a hurry.

A:XP, 7 & Ubuntu

Hello mate.

Before we make any specific recommendations will you please post a snip/screen-shot of the entire disk management drive map with a full description as to which drive/partition is which, so we can see what you have going on as there may be a fairly simple way to resolve the situation.

In the Windows start menu right click computer and click manage, in the left pane of the "Computer Management" window that opens click disk management and post a snip of that.

How to Upload and Post a Screenshot and File in Seven Forums

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Q: Ubuntu

Hey guys...

Just surfing the Ubuntu homepage and I saw that Ubuntu came out with Ubuntu Mobile. Question. Is it meant for phones? or like a Portable App? And is it free like the other Ubuntu Software?

Any Info would be greater.


Ubuntu Mobile Edition is a version of Ubuntu designed specifically for Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs).


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Why drivers suppurt says: "do not support UBUNTU"?
I've bought DH1N0F2 with UBUNTU and very happy, but don't know how reinstall (in far future) UBUNTU without any drivers.

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Well about 4 hours ago I decided to take the leap and stray away from the world of Microsoft and dive into a Linux based system, that being Ubuntu 10.10!

I went about setting a USB flash drive to be my boot devise and load the O.S. from there. That part went fine, no problems. I was able to configure my computers (bios's) and make sure the USB drive was first on the list, the system recognized it fine and I was able to install Ubuntu onto my hard drive.

Now everything for the most part went "business as usual", the O.S. is up and running and looks real good. But I'm having a problem with some of the computers hardware. When it comes to (sound) it isn't behaving right, for I have a sound adapter off my motherboard that was designed to offer 5.1 surround sound, I get the center speaker and the sub and the main right and left speakers, but not the rear! I've played around with the various settings within the sound area itself with no luck resolving the problem.

Next is network problems, I require an external USB NIC to achieve contact with my router, therefore the internet. I have nothing at this time, the power indicator light on the external NIC isn't on and the activity light, that normally is flickering isn't on as well. Now I know it isn't a USB problem as a whole, for I have some other various things connected to the rear USB ports on the back of the computer and those devices are working. So it isn't an issue the Ubunt... Read more

A:I need some help with Ubuntu 10.10

Do you not have an ethernet port on the laptop, to connect via ethernet cable directly to the router for the purpose of installing the wireless driver?

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Hi all, thanks to the downloads on the 24th I have lost most of my programs (kindly listed by Microsoft) , my gmail account remained. I cannot go back to 8.1, but would like to go to Ubuntu. Can someone tell me how to uninstall win 10 . thanks R

A:would like to go to Ubuntu

no need to uninstall win10, ,if you want to go to Ubuntu ,just boot to its install and format the hdd and install Ubuntu.it should get rid of win10 for you

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i just got Ubuntu at a lan party because windows was messed up i was unstable i like this OS better but i need help with using it. like when i down loads an app how do i find it and make a shortcut under the apps bar on the top left of the screen and other basic commands? i have litle to no command line experance. expect in counter strike and other games but very little please any one help would like to use over windows.

thanks for any help


P.S. basic starts this Tuesday the 4th don't know when i can get on my laptop again but please leave your input thanks again. :0

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I just put Ubuntu on my computer and I need to get it to recognize my second hard drive. Got any suggestion for that or do you know of a website an Ubuntu help file?

A:Using Ubuntu

Ubuntu 6.06 Desktop Guides

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