GRUB not detecting Vista after fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10

I was using my Dell Inspiron 1520 with Vista and Ubuntu 10.10 happily. But, unfortunately I upgraded to ubuntu 11.04 and it didn't work out for me so Using GParted I deleted Ubuntu partition (booted to Vista just to check) and did a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10. Now there is no Windows Vista in my ...

Not connecting to internet after fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04

Just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1520.Broadcom Card/model: BCM4401PCI.ID: 14e4:170cEthernet or Wifi are not working. However when I try to install Broadcom STA Proprietary Driver using Additional Drivers, a message appears that Eth0 disconnected and than it connects to et ...

Clean Install of Ubuntu 10.10

I am trying to make a clean install of Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit over Windows Vista. ie wiping Vista and installing Ubuntu over it.I have the following installation burned to a CD.ubuntu-10.10-desktop-amd64.isoWhen I boot my computer the file is not recognised and will not start. I am not familiar with th ...

Virtualbox install of ubuntu 9.10 in Vista Host?

I have a frugal install of Ubuntu 9.10 on my vista HP/Compaq that works very well except it doesn't save changes and most likely would crash if I did allow updates? Somebody suggested that Vbox would be a safe way to learn to do updates and downloads of new programs to linux ubuntu and to test many ...

Repair install of Ubuntu/Grub?

Long story short, I had to run fixboot and fixmbr on my dual boot XP/Ubuntu machine (each on their own hard drive), and that had the intended effect or repairing my XP bootloader, but it removed GRUB. Is there a repair install that I can run, or something quicker than a full re-install of Ubuntu? I ...

Fresh install of Ubuntu on multi-HDD pc..?

Quick and simple (and probably very obvious) questionI'm looking to install Ubuntu on my PC which has 3 hard drives, at the moment one is for Windows XP, one for media and one for other random stuff. If I install Ubuntu onto the drive that originally had XP - will it wipe out the other drives..? I'm ...

How to install multiple ubuntu flavors that access the same files?

Alright, I tried to make the title include the idea.To clarify, I want to install Kubuntu, Ubuntu, and xubuntu on the same partition, to access the same files, but I don't want different partitions for the OSes. Is it possible to install all three on the same partition and select one on startup?I wa ...

Install Easy Ubuntu on Breezy

I want to install easy ubuntu package but on its site , i found that it is only there for dapper and edgy . But i am currently running breezy . Is their any version of easy ubuntu which cud be of my helpPlease advice. ...

Can't seem to install X-ubuntu on Dell cpi650

I have an older Dell cpi that I use in the garage as a data center.It doesn't have to do much...just connect to my server and the Internet basically.So I tried to install X-Ubuntu and the result is kind of weird.It seems to go through the entire install just fine...all 7 steps complete what seems no ...

Internet got 4x slower after a fresh install of Ubuntu Intrepid

I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 8.10 on my computer and the internet connection (ethernet connection via router) is 4x slower than before. For instance, I used to get a download speed of 450 KB/s and now the limit is 130 KB/s. Any ideas of how to fix this? ...

How to install a Ubuntu 8.04 on a dual boot machine (Ubuntu 8.10+ Windows)

How to install a Ubuntu 8.04 on a dual boot machine (Ubuntu 8.10+ Windows)I have a computer with two OS's, Ubuntu 8.10 and Windows. For Ubuntu 8.10/usr/local//home/are kept in separate partitionsFor Windows, I have a partition for the OS. I also have partition for data which is shared between Window ...

After install of Ubuntu, Windows XP will not install

Hello, I have been reading lots of posts here about getting a dual boot set up. Original was PC with XP. After install of Ubuntu no more Windows, it used the whole drive. :( I booted with my XP install CD, ran through the install and when it reboots displays a black screen with a small white horizon ...

wireless NETGEAR install in ubuntu 7.04 fiesta

i am new in ubuntui download ubuntu 7.04 fiestai have wifi connectionnd wireless NETGEAR WG311V3 PCI card.but it does not work/install in ubuntuso plz sirhelp mei try with it for 3 months longbut it don't installhelp me to install itnd run wifi connection ...

I can't install the UBUNTU 8.04

i have tried to install the ubuntu couple of months ago but i can't install on my laptop. Here is the my laptop detailIntel core 2 Duo 1.66GHz, Intel Graphic card, 1GB of memory and 32 bit windows vista. When i install the ubuntu, it can't format my hard drive, it always happen. Pls help me, sorry m ...

Urgent, i cant install either ubuntu or windows!!!

I am new here, if I have any question that u feel I am so stupid... Pls pls dont laugh at me.. I am new completely!!!Thank you....[I edit this thread by using Ubuntu on CD]First,I would show my Laptop hardware information here firstDELL. CPU i3 370M Memory: 4 GB Display card: ATI HD 5650 Hard Disk 5 ...

Is there a point in doing a clean install of ubuntu?

I'm not sure, but i feel like i wanna do a clean install of ubuntu. But then again i don't wanna go through the pain of configuring my system all over again. You know all the nautilus scripts i have and the programs i have installed, and all the startup programs and scripts i have.Is it worth it? to ...

How to find the path of software install in Ubuntu

How to find the path of software install in Ubuntu ? ...

wubi install of ubuntu but I need more memory with out uninstalling

Right now I have a wubi install of ubuntu that works great I'm new to ubuntu and I like it more then I thought I would have and it took a lot of searching and figuring out how to do what and install what but I got it down. But here is the problem I only gave my self 25 gigs on this wubi install and ...

Can UBS System Install in Ubuntu/Kubuntu?

HelloI m wondering if UBS system (an accounting system) can be install at Ubuntu/Kubuntu??Is there anyway can solve this, in sense that install UBS into Ubuntu/Kubuntu. ...

Virus Protection for Windows Install of Ubuntu

Greetings,I am currently running the Windows install of Ubuntu while I give it a whirl, and I have to say that I am very impressed. How ever, I am under the impression that my Kapersky virus scanner is not protecting me while I am working in Unbuntu. Is there any way to integrate said protection fro ...

How do I do a fresh install of Ubuntu!

Need some help here...I messed up something bad! I need to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 8.04. When I first downloaded it I went a bit crazy with installing some updates and extra apps, and in the process (I think) something in my system got changed and my computer stopped acting in the manner that I ...

Can't install linux ubuntu

Everybody Good Afternoon!!! i have a question... i have a hp dv6000 and it has windows vista... now i want to install Linux ubuntu 7.04 but i want to have both OS. when i try to install Linux it appears a message that says " can't access tty; job control turned off" and i'm not able to ins ...

blank screen after fresh install of ubuntu 10.04

i have a new machine with an nvidia (Quadro Plex s4 / Tesla S870 / Tesla S1070 (rev a3)) graphics card.i made a fresh install of ubuntu 10.04.1, rebooted and saw... nothing. there seems to be no signal for the monitor.after some googling i learned that i should set 'nomodeset' for every kernel line ...

How can I install both Ubuntu and Kubuntu with Windows?

I wanna install both Ubuntu and Kubuntu with Wubi win installer. Is this possible and how to do it? ...

Clean Re-install of Ubuntu - Live Disk Not Recognized in GRUB

I have an old HP PC with 2 drives: Primary (C = 20GB) and a slave (E = 60GB).I have Windows XP Pro OS (which I want to completely replace with Ubuntu). Ubuntu 10.10 is installed on E as a side-by-side (with XP on C). I am done testing Ubuntu and now want to completely replace the XP OS.Ubuntu is ins ...

Not Booting after clean install of ubuntu

I install 10.10 64 bit onto my home DIY server.but after i install the Ubuntu and boot from that HDD, it hangs on a black screen with a single flashing white line on the left hand side.I have installed the OS on a 80 gig HDD, that is connected via a esata to sata cable.the onboard sata ports are fil ...

how to do an http install of Ubuntu

I am having a situation where I can not use a CD or PxE boot or wubi to install.I need to necessarily do an http install of Ubuntu.I am basically trying to create a guest OS ina virtualization setup on Xen on a non VT hardware.In such a hardware virt-manager(GUI to install guest) does not allow me t ...

Advanced install of Ubuntu 10.10

I currently have a Windows XP system which I used to have dual booted with Ubuntu 9 something that I updated quite a few times. Recently my system died and I had to wipe my Windows OS drive and reinstall. I decided that I wanted to also reinstall Ubuntu to the latest version. So I'm having a bit of ...

Install Failed , Ubuntu 10.10 "select and install software"

there guys , Iv'e got a Compaq Evo N6000c , basicly a PIII 1.0Ghz 384 Mb ram and lol.... the Origonal Mobility Radeon . Any way Iv'e been trying to install 32bit ubuntu 10.10 , first from the live cd which failed then from the alternative disk which fails at 1 % on "select and install sofware ...

Embedded Linux install -> minimal Ubuntu install

Hi, i am pretty new to ubuntu/Linux and wondering if there are ways to install basic ubuntu version on an embedded box (with SMP8634 secure media processor)?I have SSH access into the box but it has a customized busybox version installed. I want reformat and install basic ubuntu version which i am c ...

Install another Ubuntu?

Please look at the picture below first.I have one ubuntu 10.10 on 10GB ext4 partition.My question is: "When I install another ubuntu 10.10 on 24GB ext4 partition, Can I still access the data on 10GB ext4 partition?"It doesn't matter if I can only boot on the new ubuntu (on 24GB ext4 partit ...

Sound not working in clean install of Ubuntu 10.10

I've made a clean install of Ubuntu Maverick in my Acer Aspire 4930 laptop previously running 10.04 (absolutely fine). I ran Maverick in live session but sound didn't worked and, I thought installing it physically on drive might make it work. But after installation, it didn't worked. I ran lspci -v ...

complete Install of ubuntu 10.4 : old PC/black screen

I'm trying to make a complete install of ubuntu 10.4 on an old PC.When I boot from the CD, a text screen is displayed: "PhoenixBIOS Utility"BIODate: 09/14/99CPU type:celeronCPU Speed: 266MhzSystem memory: 640kBiosVersion:1.0N -0124-6208(...)The system then asks me if I want to install ubun ...

hmrc cd 2010 not visable after install on ubuntu 10.04

i have just done a fresh install of ubuntu 10.04, i was using ubuntu 8.04 before and installed hmrc cd 2010 and it was working. But now in ubuntu 10.04 it installed properly from the cd, but is not visable on my desktop (it was in ubuntu 8.04) and i cant find it in applications. Any one got any idea ...

Problem booting into os x after clean install of Ubuntu 10.4 on a separate drive

The hardware is a psystar box with 2 drives for os x and ubuntu respectively.I attempted install of ubuntu over older version of xubunut without physically disconnecting the os x drive :-(After install I could not boot into either system. THEN I remembered something about the install problem that 10 ...

Remote install of Ubuntu 10.04

Im currently running a server with Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop. The reason for the Desktop version is that some of the programs I need to run need X.Is there a way for me to do a clean install of ubuntu 10.04 later this month remotely over ssh or such? This is because no keyboard, mouse or screen is con ...

Fresh Install for Ubuntu 9.10

I have partitioned my drive and I had a perfectly clean install for my laptop. It worked great.I recently tried Ubuntu Studio and have had issues with it and want to go back to the Ubuntu 9.10 I had. I "upgraded" (really more of a lateral move) using synaptic and just added the packages, w ...

Persistent Install of Ubuntu to USB Drive (not LiveCD)

I want to do a persistent install of Ubuntu to a USB Drive, not just a LiveCD install which I can do.I want to be able to install additional applications that I use for Web Development. This is going to be even more important with GIMP being removed from the default install for 10.04.I have a netboo ...

FireFox 3.5 fails to install on Ubuntu 8.04 (REPOSTING)

I'm in Ubuntu 8.04. and I'm trying to install properly Mozilla FireFox 3.5.I followed several suggestions and ALL failed!The last link (http://www.ubuntusolutions.org/2009/07/ubuntu-firefox-3-5-install-use-ubuntu-mozilla-security.html) I tried, reported the following errors, exactly like the one bef ...

Install software Ubuntu 8.04 i686

I have done my home work but is more I wanted to know how to do it right, I get more confuse. (First time) Using dpkg to install packages cd directory sudo dpkg -i package_name.deb *Note: replace directory with the directory in which the package is stored and package_name with the filename of the pa ...

GRUB returning error 21 after clean install of Ubuntu (Jaunty)

I'm experiencing a GRUB boot error on my laptop (HP Pavilion dv5z) which reads:GRUB loading stage 1.5GRUB loading, please wait...Error 21There is one hard drive installed in my laptop, which contains only Ubuntu (Jaunty). The error starting occurring after I performed a clean install of Ubuntu.Any h ...

How to install regular ubuntu 8.04 on hp mini mi?

I have a hp mini 1000 (1110 to be exact) with hp's mi linux installed. I don't like the fact that I don't have a desktop and wan't to know step by step on how to install regular ubuntu 8.04 on my netbook. I am very new to linux so I need the tutorial to be very detailed please. ...

need help, unable to install grub/ubuntu

I am trying to install either ubuntu alongside xp. Xp was installed first and I am using it as a media center pc. I dont want to reformat because I have a lot of video and music on the xp side and nowhere to put it. When trying to install I get stuck on 94%, getting the fatal grub error. Ive tried u ...

No Sound after clean install of Ubuntu 10.04

I've just done a clean install of Ubuntu 10.04 after using 8.10 for a couple of years. (I have to say that after 2 years, the problems I encountered when first installing 8.10 remain in 10,04 but now with additional sound problems !)I use an Acer Aspire 5720 and sound *WORKED* under 8.10 fine.Now I ...

Fresh install of ubuntu 9.10, but wireless doesn't work anymore

I reinstalled ubuntu onto my laptop. I first installed ubuntu 9.04 and my wireless card was found. Everything worked fine and even when i upgraded to 9.10 my internet would not work once i restarded. After a quick restart everything worked fine. When i did a fresh install of ubuntu 9.10 my wireless ...

Can I access an encrypted /home partition after I do a clean install of Ubuntu?

I just want to be sure about this before I proceed. I know there has been some discussion on this topic, but I have to clarify it further.Can I access an encrypted /home partition after I do a clean install of Ubuntu?Scenario:I have /home on a separate partition. It was encryted using the tools prov ...

fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 on Lemur hangs

I have a Lemur Ultrathin laptop from System76. Today I tried to perform a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04. After backing up all my files, I rebooted, pressed F2, and changed the boot order so that the USB CDROM drive was first in order. I then booted the Ubuntu 10.04 desktop CD from the external drive ...

install squid ubuntu windows xp with one cache data ntfs

anyone can help me.....how to install squid ubuntu windows xp with a cache data ? plzzzzz.. ...

why wine is not install in ubuntu?

why wine is not install in ubuntu?I hate that, i want to used yahoo messenger and i can not do it.I think if you already install wine in ubuntu (Like openoffice), it will be easier for a lot people to used your OS. Right now ubuntu is great, but it needs to be better. I only come back to window for ...

Dual boot system, install fresh ubuntu questions

I have spent quite some time reading old posts about doing a fresh install of Ubuntu, on a system that already dual boots. I could not find any clear-cut, concrete answers, so I'm posting this thread... I already have WinXP and Gutsy installed, and dual booting fine. This is my first experience with ...