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what does a router have to do with an os?
There are some problems with getting wireless internet to work on ubuntu.
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There are some problems with getting wireless internet to work on ubuntu.
Sorry, meant wireless wireless reciever. And I kinda need internet. It's not a "sucks not to have," it's a "must have."
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There are some problems with getting wireless internet to work on ubuntu.
yeah but does that have anything to do with the actual router
i mean i understand if it doesnt support the security or whatever but that can be changed on the router
i do have problems with my brothers wireless adapter in ubuntu, but it is def not the router because it runs fine on my other comp.
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Sorry, meant wireless wireless reciever. And I kinda need internet. It's not a "sucks not to have," it's a "must have."
thought so
kinda made me think and... doubt myself oh noes
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ok so whats the difference between this new one and version 7.10?
Much, I'd imagine.

I'll see in 2min and 51 sec when it's done downloading. And when I finish burning it, etc.
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Much, I'd imagine.

I'll see in 2min and 51 sec when it's done downloading. And when I finish burning it, etc.
Thank you very much .

I got it burned and everything. I'm just waiting to see if its worth installing atm.


Oh and guys I found another link to direct dl this new version. I had dl speeds of 500-700k on this link (for the x86 Ubuntu Desktop version at least). Hope this wasn't posted yet



http://releases.ubuntu.com/8.04/
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For the Linux (Ubuntu) noobs:

You don't have to actually need to install 8.04 to be able to evaluate it, just pop the cd in and choose the Live mode. This will enable you to load Ubuntu without altering your HDD partitions and etc. See if everything works fine, see if you like it - upon evaluation, you can choose to do a full install. Very simple and user-friendly.
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Biannual linux laptop upgrade time! I'm psyched!
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gonna give both the desktop and server a shot. currently DL'ing @ 1.5MB/sec
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Finally... A version of Ubuntu that works on my laptop out of the box. Every previous version required me to use boot options and struggle with wireless drivers, hooray for usability!
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