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post #11 of 39
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(sry if i'm milking this threat)
i downloaded kubuntu burned it and well..
after i burned it i opend wubi, i try installing kubuntu; and ubuntu 10.04.1 (4rm the last time i gave ubuntu a try) and when i try to install i end up getting a black screen saying 'failure to find live sumthing' or sumthing along those lines, help pls
There's your problem.

With the CD in the drive, just reboot and boot from the CD. If you want to keep windows, the *buntu install process will shrink the windows install and put your new OS next to it.
post #12 of 39
CentOS is really light weight. All command line and you can decide what UI you want
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CentOS is really light weight. All command line and you can decide what UI you want
Are you sure you mean CentOS? From what I remember it is a 4.7gig install with the gnome desktop. Its also generally meant for servers.

Perhaps you meant Arch, Slackware or Gentoo?

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yea... but story 1st
k, no i'm not COMPLETELY nu 2 ubuntu (haven't tried ne other). used it b4 when my comp has crashed or what not. i liked it, wont lie, but i couldn't get my sub to get recognized last time or sumthing like that.. see but thats where i gave up. and installed xp again.
this time, i noticed i just kinda stopped gaming and idk, i dont think win is for me ne moar. but i like the set up i have (see screenshot below) and another time i was having issues w/ my MX518 mouse, i like the buttons but i couldn't use them w/ ubuntu..
I remember that thread. You sort of abandoned us right in the middle of trying to help you out.

If you have problems this time, try to stick around
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I certainly don't think this will work for everyone, but when I decided to really get into linux I started with arch.

It gave me an end goal of getting a working desktop from command line and I learned so much along the way. Plenty of docs available, and once you get used to using the aur and wiki, everything is pretty easy, and it runs on any hardware.
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I remember that thread. You sort of abandoned us right in the middle of trying to help you out.

If you have problems this time, try to stick around
yea, thats around the time i decided that it wasn't worth my time to 'fix' ubuntu, so i just ran win again.. this time i'm sticking around
but i got the same issue; kinda. i got Amarok to use the center and sub. but not the sides or rear speakers (mp3, haven't tried ne other formats) i cant play dvd yet and for sumreason youtube works* (it loads the vid but then turns to a black vid and no play)
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post #17 of 39
I struggle to get Flash to work in Ubuntu for some reason (the browser tells me it's not installed, despite Update Manager just installing a new version, and it being listed in Firefox's Add-Ins page! I also get the same problem in Chromium!)

Can you post the output of 'lspci' up here? I wonder if your soundcard is the issue (or more specifically, the driver for it)
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post #18 of 39
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i would post my 'lspci' but i don't know where/how to find it, i googled it really quick but i'm still lost. and that was the issue w/ Konqueror, i got Firefox installed now and i play flash (youtube, hulu..) but no audio w/ those vids. help is more that appreciated and let me kno if i should start a nu thread, kinda straying from the original issue here. thnx
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Type it in terminal and press enter.
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ok, i found out how to get the lspci, but from there i really don't know what im looking for. can i get an example pls, thnx
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