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ubuntu upgrade

Posted 05-02-2009 at 10:50 AM by bhupendra

The upgrade to Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope went smoothly. It has not crashed since the upgrade. It looks great and is fast.
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opensuse 11.1 and Mandriva one 2009

Posted 12-29-2008 at 06:37 AM by bhupendra

Over the past week I have have tested opensuse 11.1 and Mandriva 2009 in Virtual Box 2.06.
OpenSuSe demanded a minimum of 1.0GB ofRAM memory, just ;like its cousin, Vista. The OS was slow. Mouse integration didnot work. It was very unstable. Had to give up. All my efforts with opensuse
Mandriva2009 w3orked like a charm. Mouse integration works straight out of thwe box, unlike all other Linux distros. The desktop looks fantastic. First impressions; It looks fantastic, so I am going...
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messedup screen resolution

Posted 12-14-2008 at 10:55 AM by bhupendra

Recently I set the screen resolution of my ubuntu 8.10 too high. On rebooting, I got the message "signal out of range"; i could not get the desktop. After an extensive google search, I found the following solution for which I am grateful to a lot of kind souls. I rebooted the pc with a live cd of Ubuntu 8.10. This gave me access to my hard drive. I navigated to /etc/x11/xorg.conf under nautilus and added the following script to the file.
Section "Monitor"...
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My Ubuntu crashed on upgrade

Posted 11-04-2008 at 05:24 PM by bhupendra

When Intrepid came out, I decided to upgrade from Hardy. The upgrade went smoothly, but on restarting the computer, the grub refused to load. Rather than trying to resolve the problem, I did a fresh install of Intrepid with live CD. It works great! However, on reloading the Vista in Virtual Box, This time Microsoft will not allow me to activate the key. It did before! I have therefore removed Vista altogether. Vista came with my PC. I am not going to waste money on an operating system I hardly use....
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My Ubuntu Desktop and Virtual Box

Posted 10-11-2008 at 10:08 AM by bhupendra

All distros(operating systems of which there are more than 100) come in two flavors; Gnome and KDE. The major difference is in the aesthetics; in the look and feel. Most people say Gnome is more professional than KDE but it is a matter of personal preference, But then everybody knows Mackintosh is by far the better os than windows pc(Microsoft). Yet windows machines dominate the markets. You can have both Gnome & KDE installed together and switch back and forth whenever you feel like it. The...
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