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Kill a headache - EasyBCD

Posted 12-20-2009 at 06:18 PM by Indymaynard

Having just purchased a Sager NP9850 (18.4" Display, Dual nVidia GeForce 280m, 2.53GHz Quad Core Extreme, RAID0) notebook (read; monster), I ran into some difficulties installing Ubuntu. I had a horrible time figuring out the problem, so I decided that it was to the benefit of all mankind that I explain how to work this. My toils involved Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10.

Normally, I would totally condone destroying the plague on my hard drive, but I have family that needs help with...
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New Laptop / What Is Best Distro?

Posted 12-20-2009 at 02:50 PM by larry51

I have a new HP laptop and would like to know what linux disto is best to run on live cd or install too !!!
LQ Newbie
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Autotools: Somebody Does Understand!

Posted 12-19-2009 at 10:25 PM by CoderMan

So, I just recently switched my FOSS project from a single Makefile to autotools. Sadly, my guide for this journey was the official autotools documentation, and it was a less the pleasant experience. In fact, I got so discouraged I actually posted a poll to determine whether it would be less painful to learn autotools or to shoot myself in the foot.

I just came across the above...
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CentOS 5.4 netinstall

Posted 12-19-2009 at 11:51 AM by anand.arumug
Updated 02-10-2010 at 01:25 PM by anand.arumug (Updated an URL)

I just recently tried installing CentOS on a old Toshiba laptop (Model: M45-S269) which has a DVD-RW drive but functions only as a CD drive. So the easiest option for me to install CentOS was through the Internet.

Here is what I did:

1) Depending on your PCs processor architecture download the CentOS netinstall.iso file from
CentOS 5.4 ISOs

2) I followed the steps described in the following URL CentOS NetInstall 5.3 written by Chris Gountanis...
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Fighting with xfce 4.6 installation on debian

Posted 12-18-2009 at 06:04 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 12-19-2009 at 02:42 AM by Web31337

I was kinda disappointed i can't properly install xfce 4.6 on debian lenny with aptitude. Also tried backports with issues like here:
I decided to go the proven (cloacms++) way of building from sources.
So, i fetched all(almost) files from
and started building. I removed my xfce 4.4 installation and built libraries...
Posted in desktop linux
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