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I am presently downloading Ubuntu 8.10 on My Laptop to Write it to a CD and want to replace My Xp Home with it. Problem is I need to start all over as with a new PC, and With XP already on My PC, It wants to reinstall. Q, Can I delete all partitians from an Fresh XP cd bootup, then prociead from a reboot with an Ubuntu CD in the drive an d get an new OS? Thanks for the help.
why is it that some distros seem to have everything you want, like plugins and flash, and other distros dont. I find that even some later distros dont have these extras already programed in and ready to use. We are not all geeks and some of us are still struggling to download and get packages up and running.I have just this week installed Suse 11 onto my computer.Have had lots of crashes since installing this distro. I have also dowloaded codecs for totem, and it still is giving me trouble, and...
I am not new to Linux, using it for about three years now. But still learning. I tried several distributions. Started with Suse, tried Fedora some time, then Debian and settled for Ubuntu. Now I installed Fedora 10 and Suse 11.0 alongside Ubuntu (8.10). Not without problems though. The first time Suse refused to let me visit the internet or do something with my email, but it saw my router and I was able to ping an external website. After al lot of fuss trying to correct this, I reinstalled Suse...