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Ubuntu 9.04 upgrade woes

Posted 04-26-2009 at 02:27 PM by Vermind

I upgraded my Ubuntu 8.10 laptop to 9.04 a few days ago when it came out. While the release seems good, there were some undesireable side-effects caused by the upgrade, my configuration, or the new release itself.
  1. In the upgrade process itself is a serious flaw. If a package cannot be downloaded, for example because of an inadequate or too crowded network connection, or the server on the other end, the upgrade process quits, giving me no option to try again. This results in a huge amount
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Upgrading VirtualBox PUEL 2.0.6 to 2.1.2 on ubuntu 8.04.1

Posted 01-26-2009 at 03:53 AM by catkin

Hello

Many people have posted on the 'net, describing VirtualBox PUEL upgrade as straightforward. My experience of several upgrades was very different with quite some breakage, repair and grief Here's the procedure I have evolved by experimentation to make it less painful, more routine. Several of the specifics (paths, virtual machine name WXP, Kaspersky, TweakUI, and my personal user name is c on ubuntu and C on WXP virtual) will be different on other systems but it should...
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Why I came to use Ubuntu

Posted 11-16-2008 at 05:32 PM by Avoura
Updated 11-16-2008 at 05:38 PM by Avoura

I started using Linux back in the late 1990s. Back then it was dialup on Windows 95, and I was getting fed up with Windows 95 and its constant crashing and other problems, so I read about Linux somewhere, and downloaded Red Hat Linux, and installed that.

However, there were a number of problems with that, including no support for my Creative soundcard nor the modem, and it did not automount the hard drive partitions other than root, and I did not know how to fix that. So I gave up...
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The new version of Ubuntu will be with us soon

Posted 10-08-2008 at 04:29 PM by Avoura
Updated 11-16-2008 at 05:39 PM by Avoura

http://www.the-pc-board.com/intrepidcounter3/index.php
http://www.ubuntu.com/
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